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Other requirements


A FlexPod architecture has the following additional interoperability and support-related requirements:

  • All hardware and software components must be listed and supported on the NetApp IMT, the Cisco UCS Hardware and Software Compatibility List, and the Cisco UCS Hardware and Software Interoperability Matrix Tool.

  • Valid support contracts are required for all equipment, including:

    • Smart Net Total Care (SmartNet) support for Cisco equipment

    • SupportEdge Advisor or SupportEdge Premium support for NetApp equipment

For more information, see the NetApp IMT.