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Cisco, NetApp Expand Partnership

[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Cisco and NetApp have expanded their partnership to deliver converged infrastructure to unify branch office, data center and public cloud infrastructures under the FlexPod architecture.The partnership expansion includes efforts in technology integration, solution development, and continued go-to-market collaboration.

Padmasree Warrior (Chief technology and strategy officer, Cisco): The past 10 years of partnering with NetApp have proven to be successful in bringing a Cisco validated, FlexPod architecture to our customers. Building on that success, we’re now expanding our partnership to deliver deeper technology integration and broader solution development across the unified data center for an open, scalable, multicloud infrastructure.

Cisco and NetApp currently boast more than 2,100 FlexPod customers across more than 35 countries and over 700 channel partners.

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