NetAPP Alliance

Data Center Modules, Straight Out of the Box

FlexPod with APC by Schneider Electric for Data Centers combines Cisco and NetApp technology to create a secure and scalable adjustable data centre infrastructure solution. The core FlexPod solutions are wrapped in APC by Schneider Electric physical infrastructure, coupled and paired with StruxureWare for Data Centers (DCIM) management software to create an efficient and ready-to-deploy data center module.

FlexPod with APC by Schneider Electric delivers a cloud-enabled, predictable, flexible and dynamic managed solution. FlexPod is perfectly designed for single architecture data centers, benefiting from a single architecture. These APC data center infrastructure components, together with FlexPod’s Cisco and NetApp hardware, create a converged, pre-tested and fully optimized solution that allows customers to:

  • Significantly reduce deployment cycles, with carefully matched, fully pre-tested hardware solutions 
  • Specify a scalable, simplified hardware deployment strategy, reducing equipment proliferation within the data center 
  • Maximizes manageability by integrating APC hardware monitoring and management tools with the Cisco and NetApp hardware platform 
  • Have a highly flexible, energy efficient, easy to manage hardware platform suitable for a wide range of software application deployments 
  • Rapidly deploy full rack-based hardware solutions through a range of carefully selected, reliable APC data center infrastructure applications

Specific APC products included are:

  • NetShelter Rack System with built-in Cable & Air-Flow Management, designed easy installation, integrated power distribution and maximized airflow. 
  • Power Distribution with APC Switched Rack PDU’s are integrated with Cisco EnergyWise Software to enable advanced, user-customisable power control and active monitoring. 
  • APC NetBotz Rack Monitor 570 provides security with a performance and environmental system monitoring for network closets to data centers, with space for up to 4 external camera pods, 12 sensor pods and up to 78 Universal Sensors. 
  • APC by Schneider Electric StruxureWare Data Center Expert and Data Center Operation software to provide real-time environmental monitoring with an instant overview of data center operations.

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