Pure Storage FlashStack

An All Flash Converged Infrastructure Solution from a Leading Manufacturer

 

When one of the world’s largest networking manufacturers teams up with an innovative all flash storage developer, you end up with an incredible, comprehensive data center solution. The FlashStack is a converged infrastructure solution built with everything a data center needs to function. Pure Storage all flash arrays provide the storage. The Cisco Nexus series provides the switching, and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) provides the compute. The FlashStack as a whole then proves to be effective, practical, and sustainable through the Cisco Validated Design Program.

The Speed of Flash Storage, the Power of Cisco UCS

Scalability
When the time comes, expand your FlashStack data center easily by purchasing additional FlashStacks.

Best of Breed Equipment
The FlashStack is built using the best hardware Cisco and Pure Storage have to offer.

Ease of Deployment
Converged infrastructure is naturally faster to deploy. The pre-validated solution includes a design guide which details any necessary integration or calibration information.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership
Due to reduced power, cooling, and space requirements, the FlashStack has a lower TCO compared to other legacy data center designs.

Forever Flash
The FlashStack qualifies for the Pure Storage Forever Flash maintenance program. Every three years, Pure Storage will replace your flash controller for free.

Evergreen Storage
Pure Storage has taken a novel approach to storage maintenance. They call it Evergreen Storage, and it provides a number of advantages. Through free flash controller replacements, the Right-Size Guarantee, and regular data consolidation, you can avod the “rip and replace” forklift refreshes common with storage renewals.

Mindsight Data Center Certifications

  • Cisco Gold Partner

    Mindsight is a Cisco Gold Partner. In order to maintain that distinction, Mindsight must consistently maintain multiple high-level Cisco certifications. One such certification is the Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization, and it serves as evidence of Mindsight’s expertise with all Cisco data center technologies.

  • Pure Storage Silver Partner

    Mindsight has a certified partnership with Pure Storage to provide flash technology solutions and architectures to businesses. We achieved this certification through our technical expertise.

Mindsight Supporting Services

  • Managed Services

    After deployment, keep the Mindsight team involved with a flexible managed services agreement. Our highly-certified engineers can provide monitoring, alerts, troubleshooting, or even full administration of your FlashStack.

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  • Infrastructure Optimization Roadmap

    The Infrastructure Optimization Roadmap is a consultative service that brings our experts to your office to discuss a specific aspect of your data center. Whether storage, compute, or an application, our team can help ensure it runs at peak performance.

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  • Path to the Cloud Analysis

    The cloud is here. Find out how you can take advantage of it with the Path to the Cloud Analysis from Mindsight. Our consultants will comb through your environment, find applications that are ready for the cloud, and list the steps we need to take to prepare the rest of the environment for migration.

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Deployment Models

On-Premise
The FlashStack is ready to be deployed in your existing data center on-premise

Cloud
The FlashStack can serve as the perfect foundation for a private or hybrid cloud deployment.

Colocation
Deploy your FlashStack in a colocated, offsite data center.

Want to learn more about FlashStack?

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