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ALANTEX - Nutanix Consulting Services 

The ALANTEX Nutanix Consulting offers pre-deployment architectural assessment, deployment design and implementation, and post-deployment optimization and validation services. The consulting services range from Nutanix appliance rack-and-stack to workload deployment and optimization. The Nutanix best practices and IP is integrated in the delivery of such services. The consulting services portfolio includes:

•  Nutanix Scale-Out Cluster deployment up to 1000's nodes
•  Highly Scalable End-User Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with GPU support deployment on a Nutanix Cluster
•  Private and Hybrid Cloud implementation on a Nutanix Cluster
•  Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) and Virtual-to-Virtual Hypervisor migrations (VMware, Hyper-V)
•  SQL and Big Data workload deployments on a Nutanix Cluster

Jumpstart Your Journey to the Public and Hybrid Cloud with Azure IaaS

We’re excited to announce the introduction of Public Cloud, Windows Azure Deployment Planning Services (AZDPS)!

AZDPS offers structured consulting engagements with qualified Microsoft partners that are designed to help you understand what the Windows Azure offering can do for your business. This is a chance for you to leverage your investment in Software Assurance (SA) and receive the included training and consulting, and to develop assessment plans for your applications to run on Windows Azure.

 Choose from a 3, 5 or 10 day ‘Public Cloud Jumpstart’ engagements and leverage AZDPS to:

  • Learn about  Microsoft’s Public Cloud offering, Windows Azure and receive training for your architects and developers
  • Evaluate your web applications and develop assessment plans for your next applications to run on Windows Azure
  • Evaluate your Line of Business applications and develop assessment plans for three applications to run on Windows Azure

Using AZDPS is simple – just activate your benefits through Microsoft Volume Licensing, choose a partner or Microsoft Services to perform the selected engagement, and Microsoft will pay for the partner’s consulting time.  Microsoft screens and certifies the most qualified partners so you’re assured a successful engagement.

To get started, you can check your Planning Service days and activate your Software Assurance benefits online through the Microsoft Volume License Services website:

ExpressPod - Cisco-NetApp Validated Solution for SMB

ExpressPodThe entry-level FlexPod® architecture helps lower risk, enables business agility, and increases IT efficiency—at a scale and price sized right for smaller deployments. 

This new, scaled-down FlexPod architecture allows IT departments to invest in only the infrastructure they require but allows simple and rapid scaling to meet growing demands on IT.

Because of the unified and consistent nature of the FlexPod architecture, this FlexPod configuration provides investment protection and reduces operational disruption as the scale of the deployment changes.

Suitable for uses that include midsize enterprise workloads and remote or branch office needs, the new, smaller FlexPod brings large-enterprise-class IT infrastructure to smaller deployments at a price that fits limited IT budgets.

ExpressPod Highlights:

  • FlexPod Scales Down for Smaller Workloads
  • New Entry-Level FlexPod: Sized and Priced Right for Smaller Data Center Workloads
  • Entry-Level FlexPod: The Cloud-Ready Platform of Choice for Midsize Enterprise Workloads
  • New Entry-Level FlexPod Brings Large-Enterprise-Class IT to Smaller Data Center Deployments

ExpressPod integrates Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) C-Series servers, NetApp FAS2220 or FAS2240 storage, Cisco Nexus 3048 switches, and infrastructure management. Cooperative support makes it an affordable, easy-to-deploy infrastructure solution.

FlexPod Executive Briefing

Select and Schedule a joint Cisco - NetApp FlexPod Executive Briefing at 647 224-1240.

Executive Briefing Name Cisco EBC NetApp EBC
Strategy Briefing   - Data Center - UCS and Cloud
  - Cisco Cloud Strategy
  - Data Center Business Advantage
  - Secure Multi-Tenancy with NetApp
  - Virtualization/Cloud Strategies
  - Energy Efficient Data Center
  - Virtual Dynamic Data Center
  - FlexPod & Related Solutions
  - NetApp H/W & S/W Roadmap
Technology Briefing   - Data Center UCS M3 Blades
  - Data Center Switching Portfolio Overview
  - Nexus Family of Switches
  - Storage Efficiency Overview
  - Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCOE)
  - Business Continuance/Disaster Recovery
  - Data Protection


Datacenter Services

Azure Cloud Storage

Azure StorSimple Deployment Services

  • StorSimple Envisioning
  • Requirements Assessment
  • Procurement
  • On-site Deployment
  • Data Migration
  • Post-deployment support

StorSimple 8000 Specification:


CISCO DC UCS Planning, Design and Deployment Services

  • CISCO UCS Architecture Assessment
  • CISCO UCS Pre-Production Pilot
  • CISCO UCS Architecture and Design
  • CISCO UCS Implementation
  • CISCO UCS Accelerated Deployment
  • CISCO UCS Production Operating Services
  • CISCO Cloud Virtualization Assessment
  • CISCO Cloud Architecture and Design
  • CISCO Cloud Implementation
  • CISCO Cloud Accelerated Deployment

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NetApp Storage Planning, Design and Deployment Services

  • NetApp FAS Initial Install Services
  • NetApp Architecture and Design
  • NetApp Storage Rapid Deployment
  • NetApp Storage Virtualization
  • NetApp Rapid Deployment for Microsoft
  • NetApp Cloud Rapid Deployment
  • NetApp Hyper-V Fast Track
  • NetApp Storage Controller Upgrade
  • NetApp Data ONTAP Upgrade

Hyper-V Cloud
Microsoft Hyper-V with System Center 2012 Private Cloud Services 

  • Private Cloud Strategy and Roadmap
  • Architectural Design Session (ADS)
  • Infrastructure Cloud Readiness Assessment
  • Workload Assessment
  • Private Cloud Architecture and Design
  • Proof of Concept
  • Pilot Deployment
  • Producition Deployment
  • Application Migration