Cisco’s portfolio of HyperFlex products launched March 1, 2016, allowing Avnet to offer partners an end-to-end software-defined infrastructure, from network to servers and storage.
Marcus Adae, vice president for core suppliers and technology groups, Avnet Technology Solutions, EMEA, said, “Offering partners this innovative new solution in EMEA helps them unlock the potential of hyper-converged infrastructure. Cisco is uniquely positioned to understand customer’s data centre challenges due to its experience working across converged platforms. The HyperFlex portfolio ensures partners continue to have access to the best next-generation technologies, and it simplifies the complex in the growing storage marketplace.”
Patrick Schmidt, managing director, Data Center & Virtualisation EMEAR at Cisco, commented, “Avnet has strong experience with taking converged solutions to market quickly and effectively, and we look forward to being able to offer our mutual reseller partners the benefits that come with Avnet’s dedicated converged infrastructure team and training programmes. HyperFlex offers customers new levels of agility, efficiency and adaptability with their systems by combining computing, storage and networking into a simplified, easy-to-use platform.”