Tasks and Objectives

A specialized wholesaler for bakeries from Germany decided to roll out the validated FlexPod Datacenter solution from Cisco and NetApp for its entire northern headquarters to cut costs, improve the IT infrastructure's performance, and make services more efficient and flexible. Fast Lane was tasked with training and advising the company’s IT managers so that a successful implementation and configuration of the new integrated infrastructure could be ensured in a short period of time.

Fast Lane Services and Solution

Comprehensive Training on various aspects of a FlexPod Environment
  • Cisco UCS and Nexus Training
  • NetApp Training
  • FlexPod Specialist Training
Design and Implementation of the FlexPod Solution
  • Determining the specific needs for the customer environment with the vendors' best-practice recommendations in mind
  • Setting up and configuring everything in close cooperation with the customer - Cisco UCS servers, Nexus switches, NetApp storage controllers, VMware vSphere and Nexus 1000V - for redundant, clustered-mode operation
  • Testing and bringing the integrated infrastructure online


Food Wholesaler


Data Center