FlexPod for Microsoft SQL Server

Keep your business applications available.

FlexPod: A proven
platform for SQL Server

As digitization alters the business landscape, Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure requirements grow and evolve. Customers need to eliminate data sprawl, increase performance while lowering costs, reduce deployment risks, secure data with end-to-end encryption, and much more. Overwhelming? Yes. But good news: You can let FlexPod take the load.

The right choice for your needs

  • Decrease time-to-value with a portfolio of end-to-end validated reference architectures for SQL Server 2012, 2017, and 2019.

  • Save time and money with inline data deduplication, compression, and compaction.

  • Get up to 250% faster page response times and a 3x performance boost¹—and consolidate multiple workloads in a single system.

¹Based on Scalability Experts’ SQL Server load test on FlexPod.

FlexPod all-flash solutions for SQL Server databases

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As you invest in new digital transformation initiatives with innovative SQL Server use cases, you need the right IT infrastructure in place. Discover how FlexPod simplifies your data center and delivers better business outcomes.

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  • 65% more time spent
    on innovation and new projects

  • 34% reduction
    in data center floor space

  • 32% faster software
    installation and management

  • 28% savings
    on services, outsourcing, and consulting

  • 24% Capex reduction
    for both hardware and software

Source: 2019 IDC paper

Customer success stories

Our customers don’t have to wait for important information about their vacations, and we’ve removed a barrier to business growth.”

Gary Rich, Group General Manager, Mantra Group

FlexPod and NetApp all-flash system accelerates Mantra Group’s Microsoft SQL database

Mantra Group meets the high expectations for the hospitality industry through a high-performance reservation system that accelerates its SQL Server database onto a FlexPod environment with a NetApp all-flash system and integrated data protection.

The solution not only supports a 100% increase in business, it enables nondisruptive operations 24/7, 365 days a year.

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“We found that NetApp allowed us to grow and scale more easily and to not have such a financial hit up-front.”

David Dixon, Systems Architect, Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FlexPod and NetApp AFF support mission-critical apps for Miami-Dade County Public Schools—affordably

When Miami-Dade County Public Schools set out to optimize operations and the learning experience for 345,000 students, it focused on IT infrastructure modernization. One main priority? Affordable data management.

Now the district’s I/O intensive operations, including its larger SQL Server database, are supported by the FlexPod platform with NetApp AFF, and they’re able to do more with less.

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Modern data centers with hybrid clouds are built on FlexPod. In this 3D virtual tour, you can explore our industry-leading platform and see how you’ll benefit.

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