Flexible data center solutions for a connected world
The explosion of data in the Age of Intelligence™ has created an unprecedented shift in the way data is generated and consumed. As the demand for services and bandwidth increases, product architectures are continuously redefined by new standards, open source consortia and network applications.
Internet Services Providers, social media giants and e-commerce trading platforms are increasingly relying on cloud-based solutions to support voice, data and video communications.
Increase agility and time to market
As this powerful disruption gains momentum, you need a partner with scale, speed and scope across a broad range of diverse hardware technologies and software applications. Flex Ciii (Cloud Infrastructure, Innovation and Integration) enables customers to transition to the cloud by designing, delivering and deploying network, storage and server nodes and rack architecture solutions for new product launches and large-scale data center deployments.
Flex is a member of the following cloud industry communities:
- Open Compute Project (OCP)
- Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD OpenStack
- Open 19”
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Only Flex has the global scale and physical infrastructure to provide cloud service providers the ability to seamlessly expand their global data capacity and footprint across geographic regions – North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Flex global engineers at our Innovation Sites co-innovate with customers to create the most cost-effective and optimized solution for their needs – a solution that starts with a portfolio of reference product designs developed in partnership with technology partners that can be tested in our labs as part of the integrated solution.
Embrace the future with Flex CloudLabs
With the emergence of scale-out computing workloads for e-commerce, big data analytics and private cloud, customers are demanding integrated rack scale hardware with integrated software stack solutions. In many cases, the complete stack is based on open source hardware and software such as Open Compute Project and OpenStack.
CloudLabs provide engineering and design services to optimize rack-level solutions with emphasis on third-party solutions, multivendor equipment integration and software optimization. With CloudLabs, you can accelerate on-site testing and validation of solutions for various enterprise applications and open standards including Open Compute, Telecom Infrastructure and Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD) initiatives.
Test out the latest technologies in a controlled environment. New technology options include in-server flash, NVMe, multi-core high-end Intel® Xeon® processors and PCIe fabric technology. You can also access several software solutions with options for software-defined networking, software-defined storage, storage virtualization, network virtualization, thin provisioning and software-defined data centers.
Contact us to find out how you can partner with Flex to optimize your infrastructure, design the cloud solution that’s right for you and prepare your company for the future.