Pricing: Pricing is set by channel vendors, but a FlashArray405 with:
- 5.5 TB raw capacity
- VMware vSphere/ESX software
- Cisco UCS 5108 Chassis
- Two Cisco 2208 Fabric Extenders
- Two Cisco 6248 Fabric Interconnects
- Two Cisco Nexus 5548 switches
Would cost about $250,000. Reference architecture and design guidelines for FlashStack are free.
Key features: FlashStack is a new line of converged infrastructure solutions comprised of Cisco’s UCS Blade Servers, VMware vSphere 5, Horizon View 6.0, comprehensive reference architectures, design/sizing guidelines and channel-led support. More info.