The other day, I went to a presentation of FlexPOD and was impressed. FlexPOD is a collaboration of efforts from Cisco, VMWare, and NetApp. What it offers is a highly flexible framework to grow IT datacenters they are calling Infrastructure as a service (IIAS).
If you haven’t looked into it, I recommend taking a look. Here’s a little more detail about FlexPOD for IIAS
I’m researching this for possible deployment at multiple customers. Let me know what you think of the technology. If others have seen real world deployments, I’d like to hear about it.