Rolling out of the lab and into production a new Pure Storage reference architecture (download) for deploying a highly-available and scale-out Microsoft® File Server solution with Microsoft Windows® Storage Server 2016. It showcases the ease of deploying a scalable file services environment with Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 native Server Message Block (SMB) that is efficient, effortless and Evergreen.

The environment was built using a Cisco UCS configuration but any server/networking configuration with Pure Storage FlashArray//M can be used.