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Simplify your data center architecture; reduce the number of devices to purchase, deploy, and maintain; and become faster and more agile.

  • Cisco UCS Invicta Series Solid State Systems

    Harness the power of flash technology to accelerate business operations with faster applications and IT.

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    • Cisco UCS Invicta Appliance

      • Accelerate applications with high throughput, high I/O operations per second (IOPS), and ultra-low latency
      • Dynamically manage the mix of performance and efficiency
      • Reduce energy consumption and conserve data center floor space
      • Consolidate applications to reduce licensing and maintenance costs
      • Configure the appliance with only a few easy steps
    • Cisco UCS Invicta Scaling System

      • Add routers and nodes to scale performance and capacity as needed
      • Protect investment with flexible modular array
      • Retain high application performance with multitenant architecture
      • Reduce licensing, maintenance, and energy costs while saving floor space
      • Get faster return on investment with fast deployment
  • Blade Servers: UCS B-Series

    Improve performance and simplify your data center architecture and management with a scalable and flexible architecture to meet your data center needs, and reduce the total cost of ownership.

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    • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers

      • Increase performance, flexibility, and scale for virtualized and non-virtualized applications
      • Deploy applications faster and manage connectivity as needed
      • Get memory and I/O capacity to meet every need
      • Reduce the number of adapters, cables, and access-layer switches needed for LAN and SAN connectivity
    • Cisco UCS 5100 Series Blade Server Chassis

      • Accommodate up to 8 half-width or 4 full-width Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
      • Accelerate deployment with unified fabric and fabric-extender technology for data centers
      • Improve density with smaller units of scale with a reduced footprint
      • Reduce physical components, eliminate siloed management, and improve data center efficiency
  • Rack Servers: UCS C-Series

    Address fluctuating workload challenges through a varying balance of processing, memory, I/O, and internal storage capacity with a wide range of Cisco UCS rack servers.

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  • UCS Server and Systems Management

    Manage all system components and configurations through a unified, policy-driven, extensible architecture across UCS domains and geographies.


    • Cisco UCS Manager

      • Manages Cisco UCS servers across multiple blade chassis and rack servers as one logical, highly available entity
      • Provides UCS visibility and control to management ecosystem partners using a comprehensive XML API
      • Automates and simplifies infrastructure provisioning and maintenance, allowing more time for strategic initiatives
      • Improves IT productivity and agility with an automated programmable infrastructure
      • Policy-driven QoS and security compliance is automated with UCS Manager Service Profiles and templates
    • Cisco UCS Central

      • Simplifies management of multiple Cisco UCS domains across data centers and geographies with global templates and policies
      • Provides a centralized fault summary for faster problem resolution and improved reliability
      • Improves IT productivity with centralized inventory and automated policy-based firmware upgrades
      • Uses the same interface as UCS Manager and maintain RBAC at both UCS Manager and UCS Central levels
    • Cisco UCS Director

      • Unifies management across computing, networking, storage, and virtualization layers
      • Provides comprehensive management of physical and virtual resources
      • Increases IT efficiency
      • Gives IT the flexibility to adapt to changing business requirements
  • System I/O: UCS Fabric Interconnects and Fabric Extenders

    Create a single, highly available management domain that supports all attached UCS chassis, blade servers, and rack servers.

    • Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnects

      • Deliver line-rate, lossless 10 GE and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), with native Fibre Channel SAN connectivity
      • Provide more than double the ports of the prior generation with universal port connectivity
      • Lower barriers to deploying a virtualized environment for data centers
      • Provide single-wire connectivity for LAN, SAN, and unified management, including rack servers
      • Support native storage zoning and direct attached storage
    • Cisco UCS Fabric Extenders for UCS Blade Server Chassis

      • Provide converged LAN, SAN, and management connectivity to blade servers with the same hardware
      • Offer flexibility of LAN Ethernet/FCoE 1/10 GE or SAN Native Fibre Channel
      • Improve bandwidth utilization via load balancing with Port Channels
      • Manage chassis power supply, fans, and blades via the fabric interconnects
    • Cisco Nexus Fabric Extenders for UCS Rack Servers

      • Seamless inclusion of UCS rack servers into UCS Manager domain with UCS blade servers
      • Connect rack servers to UCS fabric interconnects with a single cable for I/O and management
      • Provide converged LAN, SAN, and management connectivity to blade servers with the same hardware
      • Deploy the right server and keep management simple by integrating with UCS fabric interconnects and UCS Manager
  • Server Adapters: Cisco UCS Server I/O, Storage Accelerators, and GPUs

    Browse a wide array of adapters from Cisco as well as from Broadcom, Emulex, Fusion-io, Intel, LSI, Nvidia, and Qlogic. I/O adapters include Cisco VIC technology with SingleConnect and Unified Management.

    • B-Series Blade Server VICs: Cisco UCS VIC 1240, and VIC 1280

      • Deliver up to 80 Gbps aggregate server bandwidth
      • SingleConnect: one connection for LAN, SAN, and systems management
      • Help ensure policy adherence and consistent network visibility, down to the individual vNIC
      • Reduce TCO by consolidating NICs, HBAs, cables, and switches
      • Collapse networking infrastructure using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)
    • C-Series Rack Server VICs: Cisco UCS VIC 1225 and VIC 1225T, and VIC 1285

      • Deliver up to 40 Gbps aggregate bandwidth
      • SingleConnect: one connection for LAN, SAN, and systems management
      • Help ensure policy adherence and consistent network visibility, down to the individual vNIC
      • Reduce TCO by consolidating NICs, HBAs, cables, and switches
      • Collapse networking infrastructure using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)
    • B-Series Mezzanine and C-Series Rack Server PCIe Adapters

      • B-Series features converged network adapters from Emulex and QLogic
      • C-Series includes a variety of CNAs, NICs, and HBAs from Broadcom, Emulex, Intel, and QLogic
    • Storage Accelerators for Cisco UCS B-Series from Fusion-io and LSI

      • Speed up data access with reduced storage access latency
      • Increase data caching intelligence and reduce complexity
      • Boost application performance of database workloads
      • Improve performance of virtualized desktops and applications
    • Storage Accelerators for Cisco UCS C-Series from Fusion-io and LSI

      • Flash storage and RAID options
      • Up to 3TB capacity
      • Boost application performance of database workloads
      • Improve performance of virtualized desktops and applications
    • Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) from NVIDA

      • Improve performance by offloading compute-intensive portions to a GPU
      • Use the power of parallel processing for applications
      • Improve VDI graphics performance in virtualized environments
      • Enhance user productivity with faster and more flexible business applications
  • Blade Servers for ISR Gen2 Routers: UCS E-Series

    Simplify branch office solutions with a converged compute, network, and virtualization-ready platform for mission critical applications.

    • UCS E-Series Servers

      • Single and double- width form factors housed inside the Cisco ISR G2 chassis
      • Compact data-center-class servers with Intel® Xeon® E3 and E5-2400 series processors
      • Dedicated blade management with Integrated Management Controller; consistent management with standalone Cisco UCS C-Series
      • Virtualization-ready hardware with support for Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, Citrix Xen Server
      • Ability to host applications locally, either bare-metal or virtualized, depending on business needs
  • Rack and Power Infrastructure

    Get exceptional cooling and cable management features, flexible power options, and the strength and stability required in today's rack enclosures.

    • Cisco R Series Racks

      • Ideal for mission-critical data center environments that require reliability, structural integrity, and security
      • Deliver exceptional power, cooling, and cable management
      • Optimized and certified for use with the Cisco Unified Computing System
      • Part of a complete infrastructure solution, including computing, network, rack, power, and services
    • Cisco RP Series Power Distribution Units

      • Offer flexible, reliable, easy-to-deploy power distribution with branch circuit protection
      • Cost-effectively and efficiently distribute power to up to 24 outlets
      • Protect against overload conditions and simplify cabling from the rack
      • Optimized and certified for use with the Cisco Unified Computing System