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Cisco UCS Manager

Infrastructure Automation

Automate routine tasks to increase agility, simplify daily operations, and to reduce management and administration expenses.

Read on to learn how more than 52,000 customers worldwide have realized the benefits of Cisco UCS Manager.

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Streamline Daily Operations

Automate and simplify the management of Cisco UCS and Cisco HyperFlex infrastructure. (PDF - 604 KB)

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Features and Capabilities

Cisco UCS Manager supports the entire Cisco UCS server and Cisco HyperFlex Series hyperconverged infrastructure portfolios. It enables server, fabric, and storage provisioning as well as, device discovery, inventory, configuration, diagnostics, monitoring, fault detection, auditing, and statistics collection. You can extend the benefits of Cisco UCS Manager globally across an enterprise to thousands of servers in multiple domains with Cisco UCS Central Software.

Extensible Platform

Our open platform treats infrastructure as code. It extends the functionality of existing management tools through a broad, mature partner ecosystem. IT organizations can transition to DevOps by evolving existing staff, skills, tools, and processes and making them more efficient, to gain TCO savings.

An open API facilitates integration of Cisco UCS Manager with a wide variety of monitoring, analysis, configuration, deployment, and orchestration tools from other independent software vendors. The API also facilitates customer development through the Cisco UCS PowerTool for PowerShell and a Python SDK.

Key Features

  • Supports Cisco UCS B-Series Blade and C-Series Rack Servers, the C3260 storage server, Cisco UCS Mini, and the Cisco HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure
  • Programmatically controls server, network, and storage resources, with a unified, policy-driven management, so they can be efficiently managed at scale through software
  • Works with HTML 5, Java, or CLI graphical user interfaces
  • Can automatically detect, inventory, manage, and provision system components that are added or changed
  • Facilitates integration with third-party systems management tools
  • Builds on existing skills and supports collaboration across disciplines through role-based administration

Average Savings

Based on an analysis of more than 160 case studies, customers achieved the following savings on average:

  • 83 percent decrease in provisioning time
  • 75 percent reduction in project implementation time
  • 66 percent lower ongoing administrative and management costs

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Technical resources

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UCS Partners

With Cisco UCS management you can integrate features integrations with many operations tools. (PDF - 652 KB)

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