Data Center and Virtualization

Unified Data Center Products

  • Messaging

    Unified Computing System

    Scale service delivery and simplify requirements for data center setup, management, power, cooling, and cabling.

    • Cisco Unity Connection

      Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers

      • Optimize performance, energy efficiency, and flexibility
      • Adapt processor performance to application demands and scale energy use
      • Use network adapters for consolidated access to the unified fabric
      • Reduce the number of adapters, cables, and access-layer switches needed for connectivity
    • Cisco UCS 5100 Series Blade Server Chassis

      Cisco UCS 5100 Series Blade Server Chassis

      • Accommodates up to eight half-width Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
      • Accommodates up to four full-width Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
      • Offers unified fabric and fabric-extender technology for data centers
      • Uses industry-standard 19-inch rack and front-to-back cooling
      • Reduces components and their management requirements, and improves energy efficiency
    • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers

      Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers

      • Reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase business agility
      • Balance simplicity, performance, and density
      • Support production-level virtualization and web infrastructure workloads
      • Extend Unified Computing System (UCS) benefits to rack-mounted servers
    • Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1280

      Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1240

      • Integrated modular LAN interface on the motherboard (LOM) for the M3 generation of UCS blade servers
      • Deliver 80 Gbps aggregate bandwidth to the server
      • Reduce TCO by consolidating network interface cards, host bus adapters, and other devices
      • Collapse networking infrastructure using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX) technology
      • Provide I/O policy coherence and visibility to help enable workload mobility
    • Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1280

      Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1280

      • Delivers 80 Gbps aggregate bandwidth to server
      • Reduces TCO by helping you consolidate interface cards, cables, switches, and physical servers
      • Supports up to 256 Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) devices
      • Collapses networking infrastructure using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)
      • Provides I/O policy coherency and visibility to facilitate workload mobility
    • Cisco Catalyst 6200 Series

      Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnects

      • Provides flexibility to choose LAN Ethernet, FCoE, or 1 or 10 Gigabit Ethernet
      • Gives you the choice of SAN Native Fibre Channel 1, 2, 4, or 8 Gbps
      • Increase bandwidth, scalability, performance, and choice of power supplies
      • Reduce barriers to deploying a virtualized environment for data centers
      • Provide LAN and SAN connectivity and unified management
    • Cisco UCS 6100 Series Fabric Interconnects

      Cisco UCS 6100 Series Fabric Interconnects

      • Use 10 Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) functions
      • Reduce barriers to deployment of a fully virtualized environment
      • Provide LAN and SAN connectivity for all blades within device domain
      • Centralize unified management with Cisco UCS Manager software
    • Cisco UCS 6100 Series Fabric Interconnects

      Cisco UCS Manager

      • Manages Cisco UCS servers as one entity across multiple blade chassis and rack servers
      • Provides granular UCS visibility and control to higher-level systems tools
      • Simplifies infrastructure provisioning, and shifts focus from maintenance to strategy
      • Helps improve IT productivity and business agility through a programmable infrastructure
  • IP Communications

    Data Center Security

    Strengthen security for your critical applications, infrastructure, and data while helping to ensure data privacy and regulatory compliance.

  • Data Center Switching

    Data Center Switching

    Increase business agility, simplify operations, and protect your investment with the architectural flexibility provided by data center switching.

    • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

      Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

      • Support core, aggregation, and access in Unified Fabric implementations
      • Support virtualization and cloud computing innovations
      • Deploy comprehensive Data Center Interconnect (DCI) solutions
      • Deliver high resiliency, services and scalability in data centers of all sizes
      • Provide high-density 1,10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet
    • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series

      Cisco Nexus 6000 Series

      • Provides high density 10 GE and 40 GE solution in a small four-rack-unit (RU) form factor
      • Delivers rich integrated Layer 2 and 3 functionality at line rate and low latency
      • Offers operational efficiency with Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) architecture support and robust analytics tool kit
      • Supports 40 GE Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) for LAN and SAN convergence
      • Is ideal for high density access and space constrained aggregation deployments
    • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series

      Cisco Nexus 5000 Series

      • Consolidate data center while protecting investments with unified I/O
      • Decrease total cost of ownership (TCO)
      • Simplify data center infrastructure
      • Increase business agility through pervasive data center virtualization
      • Enhance business resiliency with greater operational continuity
    • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series

      Cisco Nexus 3000 Series

      • Offers Algo Boost capabilities with unprecedented performance, visibility, and control
      • Delivers ultra-low latency for High-Performance Trading (HPT) and Big Data environments
      • Increases application performance through wire-rate Layer 3 switching
      • Simplifies management with Python scripting, EEM, and XML management tools
    • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series

      Cisco Nexus 2000 Series

      • Provides 100 MB, 1 GE to 10 GE server connectivity with 10 and 40 GE uplinks
      • Optimizes space for top-of-rack (ToR) topologies
      • Reduces data center cabling costs and footprint with optimized inter-rack cabling
      • Extends support to partner blade servers like HP and Fujitsu
    • Cisco NX-OS for Nexus Switches

      Cisco NX-OS for Nexus Switches

      • Builds on proven LAN and SAN deployments
      • Supported across Cisco Nexus and MDS switching families
      • Offers high availability, virtualization services, and convergence
      • Provides flexibility for integrating new innovations and evolving industry standards
    • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series

      Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series

      • Protects investments in traditional data centers
      • Offers a service platform for data center environments
      • Delivers features for operational management, high availability, and future upgrades
    • Cisco Catalyst 4900 Series

      Cisco Catalyst 4900 Series

      • Supports up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
      • Provides up to 320 Gbps forwarding capacity
      • Supports critical routing protocols and IPv6 in hardware
      • Features hot-swappable, redundant power supply and fans
  • Data Center Management and Automation

    Data Center Management and Automation

    Increase efficiency with IT automation products that save time, provide clear visibility, and strengthen control over operations.

    • Cisco Virtual Network Management Center

      Cisco Virtual Network Management Center

      • Rapid and scalable deployment through dynamic, template-driven policy management based on security profiles
      • Easy operational management through XML APIs to help enable integration with third-party management and orchestration tools
    • Cisco UCS 6100 Series Fabric Interconnects

      Cisco UCS Manager

      • Manages Cisco UCS servers as one entity across multiple blade chassis and rack servers
      • Provides granular UCS visibility and control to higher-level systems tools
      • Simplifies infrastructure provisioning, and shifts focus from maintenance to strategy
      • Helps improve IT productivity and business agility through a programmable infrastructure
    • Cisco Data Center Network Manager

      Cisco Data Center Network Manager

      • Simplifies operations of virtualized and unified next-generation networks
      • Provides single-pane-of-glass visibility across SAN and LAN technologies
      • Deploys innovative NX-OS and SAN technologies quickly and efficiently
      • Provides visibility into performance and capacity
    • Cisco Network Services Manager

      Cisco Network Services Manager

      • Offers ability to create different levels of service tiers
      • Defines the capabilities and resources available in each tier
      • Specifies how VLANs, service capabilities, and virtual machines are defined and deployed
    • Cisco Cloud Portal

      Cisco Cloud Portal

      • Deploy a private / public / hybrid cloud with a self-service portal
      • Encourage adoption of standardized IT options from an online catalog
      • Manage the lifecycle of services and enable pay-per-use tracking
    • Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud

      Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud

      • Software stack that provides efficient IT management in cloud environments
      • Supports all cloud models, as well as virtual and physical infrastructure
      • Helps meet business demands for speed and adaptability

    • Cisco TES

      Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler

      • Eliminates errors and delays caused by multiple job scheduling tools
      • Establishes single job scheduling standard for the enterprise
      • Provides broad platform application coverage
      • Automatically executes and tracks scheduled processes
    • Cisco TEO

      Cisco Process Orchestrator

      • Provides a single platform for automating IT processes
      • Supports best practices for many popular technologies
      • Makes automation easier through a visual workflow development environment
    • Cisco TIA

      Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation for SAP

      • Automates SAP incident response, task management, and corrective actions
      • Orchestrates complex operational processes
      • Expedites automation through preconfigured SAP content
  • Storage Networking

    Storage Networking

    Cisco MDS solutions establish new benchmarks for storage networks with superior performance, reliability, and architectural flexibility.

  • Virtual Networking

    Virtual Networking

    Get highly secure multitenant services by adding virtualization intelligence technology from Cisco to your data center network.

    • Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for Microsoft Hyper-V

      Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for Microsoft Hyper-V

      • Includes an advanced NX-OS feature set and associated partner ecosystem
      • Innovative network services architecture supports scalable multitenant environments
      • Offers a consistent operational experience across physical and virtual environments and hypervisors
      • Tightly integrates with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 (SCVMM)
    • Cisco Nexus 1000V for VMware vSphere

      Cisco Nexus 1000V for VMware vSphere

      • Integrates directly with VMware vSphere hypervisors
      • Delivers virtual machine-aware network services such as VM mobility in cloud environments
      • Accelerates server virtualization deployments and simplifies management
      • Reduces total cost of ownership; provides consistency and network visibility
    • Cisco Nexus 1000V InterCloud

      Cisco Nexus 1000V InterCloud

      • Extends the enterprise private cloud to the public cloud
      • Provides consistent network policies and services across private and public clouds
      • Offers application transparency with L2 extension
      • Uses a simple single pane of management
      • Virtual form factor helps enable easy deployment
    • Cisco Nexus 1100 Series Cloud Services Platform

      Cisco Nexus 1100 Series Cloud Services Platform

      • Dedicated hardware platform supports critical virtualization infrastructure
      • Offloads application servers from running virtual service nodes
      • Improves scalability and performance of virtualized data center
      • Separates security policy management from VMware virtualization administration
    • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Switch

      Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Switch

      • Integrates with Cisco Nexus 1000V vPath technology and is hypervisor-agnostic as Cisco Nexus 1000V is available on multiple hypervisors
      • Offers best-in-class, efficient, fast, and scale-out, zone-based security architecture
      • Delivers security policy enforcement and visibility at a virtual machine level that follows VM mobility
      • Logically isolates applications in virtual data centers and multitenant environments
      • Provides ease of deployment and consistent operational experience (separation of duties between security and server administrators)

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