Cisco UCS Manager

Infrastructure automation

Streamline daily operations and simplify the management of Cisco UCS infrastructure.  Automate routine tasks and reduce operational expenses. More than 50,000 customers worldwide have realized significant benefits.

Cisco UCS Manager works seamlessly with Cisco Intersight, a SaaS systems management platform. It helps you achieve even greater efficiencies.

Features and capabilities

Cisco UCS Manager supports the entire Cisco UCS server. 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 Intersight Infrastructure Service

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 S3260 storage server, Cisco UCS Mini.
  • 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 233 case studies, customers achieved the following savings on average:

  • 85 percent decrease in provisioning time
  • 62 percent reduction in ongoing administrative and management costs
  • 62 percent lower ongoing administrative and management costs

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