Cisco MDS Family products are the industry-leading SAN choice for meeting the cloud requirements of Fibre Channel block storage. Cisco MDS products take programmability to the next level by integrating easily with cloud management software to improve efficiency and speed service delivery in the data center.
Cisco MDS integrates with Cisco UCS Director, EMC ViPR, and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager.
Cisco UCS Director has a MDS zoning workflow automation tool which can provide customized options for Customers automate zoning based on their unique needs.
EMC ViPR has built in integration with MDS to automate zoning for software-defined storage deployments for Fibre Channel block connectivity.
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 has built-in integration with MDS to automate zoning for virtual machine deployments.
Integration with these orchestration products provides customers with the ability to standardize on the Cisco MDS products. Automating the cloud provisioning of workloads and the delivery of open platforms will improve operational flexibility and agility.