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Data Center and Virtualization

Cut Costs and Simplify Operations

Cisco Unified Data Center architecture offers a holistic approach to the design, operation, and delivery of IT services. This approach makes it easier for IT to integrate existing technology silos and:

  • Respond more quickly to business demands
  • Reduce capital expenditures and operating expenses
  • Simplify IT operations

Cisco Unified Data Center provides exceptional architectural flexibility in enterprise or service provider environments. This unified framework supports diverse data center goals, such as:

  • Consolidation and virtualization
  • Private cloud computing
  • Application or infrastructure-as-a-service
  • Big data

Proven Business Value

Cisco has been shipping data center components since 2007. In that time, numerous customer endorsements have offered evidence of the business value that Cisco data center solutions can create, including:

Forrester Consulting conducted a study in March 2011 of five Cisco customers. On average, the "composite organization" realized a three-year risk-adjusted ROI of 177% with Cisco UCS. This chart shows the sum of capital and operational savings attained by the five organizations.

Three-year Risk-Adjusted ROI with Cisco UCS

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