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Deploy Cisco UCS with Confidence

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Deploy Cisco UCS with Confidence

The strong partnership between Cisco and Intel improves quality and flexibility for customers. It brings together industry-leading products built on open standards and defined migration paths.

Cisco Unified Computing System or Cisco UCS, powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor, represents another extension of this collaboration. Cisco UCS is a new computing architecture designed for innovation in IT and acceleration of business operations. Cisco UCS has redefined computing to:

  • Enhance application performance and scalability
  • Simplify infrastructure management
  • Reduce cost
  • Help enable faster IT delivery to the business

The comprehensive breadth of data center solutions from Cisco - running end-to-end at world-record performance on Intel architecture - uniquely delivers a reliable, standards-based and more secure data center system made to handle the most demanding workloads including big data & analytics and AI.

Cisco and Intel together deliver proven technologies and solutions that enable the best of public cloud economics in a secure, on-prem cloud for data center modernization with unmatched workload acceleration, flexibility and scale benefits: Unleashing insights through big data & analytics and AI.

  • Leading big data analytics performance benchmarks across major industry verticals
  • Accelerating business innovation by analyzing streams of IoT data
  • Optimizing BDA software stacks through engineering collaboration
  • Improving threat defense capabilities with Intel layered security

Multi-cloud enabled

  • Powering the workload at the Edge/Core/Cloud
  • Developing best of public economics in private on-premise cloud
  • Broadening storage and memory collaboration

Transforming business through intelligent networks

  • Driving evolution in connectivity (Ethernet standards for SDN and NFV innovations)
  • Jointly developing next generation video processing technology (media transformation)
  • Creating NFV Infrastructure solutions on open standards: Open Network Platform and Enhanced Platform Awareness

Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers and B-Series Blade Servers, based on industry-leading Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, are the computing building blocks for Cisco UCS. Cisco offers a full range of form factors to address a wide spectrum of application workloads.

Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
These servers deliver industry leading computing, memory density, bandwidth, and performance in a modular, high efficiency form factor. Options for two or four Intel Xeon processors are available.

Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
This series provides expansion capability for applications that require lots of disk, memory, PCI Express (PCIe) slots, and computing. These servers are can be managed stand-alone or integrated and managed with all the operational simplicity and flexibility of blades.

Cisco UCS S-Series Storage Servers
The Cisco UCS S-Series is a modular dual node x86 server designed for investment protection. Its architectural flexibility provides high performance or high capacity for your data intensive workloads. Combined with UCS Manager, customers users can easily deploy storage capacity from Terabytes to Petabytes within minutes.

Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series
Unify compute, storage, and networking. Our HyperFlex HX Data Platform is a high-performance, flash optimized distributed file system that delivers a wide range of enterprise-grade data management and optimization services. HX Data Platform is optimized for flash, reducing SSD wear while delivering high performance and low latency without compromising on data management or storage efficiency.

Cisco Tetration
Cisco Tetration dramatically simplifies your zero-trust operations. Using behavior-based application insight and machine learning, it allows customers to build dynamic segmentation policy models and automate policy enforcement. Its infrastructure agnostic approach supports both on-premise and public cloud workloads.

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
Cisco ACI helps customers manage and excel in complex environments by increasing operational efficiencies, delivering network automation, and improving security for any combination of on-premises data centers, private, and public clouds. With ACI, customers can increase business agility through network optimization, business protection, and cloud enablement.

Cisco Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
Make money from new services faster. Simplify your network operations and lower operational costs. Our NFV solutions help you meet your business goals in your timeline.

Cisco Network Switches, LAN and Enterprise Switches
The Catalyst 9000 switches constantly adapt to help you solve new challenges. Their integrated security helps you address ever-changing threats. They simplify management of your evolving mobility, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and cloud requirements.

Additional Resources:

  • Cisco SmartPlay - The SmartPlay Program provides our partners with the best pricing for Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) products and solutions. These smartly configured bundles offer significant time savings for sales and field service teams that create valid UCS configurations.
  • Cisco data center case studies - Read Cisco data center case studies to glean insight from real-world customer stories. Our customer success stories outline the facts and figures behind the measurable cost savings and technological gains. Cisco data center case studies span a variety of technology deployments by businesses and service providers.
  • Converged Infrastructure Solutions – Learn how Cisco partners with NetApp, Pure Storage, IBM, and Dell/EMC to offer systems, storage, and networking in pre-validated solutions.