Microsoft Applications on Cisco UCS

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Windows Server 2003 Migrations

A smart move: Switching to Cisco UCS as you upgrade from Windows Server.

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SQL Server 2014 Migration

Cisco UCS provides an efficient, cost-effective environment for SQL Server.

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Run Your Trusted Applications on a Trusted Platform

  • Lower your TCO with the Cisco UCS platform.
  • Reduce employee time for deployment by 84 percent by installing your Microsoft application on the Cisco UCS platform.
  • Reduce employee time for management by 68 percent by installing your Microsoft application on the Cisco UCS platform.
  • Reduce employee time caused by downtime by 96 percent by installing your Microsoft application on the Cisco UCS platform.
  • Scale the data center while avoiding complexity.
  • Accelerate your transition to private-cloud and hybrid-cloud environments.

The Cisco Unified Data Center and its underlying network, computing, and management components offer a holistic, single-fabric architecture for data center infrastructure. Highly secure and scalable, the solution optimizes the Microsoft portfolio of enterprise applications and technologies, including:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 R2
  • Exchange Server and SharePoint Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server, including online transaction processing, data warehousing, and business intelligence solutions
  • Microsoft private-cloud solutions, including server and virtual-desktop initiatives

Easily Deploy Microsoft Private Cloud Solutions

Cisco and Microsoft help companies deliver the benefits of Microsoft private cloud solutions. You can rely on Cisco support for Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V, as well as integration with System Center 2012 R2. To help you accelerate your transition to the cloud, Cisco, EMC, and NetApp offer validated designs for shared infrastructures and the Microsoft private cloud. These pretested architectural design guides help you achieve greater use of physical and virtual resource pools.

Cisco brings together Windows Server, Microsoft's applications, networking, storage, virtualization, and management resources into manageable and scalable data center solutions. Addressing today's critical data center concerns, these solutions rely on Cisco UCS computing infrastructure. It provides an optimal environment for your Microsoft applications and virtualization and cloud-computing technologies:

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