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Cisco Promotions and Free Trials for Data Center

Contact your sales representative to leverage data center networking solutions with a discount and to learn about free trials or trials with basic requirements.

Computing promotions and free trials

CWOM   |   VDI   |   Intersight

Cisco Workload Optimization Manager 60-day offer

Request a free Cisco Workload Optimization Manager trial license.

Cisco remote worker VDI bundle offers

Pre-configured HyperFlex HCI VDI bundles to support 500 and 1000 VDI-seats with prioritized leads teams.

VDI bundles for healthcare

Pre-configured HyperFlex VDI bundles to quickly support your mobile healthcare workforce.

Cisco Intersight Premier trial

Step 1: Create a Cisco Intersight account

Visit https://intersight.com/ to create your Intersight account. You must have a valid Cisco ID to create a Cisco Intersight account. If you do not have a Cisco ID, create one here.

*Cisco Intersight can manage UCS C Series and HyperFlex environments.*

Step 2: Claim a new device

From the Devices details page, click Claim a New Device, and complete the following steps to claim one or more devices to be managed by Cisco Intersight:

a) Enter the applicable Device ID. Endpoint devices connect to the Cisco Intersight portal through a Device Connector that is embedded in the management controller (Management VM for Cisco UCS Director) of each system. The Device Connector provides a secure way for connected devices to send information and receive control instructions from the Cisco Intersight portal, using a secure Internet connection. The following table provides the format of the device ID and the device connector location:


Device ID Format and Example

Device Connector Location

UCS Domain

Serial ID of the primary and subordinate FIs in this format: Serial number of FI-A & Serial number of FI-B

Example: [SAL1924GKV6&SAL1913CJ7V]

From Admin > Device Connector in Cisco UCS Manager

Cisco UCS C-Series Standalone server

Serial Number

Example: NGTR12345

From Admin > Device Connector in Cisco IMC


Cluster UUID

Example: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx

From HyperFlex Connect UI > Settings > Device Connector in Cisco HyperFlex

Cisco UCS Director

Device ID

Example: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx.

From Administration > Device Connector in Cisco UCS Director

From Administration > DCNM Server > Device Connector in Cisco DCNM

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b) Claim Code — Enter device claim code and click Claim. You can find this code in the Device Connector for the device type.

Note: Before you gather the Claim Code, ensure that the Device Connector has outbound network access to Cisco Intersight, and is in the “Not Claimed” state.

Step 3: Activate your 90-day trial of Intersight Premier

Go to the Licensing page, click Start Trial or Start Evaluation.

Step 4: Start using Intersight

Networking promotions and free trials

Nexus Switches   |   MDS Series   |   Day 2 Ops   |   DCNM   |   Cisco ACI   |   Subscriptions

Save 50% on Nexus 9500 series

Offer expires January 23, 2021

Cisco MDS Series

Save 20% when you bundle

Bundle (2) 32G fixed switches and advanced software to save today. See brochure for details.

Offer expires 10/31/20

Save 20% on 64G ready

Scale to 64G using Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Directors and save. See brochure for details.

Offer expires 10/31/20

Free for 120 days: Cisco MDS SAN Analytics

Activate on your Cisco MDS 32Gbps portfolio products and quickly start to learn about and see end-to-end metrics within your Cisco MDS SAN fabrics.

Network Insights

Transform day-2 operations from reactive to proactive. For a limited time, a subset of Cisco Network Insights functionality is available for free with the Network Insights Base App.

Save on Application Service Engine

Get the SE-VAPPL-1Y virtual appliance software package free for one year, with the purchase of the Cisco Application Service Engine cluster SE-CL-L3 license. See brochure for details. Offer expires July 31, 2021

Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)

Bring your MDS SAN fabric to life. This trial provides full product capability and allows you to see and manage up to 500 MDS and Cisco Nexus® switches for up to 60 days.

Cisco ACI promotions

Extended: Get Multi-site orchestrator free

Offer expires 07/25/21

Take advantage of this limited time Cisco Cloud ACI bundle. See brochure for details.

Extended: 16% off Cisco ACI Mini

Offer expires 07/25/21

Cisco ACI Mini Fabric is a cost-effective solution for smaller-scale deployments.

Exclusive offers for data center networking suite in Cisco’s Enterprise Agreement

There’s never been a better time to expand your network infrastructure.
Offers expire July 31, 2021.

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