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Get Cisco UCS Servers with UCS SmartPlays and lower your total cost of ownership (TCO). Cisco UCS offers fast, easy, automated management; rapid server and application deployment; and enhanced data center performance.
Cisco UCS SmartPlays are limited-time, special-priced promotional offers for Cisco UCS servers and are designed to help lower your TCO. They deliver the exceptional performance, agility, and scale that have made Cisco UCS the fastest-growing x86 server lines in the industry. Whether you're just getting started or expanding your Cisco UCS environment, Cisco UCS SmartPlay bundles provide a fast, easy approach to buying Cisco UCS Servers.
Cisco UCS Unified Architecture, with UCS SingleConnect Technology, optimizes business performance solutions. Cisco UCS servers are the leading architecture for virtualization, workload consolidation, and management automation and they use the latest Intel® Xeon® processors.
Cisco SmartPlays can reduce data center costs through competitively priced, preconfigured bundles. The new UCS SmartPlay offers include Cisco UCS B-Series and UCS C-Series SmartPlay bundle solutions, as well as SmartPlay Expansion Paks to easily expand additional capacity in your UCS environment.
UCS SmartPlays are divided into UCS Blade Servers and UCS Rack Servers, each with multiple underlying options to easily align with your needs and goals.
Rapid delivery is provided by certified Cisco partners.
Build To Order
Each blade and rack server on the UCS SmartPlay site has a Build to Order section, which allows you to customize each UCS Server to meet your individual requires. Your customized configurations are at manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) and are not UCS SmartPlay special pricing offers. Contact your authorized Cisco partner for your best price.
UCS Blade Configuration Tool
The UCS Blade Configuration Tool lets you quickly configure your UCS B-Series blade server solutions, including UCS blades, blade chassis, and UCS Fabric Interconnects. You can print out your complete configuration or email it to your Cisco Partner. See the Blade Configuration Tool tab for more information.
There are major differences in blade architecture, management, and network designs.
Cisco UCS SmartPlays for B-Series Blade Servers come in two primary preconfigured bundle offers. UCS Blade Server technology can easily be added to existing data center and integrated with your current network architecture. UCS Blade Servers deliver automated management, fast deployment, and easy scalability with the ability to respond dynamically to your business needs. Cisco servers excel on industry performance benchmarks and provide powerful application performance. UCS blade servers are outstanding at lowering your TCO, using your current IT staff.
UCS B-Series Blade Server SmartPlays come in two primary preconfigured bundle offers. Server configuration for both types can be adjusted to meet your computing needs.
See a full list of the industry-leading Cisco UCS Blade servers.
The Cisco UCS B22 M3 blade server delivers a balanced price-performance feature set in a compact package. It addresses quick deployment of scalable IT infrastructure and scale-out applications.
Each B200 M3 blade can support up to 192 GB memory across 12 dual in-line memory module (DIMM) slots, up to 2 TB of internal storage, and up to 80 Gbps of FCoE-capable I/O throughput
The Cisco UCS B200 M3, with the latest Intel® E5-2600 v2 processors, offers a balance of performance, versatility, and density without compromise. A powerhouse in a compact package, it provides optimal scalability, giving you everything you need to get started with the Cisco Unified Computing System.
Each B200 M3 blade can support up to 768 GB memory across 24 DIMM slots, up to 2 TB of internal storage, and up to 80 Gbps of FCoE capable I/O throughput.
The B230 M2 is a great density-optimized, 2-socket blade server with Intel E7-2800 Series processors. It comes ready for CPU and memory-intensive performance plus bare metal and virtualized applications.
The UCS B230 has 32 DIMM slots and up to 512 GB memory and 20 GB of I/O throughput.
The Cisco UCS B420 M3 is an enterprise-class, 4-socket blade for large, memory-intensive bare metal and virtualized applications. With Intel E5-4600 it offers performance and versatility with high I/O capability and provides fantastic compute capacity for your data center.
The B420 M3 blade can support up to 1.5 TB of memory across 48 DIMM slots, up to 4 TB of internal storage, and up to 160 Gbps of FCoE-capable I/O throughput.
This chart helps you to select the best UCS B-Series blade products for your needs.
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Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Server SmartPlays come in three primary preconfigured bundle offers, which can be upgraded to meet your computing needs. UCS rack servers fit easily into an existing server environment and offer you the choice of using our leading "wire-once" SingleConnect Technology or using traditional Ethernet connectivity.
We don't lock you in; you can easily upgrade your traditional network choice to SingleConnect at your own pace and timeframe.
Cisco C-Series Rack Servers come in an industry-standard form factor, reducing TCO and increasing agility, while making management easy and automated. They deliver powerful application performance and a future path to Cisco UCS Unified Architecture with UCS SingleConnect.
UCS C-Series SingleConnect Rack Servers come with the Cisco VIC (Virtual Interface Card) for fully integrated use in a Cisco UCS Manager and Unified Fabric environment.
UCS C-Series Rack Servers are available with the traditional Ethernet and Fibre Channel adaptors for the traditional server access, connectivity, and management that you expect with standalone systems.
These servers can always be connected to a UCS Manager domain at a later date SingleConnect Technology by adding a UCS 1225 Virtual Interface Card (VIC), connecting to a Cisco Nexus 2232PP 10GE FEX for integration with UCS Fabric Interconnects, and a UCS Manager domain.
UCS C-Series Rack Server SmartPlays come in three primary preconfigured bundle offers, which can be upgraded to meet your computing needs.
Click here for the complete list of Cisco UCS C-Series Rack servers and more information.
The Cisco UCS C220 M3 is a 1RU rack server that offers great performance and density over a wide range of business workloads, from web serving to distributed database. Using the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 Series "Ivy Bridge" Processors, it provides up to 512 GB RAM with 16 DIMM slots and up to 8 hard drives.
The Cisco UCS C240 M3 Rack Server is optimized for performance and scalability over a wide range of applications from storage-intensive infrastructure workloads, from big data and ERP to collaboration, virtualization, and consolidation.
This server can deliver 768 GB of memory (24 DIMM slots) and up to 24 hard drives. It has five PCIe slots for expanded I/O capability including 10 Gigabit Ethernet FCoE-capable cards. Great processor performance is delivered using the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 Series "Ivy Bridge" Processors.
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The UCS Blade Configuration Tool lets you select and customize all Cisco UCS Blade Servers and specify components and quantities for multiple blade configurations. You can then automatically populate the required number of UCS blade chassis. Use the tool to select your blade chassis FEX and the UCS Fabric Interconnects option you want for your solution.
Your customized UCS Blade Server solution is at the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) and is not UCS SmartPlay special pricing. Contact your authorized Cisco partner for the best price.
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Refresh your old HP servers to new Cisco UCS Blade Servers with the latest Intel® Xeon® processors.
The UCS Advantage program makes it easy for data centers and businesses to refresh and upgrade their servers and infrastructure to the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). Cisco continually improves our innovative and leading data center architecture and we just made it easy for customers to trade up to UCS.
Data centers are constantly evolving. At Cisco, we're committed to helping you power application workloads with industry-leading performance while improving the speed and efficiency of IT operations.
Real customers are getting real savings with UCS:
See the UCS Advantage Overview presentation.
For more information and to take advantage of this outstanding offer, contact your Cisco or Authorized Cisco Partner team.
Save up to 45 percent on Rack Server Web Specials. Web Specials offer customers additional discounts for current in-stock models that are available from select resellers. Reduce your costs and get immediate delivery of these UCS rack server select offers, specifically configured for SMBs, entry enterprises, and enterprises (while supplies last).
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