VersaStack Solution

VersaStack brings new levels of ease, efficiency, and versatility to cloud, big data, and enterprise application deployments.

Dynamic organizations want to accelerate growth while reducing costs. To do so, they must speed the deployment of applications and adapt quickly to any changes in priorities. Organizations today require IT infrastructure to be easy, efficient, and versatile.

The VersaStack solution can help you accelerate the deployment of IT infrastructure. It reduces costs by more efficiently managing information and resources. Yet it maintains your ability to adapt to business change.

The VersaStack solution combines the innovation of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with the efficiency of the IBM Storwize storage system. The Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure includes the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), Cisco Nexus and MDS switches, and Cisco UCS Director.

The VersaStack solution is Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) ready. Your IT team can build, deploy, secure, and maintain applications through a more agile framework.

Cisco and IBM are global leaders in the IT industry. The VersaStack solution gives you the opportunity to take advantage of integrated infrastructure solutions targeted at cloud, big data and analytics, mobility, and virtualized solutions. The VersaStack solution is backed by Cisco Validated Designs and IBM RedBooks to provide faster delivery of applications, greater IT efficiency, and less risk. With Cisco UCS Management spanning from the data center to the edge, VersaStack now addresses the entire spectrum of data center workloads, including:

  • Cisco UCS servers and IBM FlashSystem V9000 storage with the VMware vSphere hypervisor for performance-critical, data center workloads
  • Cisco UCS servers and IBM Storwize V7000 storage with the VMware vSphere hypervisor, which addresses virtualized enterprise and midsize businesses.
  • Cisco UCS Mini and IBM Storwize V7000 storage with the VMware vSphere hypervisor, which targets edge workloads, Remote Office Back Office (ROBO), factory, oil platform and remote location applications, and use cases.
  • IBM Redbooks, which addresses many common IT use cases like Microsoft SQL Server and IBM PureApplication software

Get centralized support across your multivendor environment with Cisco Solution Support for VersaStack. Our solution experts are accountable for resolving issues, from first call until you close your case.

Easy, Efficient, and Versatile

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Implementing VersaStack with Cisco ACI Multi-Pod and IBM HyperSwap for High Availability

VersaStack Redbook with UCS M5, V5030 running Microsoft SQL on Hyper-V

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