Cisco UCS Manager

Cisco UCS Manager CIS-88596

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Unify and Embed Management for Unified Computing

Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager provides unified, embedded management of all software and hardware components in the Cisco UCS. It controls multiple chassis and manages resources for thousands of virtual machines.

Improve Operational Efficiency

Through its unified, embedded, policy-based, and ecosystem-friendly approach, Cisco UCS Manager helps reduce management and administration expenses, which are among the largest items in most IT budgets.

Increase Agility

Cisco UCS Manager supports data center automation, helping increase operational agility and scalability, while reducing risk. It provides policy-based management with service templates and service profiles.

Provide Flexibility

Cisco UCS Manager facilitates operation of workloads on physical as well as virtualized Cisco UCS servers. It promotes server consolidation and offers the flexibility of running workloads on blade or rack-mount servers.

Improve Visibility and Control

Integration of the Cisco UCS Manager with industry-leading systems management solutions supports the use of existing IT staff, skills, tools, and processes. A comprehensive, open XML API that exposes 9000 points of integration facilitates custom development to achieve new levels of system visibility and control.

Features and Benefits

Cisco UCS Manager offers:

  • A unified embedded management interface that integrates server, network, and storage access
  • Policy and model-based management with service profiles that improves agility and reduces risk
  • Autodiscovery to detect, inventory, manage, and provision system components that are added or changed
  • A comprehensive open XML API, which facilitates integration with third-party systems management tools
  • Role-based administration that builds on existing skills and supports collaboration across disciplines

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Cisco UCS Manager and Service Profiles (6:31 min)
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