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Servers - Unified Computing

All Servers - Unified Computing Products

Simplify your data center architecture; reduce the number of devices to purchase, deploy, and maintain; and become faster and more agile.

  • Blade Servers: UCS B-Series

    Improve performance and simplify your data center architecture and management with a scalable and flexible architecture to meet your data center needs, and reduce the total cost of ownership.

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    • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers

      • Increase performance, flexibility, and scale for virtualized and non-virtualized applications
      • Deploy applications faster and manage connectivity as needed
      • Get memory and I/O capacity to meet every need
      • Reduce the number of adapters, cables, and access-layer switches needed for LAN and SAN connectivity
    • Cisco UCS 5100 Series Blade Server Chassis

      • Accommodate up to 8 half-width or 4 full-width Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
      • Accelerate deployment with unified fabric and fabric-extender technology for data centers
      • Improve density with smaller units of scale with a reduced footprint
      • Reduce physical components, eliminate siloed management, and improve data center efficiency
  • Rack Servers: UCS C-Series

    Address fluctuating workload challenges through a varying balance of processing, memory, I/O, and internal storage capacity with a wide range of Cisco UCS rack servers.

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  • UCS Server and Systems Management

    Manage all system components and configurations through a unified, policy-driven, extensible architecture across UCS domains and geographies.

    • Cisco UCS Manager

      • Manages Cisco UCS servers across multiple blade chassis and rack servers as one logical, highly available entity
      • Provides UCS visibility and control to management ecosystem partners using a comprehensive XML API
      • Automates and simplifies infrastructure provisioning and maintenance, allowing more time for strategic initiatives
      • Improves IT productivity and agility with an automated programmable infrastructure
      • Policy-driven QoS and security compliance is automated with UCS Manager Service Profiles and templates
    • Cisco UCS Central

      • Simplifies management of multiple Cisco UCS domains across data centers and geographies with global templates and policies
      • Provides a centralized fault summary for faster problem resolution and improved reliability
      • Improves IT productivity with centralized inventory and automated policy-based firmware upgrades
      • Uses the same interface as UCS Manager and maintain RBAC at both UCS Manager and UCS Central levels

    • Cisco Cloupia

      • Unifies management across computing, networking, storage, and virtualization layers
      • Provides comprehensive management of physical and virtual resources
      • Increases IT efficiency
      • Gives IT the flexibility to adapt to changing business requirements
  • System I/O: UCS Fabric Interconnects and Fabric Extenders

    Create a single, highly available management domain that supports all attached UCS chassis, blade servers, and rack servers.

    • Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnects

      • Deliver line-rate, lossless 10 GE and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), with native Fibre Channel SAN connectivity
      • Provide more than double the ports of the prior generation with universal port connectivity
      • Lower barriers to deploying a virtualized environment for data centers
      • Provide single-wire connectivity for LAN, SAN, and unified management, including rack servers
      • Support native storage zoning and direct attached storage
    • Cisco UCS Fabric Extenders for UCS Blade Server Chassis

      • Provide converged LAN, SAN, and management connectivity to blade servers with the same hardware
      • Offer flexibility of LAN Ethernet/FCoE 1/10 GE or SAN Native Fibre Channel
      • Improve bandwidth utilization via load balancing with Port Channels
      • Manage chassis power supply, fans, and blades via the fabric interconnects
    • Cisco Nexus Fabric Extenders for UCS Rack Servers

      • Seamless inclusion of UCS rack servers into UCS Manager domain with UCS blade servers
      • Connect rack servers to UCS fabric interconnects with a single cable for I/O and management
      • Provide converged LAN, SAN, and management connectivity to blade servers with the same hardware
      • Deploy the right server and keep management simple by integrating with UCS fabric interconnects and UCS Manager
  • Server I/O: UCS Virtual Interface Cards (VICs)

    Simplify and centralize I/O management while helping ensure policy adherence and consistent network visibility, all the way down to the individual vNIC.

    • Cisco UCS 1200 Series VICs

      • Deliver up to 80 Gbps aggregate server bandwidth
      • Wire-Once Architecture - simplify network infrastructure and reduce cost
      • Enhance Virtual Machine management and visibility using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)
      • Available for both Cisco blade and rack servers
    • B-Series Blade Server VICs: VIC 1240, VIC 1280, and M81KR

      • Reduce TCO by consolidating NICs, HBAs, cables, switches, and physical servers
      • Collapse networking infrastructure using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)
      • Provide I/O policy coherency and visibility to help enable workload mobility
      • Promote hypervisor and Cisco UCS Manager integration
    • C-Series Rack Server VICs: VIC 1225 and P81E

      • Deliver up to 20 Gbps aggregate bandwidth in a rack-server-optimized form factor
      • Reduce TCO by consolidating network interface cards, host bus adapters, and other devices
      • Collapse networking infrastructure using Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)
      • Provide I/O policy coherency and visibility to enable workload mobility
      • Enable integration with UCS Manager domains
  • Blade Servers for ISR Gen2 Routers: UCS E-Series

    Simplify branch office solutions with a converged compute, network, and virtualization-ready platform for mission critical applications.

    • UCS E-Series Servers

      • Single and double- width form factors housed inside the Cisco ISR G2 chassis
      • Compact data-center-class servers with Intel® Xeon® E3 and E5-2400 series processors
      • Dedicated blade management with Integrated Management Controller; consistent management with standalone Cisco UCS C-Series
      • Virtualization-ready hardware with support for Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, Citrix Xen Server
      • Ability to host applications locally, either bare-metal or virtualized, depending on business needs
  • Rack and Power Infrastructure

    Get exceptional cooling and cable management features, flexible power options, and the strength and stability required in today's rack enclosures.

    • Cisco R Series Racks

      • Ideal for mission-critical data center environments that require reliability, structural integrity, and security
      • Deliver exceptional power, cooling, and cable management
      • Optimized and certified for use with the Cisco Unified Computing System
      • Part of a complete infrastructure solution, including computing, network, rack, power, and services
    • Cisco RP Series Power Distribution Units

      • Offer flexible, reliable, easy-to-deploy power distribution with branch circuit protection
      • Cost-effectively and efficiently distribute power to up to 24 outlets
      • Protect against overload conditions and simplify cabling from the rack
      • Optimized and certified for use with the Cisco Unified Computing System