Cisco UCS Mini

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Cisco UCS Mini - an Edge Scale Solution

Cisco UCS, originally designed for the data center, is now optimized for branch and remote offices, point-of-sale, and smaller IT environments with Cisco UCS Mini. UCS Mini is for customers who need fewer servers but still want the robust management capabilities provided by UCS Manager. This solution delivers servers, storage, and 10 Gigabit networking in an easy-to-deploy, compact form factor.

Features and Capabilities

Solution Components

Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server - Delivering performance, versatility, and density without compromise, the Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server addresses the broadest set of workloads.

Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis - A chassis can accommodate up to eight half-width Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Servers.

Cisco UCS 6324 Fabric Interconnect - The UCS 6324 provides the same unified server and networking capabilities as the top-of-rack 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect embedded within the Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis.

Cisco UCS Manager - UCS Manager provides unified, embedded management of all software and hardware components in a Cisco UCS Mini solution.

Optional Solution Components

Cisco UCS C220 M3 Rack Server - This one-rack-unit (1RU) server offers superior performance and density over a wide range of business workloads.

Cisco UCS C240 M3 Rack Server - This 2RU server is designed for both performance and expandability over a wide range of storage-intensive infrastructure workloads.

Cisco UCS Central - Cisco UCS Central manages multiple Cisco UCS Mini and UCS domains.


Specifications at a Glance

Solution scale

Eight B200 M3 Blade Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 processor product families, up to 768 GB of RAM, two hard drives, and up to 8 x 10Gbps

Seven rack servers

C220 M3 with Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 processors, 512 GB of RAM, 4 large-form-factor (LFF) or 8 small-form-factor (SFF) drives, and a Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1225 (10 Gb)

C240 M3 with Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 processors, 768 GB of RAM, 12 LFF or 24 SFF drives, and a VIC 1225 10 Gb adapter

Electrical power specifications

100 - 120 Volts
200 - 240 Volts

Minimum UCS Manager version



4 x Small Form Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) unified ports for 1 Gbps, 10 Gbps, and 2/4/8 Gbps Fibre Channel

6324 Fabric Interconnect throughput

500 Gbps

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