Cloud Orchestration with UCS Director

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Cloud Orchestration with UCS Director

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  2. 2. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Local Edition Cloud Orchestration with UCS Director Edward I. Evans Cisco Consulting Systems Engineer, Data Center New England SLED edwevans@cisco.com Follow me @UCSdude <SESSION ID>
  3. 3. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public UCS Director Manual processes require days or weeks to deploy resources; increases operating costs Data center teams stay in rigid silos, with complex hand-offs between domains and teams Static resource allocation results in under-utilization of resources and inefficiency Reduces resource deployment from weeks to minutes Allows IT teams to work together; encourages teamwork resulting in competitive innovation Delivers unified automation and management for optimum utilization and efficiencies
  4. 4. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public UCS Director Cisco UCS Director UCS Network (ACI or Standalone) Storage Virtualization L4-7 Services = Applications VMware Vsphere Microsoft Hyper-V V M V M V M V M V M V M V M V M Bare- Metal Bare- Metal IAC Northbound API
  5. 5. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Award Winning Attributes: Physical + Virtual Infra Mgmt Multi- Vendor Coverage FlexPod, Vblock, VSPEX Support Turnkey, Out-of-the-Box Fast Time-to-Value
  6. 6. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Manages multiple UCS Domains Manages ACI Fabric UCS CENTRAL UCS DIRECTOR Centralized infrastructure control point for data center APIC INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION FOR CLOUD Private Cloud, PaaS (DevOps), Hybrid Cloud Manages heterogeneous data centers and converged infrastructure Manages Single UCS domain UCS MANAGER
  7. 7. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Server Policy… Storage Policy… Application Network … Virtualization Policy… Application Profiles… Aligns People, Policy, and Configuration With Business Subject Matter Experts Define Policies Polices Used to Define Network, L4-7 Services, Service Profile SAN and Storage 2 VI SME Storage SME Server SME Network SME Server Name UUID, MAC, WWN Boot Information LAN, SAN Config Firmware Policy SAN Zoning Create and MAP LUN Provision Physical and VI 3 System is ready for Use 4 Server Name UUID, MAC, WWN Boot Information LAN, SAN Config Firmware Policy Storage Configuration Virtual Infrastructure Configuration Network Configuration DvS/AVS Nexus 1000v
  8. 8. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public UnifiedAutomation and Management o Manages globally distributed data centers o Drill down capabilities reduces time for IT admin/ops
  9. 9. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  10. 10. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public All-Inclusive Consumption Reporting o Starting point between IT and users of resources on understanding consumption rates o Ability to add costs for chargeback capabilities o Reporting tool formalizes information for consumers
  11. 11. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Approvals o Approvals for IT admin, change control or other appropriate approvals inserted into workflows o Email, texts to individual when approval is pending
  12. 12. Cisco Confidential© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Overview Compute • UCS B and C Series CIM-C for XML interface • HP, Dell server support • UCS Invicta Series Network • Cisco network support • Brocade Support • F5 Support Storage • NetApp FlexPod Data Center, FlexPod Express • 7-mode and cluster mode • EMC VMAX, VNX and VNX2 • VCE vBlock Hypervisor • VMware • Hyper-V • Scales to large data centers (50,000 virtual machines) • Software Developer Kit for partners and vendors • Heterogeneous support of infrastructure devices • Single pane of glass to manage physical, virtual and bare metal
  14. 14. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Scalability – Standard Deployment Model DB (Inventory + Performance) UCSD Software BMA PowerShell Agent • Environment Size 5000 devices; 50K virtual machines • Support for larger data center environments • Minimum System Requirements UCS Director Software: 64 Bit OVF vCPU: 4, Memory: 8 Gig (Reserved) Disk: 100 Gig UCS Director Agents PowerShell Agent: vCPU: 2, Memory: 4 Gig (Reserved) Bare-Metal Agent: vCPU: 1, Memory: 4 Gig (Reserved)
  15. 15. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public • Inventory Features (SSN, SSR) • CRUD Operations & Reports Volume Group, Initiator Groups LUN, VLAN, Virtual Interface and Bond • Converged and Stack Views • Solution Flows – SMT (iSCSI, FC) • Bare Metal (iSCSI & FC)
  16. 16. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public • Support for Prime Network Service Controller ‒ Collects inventory and creates reports ‒ Workflow task support for actions • Integrates VSG into Application Containers ‒ Integrates VSG into existing application container within UCSD • Extends UCS Director’s value to network services Network Infrastructure Containers
  17. 17. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  18. 18. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public • UCS Director 4.1 deepens ability to manage heterogeneous infrastructure • Turnkey Solution – ready to use in hours ‒ Automates provisioning and management of converged infrastructures • Works With Others ‒ Northbound API integrates into higher platforms ‒ SDK allows for strong partner integration • Strong Infrastructure & Application Focus ‒ Integration with UCS Manager & UCS Central ‒ EMC: VMAX, VNX, VNX2 & NetApp 7 & C-Mode ‒ Network Containers for Applications Delivers IT efficiency for better alignment with business strategy
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