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  • Policy Based Resource AllocationForm Factor agnostic managementThe back of the chassis is not a profit center
  • HPChassis Prices reflect HP online prices as of July 4, 2013Platinum chassis (40Gb midplane), + 16 x IC, + 6 x Plat PS, + 10 x fansHP BLc70001PH6PS10Fan 16 IC Plat EnclHP BLc7000DDR2Encl Mgmt Option Factory integratedHP VC FlxFbrc 10/24 ENT Ed BLc7000 Opt Factory integratedHP CBL1xC19-C2016A2.5m All CableWarranty & Support: HP 3y 4h 24x7 c7000 w/IC ProCare Service HP 3y 24x7 VCEM BL-c7000 SW Support*********************Cisco UCS  Prices reflect Cisco MSRP as of July 4, 2013. Current Cisco UCS B200 M3 MSRP pricing available on the “Build to Order” tab at http://buildprice.cisco.com/catalog/ucs/models/B200M3Fabric Interconnect (Switching)     UCS 6248UP 1RU Fabric Int/No PSU/32 UP/ 12pLICPower Cord, 125VAC13ANEMA 5-15 Plug, North AmericaUCS 6248UP Power Supply/100-240VACUCS 6248UP Chassis Accessory KitUCS 6248UP Fan ModuleWarranty & Support:UCS 6248UP 1RU Fabric Int/No PSU/2 Fans/32 UP/ 12pLIC UCS 6200 16-port Expansion module/16 UP/ 8pLICChassis     UCS 5108 Blade Svr AC Chassis/0 PSU/8 fans/0 fabric extender2500W AC power supply unit for UCS 5108Cabinet Jumper Power Cord, 250 VAC16A, C20-C19 ConnectorsUCS 2204XP I/O Module (4 External, 16 Internal 10Gb Ports)Warranty & Support: UCS 5108 Blade Svr AC Chassis/0 PSU/8 fans/0 fabric extender
  • HPChassis Prices reflect HP online prices as of July 4, 2013Platinum chassis (40Gb midplane), + 16 x IC, + 6 x Plat PS, + 10 x fansHP BLc70001PH6PS10Fan 16 IC Plat EnclHP BLc7000DDR2Encl Mgmt Option Factory integratedHP VC FlxFbrc 10/24 ENT Ed BLc7000 Opt Factory integratedHP CBL1xC19-C2016A2.5m All CableWarranty & Support: HP 3y 4h 24x7 c7000 w/IC ProCare Service HP 3y 24x7 VCEM BL-c7000 SW Support*********************Cisco UCS  Prices reflect Cisco MSRP as of July 4, 2013. Current Cisco UCS B200 M3 MSRP pricing available on the “Build to Order” tab at http://buildprice.cisco.com/catalog/ucs/models/B200M3Fabric Interconnect (Switching)     UCS 6248UP 1RU Fabric Int/No PSU/32 UP/ 12pLICPower Cord, 125VAC13ANEMA 5-15 Plug, North AmericaUCS 6248UP Power Supply/100-240VACUCS 6248UP Chassis Accessory KitUCS 6248UP Fan ModuleWarranty & Support:UCS 6248UP 1RU Fabric Int/No PSU/2 Fans/32 UP/ 12pLIC UCS 6200 16-port Expansion module/16 UP/ 8pLICChassis     UCS 5108 Blade Svr AC Chassis/0 PSU/8 fans/0 fabric extender2500W AC power supply unit for UCS 5108Cabinet Jumper Power Cord, 250 VAC16A, C20-C19 ConnectorsUCS 2204XP I/O Module (4 External, 16 Internal 10Gb Ports)Warranty & Support: UCS 5108 Blade Svr AC Chassis/0 PSU/8 fans/0 fabric extender
  • Retail Pricing:Cisco pricing is MSRP (47% discount for UCS hardware and 17% discount for services from GPL); Global Price List dated April 3, 2013. Cisco UCS B200 M3 MSRP pricing available on the “Build to Order” tab at http://buildprice.cisco.com/catalog/ucs/models/B200M3HP server, chassis, and software pricing from their public web configuration page as of March 29, 2012. HP networking prices from the HP Product Bulletin updated April 3, 2013.Server Configurations: Cisco- UCS B200 M3, 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620 2.00GHz processors, memory uses 8GB DDR3 1333MHz with quantity qty 2 for 16GB configurations and qty 8 for 64GB configurations. PC3-10600 2R 1.35v DIMMs, and the VIC 1240 mLOM.HP- ProLiant BL460c Gen8, 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620 2.00GHz processors, either 2 (16GB configuration) or 8 (64GB configuration) 8GB DDR3 1333MHz, PC3L-10600 2R CAS-9 LV DIMMs, and the FlexFabric 10Gb 2P 554 FLB FlexibleLOM. Insight Control is included under Hardware Management.Chassis & Interconnect Configurations:Cisco - 2204UP Fabric Extender; 5108 Chassis, 4 PSU, 8 fans, 2 x 2204UP Fabric Extender, and 4 uplinks per chassis. 6248UP Fabric Interconnect, 2 PSU, and port licenses as required.HP - BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure, 6 PSU, 10 fans, redundant Onboard Administrators, 2 x Virtual Connect FlexFabric 10Gb/24-Port Modules. Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager included for two or more chassis under Hardware Management.Networking:Cisco- No top-of-rack switches needed.HP- HP 2510-24 port 1Gb switch with rack kit for OOBM. HP 6600-24XG 10Gb switch with accessories and rack kit. HP 8/24 SAN Switch with accessories and licenses as needed.Server Deployment Times: Data extrapolated from Principle Technologies Test Report, March 2011.Power: Calculated from vendor's public tools for servers; switch power from QuickSpecs.

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  • 1. Cisco UCS and HP Blades: A Look at TCO Cisco Systems Product Solutions Marketing | DCC Unified Computing System February 2014 Thomas Cloyd 1 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 2. Worldwide 0 10 20 30 40 50 X86 Server Blade Market Share, Q3CY131 HP Cisco IBM UCS #2 with 22% Dell UCS momentum is fueled by gamechanging innovation; Cisco is quickly passing established players Q3CY13 – UCS x86 Blade Server revenue WW grew 46% Y/Y, and USA grew 55%1 Hitachi NEC Fujitsu Oracle UCS #2 in Only Four Years Americas HP Cisco IBM Maintained #2 in Americas (28.7%), #2 in N. America (29.9%, and #2 in the US (30.4%)1 UCS #2 with 28.7% Dell SGI Maintained to #2 worldwide in x86 Blades with 22%1 Oracle 0 10 20 30 40 1 50 Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q3 2013, December 2013, Revenue Share © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 3. X86 Blade Market Share Numbers WW and US Q3 2011 to Q3 2013 Share Changes Market Share of WW x86 Blade Total Factory Revenue Market Share of WW x86 Blade Total Units Cisco Revenue Share Change + 10.1% Unit Share Change + 7.2% Dell HP IBM All Others + 1.7% - 7.1% - 1.0% - 3.7% + 3.0% - 4.4% - 3.5% - 2.3% Worldwide Market Share of USA x86 Blade Total Factory Revenue Market Share of USA x86 Blade Total Units Cisco Revenue Share Change + 10.9% Unit Share Change + 8.1% Dell HP IBM All Others + 2.7% - 13.1% - 1.8% + 1.3% + 5.1% - 9.4% - 2.5% - 1.2% USA Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q3 2013, December 2013 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 4. Read the Full Report here: Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers By Andrew Butler and George J. Weiss, G00250031, April 29, 2013 © 2013 Gartner Inc This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
  • 5. • Networking with fewer components • Automated Deployment / Provisioning • Lower cost and easier scaling • Unification leads to reduced Complexity • Fewer Management Touch Points • Management via a single interface • Brings out the best of Intel Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • • • • No Trade-offs for Function Enhanced Design Capability Designed for the Future, Today Better TCO / ROI Cisco UCS — Unified Infrastructure, Scalability and Management Automation
  • 6. • Automated Deployment / Provisioning • Unification leads to reduced Complexity • Management via a single interface • Networking with fewer components • Lower cost and easier scaling • Fewer Management Touch Points • Brings out the best of Intel Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • • • • No Trade-offs for Function Enhanced Design Capability Designed for the Future, Today Better TCO / ROI Cisco UCS — Unified Infrastructure, Scalability and Management Automation
  • 7. Billions of Dollars – WW Server Management Spend Data Center Spending Year Virtual Servers $ 64 $ 2007 $74 $ 28 $ 191 2013 spending is flat Physical Servers 2003 •Server purchase $50 $105 $250 - $24 •Physical server Customer Spending ($B) management costs are way up - 32% 3 + $ 77 $ 135 275% + $ 58 31% WW Server Related Spend (CapEx + OpEx) - Servers, Power & Cooling, and Mgmt./Administration management is down •Virtual server Total Server Related Spend Source: IDC, “New Economic Model for the Datacenter”
  • 8. Simpler Architecture Scale without Complexity HP UCS Growing Capacity Requires Infrastructure Change Constant Infrastructure with Growth Scale Requires Large Server Increments (16) Larger Embedded Cost, Larger Footprint (10U) Scale in Smaller Server Increments (8), Lower Cost, Smaller Footprint (6U) $57,641 – Cost of 17th Server Capacity (server not included) $11,556 – Cost of 17th Server Capacity (server not included) 12 Server ID Presets 127+ Server ID Settings Completely Automated Including Firmware and I/O Devices © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 9. HP c7000 Cisco UCS •Large hardware blocks to add compute capacity •Compute added in smaller increments •Multiple networking components •Networking with fewer components •Multiple touch points •Management via a single interface •Multiple management points for servers and networking LAN LAN Mgmt switch Mgmt switch SAN A Mgmt switch LAN Mgmt switch SAN A LAN SAN B 64 blades shown here 80 blades shown here SAN B
  • 10. 32 blades – 4 x Cisco UCS 32 blades – 2 x HP c7000 Fabric Interconnects 0 Fabric Interconnects 2 Intra Chassis Switches 4 Intra Chassis Switches 0 Chassis Mgmt Module 4 Chassis Mgmt Module 0 Total Mgmt Points 8 Total Mgmt Points 1 LAN LAN Mgmt switch SAN A Mgmt switch SAN B
  • 11. 64 Blades – 4 x HP c7000 80 Blades – 10 x Cisco UCS 5108 Fabric Interconnects 0 Fabric Interconnects 2 Intra Chassis Switches 8 Intra Chassis Switches 0 Chassis Mgmt Module 8 Chassis Mgmt Module 0 Total Mgmt Points 16 Total Mgmt Points 1 Mgmt switch LAN LAN LAN SAN A Mgmt switch Mgmt switch SAN A SAN B Mgmt switch LAN SAN B
  • 12. • Networking with fewer components • Automated Deployment / Provisioning • Lower cost and easier scaling • Unification leads to reduced Complexity • Fewer Management Touch Points • Automated deployment • Management via a single interface / provisioning • Unification leads to reduced complexity • Management via a single interface • Brings out the best of Intel Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • • • • No Trade-offs for Function Enhanced Design Capability Designed for the Future, Today Better TCO / ROI Cisco UCS — Unified Infrastructure, Scalability and Management Automation
  • 13. Faster, More Flexible Unification Reduces Complexity HP UCS Blade server and Rack servers managed separately Blade and Rack servers managed via a single interface Deploying servers very manual and time consuming 77% faster and 67% less steps. UCS Automated Deployment / Provisioning Growing capacity increases complexity Unification yields constant, leveraged infrastructure. Scale requires large increments Scale in smaller increments © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 14. Legacy Infrastructure Designs Complexity Drives Up Management Costs • Infrastructures designed separately – • Rigid models to upgrade and not as a unified system • Marketed as “converged”, but really management layers on top of multiple infrastructure silos • Sprawling patchwork of tools, maintain system-level designs • Multiple tools means multiple points of configuration • Brittle design with complex inter-dependencies agents and management points Eliminating Silos – Fabric Centric Architecture – Single Point of Mgmt. CISCO UCS UNIFIED by DESIGN
  • 15. HP c7000 HP Server Hardware Management Multiple Layers of Software Required Cisco UCS • UCS Manager • No Added Cost • 1 Console • Rack and Blade Together HP Insight Control Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager System Insight Manager (SIM) Virtual Connect Manager HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem Onboard Administrator 16 blade servers 0 rack servers 16 blade servers 6 rack servers Separate Management – Every Chassis, All Software Separate Enet & Fibre Channel I/O leaving the chassis Unified Compute, Unified Management, Unified Fabric Unified by Design
  • 16. HP c7000 Cisco UCS HP Server Hardware Management Multiple Layers of Software Required HP Insight Control $$$$ • UCS Manager • No Added Cost • 1 Console • Rack and Blade Together Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager $$$$ System Insight Manager (SIM) Virtual Connect Manager Virtual Connect Manager Virtual Connect Manager Virtual Connect Manager HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem Onboard Administrator Onboard Administrator Onboard Administrator Onboard Administrator 64 blade servers 0 rack servers Separate Management – Every Chassis, All Software Separate Enet & Fibre Channel I/O leaving the chassis 160 blade or rack mount servers Unified Compute, Unified Management, Unified Fabric Unified by Design
  • 17. CLI UCS Manager UCS Central UCS Director UCS CLI + UCS Manager + UCS Central + UCS Director goUCS Automation Tools CDN .NET/ Windows PowerShell Python, Perl XML Third Party Customer XML API UCS M Single UCS Domain UCS M Data Center 1 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. UCS M Data Center 2 UCS M Data Centers 3, 4 . . . . • Blade and Rack Servers in the same domain – Form Factor Agnostic • Standards-based XML API presents bidirectional single interface to entire solution • UCS offers the customers the broadest choice of Cisco or 3rd party management tools
  • 18. • Networking with fewer components • Automated Deployment / Provisioning • Lower cost and easier scaling • Unification leads to reduced Complexity • Fewer Management Touch Points • Brings out the • Management via a single interface best of Intel Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • Brings out the best of Intel Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • • • • No Trade-offs for Function Enhanced Design Capability Designed for the Future, Today Better TCO / ROI Cisco UCS — Unified Infrastructure, Scalability and Management Automation © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 19. High Performance HP UCS Updating requires multiple touches Cisco single touch updates / deploys faster Indeterminate latency Identical latency between blade servers 60 Gbps / blade, expensive 80 Gbps per blade, for much less. 16 DIMMs in the BL460 Gen8 24 DIMMs in the B200 M3 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 20. 1 blade scenario 2 blade scenario Read the White Paper http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns2 24/ns944/ucs77_faster_v_hp_for_blade_deployment.pdf 1 blade scenario 2 blade scenario Watch the Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSSQfNt7SFk Cisco UCS - Model-based Management with Faster Deployment More Automation - Fewer Touches Reduces Errors © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 21. Read the White Paper http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns2 24/ns944/cisco_ucs_migrates.pdf Watch the Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mN-aLzGCpEI Cisco UCS - Model-based Management with Faster Deployment More Automation - Fewer Touches Reduces Errors © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 22. New UCS innovations mark the third generation of fabric computing and extend the exceptional capabilities of the industry’s first truly unified data center platform. ® ® • Bringing out the best of Intel Xeon E5 & E7 Processors • Optimized balance of CPU, Memory, I/O • UCS B230: greatest memory density of any comparable blade server • Highest scale, low latency networking: UCS 6296UP Fabric Interconnect and 2208XP Fabric Extender • 4x Bandwidth — 2 Tbps • 40% decrease in latency — sub 2 uS • Industry’s first 40 Gbps-to-the-blade, integrated modular LOM solution with up to 80Gbps • 50x vNICs and vHBAs — over 256 per server • Higher VM consolidation — 100s per server • Virtual I/O using vSwitch leads to 30% reduction in CPU utilization Investment Protection: Cisco Is Delivering Server Generational Support, Without the Need for New Chassis © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 23. SPECfp_rate_base20 06 X86 2-socket B200 M3 SPECint®_rate_base 2006 2-socket B260 M4 SPECfp_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket B200 M2 SPECint_rate 2006 X86 4-socket C460 M2 SPECfp_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECint_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECint®_base 2006 X86 2-socket C220M3 SPECfp_rate_base 2006 2-socket B260 M4 SPECint_rate_base 2006 2-socket C260 M2 SPECfp_rate_base 2006 X86 4-socket C460 M1 SPECint_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECfp_rate_base2 006 X86 4-socket C420 M3 SPECfp_rate_base20 06 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECint®_rate_base 2006 4-socket C460 M4 VMmark 1.x 2-socket B200 M1 VMmark 1.x 2-socket B250 M2 VMmark 2.1 4-socket C460 M2 VMmark 2.1 Overall C460 M2 VMmark 2.1 Two–node 2-socket B200 M3 VMware View Planner 2-socket B200 M3 VMmark 1.x Overall C460 M1 VMmark 1.x 2 –socket Blade B230 M1 VMmark 1.x Overall C460 M1 VMmark 2.1 Two–node 4-socket C460 M2 VMmark 2.1 Eight–node 2-socket B200 M3 VMmark 2.5.1 Two-node 2-socket B260 M4 VMmark 1.x 2-socket B200 M1 VMmark 2.1 2-socket Blade B200 M2 VMmark 2.0 Overall B200 M2 VMmark 2.5 Two-node 2-socket C240 M3 TPC-H 1000GB Microsoft SQL Server C460 M2 TPC-C Oracle DB 11g & OEL C250 M2 TPC-H 100GB VectorWise C250 M2 TPC-H 300GB VectorWise C250 M2 TPC-C Oracle 11g C240 M3 TPC-H 3000GB Price/Performance X86 Single- node C420 M3 Oracle E-Business Suite Ex-large Model Payroll Batch B200 M2 Oracle E-Business Suite Medium Model Order-to-Cash B200 M2 Oracle E-Business Suite Xtra Large Model Payroll Batch B230 M2 Oracle E-Business Suite Xtra Large Model Payroll B200 M3 Oracle E-Business Suite XL Model Payroll B200 M3 Oracle E-Business Suite Large Model Order-ToCash B200 M3 Oracle E-Business Suite Large Model Order-ToCash B200 M3 Oracle E-Business Suite Medium Model Payroll Batch B200 M2 Oracle E-Business Suite Large Model Order-to-Cash B200 M3 SPECjEnterprise2010 Overall B440 M1 SPECjEnteprise2010 2-node B440 M2 Oracle E-Business Suite XL Model Payroll B200 M3 Oracle E-Business Suite XL model payroll B200 M3 SPECjAppServer 2004 1-node 2-socket C250 M2 SPECjbb2005 X86 2-socket B200 M2 SPECjbb2005 X86 4-socket C460 M1 SPECjAppServer2004 2-node B230 M1 SPECjbb2005 X86 2-socket B230 M1 SPECjbb2005 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECjbb2005 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECjbb2005 2-socket C260 M2 SPECjbb2005 2-socket B230 M2 SPECjbb2005 2-socket B230 M2 SPECjbb2005 4-socket B440 M2 SPECjbb2013 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECjbb2013 MultiJVM X86 2-socket B200 M3 SPECompMbase 2001 2-socket B200 M2 SPECompLbase 2001 2socket B200 M2 LinPack 2-socket B200 M2 LS-Dyna 4-socket C460 M1 SPECompMbase 2001 4-socket C460 M1 SPECompMbase 2001 4-socket C460 M1 SPECompMbase 2001 2-socket C240 M3 SPEComp® G_base2012 2-socket C240 M3 SPECompMbase 2001 2-socket B200 M2 Best HPC Performance SPECfp_base2 006 X86 2-socket C220 M3 SPECjbb2005 X86 2-socket B230 M1 Best Enterprise Middleware Performance SPECint_rate_base 2006 X86 4-socket C460 M1 Oracle E-Business Suite Medium Model Payroll Batch B200 M2 Best Enterprise Application Performance SPECint_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket B200 M2 VMmark 1.x Blade Server B440 M1 Best Database Performance SPECfp_rate_base 2006 2-socke C260 M2 SPECint_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket B200 M1 Best Virtualization & Cloud Performance SPECfp_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket B200 M1 SPECint_rate_base 2006 X86 2-socket B200 M2 Best CPU Performance SPECompLbase 2001 2-socket B200 M2 SPECompMbase 2001 2-socket B230 M2 SPECompLbase 2001 2socket B230 M2 SPECompMbase 2001 4-socket C460 M2 SPECompLbase 2001 2-socket C220 M3 SPEComp® G_base2012 4-socket C460 M4 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. SPECompMbase 2001 4-socket C460 M2 SPECjbb2013 MultiJVM X86 2-socket C240 M3 Cisco UCS Benchmarks that held world record performance records as of date of publication SPEComp® G_base2012 2-socket B260 M4 23
  • 24. Cisco UCS Performance: 90 Records 21 17 CPU Virtualization/ Cloud 6 Database 14 15 17 Enterprise Application Enterprise Middleware HPC 24 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 25. • Networking with fewer components • Automated Deployment / Provisioning • Lower cost and easier scaling • Unification leads to reduced Complexity • Fewer Management Touch Points • No Trade-offs • • for Function Management via a single interface • Enhanced Design Capability • Designed for the Future, Today Brings out the best of Intel • No Trade-offs for Function • Better TCO/ROI Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • Enhanced Design Capability • Designed for the Future, Today • Better TCO / ROI Cisco UCS — Unified Infrastructure, Scalability and Management Automation © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. 25
  • 26. Simpler Architecture Lower Cost HP UCS Back of each blade chassis has a “rack’s worth of infrastructure” One infrastructure for multiple blade chassis and racks HP “accidental mini-rack” chassis design has high cost burden to scale UCS delivers lower TCO by design with easy, lower cost scaling Back of each chassis has expensive components Low cost FEX integrates Management and I/O (Enet, FC and Mgmt) - FCoE Costly to add more I/O to each chassis Scaling is a plug and play operation © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 27. HP c7000 Platinum chassis, each with: • 10 fans, 6 power supplies & cords • 16 Insight Control Licenses • 2 Enclosure Management Modules • 2 Flex Fabric switches • HP VC Enterprise Manager Cisco UCS 28% less than HP 32 Servers 28% Less $33,515 Less HP: $ 3,784 / server UCS 6248UP Fabric Interconnects, each with: • All fans, power supplies & cords, and access kits Cisco UCS chassis, each with: • 8 fans, 4 power supplies & cords • 2 – UCS 2208 I/O modules per chassis • 4 – 10Gb SFP+ cables UCS: $ 2,737 / server HP No benefit from scale UCS True benefit of scale • Doubling capacity. • Doubles Incremental Cost. • No leverage. • Flat infrastructure cost / server • $3,784 / server • Doubling capacity • Much Lower Incremental Cost • Lower infrastructure cost / server • From $4006 to $2260 / server $60,545 $121,090 32 $ 87,575 HP c7000 chassis 2 x UCS 5108 chassis $ 60,545 16 server capacity $23,472 $60,545 HP c7000 chassis © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. 16 $ 64,103 $64,103 2 x UCS 6248UP FI 2 x UCS 5108 chassis All pricing is online / retail and publically available on 02/12/2014. 16 server capacity
  • 28. HP: $ 3,784 / server Flat per server cost for all capacities. 16 servers @ $3,784 / server 64 servers @ $3,784 No benefit of scale Cisco UCS 40% less than HP 64 Servers 40% Less, $95,826 Less $242,180 $60,545 64 $146,354 $23,472 2 x UCS 5108 chassis $181,635 48 $111,047 16 server capacity $121,090 32 $ 87,575 $ 60,545 $60,545 HP c7000 chassis Adding capacity leverages UCS architecture 32 servers @ $2,737 / server 64 servers @ $2,287 / server HP c7000 chassis $60,545 HP c7000 chassis UCS: $ 2,287 / server 16 $ 64,103 $60,545 HP c7000 chassis © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. $ 23,472 2 x UCS 5108 chassis $23,472 2 x UCS 5108 chassis $64,103 2 x UCS 6248UP FI 2 x UCS 5108 chassis All pricing is online / retail and publically available on 02/12/2014. 16 server capacity
  • 29. UCS: UCS 5108 chassis with UCS 6248 FI (two uplinks per FEX) HP: HP c7000 Plat chassis w/ 2x VC Flex Fabric and 16x HP IC. Price includes HP VCEM each chassis Blade Chassis Savings at Scale — Blade Slot Solution $500,000 $471,098 IBM Flex is $79,340 more to get ready to add a 14th server. Cisco UCS is 55% less than IBM. $400,000 Chassis and I/O Cost $405,691 IBM: IBM Flex Chassis with 2x CN4093 switches, one Mgmt Node every 4 chassis, FSM license each chassis $300,000 $363,270 $340,284 HP is $44,631 more to get ready to add a 17th server. $302,725 $274,877 Cisco UCS is 37% less than HP. $242,180 $209,470 $216,967 $200,000 $144,063 $78,656 $100,000 $121,090 $181,635 $181,661 $146,354 $75,839 IBM Flex $99,311 HP c7000 $0 13 14 16 17 24 32 Cisco pricing MSRP on 02/12/2014. HP pricing publically available on 02/12/2014. IBM pricing publically available 02/12/2014. Pricing is for blade chassis and chassis networking / mgmt only. Servers are not included. $128,700 $60,545 $64,103 Cisco UCS B200 M3 MSRP pricing available on the “Build to Order” tab at http://buildprice.cisco.com/catalog/ucs/mo dels/B200M3 40 48 55 56 64 Total Number of Chassis Blade Server Slots © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. 72 80 88 96 Cisco UCS
  • 30. All chassis fully populated with servers (starting at qty 16) Each server has two E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon processors with 64GB memory (eight 8GB DIMMs) $1,200,000 All chassis are populated with servers 3 Year Warranty 3 Year Power Costs $1,000,000 (starting at qty 8) Each server has two E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon processors with 64GB memory (eight 8GB DIMMs) Solution Cost Cabling TOR Switches $800,000 Management Software $600,000 Chassis, Interconnects, Hdw Mgt Server Hardware Servers HP: BL460 Gen8 Cisco: B200 M3 $400,000 HP Trend Line $200,000 Cisco Trend Line Servers $0 HP Cisco # of Servers 8 HP Cisco 16 © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. HP Cisco 32 HP Cisco HP Cisco HP Cisco 64 80 48 HP retail and Cisco MSRP pricing on 02/13/2014 HP: BL460 Gen8 Cisco: B200 M3
  • 31. • Networking with fewer components • Automated Deployment / Provisioning • Lower cost and easier scaling • Unification leads to reduced Complexity • Fewer Management Touch Points • Management via a single interface • Brings out the best of Intel Xeon Processors • Optimized Resource Utilization for Compute, Networking and Management • • • • No Trade-offs for Function Enhanced Design Capability Designed for the Future, Today Better TCO / ROI Cisco UCS — Unified Infrastructure, Scalability and Management Automation
  • 32. Funded Project Existing Maintenance Budget 100% Funded Project Funded Project Maintenance Now 40-50% NEW IT Projects – No Additional Budget TCO/ROI Advisor: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/ns340/ns517/ns224/tools/data_center_value_zone.html#~Overview © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 33. Single Unified System Unified Management Intelligent Infrastructure Eliminates cost manual integration Consistent, error free alignment of policy, configuration, and workload Automates IT processes to support any workload in minutes Unified Fabric Lower infrastructure cost per server Operational integration of physical &virtual Server Innovations Superior price/performance and IT productivity for lower cost of computing © 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
  • 34. Thank you.