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Data Centers Today
• VMs in minutes remainder of
infrastructure stack provisioned manually
• 77% of time spent on infrastr...
Challenges:
• Manual processes
• Complex handoffs between
teams and domains
• Static resource allocation
Result:
• Days/we...
Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution
On-Demand
Automated Delivery
Policy-Driven
Provisioning
Secure Cloud
Container
VMsCom...
UCS Director:
Agility and Simplicity for Virtualized and Bare-Metal IT Services
Centralized Lifecycle Management of Physic...
UCS Director Enhances IT Collaboration
Access configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, Security, and Hardening
Operating System Configur...
Unified Management and Automation
Aligns People, Policy, and Configuration With Business
Subject Matter Experts
Define Pol...
UCS Director
Key Differentiators
Single Pane:
Virtual, Physical,
Bare Metal
Installation &
Use
Multi-vendor Support
Model-...
UCS Director v4.0
•EMC VMAX Support 10K, 20K and 40K
•Addition of Vblock Series 700 support
•NetApp 8.2 certification
•Bac...
UCS Director Summary
Delivers IT efficiency to better align with business strategy
End-to-End Automation

Turnkey Solutio...
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  1. 1. 1© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1 Cisco UCS Director Joann Starke Co-Sponsored by Intel®
  2. 2. Data Centers Today • VMs in minutes remainder of infrastructure stack provisioned manually • 77% of time spent on infrastructure deployment, monitoring, updating and troubleshooting • Limited time to focus on new services • Centralized automation and management is key to shifting this ratio towards value-add • Allows IT to better respond to needs of business Source: IDC, 2011
  3. 3. Challenges: • Manual processes • Complex handoffs between teams and domains • Static resource allocation Result: • Days/weeks/months to deploy IT services • High operational cost • Rigid silos • Infrastructure inefficiency and under utilization Complex IT Processes to Deploy Application Resources NetworkAdm Update Trunks Create VLANs Configure SAN Zoning Create UCS Service Profiles Create Network Policies ServerAdmins Configure Servers Bare metal Provisioning Setup Servers Add VLAN to Service Profile Create VLAN Create Storage Resources (LUNs and Volumes) Storage Add vFilers to Group Create vFilers Create IP space UCS Blade Power On Create Storage Policy Map NetApp LUN Add Users and Groups IT Planning Approvals Define Cost Models Business Application Requirements 1 2 3 4 5 6
  4. 4. Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution On-Demand Automated Delivery Policy-Driven Provisioning Secure Cloud Container VMsComputeNetwork Storage UCS Director Domain Managers OS and Virtual Machines Storage Network Compute Tenant B Tenant C Tenant A Virtualized and Bare-Metal Compute and Hypervisor B CA Network and Services VM VM Bare Metal Single Pane of Glass End-to-End Automation and Lifecycle Management
  5. 5. UCS Director: Agility and Simplicity for Virtualized and Bare-Metal IT Services Centralized Lifecycle Management of Physical and Virtualization Infrastructure Virtual Infrastructure IT Admins IT OperationsEnd Users Physical Infrastructure Cisco UCS Cisco Nexus Open API for Integration UCS Director Self Service Console OS & VM Deployment Admin Console Policy Manager Dashboard Resource Pools
  6. 6. UCS Director Enhances IT Collaboration Access configuration, VLAN, VSAN, Security, and Hardening Operating System Configuration OS Type, Patch Level, Settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique service ID, Application revisions, and Storage settings Application resources: Server, Storage, Network Security, OS VI SME Storage SME Server SME Network SME Access configuration, VLAN, VSAN, Security, and Hardening Operating System Configuration OS Type, Patch Level, Settings Network interfacecard (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Network interfacecard (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Network interfacecard (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Network interfacecard (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Access configuration, VLAN, VSAN, Security, and Hardening Operating System Configuration OS Type, Patch Level, Settings Access configuration, VLAN, VSAN, Security, and Hardening Operating System Configuration OS Type, Patch Level, Settings Access configuration, VLAN, VSAN, Security, and Hardening Operating System Configuration OS Type, Patch Level, Settings Subject matter experts define policies 1 Administrators select resource pools and policies 2 Quickly deploy resources from pools and policies 3
  7. 7. Unified Management and Automation Aligns People, Policy, and Configuration With Business Subject Matter Experts Define Policies Policies Used to Create Service Profile SAN and Storage 2 vSwitc h Nexus 1000v VI SME Storage SME Server SME Network SME Server Policy… Storage Policy… Network Policy… Virtualization Policy… Application Profiles… 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
  8. 8. UCS Director Key Differentiators Single Pane: Virtual, Physical, Bare Metal Installation & Use Multi-vendor Support Model-based Orchestration Task Library Single Purpose Solution
  9. 9. UCS Director v4.0 •EMC VMAX Support 10K, 20K and 40K •Addition of Vblock Series 700 support •NetApp 8.2 certification •Backward compatible to VMware 5.5 •Cisco: •UCS Director 64-bit OS support •UCS Manager 2.1 (Del Mar) •Nexus 1K VX LAN •UCS C-Series enhancements (double peak) •Nexus 7K •MDS Series 9000 Director & Fabric •ASA 55xx Series
  10. 10. UCS Director Summary Delivers IT efficiency to better align with business strategy End-to-End Automation  Turnkey Solution ready for use in hours Align People, Policies and Infrastructure Configuration with Business Multi-Vendor Support
  11. 11. Visit Cisco Booth 1005 Twitter: @ciscoDC, #ciscovmw Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CiscoDC Youtube: http://www.youtubecisco.com/datacenter Cisco DCC Blog: http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter Slideshare: http://slideshare.com/CiscoDataCenter Community: : https://communities.cisco.com/community/technology/datacenter Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/ciscosystems/data-center LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com search “Cisco Data Center” group Google +: http://goo.gl/irm4b In Collaboration with Intel® Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon and Xeon inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  12. 12. 12© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12
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