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Next Generation Computing    for the Virtualized World1
Business       Virtualized Cisco UCS    Dynamics       Computing    The Data       Patterns          Next Generation    Ce...
Life : Increasingly Virtual …             COMPUTE AND STORAGE                INFRASTRUCTURE
… and So is the Enterprise             COMPUTE AND STORAGE                INFRASTRUCTURE      Mail   Intranet   HRMS   Exp...
Business Dynamics driving New Architectures Market Pressure   Business Demands   IT Drivers
Architectural Patterns/Characteristics6            Scalability   Availability     Performance      Shared              Sta...
Next Generation Computing Today                         • Simplify I/O     Unified Fabric                         • Reduce...
Unified Fabric Convergence, Efficiency and SimplicityATTRIBUTES                                               IT BENEFITS ...
Optimizing Memory with the Xeon 5600                            Classic                    Xeon 5600        Xeon 5600     ...
Application Level PerformanceBuilt on Record-Setting Network & Compute Performance                    World record perform...
Phase 1 VirtualizationApplications Consolidated, More Virtual Infrastructure Needed                   App                 ...
Phase 2 Virtualization: MobilityNetwork Policies Tied to vSwitch – Not Mobile                    App                      ...
Cisco VN-Link: Virtualization Aware NetworkNetwork Policies Tied to Virtual Machine                    App                ...
Cisco VN-Link: Virtualization Aware NetworkNetwork Policies Transcend Server Boundaries                   App             ...
Installing Servers Today: Component Centric           •RAID settings           •Disk scrub actions           •Number of vH...
UCS Service Profiles: Workload Centric                               SAN                               LAN
Zero Touch IntegrationDecouple Complexity & Scale Physical Inventory Name: UCS 12                             • Increase c...
Zero Touch IntegrationDecouple Complexity & Scale  Physical Inventory  Name: UCS 12                              • Increas...
Zero Touch IntegrationDecouple Complexity & Scale                              •   Increase capacity, not complexity      ...
Gartner Identifies Fabric Computing as PreferredInfrastructure for Virtualization and CloudFigure 2. Which vendor would yo...
• What is happening in the data center today is a  once in a 20 year occurrence• Understanding the evolution allows you to...
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  1. 1. Next Generation Computing for the Virtualized World1
  2. 2. Business Virtualized Cisco UCS Dynamics Computing The Data Patterns Next Generation Center as And Computing Change Agent Characteristics2
  3. 3. Life : Increasingly Virtual … COMPUTE AND STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE
  4. 4. … and So is the Enterprise COMPUTE AND STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE Mail Intranet HRMS Expenses Collab
  5. 5. Business Dynamics driving New Architectures Market Pressure Business Demands IT Drivers
  6. 6. Architectural Patterns/Characteristics6 Scalability Availability Performance Shared Stateless In Memory Nothing Computing Computing Virtualization6 Efficiency Mobility Automation
  7. 7. Next Generation Computing Today • Simplify I/O Unified Fabric • Reduce Support Infrastructure up to 50% Extended Memory • For memory intensive workloads Technology • Large Dataset workloads on 2S servers • I/O consolidation VN Link – Virtual Interface Card • Network Control and transparency to the VM level Dynamic • Faster provisioning - reduced spares Provisioning - • Enables consistent infrastructure policies Service Profiles w/RBAC
  8. 8. Unified Fabric Convergence, Efficiency and SimplicityATTRIBUTES IT BENEFITS Simpler Unified LAN & SAN Consistent OS Ethernet Simpler managementCONVERGENCE Network More Scalable & Resilient Data Scale with capacity Storage center Scale with simplicity Network OS Scale with resiliency SCALE Smarter Virtual machine connectivity Virtual machine mobility Virtualized network assetINTELLIGENCE Industry’s Most Complete and Advanced Portfolio
  9. 9. Optimizing Memory with the Xeon 5600 Classic Xeon 5600 Xeon 5600 • 12 DIMMs • 18 DIMMs • Max 96GB Or • Max 144GB • Higher Performance • Lower Performance Cisco UCS With Memory Extension Xeon 5500 Xeon 5500 • 48 DIMMs • Max 384GB • Higher Performance
  10. 10. Application Level PerformanceBuilt on Record-Setting Network & Compute Performance World record performance across the new line: #1 position on 11 results “Best in Class” single node results Infrastructure requirements lowered by 80% 30% greater application throughput 76% greater consolidation 65% better client performance
  11. 11. Phase 1 VirtualizationApplications Consolidated, More Virtual Infrastructure Needed App App App App App App App App App OS App OS App OS App OS OS OS OS OS OS OS OS OS Hypervisor Hypervisor Hypervisor vSwitch vSwitch vSwitch
  12. 12. Phase 2 Virtualization: MobilityNetwork Policies Tied to vSwitch – Not Mobile App App App OS OS OS Net State Net State Net State Hypervisor Hypervisor Hypervisor vSwitch vSwitch vSwitch
  13. 13. Cisco VN-Link: Virtualization Aware NetworkNetwork Policies Tied to Virtual Machine App App App OS OS OS Net State Net State Net State Hypervisor Hypervisor Hypervisor vSwitch vSwitch vSwitch
  14. 14. Cisco VN-Link: Virtualization Aware NetworkNetwork Policies Transcend Server Boundaries App App App OS OS OS Net State Net State Net State Hypervisor Hypervisor Hypervisor vSwitch vNetwork Distributed VN-Link Domain vSwitch Switch vSwitch
  15. 15. Installing Servers Today: Component Centric •RAID settings •Disk scrub actions •Number of vHBAs •HBA WWN assignments •FC Boot Parameters •HBA firmware •FC Fabric assignments for HBAs •QoS settings •Border port assignment per vNIC •NIC Transmit/Receive Rate SAN Limiting •VLAN assignments for NICs •VLAN tagging config for NICs •Number of vNICs LAN •PXE settings •NIC firmware •Advanced feature settings •Remote KVM IP settings •Call Home behavior •Remote KVM firmware •Server UUID •Serial over LAN settings •Boot order •IPMI settings •BIOS scrub actions •BIOS firmware •BIOS Settings
  16. 16. UCS Service Profiles: Workload Centric SAN LAN
  17. 17. Zero Touch IntegrationDecouple Complexity & Scale Physical Inventory Name: UCS 12 • Increase capacity, not complexity Class: System • New equipment self integrates ID: 77449-32 Chassis: 1 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 2 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 3 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 4 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 5 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Name: UCS 5108 2104 Class: Chassis FEX ID: 234222-33 IOM 1: UCS 2104 IOM 2: UCS 2104 Blade slot occupied: 8 Fans: 8
  18. 18. Zero Touch IntegrationDecouple Complexity & Scale Physical Inventory Name: UCS 12 • Increase capacity, not complexity Class: System • New equipment self integrates ID: 77449-32 Chassis: 1 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 • Inventory & status updated - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 2 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 3 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 4 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 Policy Inventory - Blade slots occupied: 8 Chassis: 5Profile: ServiceUCS 2104 Default 1 - IOM 1: ServiceUCS 2104 HR-App1 - IOM 2: Profile: - Blade slots occupied: 8
  19. 19. Zero Touch IntegrationDecouple Complexity & Scale • Increase capacity, not complexity • New equipment self integrates • Inventory & status updated • Immediately apply existing policies Policy Inventory Service Profile: Default 1 Service Profile: HR-App1
  20. 20. Gartner Identifies Fabric Computing as PreferredInfrastructure for Virtualization and CloudFigure 2. Which vendor would you perceive to be the most competent to deliver on a fabric-based strategy in your enterprise?Gartner report: Fabric Computing Poised as a Preferred Infrastructure for Virtualization and Cloud Computing, February 11, 2011, George J. Weiss and Andrew Butler Report. ID number: G00210438.Full Gartner report here: http://www.gartner.com/technology/media-products/reprints/cisco/210438.html
  21. 21. • What is happening in the data center today is a once in a 20 year occurrence• Understanding the evolution allows you to build competitive differentiators• Learn more at http://www.cisco.com/go/ucs
  22. 22. santdsou@cisco.com
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