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    • Timur Muminov Cisco Systems EME PL muminovtm@cisco.com Cisco Unified Fabric GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 1
    • UCS : Next Generation Reference Architectures – Vblocks Secure Imagine: Multi-tenancy 30 racks reduced down to 3 racks Imagine: Provisioning applications in hours instead of weeks Securely sharing servers between multiple users/groups without having to add another server Cloud-in-a box Virtual Desktop Imagine: Imagine: 100‟s servers in a broom closet Over 4000 desktops in a single rack! with web self service provisioning, Savings up to 60+% per PC per year automated application deployment Significant savings in operations ….all in one box GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
    • Cisco Unified Fabric Continued Architectural Innovation FY10 Unified Ports Deployment Flexibility FabricPath Architectural Flexibility / Scale CONVERGENCE OTV Workload Mobility FEX-link Simplified Management w/ Scale SCALE VN-Link VM-Aware Networking DCB/FCoE Consolidated I/O INTELLIGENCE vPC Active-Active Uplinks VDC Virtualizes the Switch FY08 GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 3
    • The Cisco Unified Fabric Family  Complete data center class switching portfolio  Consistent data center operating system across all platforms  Infrastructure scalability, transport flexibility and operational manageability Nexus 7000 MDS 9000 Nexus 5000/5500 Nexus 4000 Nexus 2000 Nexus 1000V NX-OS Data Center Operating System Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 4
    • An Unmatched Rate of Innovation Cisco Cisco Cisco Cisco Cisco Unified Platform Nexus 7000 Nexus 5000 Nexus 1000V Nexus 2000 Computing System UCS RM 2008 Jan Apr Sep 2009 Jan Mar Jun NX-OS Lossless 10Gb VN-Link Port Extenders Embedded Stand-alone Unified OS for the transport Virtual Machine Unified Mgmt computing device Technology data center Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCOE) Aware Network Extended Memory GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 5
    • An Unmatched Rate of Innovation Cisco Cisco Cisco 2nd Generation Cisco Cisco Nexus Platform Nexus 4000 Nexus 2200 Nexus 1010 Unified Computing System Fabric Path 5500 Overlay Transport Nexus 7000 F- Cisco Virtual Virtualization Series Security Gateway (OTV) (VSG) 2009 Oct 2010 Feb Mar Apr Jun Sep Lossless 10Gb Enhanced Physical VSM Intel Xeon 7500 Layer 2 Unified Ports Blade Switch FEX-Link Appliance 4-socket Multipathing Massive Scale Technology Capabilities with FCoE Integrated NAM Services Intel Xeon 5600 2-socket Massive Cross- Sectional Flexible Bandwidth Architectures Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Virtualized with OTV Services GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 6
    • Discovering Data Center Opportunities Top Triggers for Nexus Deals Data Center Virtualization Projects Drive DC Networking to accommodate 10GE, FEX-Link, VN-Link, FCoE, UCS DC Disaster Recovery Projects Opportunity to build secondary DC, OTV as a solution for DC Migration DC Consolidation Projects Position Nexus value-add such as VDC, FEX-Link, 10GE Density Green-field Data Center Build-out Introduce FabricPath, FEX-Link, VN-Link, OTV, FCoE, UCS to set Cisco apart from competition New Campus Network High-density 10GE for video ready campus network GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 7
    • Responding to Customer Concerns Mitigating Customer Risk with Nexus Potential Hurdles Responding to Nexus Hardware Capability • Concerns N7K is an architectural superset of C6K Sup 720 Feature Capability vis-à-vis Cat 6500 • N5500 provides greater port density and L3 routing Chassis form factors functionality with same form factor as N5000 • Smaller N7K chassis form factors in 2011 NX-OS Software • NX-OS shipping for ~ 2.5 years, 7+ years on MDS Platform Stability • Extensive feature compatibility with IOS Feature Parity with IOS • NX-OS 4.2 is long – lived stable release Operational Consistency • NX-OS offers a IOS-like CLI model Network Management Model • Significant enhancements on operational Configuration & Maintenance manageability across Nexus family • New NX-OS Capabilities such as Config-Sync and Module Pre-Provisioning enhances Management Price Parity • Nexus 7K is priced at par with higher performance Nexus Price Differences • Nexus 5K/2K bundles are extremely competitive GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 8
    • Nexus + UCS Pre-Validated Solutions + + Nexus 7000 Cisco UCS Nexus 5000 Cisco UCS Validated Designs http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/solutions/Enterprise/Data_Center/Virtualization/securecldg.html GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 9
    • Scaling the Data Center Fabric Cisco Fabric Path Up to 16 Agg switches 160+ Tbps switching capacity Traditional Spanning Tree Based Network Cisco FabricPath Network -Blocked Links -All Links Active  Eliminate Spanning tree limitations  Multi-pathing across all links, high cross-sectional bandwidth  High resiliency, faster network re-convergence  Any VLAN, any where in the fabric eliminate VLAN GTS DC Workshop Scoping © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 10
    • Percent Of Physical Servers Virtualized None All 7% 6% Few 13% Most 23% Network hurdles prevent most customers from virtualizing more Some than 30% of their x86 31% Half applications 20% GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 11
    • Simplify the Data Center Wire Once and Walk Away Management & Control Primary Network Unified Fabric Secondary Network Legacy Unified Server = Application Server = Resource •Inefficient •Efficient •Complex •Simple •High Cost •Lower cost •Fragile •Agile GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 12
    • Virtualization: More Than Just Software • Virtualization is not new •It‟s just mainstream now • Changing the Data Center •Applications now move around in the network •Driving different system requirements • Integral piece of IT infrastructure •18.2% of all servers shipped in 2009 were virtualized* •Virtualization is a top priority for x86 servers* * IDC Report, April 2010 GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 13
    • Modern Business Based on Information Technology which is Increasingly Fragile & Costly Business Focus  Products, offerings What the Business Sees  Customer service  Employee productivity Beneath the Waterline  Infrastructure sprawl, complexity  Low asset utilization  High operations overhead  Difficult to manage, scale, optimize, reconfigure, maintain Supporting Infrastructure Impact  Low agility, efficiency, resilience  Reduced competitiveness GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 14
    • Legacy Systems Approach • Vendors “simplify” by Automation Framework • adding software layers • providing professional services Virtual & Physical NIC Config and Multi-server Manager Remote Support and Recovery Physical and Logical Server • Each acquired separately Migration Capacity and Resource Manager Virtual Server Manager • Result is a complex stack of Virtual Machine Deployment management software to Manager support servers & high costs OS Deployment Manager • Difficult to scale • Difficult to change Accidental Low-level Server Monitor and Configuration Manager OS Patch/Update Management • Legacy mentality = Architecture HW Power Manager HW Performance Manager • High OpEx , High CapEx HW Device Monitor and Configuration Manager • Management complexity is driving server vendor service & software revenues Database Software Agent GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 15
    • Impact on the Data Center Operations & Maintenance Now ~80% of IT Budgets and Growing 60 Virtualization makes 60 Spending things worse 55 (US$B) Logical server $300 50 installed base (millions) 45 $250 Server mgmt. and admin. costs 40 Physical server Power and cooling costs Admin 35 installed base $200 New server spending Costs (millions) 30 Dominate $150 Budgets 25 20 $100 15 10 $50 5 $0 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source: IDC GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 16
    • The Data Center Challenge • Integrate these trends into existing environments • Environment where : •Have to keep the current business running •Have to cut costs •Run mission critical data-base and ERP apps •Can‟t re-write their applications for the “cloud” • It doesn‟t have to be Either/Or GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 17
    • System Evolution = Disk Drive Storage Array GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 18
    • System Evolution = Server Unified Computing System GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 19
    • Unified Computing System A single system  Compute: Industry standard x86  Network: Unified fabric  Virtualization: Control, scale, performance  Storage Access: Wire once for SAN, NAS, iSCSI Embedded management  Increase scalability without added complexity  Dynamic resource provisioning  Ability to integrate with broad partner ecosystem Highly efficient  Fewer servers, switches, adapters, cables  Lower power and cooling requirements  Fewer people to deploy and manage Presentation_ID GTS DC Workshop © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 20 20
    • Unified Computing • Self Integrating Faster deployment, higher reliability, higher productivity, fewer errors • Embedded Management Simplified setup, increased control, lower costs • Hardware state abstraction – Service Profiles Higher productivity, lower labor costs, fewer errors (no configuration drift) • Unified Fabric Increase workload agility, lower costs, lower power, higher reliability, simplified setup, higher asset utilization, higher application performance • Virtualized Adapters Higher workload agility, better VM performance, More workloads virtualized, lower cost per VM • Extended Memory Lower cost per VM, higher database consolidation, better performance GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 21
    • Modular Building Blocks UCS Manager Embedded– manages entire system UCS Fabric Interconnect 20 Port 10Gb FCoE 40 Port 10Gb FCoE UCS Fabric Extender Remote line card UCS Blade Server Chassis Flexible bay configurations UCS Compute Options Industry-standard architecture UCS Virtual Adapters Choice of multiple adapters GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 22
    • Compute Options B200 M2 2 Socket Intel 5600, 2 SFF Disk, 12 DIMM B250 M2 2 Socket Intel 5600, 2 SFF Disk, 48 DIMM B230 M1 (Q4 CY 2010) 2 Socket Intel 6500/7500, 2 SSD Disk, 32 DIMM B440 M1 4 Socket Intel 7500, 4 SFF Disk, 32 DIMM C200 M2 2 Socket Intel 5600, 4 Disks, 12 DIMM, 2 PCIe 1U C210 M2 2 Socket Intel 5600, 16 Disks, 12 DIMM, 5 PCIe 2U C250 M2 2 Socket Intel 5600, 8 Disks, 48 DIMM, 5 PCIe 2U C460 M1 4 Socket Intel 7500, 12 Disks, 64 DIMM, 10 PCIe 4U GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 23
    • Distributed Architecture LAN/SAN Uplinks 20Gb/s 40Gb/s 80Gb/s • Wire once for bandwidth, not connectivity • Policy-driven bandwidth allocation • All links can be active all the time • Integrates as a single system into your data center GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 24
    • Embedded Unified Management Tightly Coupled Existing Partner Customer • Unified Management Domain Mgmt Mgmt Tools Tools • Automatic discovery Traditional • Dynamic Provisioning XML API APIs • Building Block for Dynamic Data Center • Simplify management of infrastructure for ESX clusters and datacenters • One-click configuration of LAN, SAN and firmware parameters Service Profile: HR-App1 Network: HR-VLAN App Network QoS: High MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FC-E OS WWN: 5080020000075740-3 Firmware BIOS: Version 1.03 Boot Order: SAN, LAN Network GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 25
    • Zero Touch Integration Decouple 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 21045108 Class: Chassis Class: FEX ID: 234222-33 IOM 1: UCS 2104 IOM 2: UCS 2104 Blade slot occupied: 8 Fans: 8 GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 26
    • Zero Touch Integration Decouple 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 - Blade slots occupied: 8 Policy Inventory Service Profile: Default 1 Chassis: 5 - IOM 1: UCS 2104 Service Profile: HR-App1 - IOM 2: UCS 2104 - Blade slots occupied: 8 GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 27
    • Zero Touch Integration Decouple 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 GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 28
    • Programmatic Infrastructure Develop With The Infrastructure, Not Just On The Infrastructure • Comprehensive XML API, standards-based interfaces • Bi-Directional access to physical & logical internals Self Serve portals Management Tools Auditing Tools Direct UCS CLI UCS GUI 3rd Party Customer XML API System Status Physical Inventory Logical Inventory GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 29
    • Silos to Clouds: How to Deal with Both? Today: ‘Accidental Architecture’ Emerging: Web 2.0, Cloud Models  Silo‟d resources, physical asset model  Everything as a Service (SaaS, ITaaS)  Low utilization, power inefficiency  New sourcing, pricing options  Branch offices  „Mini data centers‟  Challenges with visibility, QoS, security GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 30
    • Virtualization & Cloud Driving New Requirements in Data Center Dedicated Network Virtual Network Services Services VDC-1 App App App OS OS OS Hypervisor VDC-2 Firewall SLB/ADC WAN Opt Virtual Service Nodes (VSNs) • Application-specific services • Virtual appliance form factor • Form factors: • Dynamic/Elastic Instantiation/Provisioning • Appliance • Service transparent to VM mobility • Service module • Support scale-out • Large scale multi-tenant operation GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 31
    • Deployment Options for Network Services Redirect VM traffic via VLANs to Apply hypervisor-based 1 external (physical) appliances 2 network services Web App Database Web App Database Server Server Server Server Server Server Hypervisor Hypervisor VLANs Virtual Contexts VSN VSN Virtual Service Nodes Traditional Service Nodes GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 32
    • Cisco Unified Network Services Application New Innovations Networking  Virtual Security Gateway (VSG)  Virtual WAAS (vWAAS)  Strategy, Planning and Design Services Policy Security Any Service, Any Form Factor, Any Platform Flexible Responsive Consistent GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 33
    • Virtual Networking Vision Accelerate Data Center Virtualization Compute Environment Virtualized Agile Policy-driven Multi-tenant Virtual Network Link (VN-Link) Virtual Network Services Extend networking to virtualized Extend network services to virtualized environments environments • Hypervisor Switching (SW): Nexus 1000V • Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V standard based, NX-OS features, • Virtual WAAS feature/operational consistency • NAM virtual service blade on Nexus 1010 • External Switching (HW): UCS 6100/N5K + VIC (pre-standard, IEEE 802.1Qbh) •… Virtual Network Management (UCSM, VNMC) Policy-driven, Programmatic, Multi-device, Multi-tenant GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 34
    • Virtualization Scalability, Reduced TCO Memory Cisco Value Add • Virtualizes more  Memory extension apps • Increase VM VM density • Increase visibility VM VM and control Cisco Value Add VM  HyperVisor Bypass VM VM VM VM VM CPU VM Cisco Value Add  VN-Link in hardware  10GE scalability for VMotion and VM traffic GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 35
    • GTS DC Workshop © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 36