Accelerate Data Center Efficiency with
Cisco Unified Management
Andrew Blaisdell
Product Marketing Manager
Product, Indust...
Agenda
 Business Drivers for Automation
 Cisco Unified Data Center Management and Automation
 IT as a Service
– Cisco U...
Oracle Solutions All Run On Cisco UCS
Uniquely Cisco
Enterprise
Applications

Middleware

 Application choice: Cisco Vali...
Strategic Discussion with CIOs and IT Directors

23%
•

77%

Need to simplify and easily manage is
apparent

•

Creates fo...
Changing Role for IT
Transitioning from Infrastructure Provider to Business Partner & Service Broker

Traditional Data
Cen...
New Management Paradigm Required

Unified
Management

Presentation_ID

© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights rese...
Cisco Unified Data Center Management & Automation
Services Provisioned
Apps, Collaboration, IT Services

Cisco Intelligent...
Presentation_ID

© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public

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UCS Director
Model-based Orchestration

Script-based
Orchestration

Presentation_ID

Model-based
Orchestration

© 2013 Cisco and/or its...
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Business
Application
Requirements

• Manual processes

• Complex handoffs between

teams and domains

3

2
IT
Planning

...
Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution
On-Demand
Automated Delivery

Secure Cloud
Container
Network

Compute VMs

Domain
Man...
Unified Management and Automation
Aligns People, Policy, and Configuration With Business
Subject Matter Experts
Define Pol...
UCS Director for Integrated Infrastructure Solutions
FlexPod, Vblock, VSPEX, and More – Deployed in Minutes!

UCS
Director...
UCS Director
Key Differentiators

Model-based
Orchestration

Task Library

Presentation_ID

Multi-vendor Support

Installa...
Dashboards for Single System Focus

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•
•
•
•

Self-serve provisioning of IT infrastructure
Role-based access for technica...
UCS Director: Summary
Simplicity: Turnkey Solution Ready for Use in Hours

Business Agility: Align People, Policies and In...
Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud
Cisco Unified Data Center Management & Automation
Services Provisioned
Apps, Collaboration, IT Services

Cisco Intelligent...
World of Many Clouds
Business Challenge: Reduce Costs, New Levels of Efficiency
Drive Revenue Growth

Small Business

Ente...
Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud
IAC Cloud
Content

Self-Service Portal and Service Catalog

Cloud Service
Providers...
Cisco Cloud Differentiators
Cloud Sync

Presentation_ID

© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Cisco P...
Cisco Cloud Differentiators
Virtual Data Centers

Presentation_ID

© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved...
Presentation_ID

© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Cisco Public
Hybrid Cloud
Hybrid Cloud Challenges
 Growing interest in hybrid cloud deployments
– 50% of Fortune 1000 plan to utilize hybrid clouds...
Secure Hybrid Clouds

VNMC
InterCloud

L2 Virtual
Private Cloud
VM

VM

VM

VM

N1KV InterCloud
Nexus1000V

vSwitch

VM

V...
Management Layer for Hybrid Clouds
Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud
User requests
cloud services
via end-user
portal...
Next Steps….

Demo Pod– Accelerated Administration
Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud
www.cisco.com/go/iacloud
Cisco U...
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  1. 1. Accelerate Data Center Efficiency with Cisco Unified Management Andrew Blaisdell Product Marketing Manager Product, Industry and Solutions Marketing
  2. 2. Agenda  Business Drivers for Automation  Cisco Unified Data Center Management and Automation  IT as a Service – Cisco UCS Manager (covered at demo pod) – Cisco UCS Director  Cloud Automation – Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud – Cisco Prime Service Catalog  Hybrid Clouds – Nexus 1000v – Cisco VNMC (Virtual Network Management Center) Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 2
  3. 3. Oracle Solutions All Run On Cisco UCS Uniquely Cisco Enterprise Applications Middleware  Application choice: Cisco Validated Designs, benchmarks and sizing guides for major applications Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Siebel, JD Edwards, Oracle Fusion Oracle WebLogic, Oracle SOA Suite, OracleAS Database  Database choice: Scale-up/scale-out for Oracle Database 12C, 11g, 10g or Oracle NoSQL for Big Data Oracle Database, Oracle NoSQL Big Data Operating System Oracle Linux Virtualization Oracle VM  Hypervisor choice: Oracle VM, VMware, Hyper-V  Operating system choice: Oracle Linux, Solaris, Red Hat, Novell, Windows  Storage choice: EMC (Vblock), NetApp (FlexPod), HDS, Oracle, IBM Presentation_ID Consumption Options • Sizing guides, sample configs, and tools for Oracle on UCS • 27 Oracle Record Performance Benchmarks • FlexPod and Vblock for Oracle DB/RAC • NoSQL Big Data Exclusive certification © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  4. 4. Strategic Discussion with CIOs and IT Directors 23% • 77% Need to simplify and easily manage is apparent • Creates focus on what you have vs. deploying new services Maintain Value-Add Source: IDC, 2011 • Business Agility and Operational Efficiency • Unified automation and management shifts focus to deploying new services • Allows IT to better respond to needs of business Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  5. 5. Changing Role for IT Transitioning from Infrastructure Provider to Business Partner & Service Broker Traditional Data Center Silos • • • IaaS • Urgency Capacity needed Leverage existing assets On / Off Premise Challenge: Shadow IT services Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  6. 6. New Management Paradigm Required Unified Management Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  7. 7. Cisco Unified Data Center Management & Automation Services Provisioned Apps, Collaboration, IT Services Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud Cloud Platform UCS Manager/UCS Central • UCS Central for multiple UCS domains Self-service cloud delivery of solution stacks Cisco IAC, vCloud, System Center, OpenStack, CloudStack • Target User: Project Managers, Program Managers, Line of Business UCS Manager for single UCS domain • • • Hypervisor VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat Target User: Server Administrator Virtual Network UCS Director • Multi-vendor automation, orchestration & management of infrastructure pools • Target User: Infrastructure Administrator/ IT Operations Compute Platform Physical Network Storage Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  8. 8. Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public ‹#›
  9. 9. UCS Director
  10. 10. Model-based Orchestration Script-based Orchestration Presentation_ID Model-based Orchestration © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  11. 11. 1 Business Application Requirements • Manual processes • Complex handoffs between teams and domains 3 2 IT Planning Result: • Days/weeks/months to deploy IT services Add Users and Groups Define Cost Models Approvals • High operational cost 4 • Rigid silos • Infrastructure inefficiency and under utilization Presentation_ID 5 © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Storage • Static resource allocation 6 Network Adm Challenges: Server Admins Complex IT Processes to Deploy Application Resources Setup Servers Create Storage Resources (LUNs and Volumes) Bare metal Provisioning Configure Servers Create VLAN Add VLAN to Service Profile Create VLANs Update Trunks Create Network Policies Create UCS Service Profiles Create IP space Create vFilers Map NetApp LUN Create Storage Policy Cisco Public Configure SAN Zoning Add vFilers to Group UCS Blade Power On
  12. 12. Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution On-Demand Automated Delivery Secure Cloud Container Network Compute VMs Domain Managers OS and Virtual Machines Storage VM VM Bare Metal Virtualized and Bare-Metal Policy-Driven Provisioning UCS Director Single Pane of Glass Compute Compute and Hypervisor End-to-End Automation and Lifecycle Management Network © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. B C Network and Services Storage Presentation_ID A Cisco Public Tenant Tenant Tenant A B C
  13. 13. Unified Management and Automation Aligns People, Policy, and Configuration With Business Subject Matter Experts Define Policies System is ready for Use Server Name UUID, MAC, WWN Boot Information LAN, SAN Config Firmware Policy SAN Zoning Create and MAP LUN VI SME Server SME 4 Provision Physical and VI Storage SME 3 Network SME Server Policy… Storage Policy… Network Policy… Virtualization Policy… Virtual Infrastructure Configuration Server Name UUID, MAC, WWN Boot Information LAN, SAN Config Firmware Policy 2 Network Configuration Policies Used to Create Service Profile SAN and Storage Storage Configuration Application Profiles… Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public vSwitch Nexus 1000v
  14. 14. UCS Director for Integrated Infrastructure Solutions FlexPod, Vblock, VSPEX, and More – Deployed in Minutes! UCS Director End-to-End Infrastructure Management Hypervisor X86 Server Network Storage Self-service infrastructure provisioning Management across global operations Bare-metal and virtual Multiple integrated stacks and data centers Model-based automation – no scripting Enforce best practices with consistent policies Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  15. 15. UCS Director Key Differentiators Model-based Orchestration Task Library Presentation_ID Multi-vendor Support Installation & Use Single Pane: Virtual, Physical, Bare Metal © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Single Purpose Solution Cisco Public
  16. 16. Dashboards for Single System Focus • • • • • Self-serve provisioning of IT infrastructure Role-based access for technical users Rapid configuration and monitoring Customizable view Quick status across critical components Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  17. 17. UCS Director: Summary Simplicity: Turnkey Solution Ready for Use in Hours Business Agility: Align People, Policies and Infrastructure  Quality: End-to-End Automation and Policies Multi-Vendor Support: Bare-Meal and Virtual Infrastructure Delivers IT efficiency to better align with business strategy Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  18. 18. Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud
  19. 19. Cisco Unified Data Center Management & Automation Services Provisioned Apps, Collaboration, IT Services Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud Cloud Platform UCS Manager/UCS Central • UCS Central for multiple UCS domains Self-service cloud delivery of solution stacks Cisco IAC, vCloud, System Center, OpenStack, CloudStack • Target User: Project Managers, Program Managers, Line of Business UCS Manager for single UCS domain • • • Hypervisor VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat Target User: Server Administrator Virtual Network UCS Director • Multi-vendor automation, orchestration & management of infrastructure pools • Target User: Infrastructure Administrator/ IT Operations Compute Platform Physical Network Storage Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  20. 20. World of Many Clouds Business Challenge: Reduce Costs, New Levels of Efficiency Drive Revenue Growth Small Business Enterprise Government Access New Services IT Align to Business Priorities Advance technology faster Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  21. 21. Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud IAC Cloud Content Self-Service Portal and Service Catalog Cloud Service Providers Cisco Cloud Portal Orchestration and Automation LDAP/Active Directory Cisco Process Orchestrator Email Cisco UCS Network Services Cisco VNMC OS/Bare-Metal Provisioning Cloud Accelerators Billing/ Chargeback Heterogeneous Infrastructure UCS Presentation_ID Service Desk/CMDB Nexus Other 3rd Party Systems © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Prime IP Address Mgmt Prime Assurance vCenter Cisco Public
  22. 22. Cisco Cloud Differentiators Cloud Sync Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  23. 23. Cisco Cloud Differentiators Virtual Data Centers Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  24. 24. Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  25. 25. Hybrid Cloud
  26. 26. Hybrid Cloud Challenges  Growing interest in hybrid cloud deployments – 50% of Fortune 1000 plan to utilize hybrid clouds by 2015  Drivers for Enterprise – IT flexibility – Reduced costs – Faster, more flexible response to market and business needs  Enterprise Looking for Solution that Solves: – Security policy consistency – Secure communication & data sharing – Seamless integration Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner 2012 Forrester 2013 Cisco Public
  27. 27. Secure Hybrid Clouds VNMC InterCloud L2 Virtual Private Cloud VM VM VM VM N1KV InterCloud Nexus1000V vSwitch VM VM N1KV InterCloud Consistent network policies and services across clouds Secure Enterprise-Grade Crypto and Firewalling within & across clouds Simple Transparent Application Migration; Centralized Management Flexible Presentation_ID Choice of Provider Clouds and Hypervisors © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public Other Tenants
  28. 28. Management Layer for Hybrid Clouds Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud User requests cloud services via end-user portal Cisco Cloud Portal (Integration via Northbound API) Cisco Process Orchestrator Orchestrator manages workflow across multiple cloud environments (Workloads moved via InterCloud) VNMC INTERCLOUD (MANAGEMENT LAYER) Private Cloud Policy manager Resource manager Service registry VM Manager Cloud Provider Manager Public Cloud VM VM VM N1KV Switching Firewall, Routing Crypto Secure Nexus 1000V (Platform layer) Tenant B Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public
  29. 29. Next Steps…. Demo Pod– Accelerated Administration Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud www.cisco.com/go/iacloud Cisco UCS Director www.cisco.com/go/ucsdirector http://twitter.com/ciscoum Presentation_ID © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Public

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