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Cisco Solutions for      Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select      Mike Meditz      Consulting System Engineer      mim...
• HDS and Cisco are both strategic                      Technology Partners with VMware              • HDS + Cisco = succe...
The Blueprint                    • A collaborative effort                           between Cisco and                     ...
• UCP Select Program                     Ecosystem Developed Solutions                           Hitachi Unified Compute P...
Leverage                      Eliminate                                                                           Reduce  ...
Cisco UCS B200-M3 and B230-M2                          Convergence – Flexibility – Performance                           ...
Cisco UCS                                                                    Hitachi Storage Manager / Cisco UCS          ...
Access                                        Cisco     High Availability                                                 ...
Server Consolidation at Scale                              Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning                              • Mor...
Private Cloud                        Cloud Computing                                     • Abstract, Automate, Orchestrate...
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure                     VDI                                  • VMware vSphere + View/Citrix    ...
All components are fully qualified by HDS + Cisco                                         Support all standard services, i...
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Cisco + Hitachi: Enabling the Virtualized Data Center

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Cisco + Hitachi: Enabling the Virtualized Data Center

  1. 1. Cisco Solutions for Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select Mike Meditz Consulting System Engineer mimeditz@cisco.com October 11, 2012© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1
  2. 2. • HDS and Cisco are both strategic Technology Partners with VMware • HDS + Cisco = successful partnership for almost a decade Shared vision for the data center Complementary strengths Mutual go-to-market channel partners • Mutually investing in resources to enhance our value to our customers, and the marketplace© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2
  3. 3. The Blueprint • A collaborative effort between Cisco and Hitachi Data Systems to develop enterprise data center virtualized solutions© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3
  4. 4. • UCP Select Program Ecosystem Developed Solutions Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for VMware vSphere with Cisco UCS Series of reference architectures VMware, Oracle, Microsoft, Red Hat Hypervisor Compute Network Storage • UCP Select with Cisco UCS Virtual Storage Cisco Validated Design (CVD) ESX/ESXi UCS B-series Nexus & MDS Platform Greater Value Together Reduce Risk and Accelerate Time to Value • Channel Sales Model Reference Architecture Enable our Mutual Cisco and HDS Channel Partners Cisco Validated Design (CVD)© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4
  5. 5. Leverage Eliminate Reduce Intelligent Single Points Complexity Hardware of Failure High Flexibility Resilience Performance© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5
  6. 6. Cisco UCS B200-M3 and B230-M2  Convergence – Flexibility – Performance  Over 60 record-setting benchmarks  VMware VMmark 2.1: Cloud Computing Performance Cisco UCS B200 M3 Server  SPECjbb2005: Cisco UCS C220 M3: Java Business Application Performance Performance for 2-Socket Servers  SPECjEnterprise2010: Cisco UCS B440 M2 Server: Record-Setting Enterprise Application Performance Cisco Nexus 5500UP and MDS 9500 Directors with Gen4  Integrated multi-protocol SAN Platform  Scalability and Performance Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform with 3D Scale  Scale Up for performance  Scale Out for capacity with up to 2048 internal drives  Native, Non-Disruptive Migration  Industry first - 100% Data Availability Warranty© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6
  7. 7. Cisco UCS Hitachi Storage Manager / Cisco UCS UCS and DCNM / VMware vCenter VMware vCenter Server Profile-driven Nexus 5500UP & MDS Storage + Storage DRS Internal Switch Matrix Controller vStorage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) vStorage API for Array Integration (T10 – 5 x Primitives) Virtual Storage Platform Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning VMFS-5 LUNs© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7
  8. 8. Access Cisco High Availability Nexus 5500UP • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Compute vPC vPC Cisco UCS 6200 FI • Cisco Gen 2 I/O Modules • MDS 9500 Directors 4x10GE 4x10GE UCS 4x10GE 4x10GE Blade • Nexus 5500UP Servers • Cisco DCNM Management SAN/Storage • Hitachi VSP Cisco MDS 9500 Directors FC FC • HDS Command Suite FC FC • VMware native multi-pathing • Continuous operation in the event HDS VSP Array of a server, fabric node, or storage controller failure© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8
  9. 9. Server Consolidation at Scale Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning • More VMs with less physical storage High performance UCS blades • Over 60 record-setting benchmarks Cisco Unified Fabric • Manage multiple workloads on the same infrastructure HDS VSP© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9
  10. 10. Private Cloud Cloud Computing • Abstract, Automate, Orchestrate • Self Service and On-Demand • Charge Back / Bill Back Solution Benefits • Massively scalable compute, network, and storage components • Elastic • Reduce Complexity • Multitenancy HDS VSP© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10
  11. 11. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI • VMware vSphere + View/Citrix Benefits • High Density of Hosted Virtual Desktops • Security • Performance • High availability • Lower costs (Thin Provisioning) HDS VSP© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11
  12. 12. All components are fully qualified by HDS + Cisco Support all standard services, installation resources, and sparing requirements Joint framework built on shipping products which are customizable http://www.cisco.com/go/hds© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12
  13. 13. Thank you.

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