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Cisco UCS S-Series Servers Economics

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This presentation compares the cost of deploying the Cisco UCS S-Series to a 2-rack unit Cisco UCS C-240 and Amazon S3 cloud storage.

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Cisco UCS S-Series Servers Economics

  1. 1. November 1, 2016 2RU Consolidation & the Public Cloud Cisco UCS S-Series Storage Servers
  2. 2. 2RU Rackmount Consolidation on to the S3260
  3. 3. Lower Capex34% Lower Ongoing Management80% Less Cabling70% Less Space60% Lower Power59% Significant Benefits Compared to Conventional 2RU Servers 600TB of Storage – Which is Better? Bulk Storage for Processed Data 5:1 storage consolidation S3260 C240 600 Terabytes • 5 C240 M4 LFF servers with 12 10TB drives • 1 S3260 Server with 60 10TB drives • Both have the same CPUs, memory, boot drives, & IO • Add redundant 6332 Fabric Interconnects to both solutions S3260 5x C240 M4 LFF Data & Power Cables 6 20 Management Points 1 5 stand-alone, 1 UCSM Space 4RU 10RU Power Draw 866W 2,104W MSRP with FI $201,309 $303,302
  4. 4. On-prem vs. Public Cloud Storage
  5. 5. • 3-Year Analysis of S-Series vs. Amazon AWS S3 • 420TB AWS capacity, 600TB Raw on S3260 • Comprehensive model of all OPEX and CAPEX elements for on-prem and cloud scenarios • 13 month break-even S-Series Advantage $0 $100,000 $200,000 $300,000 $400,000 $500,000 $600,000 Network Connection Support Labor Cost Standard Storage Fees Datacenter Overhead Sys Admin Labor Cost Datacenter Overhead Hardware Capital RHEL License Hardware Warranty UCS S3260 On-Premise Amazon S3 $.015/GB/Month $.041/GB/Month 56% TCO Savings Over Amazon S3 $0 $100,000 $200,000 $300,000 $400,000 $500,000 $600,000 $700,000 $800,000 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536 S3260 AWS S3 Months
  6. 6. TCO Detail Amazon S3 Pricing as of 10/21/2016 https://aws.amazon.co m/s3/pricing/ Tiered: First 1 TB / month $0.030 GB/mth Next 49 TB / month $0.0295 GB/mth Next 450 TB / month $0.0290 GB/mth $12,498.43/mth $12,498.43 x 12mth x 3yrs = $449,943.48 Region US East N. Virginia Network Connection 10Gbps $2.25/hr – 24hr x 365 days x 3yrs x $2.25 = $59,130 Support Business Class for 420TB $1,175/mth – 12mth x 3yrs x $1,175 = $42,300 Type S3 Data Network Support Total $449,943.48 $ 59,130.00 $ 42,300.00 $551,373.48 UCS S3260 Storage Server Pricing as of 10/21/2016 MSRP Hardware Software S3260 1 server node, 2x E5-2620 v4 8x 16GB DDR3-2400Mhz 2x 120GB boot SSD 60x 10TB 7.2K HD (70% util.) PSU & SIO with VIC 2x 6332 Fabric Interconnect 2x CR4 Passive Cooper Cables RHEL License $112,434 $65,819 $1,299 Warranty 3yr 24x7x365 S3260 6332 Fabric Interconnect MSRP $4,334 $4,274 Sys Admin Labor $100,000/yr fully burdened salary Can manage 72 servers 3 x $1,389 = $4,167 Power & Cooling S3260 & FI PUE 2.0, cost per kW $.12, 50% util, 8,760hrs/yr 0.968kW 2.0 * $0.12 * 0.968 * 8,760 * 3 = $6,105 DC Overhead Generator, UPS, crack, monitoring, etc. $15,000 * 3 = $45,000 $243,432

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