Cisco Unified Computing System Five Years of Data Center Innovation


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Cisco Unified Computing System Five Years of Data Center Innovation

  1. 1. Cisco Unified Computing System Five Years of Data Center Innovation March 2014
  2. 2. 2 March 2009: Cisco Unified Computing System "A year from now the difference will be UCS is dead and we have had phenomenal market share growth in the networking space" – Randy Seidl, HP “Cisco deserves a lot of credit for its industry chutzpah” "The tough part here is that the server buyer has no relationship with Cisco. And they don't know why they need one.” -Forrester Research
  3. 3. 3 Timing is Everything
  4. 4. 4 Cisco UCS: The Right Solution at the Right Time CISCO UCS Virtualization Network& StorageAccessCompute Application Centricity Operational Simplicity Platform for IT Innovation Reduce the Complexity that Drives OPEX Get the Most Out of Virtualization Automate and Move Faster Get ready for cloud Customer Asks in 2009 Help me:
  5. 5. 5 1IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q1 2013 Revenue Share, May 2013 Real Innovation Channel Acceleration Cisco UCS: After Five Short Years Technology Partnerships “Leader” in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers #2 in World Wide x86 Blade Server Market1 23,000 UCS Customers 5400900 30,000 2010 2011 2012 2013 20142009 3850 Partners 90% of $2B+ UCS Business Growing Partner Data Center Practices Simplify the Total Solution Established and Emerging Players Integrated and Converged Infrastructures Focused on Customer OPEX Application Centric vs. HW Centric ASIC-Level Virtualization Technology Growth Drivers
  6. 6. 6 Cisco UCS Leading Server Growth (Y/Y) -8% -9% 3% -16% 43% -11% -2% Source: IDC Server Tracker, December 2013, factory revenue. Revenue is cumulative 4 quarters (Q4CY12 – Q3CY13) $14.3B $13.0B $8.3B $2.3B $2.1B $50.4B Market
  7. 7. 7 Cisco Unified Computing System Real Business Value for Over 30,000 Customers World Wide Sources: Cisco UCS Changing the Economics of the Datacenter, Customer Case Studies, Cisco UCS Performance Benchmarks 90 World-Record Performance Benchmarks 84% Reduction in Provisioning Times 61% Reduction of Management Costs 54% Reduction of Power and Cooling Costs 77% Cabling Reduction “Our Cisco Unified Computing System decision is a game-changer.” Wes Wright CIO, Seattle Children’s “We’re able to offer leading-edge solutions to our customers and continue to expand our business.” Martin Breslin Infrastructure Architect, SEI “With Cisco UCS, we can adapt much more quickly to user demand.” Mark Adams Vice President of Information Technology, HireRight
  8. 8. 8 Cisco UCS Invicta Series Servers Flash Memory UCSNetwork& Storage AccessAddress new data velocity and scale requirements Flash-based application acceleration Unified Computing Innovation Continues: Integration of Flash Acceleration in the UCS Fabric UCS Founding Principles Application Centricity Operational Simplicity Platform for IT Innovation UCS Invicta Series Solid-State Systems
  9. 9. 9 Source: 1 IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, Q3 2013, December 2013, Revenue Share Source: 2 As of Cisco Q1FY14 earnings results Data Center Revenue is defined as Cisco UCS and Nexus 1000V #2 WW market share in x86 blades 1 3,850+ UCS CHANNEL PARTNERS 30,000+ UNIQUE UCS CUSTOMERS 2 90 world record performance benchmarks to date More than 75% of all customers have invested in UCS Fortune 500 Cisco Unified Computing system
  10. 10. 10 Cisco Unified Computing System Platform for IT Innovation Orchestration Ready via Open API Fabric-Centric Design Scales Simply and Efficiently Automates IT Processes with Configuration by Policy Consolidates Monitoring and Troubleshooting Ideal Infrastructure for ALL Application Requirements Physical Virtual Blade Rack LocalStorage Centralized SingleTenant Multi-Tenant SingleDC Multi DC CISCO UCS CLOUD PHYSICAL VIRTUAL
  11. 11. Thank you.