When we talk about savings, here are some examples of what our customers are seeing.TCO / ROI Travelport reduced their cost of computing by 39% overall at the solution level, $5.65 million over 5 years.CapEx: -NightHawk Radiology: 50% reduction in physical servers, 80% less cablingHolmesglen TAFE Reduces Server Hardware Costs by 30%, Uses 50% Less Space in the Data Centre - http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/HolmesglenTAFE.pdf -Audience View Tracking saw a 25% decrease in opeprating costs-Cineca was able to quickly and easily migrate 96% of our physical servers to virtual machines.“-Converge saved as much as $200,000 in VMware licensing costs and reduced rack servers from 25 to 6OpExUniversity of Colorado shrinks footprint by 90% and reduces power use by $600,000 USD – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/%20collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/case_%20study_NetApp_Cisco_Kilo_Lab.pdfDisaster Recovery -Pitt Ohio’s standard servers, with 8 to 15 GB of data, can be fully backed up in three to five minutes. VMs can be restoredin anywhere from five minutes to an hour, instead of 8 to 12 hours. Full remote accessibility enables them torestore a system from anywhere. When a large SQL server went down over a weekend, they were able tocompletely restore it in 40 minutes from his home with no need to involve the database administrator.–Miami Children’s Hospital has reduced backup times by 50% http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/miami_childrens_hospital_cs.pdf Deployment Times-Euronet Worldwide implements and provisions virtual servers 95% faster with UCS – http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/euronet-deploys-cisco-unified-computing-system-and-cloud-infrastructure-nasdaq-csco-1507480.htm -NetApp deploys 10,000 virtual machine servers in less than 1 hour. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/%20collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/case_%20study_NetApp_Cisco_Kilo_Lab.pdf-Audience View Tracking reduced server provisioning from 1.5 days to 1 hour-Consert was able to get the [UCS] racks up, configured, and actually have virtual machines running within about three days from when we took the products out of the box -National FFA Organization reduced time spent managing physical servers by 80%-Enspire reduced provisioning from 13 to 6 weeks, with goal of achieving 2-wk deployments IT Staffing–Miami Children’s Hospital is at all time high for network availability, 99.999% - http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/miami_childrens_hospital_cs.pdf –Exam Works reduced potential need for 20 admins per 1000 employees down to 4, saving an a projected $1.1 million USD annually-CareCore reduced time to launch new lines of business from 6 months to 2 weeks and increased time software engineers can devote to development from 50% to 80%-Columbia Sportswear reduced IT management costs for their SAP deployment-RUN Balzano estimates that their engineers are spending at least 10% less time on management Power/Cooling- University of Colorado: 90% savings in power consumption-Travelport reduced power and cooling cost by 69% with UCS.-Cisco IT saves 66% on power, 50% on cables and reduces licensing, support and maintenance cost by migrating critical applications like Oracle RAC and SAP ERP from HP Superdome to UCS AND gets faster response times –http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ciscoitatwork/data_center/docs/Cisco_IT_Case_Study_OracleMigrationtoUCS.pdf-National FFA Organization lowered power consumption by 40%Application PerformanceAvago Technologies: Accelerated long-running batch processes by 30-40% Despite adding third data center, previous platform, memory utilization averaged 60 to 80% and peaked at 100%, with UCS it’s just 15%Taser: 50x application performance improvementEMC moves the world’s largest Oracle E-Business Suite apps off UNIX/RISC to Cisco UCS and got 51% to 95% performance improvements on quote and configuration activities with reduced power cost and complexity, at the same time delivering high availability capabilities in an effective, cost affordable better than previously possible – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/collateral/ns340/ns517/ns224/cisco_emc_risc_migration_case_study.pdfGalliker Transport AG (Switzerland) two UCS systems deliver 4x the performance (75% better performance) than previously provided by their entire computer room (11 racks) and at the same time cut cabling by 80%.
•Reduce power by reducing number of components•Better cooling through simplified designArchitecture•Industry standard processor and memory•Offer range of Intel processors, from 60W to 95W•Designed for up to 130W processorsCPU and Memory•12V power to motherboard reduces conversion loss•High efficiency voltage regulators•SFP+ CU cables reduce power consumption vs 10GBASE-TInfrastructure•High efficiency PSUs that can support up to 130W CPUs•N+1 and N+N redundancy (grid)•Single passive power backplane•Single Phase PowerPower Supply•Straight through airflow no bends or turns•63% open midplane allows directed airflow for optimum coolingCooling•Extensive monitoring and alarming•Variable fan speed reacts to thermal output•Sensor data aggregated by mgmt software for entire system•Zoned CoolingActive thermalmonitoring•Blade and chassis level power measurement sensors•Thermal sensors on all major components•Power CappingPowermanagementAre You Really Searching For The 1% Energy Improvement?The IT Hardware Power Distraction