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VersaStack™ Solution Pairs Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with IBM Storwize

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Cisco and IBM have partnered for over fifteen years, delivering combined solutions to more than 25,000 customers around the world. Today, Cisco and IBM collaborate around numerous market opportunities, including big data and business analytics, cloud, collaboration, data center, Internet of Things, and software defined networking. For instance, the companies are building on existing integration work to bring together IBM's leadership in enterprise social software and Cisco'sstrength in communications technologies to deliver new collaboration solutions to the market.

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VersaStack™ Solution Pairs Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with IBM Storwize

  1. 1. VersaStackTM Solution A new chapter in the Cisco and IBM relationship
  2. 2. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 2 Traditional Data Center Infrastructure Challenges Complex Takes time Inefficient Consumes Resources Restrictive Not adaptable 22% Server Utilization 50% Storage Utilization 1According to IDG research, 2Gartner—Cisco IT. 2“Data Center Cost Portfolio”. 3Gartner - Reduce Costs and Extend the Life of Data Centers Using Server Refresh, March 2014. 4IBM Storage Infrastructure Optimization Studies 1 2 3 4
  3. 3. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 3 Integrated Infrastructure Momentum Analyst Views on Shift to Integration “By year-end 2015, 35% of total server shipped value will be as integrated systems.” “By 2015, converged infrastructure will represent 9.5% of the $64B services, software, and hardware markets.” “By 2017, nearly two-thirds of all enterprise application infrastructures will be packaged in the form of a converged solution.” According to IDC, Integrated Systems Market CAGR at ~30% to > $14B in 2017 ($6.8B in Storage; $6.7B Servers)
  4. 4. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 4 VersaStack Solution Easy Seamless Integration Simplify Deployment Efficient Reduce Provisioning Time Unified Management Versatile Flexible Cloud Capabilities Dynamic Infrastructure Hypervisor Management IBM Storwize V7000 Cisco Nexus & MDS Cisco UCS Servers
  5. 5. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 5 Cisco ® UCS B and C Series Servers, UCS Manager, UCS Director Cisco Nexus ® 9000 Switches IBM Storwize V7000 & V7000U Disk Systems Cisco MDS Switches VersaStack Solution •  Uniform deployment model for compute, network and storage resources •  ACI-Ready architecture •  Pre-validated by Cisco & IBM thru Cisco Validated Design •  UCS Management •  160 UCS Server Per Domain, scales to 100s of domains •  Up to 8 nodes and 1056 disks per V7000/V7000U cluster •  5X more data with Real-time compression •  Automated data optimization with IBM Easy Tier •  Architected with no single point of failure •  Multi Data Center scalable design for disaster tolerance Highlights Performance & Scale Reliability CVD in Dec 2014 w/ Vmware ESXi 5.5
  6. 6. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 6 Cisco Unified Computing System Fastest Growing Product in the Market 36,500+ UNIQUE UCS CUSTOMERS 2 Top 5 Server Vendor 1 100 world record performance benchmarks to date 3,650+ UCS CHANNEL PARTNERS #1 Americas revenue market share in x86 blades 1 More than 85% of all customers have invested in UCS Fortune 500 $3B+ Data Center Annualized Revenue Run Rate2
  7. 7. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 7 Cisco is a Leader in Integrated Infrastructure Cisco UCS Modular Stateless Computing and Application Acceleration Cisco Nexus & MDS Scalable, Secure Network Fabric UCS Director Policy-based Resource Management Accelerate application performance with Cisco UCS servers and 100 world-record benchmarks. Reduce provisioning times by 86% with service profiles. Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure Unified fabric helps reduce cabling by 77%. Lower networking TCO by 75% with Nexus switches and Cisco ACI. Reduce time to provision virtual machines from weeks to minutes and support 50% more customers without increasing IT staff.
  8. 8. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 8 Storwize Family Significant Milestones §  Over 75,000 total Storwize systems purchased WW >  Including Storwize V7000 & Storwize V7000 Unified systems in addition to over 11,000 SVC systems §  Over 167,000 total enclosures deployed WW >  Average >2 expansion units per system (V7000) §  Over 2.0 EB of capacity >  That’s Exabytes which is over a million TBs §  Exceeding five nines availability July 2014 The Most Efficient Midrange Storage Systems in the Industry
  9. 9. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 9 IBM Storwize V7000 Efficient, virtualized storage for software-defined environments COMPUTE EFFICIENCY NETWORK EFFICIENCY DATA EFFICIENCY Maximize CPU utilization with Flash Optimized storage driven by Easy Tier®‘s analytics based data placement – Improve performance up to 3X using 5% total storage as flash Maximize network utilization with accelerated replication up to 3X times faster Drive up utilization and drive down cost. Data Virtualization and Real-time Compression - Store up to 5X more in the same footprint
  10. 10. This presentation contains materials that are either copyright © 2014 IBM Corporation or copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 10 Innovating Together Integrated Infrastructure with Peace of Mind Infrastructure Solutions Management and Cloud UCS Director integration for unified management IBM management solutions Hybrid Cloud capability Enterprise Applications IBM Applications Other ISV solutions – Microsoft, Citrix and more BigData and Analytics Delivery and Support Cisco and IBM Together Launch with VMware ESXi - Multi-Hypervisor planned Cisco ACI ready Multi-site solution for Business Continuity Global Delivery and Support model Range of services from Business Partners and IBM Global Services

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