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Cisco Data Center Fabric

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Provides an overview of Cisco's data center fabric vision, evolution, momentum and benefits.

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Cisco Data Center Fabric

  1. 1. Cisco Data Center Business Advantage<br />Cisco Data Center FabricVision. Evolution. Innovations<br />
  2. 2. New Data Center DemandsImpact of Virtualization and Cloud<br />Dynamic response<br />Anything-as-a-Service<br />VM Mobility<br />Heterogeneous Workloads for ANY APPLICATION<br /> Optimize resource allocation across ANY LOCATION <br /> Respond in real-time atANY SCALE<br />© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.<br />
  3. 3. Traditional IT Silos<br />Network<br />Compute<br />Application Services<br />Storage<br /> Inefficient Resource Utilization<br /> Operationally Complex—Higher TCO<br /> Promotes Human Silos<br />
  4. 4. Unified Fabric<br />Network<br />Compute<br />Application Services<br />Storage<br />Unified Network Services<br />Unified Computing<br />Cisco Approach: Data Center Fabric<br />
  5. 5. Cisco Data Center Fabric Vision<br />Flexible, High-performance, Shared Infrastructure<br />Tightly Integrated Network, Storage, Compute and Application Services<br />Cisco Life cycle Services and Innovations that facilitate “enter anywhere, grow anywhere”<br />Open Integrated Flexible Scalable Resilient<br />Secure<br />
  6. 6. Secure<br />Open<br /><ul><li> Isolation of virtual zones
  7. 7. Context-aware policies
  8. 8. Defense-in-depth
  9. 9. Standards-based
  10. 10. Published API
  11. 11. Broad ISV support</li></ul>Resilient<br />Integrated<br /><ul><li>Fault-tolerant
  12. 12. Stateless Computing
  13. 13. Integrated OAM
  14. 14. Unified Compute, Network storage & Application Services
  15. 15. Secure
  16. 16. Holistic Management</li></ul>Scalable<br />Flexible<br /><ul><li>1G 100G
  17. 17. 15,000 1GbE ports
  18. 18. 10,000+ 10GbE ports
  19. 19. 320 blades/system
  20. 20. 1000+ VM/system
  21. 21. Low latency
  22. 22. Customizable elastic infrastructure
  23. 23. Auto provisioning
  24. 24. Investment protection</li></ul>Fabric Characteristics<br />
  25. 25. Cisco Data Center Fabric EvolutionIndustry-Leading Transitions since 2008<br />Data Center Fabric<br />Application Independence<br />Location Freedom<br /><ul><li>UCS Manager
  26. 26. Service profiles
  27. 27. NX-OS Open API
  28. 28. UCS B-series
  29. 29. UCS C-series
  30. 30. Adapter FEX
  31. 31. Nexus 1000V
  32. 32. VM-FEX
  33. 33. VSG</li></ul>Massive Scale<br /><ul><li>Nexus
  34. 34. MDS</li></ul>Evolutionary Innovations Offering Investment Protection<br />2011<br />2008<br />
  35. 35. Data Center Fabric: Business BenefitDelivering Value to the Real World<br />10,000 NX-OS customers<br />7M+ Nexus, 6M+ MDS ports<br />Revenue increased 2-3%<br />Cabling reduced 70% <br />Power consumption down 60%<br />59% annual DC growth rate<br />Cisco Data Center Business Advantage in Action<br /><ul><li> Device count reduced 60%
  36. 36. Power consumption down 38%
  37. 37. 50% reduction in servers
  38. 38. 80% reduction in cabling/chassis</li></ul>4000 UCS customers<br />33% FCoE attach<br /><ul><li>Consolidated 80servers > 4
  39. 39. Consolidated multiple SANs
  40. 40. Reduced cabling 30-60%
  41. 41. 30% improvement in app. performance
  42. 42. Server density by 300%</li></ul>40+ ISVs<br />

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