cisco ucs director overview
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DESCRIPTIONUnified Computing Systems (UCS) Director - Cisco UCS Director automates end-to-end IT processes across virtualization, server, computing, network, and storage resources to help achieve these business goals. This functionality unifies and automates end-to-end IT converged infrastructure management processes by abstracting the complexity of individual devices, hypervisors, and virtual machines.
- 1. Cisco UCS Director OverviewMark Smith Consulting System Engineer (UCS Director) 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential1
2. UCS Director Overview Product Demo 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential2 3. 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Highly Confidential3 4. 23%VMs deployed in minutes, remainder of infrastructure stack provisioned manuallyMost spend on infrastructure deployment, monitoring, updating, and troubleshootingLimited time to focus on new services77%Maintain Value-Add Source: IDC, 2011 Unified automation and management shifts IT activities to new, value-add services Allows IT to better respond to needs of business 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential4 5. Complex handoffs betweenteams and domains Static resource allocationResult: Days/weeks/months toServer Admins Manual processes6Business Application Requirements132 IT PlanningAdd Users and GroupsDefine Cost ModelsApprovals5Network AdmChallenges:Setup ServersBare metal ProvisioningConfigure ServersCreate Storage Resources (LUNs and Volumes)Create VLANAdd VLAN to Service ProfileCreate VLANsUpdate TrunksCreate Network PoliciesCreate UCS Service ProfilesCreate IP spaceCreate vFilersMap NetApp LUNCreate Storage PolicyConfigure SAN Zoningdeploy IT services Rigid silosStorage High operational cost4Add vFilers to Group UCS Blade Power On Infrastructure inefficiency and under utilization 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential5 6. On-Demand Automated DeliverySecure Cloud ContainerNetworkCompute VMsDomain ManagersOS and Virtual MachinesStorageVMVMBare MetalVirtualized and Bare-MetalPolicy-Driven ProvisioningSingle Pane of GlassCompute Compute and HypervisorUCS DirectorEnd-to-End Automation and Lifecycle ManagementNetworkBCNetwork and ServicesStorage 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.ATenant Tenant TenantABCCisco Confidential6 7. Server Admins1. 2. 3.Setup ServersBare metal Provisioning Create VLANNetwork AdmBare MetalAdd VLAN to Service Profile 1.3.StorageHyper-VVirtualization and Bare-Metal2. 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.VMwareConfigure ServersCreate Storage Resources (LUNs and Volumes)VI Configuration 1000v Configuration StorageCreate VLANsUpdate TrunksCreate Network PoliciesCreate UCS Service ProfilesService Profile Server Selection Installation of OSConfigure SAN ZoningFC/VLAN 1. 2.Create IP spaceCreate vFilersMap NetApp LUNCreate Storage PolicyZone ZoneSetAdd vFilers to Group DataUCS Blade Power On1. 2.LUN Initiators/ iGroupsCisco Confidential7 8. Open API for IntegrationApplication OwnersIT AdminsIT OperationsSelf Service ConsoleAdmin ConsoleDashboardUCS Director OS & VM DeploymentPolicy ManagerPhysical Infrastructure UCS CentralResource PoolsVirtual InfrastructureCisco NexusCentralized Lifecycle Management of Physical and Virtualization Infrastructure 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential8 9. Aligns People, Policy, and Configuration With Business Subject Matter Experts Define PoliciesServer Name UUID, MAC, WWN Boot Information LAN, SAN Config Firmware Policy SAN Zoning Create and MAP LUNVI SMEServer SMENetwork SMEServer Policy Storage Policy Network Policy Virtualization Policy4Provision Physical and VIStorage SME3System is ready for UseVirtual Infrastructure ConfigurationNexus 1000v vSwitchServer Name UUID, MAC, WWN Boot Information LAN, SAN Config Firmware Policy2 Network ConfigurationPolicies Used to Create Service Profile SAN and StorageStorage ConfigurationApplication Profiles 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential9 10. Simplicity: Turnkey Solution Ready for Use in HoursBusiness Agility: Align People, Policies and InfrastructureQuality: End-to-End Automation and PoliciesMulti-Vendor Support: Bare-Meal and Virtual Infrastructure Delivers IT efficiency to better align with business strategy 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Cisco Confidential10 11. Thank you.