Why Cisco UCS?

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See what the advantages Ciscos Unified Computing System (UCS) has to offer when compared to HP, Dell, and Lenovo.To learn more, please go here: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/servers-unified-computing/benefit.html


  • 1. May 2015 Economic and Performance Differences Why Cisco UCS

2. Cisco UCS is different Business Impact Performance Architecture & Management Power & Cooling 3. Cisco Confidential 3 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Business Impact 4. The Total Economic Impact Of Cisco Unified Computing System Cost Savings And Business Benefits Enabled By Cisco UCS - Forrester The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the Cisco UCS on their organizations. IDC: The Business Value of Cisco UCS as a Platform for SAP HANA and Other SAP Mission-Critical Applications IDC: Considering Cisco UCS as a Preferred Platform for SAP HANA Building a Trusted SAP HANA Data Center Cisco, EMC and SAP offer years of trust and reliability for the SAP data center infrastructure platforms White Papers 5. Cisco UCS: Changing the Economics of the Datacenter Connecting UCS technology innovations to TCO improvement EMA: How Small and Midsize Data Centers Can Benefit from Unified Infrastructure Cisco in Your Data Center The Optimal Infrastructure for Microsoft Environments and Applications All Data Center Case Studies More Business Impact 6. Data at the Speed of Business: Cisco UCS Invicta Series Solid-State Systems Communication at the Speed of Business: Cisco UCS Invicta Series Solid-State Systems Increase Virtual Desktop Performance and Reduce Complexity with Cisco UCS Invicta Series Solid-State Systems Accelerate Application Performance with the Cisco UCS Invicta Series Invicta Solutions 7. Real Estate Services Provider Simplifies Data Center We estimate the savings from the Cisco deployment to be approximately 75 percent, says Kriegermeier. The ROI is measured in months, not years Tom Kriegermeier Senior Network Engineer Cassidy Turley In March of 2010, nine real estate firms joined forces to form Cassidy Turley. Today, the company earns more than US$22 billion in revenue and is a leading provider of commercial real estate services for owners, investors, and occupiers. Case Study Link 8. Performance 9. East-West Latency UCS Outperforms Dell on East-West Traffic and Latency Cisco UCS Outperforms IBM Flex System Blades on East-West Network Latency Cisco UCS Outperforms HP Blade Servers on East-West Latency Network Scaling Cost Analysis: Cisco UCS and IBM Flex System 80 Gbps Bandwidth for 79% Less Cisco UCS: Meeting the Growing Need for Bandwidth Cisco UCS Blades Deploy 77 Percent Faster with 67 Percent Fewer Steps than HP Blades Cisco UCS Migrates Blade Identities to Rack Servers with 83% Fewer Steps than HP White Papers 10. Cisco UCS Super-Powers All Oracle Environments Videos Cisco UCS Blades Deploy 77 Percent Faster with 67 Percent Fewer Steps than HP Blades Cisco UCS Migrates Blade Identities to Rack Servers with 83% Fewer Steps than HP Cisco UCS Invicta Series with Cisco UCS Director Application Acceleration Cisco Unified Computing System and Intel Xeon Processors: 100 World-Record Performance Results [summary doc] All Cisco UCS Benchmarks More on Performance 11. Asset Management Company Builds New, Agile Data Centers In early testing, several application owners calculated that application performance was increased significantly; in some cases as much as 60 percent. Allianz Global Investors A world leader in asset management and a subsidiary of Allianz SE Case Study Link 12. Cisco Confidential 12 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Management and Architecture 13. Cisco UCS and HP BladeSystem: A Comparison Cisco UCS: Unified Infrastructure Management That HP OneView Cant Match Cisco UCS Architecture and Management: Comparison with IBM Flex System Cost and Complexity Comparison of Cisco UCS vs. IBM Flex System Seven Reasons Why Cisco UCS Is Better for Your Business Than White-Box Servers [Solution Brief] White Papers 14. UCS vs. HP OneView | Blade and Rack Server Firmware Management UCS vs. HP OneView | Enterprise Roles Based Access Control and Security UCS vs. HP OneView | Managing Profiles Across Server Types and Generations UCS vs. HP OneView | Profile Automation with Templates and Resource Pools UCS vs. HP OneView | Stateless Profile Migrations and Upgrades Videos 15. Hospital Deploys Cisco UCS to Support Medical Applications The Cisco environment is so easy to manage that we were able move more than 50% of the staff to other high-value roles. Staff is now contributing to other vital areas of the business, such as disaster recovery planning and other activities. Rick McIntosh Manager of Systems Infrastructure Childrens Hospital Colorado Founded in 1908, Childrens Hospital Colorado has become a leader in healthcare for children and is consistently ranked by peers and industry groups as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the United States. . Case Study Link 16. Power & Cooling 17. Power Efficiency Comparison: Dell PowerEdge M1000e and Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis HP BladeSystem c7000 and Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server IBM Flex System and Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis Cisco UCS Power Efficiency Beats HP, IBM, and Dell Solutions Server Power Calculator Analysis: Cisco UCS Power Calculator and HP Power Advisor Whitepapers 18. All Server Power Calculators are Not Created Equally The video exposes how manufacturers misuse power calculators to underestimate server power consumption and assert that their servers are more energy efficient Video 19. Cisco Unified Data Center roadmap helps Gloucestershire Constabulary achieve extraordinary results and prepare for desktop virtualization Startlingly, after analyzing the relative costs of maintaining existing machines, buying new physical servers, and investing in UCS, the force found it was able to fund the purchase from budget already set aside for maintenance of its old equipment. We felt very comfortable and didnt need to look at other options, says Crompton. Mike Crompton Technical Services Manager Gloucestershire Constabulary Dating back to 1839, Gloucestershire Constabulary is one of the oldest police forces in Britain. Case Study Link


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