Data Center

September 13, 2022

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS X-Series: Unboxing a year of momentum and success

The UCS X-Series powered by Cisco Intersight was purpose-built through foundational innovations for transforming on-prem compute deployments for hybrid cloud operating models. One of the most innovative aspects of the X-Series is its versatility as demonstrated by the evolutionary aspects of the X-Fabric and its modular system design that blurs the line between rack and blade server form factors.

September 7, 2022

DATA CENTER

Easily deploy your hybrid cloud apps with UCS X-Series and deploying Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Use Ansible to stand up a cluster and support your on-prem Kubernetes environment on X-Series. Our Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) help you design, deploy, and extend new technologies by offering best practices along with server, storage, and network configurations.

August 31, 2022

DATA CENTER

Automation with UCS X-Series leveraging Cisco Intersight and Ansible

The integration of Cisco Intersight and Ansible by Red Hat provides a software-defined approach to the management of the entire hardware and software stack. This solution delivers some significant benefits.

August 30, 2022

DATA CENTER

Cisco NDFC One View – Centralized Management of the Global SAN Infrastructure

Nexus Dashboard Fabric Controller (NDFC) is a scalable application for managing Fibre Channel SAN. NDFC One View provides insights into what is happening within the Fibre Channel SANs at multiple locations in a single pane of glass.

August 30, 2022

DATA CENTER

Showcasing Cisco’s Commitment to Openness: VXLAN BGP EVPN with OpenConfig

The world of data center networks is evolving at an ever-increasing pace. Businesses are being faced with the growing complexity of scaling data center fabrics, while also ensuring the isolation and security of customer data. Fundamental to this isolation of customer traffic is network virtualization, of which Cisco has been a constant innovator.

August 24, 2022

DATA CENTER

VDI to GPU Accelerated VDI – Cisco UCS X-Series with X-Fabric Technology

VDI users with accelerated, GPU enhanced desktops will have a better experience and be more productive. Adding GPUs to modular, blade servers has never been simpler or quicker. X-Series protects and extends your investment with a modular form factor. You can upgrade only the components that add benefit to your business be it the CPU/server, I/O, or GPUs.

August 17, 2022

DATA CENTER

Server deployment done right – Cisco UCS X-Series with Intersight

Whether it is a new VDI environment to enable remote work or being able to decommission older, slower, more power-hungry servers, a new server provides no business benefits until it is deployed and in production.

August 8, 2022

DATA CENTER

Myth Busting Part 3: Not all 400G and 800G switches are created equally

While other network providers continue to use commodity chips, Cisco has been developing custom silicon for Nexus switches since 2014. Creating our own ASIC was the only way to fully realize the promise of software-defined networking and enable advanced capabilities like network segmentation, flexible forwarding, intelligent buffering, and deep telemetry.

July 28, 2022

DATA CENTER

25G FCIP with MDS 9220i: A Better Way For SAN Extension

New trends in datacenter networking, and uncertainties on the data-dependent compression ratio, are clearly suggesting that 25G FCIP is the best approach to address remote data replication needs. Cisco MDS 9220i is what you need for your high-performance and secure SAN extension projects.

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