Many branch offices rely on Cisco ISR G2 (Integrated Services Router, Gen 2) as their IT platform. This router series delivers highly secure data, voice, video, and application services through a modular design. This turns the router into a platform for WAN Optimization (through Cisco WAAS) and Application Visibility and Control, among other services.
When companies need to add a server into the mix at their branch, Cisco’s UCS E-Series is an obvious choice. You basically have a server blade that can be inserted right into your router. The E-Series is especially great for multisite organizations that have centralized IT but still need to host applications locally at their branch office. This need can come from performance requirements, survivability, or compliance, for example.
One example where these high-performance requirements would show up is an SQL server running on VMWare. For shared storage StorMagic’s SvSAN solution can leverage the internal drives in the VMware host servers to create a virtual mirror between storage in different physical servers.
The combined solution of Cisco UCE E-Series and StorMagic’s virtual storage appliance (VSA) is the focus of our upcoming webinar:
Live With Cisco & StorMagic
As an IT professional, do you run lean branch offices? Register today for our live webinar, Learn How To Run Lean Branch Offices, for a demonstration of StorMagic’s virtual storage appliance (VSA), SvSAN, with Cisco’s UCS E-Series (Unified Computing System).
Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 11:00am ET / 16:00 BST
In this SvSAN 5 demonstration webinar you will:
- Learn how SvSAN is developed for multi-site environments;
- Watch demonstrated scripted deployment and how it enables hands off deployment;
- Understand how Cisco’s UCS E-Series simplifies the branch office; and
- Target VSA cost effectiveness for implementation and management of shared storage.
John Flood: Senior Product Manager, Cisco UCS E-Series Servers
Mark Christie: Senior Systems Engineer, StorMagic
Steven Santini: Development Manager of Global Marketing, StorMagic
New Complimentary White Paper to All Registrants
As a thank you for registering for our webinar, all registrants will receive our new white paper, Centralized vs. Decentralized Storage: Bridging the Gap in Distributed IT before public release.