Archive for April, 2009

Cisco UCS pricing response to Egenera

Filed in Cisco UCS, FUD by on April 28, 2009 9 Comments
Cisco UCS pricing response to Egenera

Egenera criticized Cisco’s math for UCS pricing in an article titled “A Closer Look at Cisco UCS pricing“. After reading the first few paragraphs of this article it became quite clear that Egenera needs a closer look at their own math. Let’s examine the flaws in the article… About the price of management software for […]

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This post came from Cisco UCS

Filed in Cisco UCS by on April 7, 2009 1 Comment
This post came from Cisco UCS

Here I am in my Cisco UCS training class and I just booted up my first blade. Im writing this post from the Cisco Unified Computing System! Wow was this easy. Here is what I did: Logged in to the Cisco UCS Manager GUI. Created a “Service Profile” where I defined various configuration settings such […]

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Top of Rack vs End of Row Data Center Designs

Top of Rack vs End of Row Data Center Designs

This article provides a close examination and comparison of two popular data center physical designs, “Top of Rack” and “End of Row”. We will also explore a new alternative design using Fabric Extenders, and finish off with a quick look at how Cisco Unified Computing might fit into this picture.

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