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Cisco is one of the top providers of Intel® Xeon® based Datacenter Computing , with over 11,000 customers worldwide. In fact, Cisco is the number 3 provider of blade servers Worldwide and number 2 in the Americas.


Cisco designed its Unified Datacenter platform from the ground up to deliver IT as a service, with enhanced financial efficiency, IT simplicity, and business agility. Cisco’s Unified Datacenter uses an innovative architecture in combination with Intel® Xeon® E5 processors that unifies Datacenter networking, computing, storage, security, virtualization, and management into a single Datacenter platform that delivers superior performance, flexibility, and value.

Did you know Cisco Sell Servers?

Wondering how to simplify the management of your customers' servers, virtualization, and networking, or would like to unify servers, storage access, and networking? Cisco’s Unified Computing System™(Cisco UCS®) C-Series Rack Servers with Intel® Xeon® processors can help your customers:

• Achieve an average 177% ROI over three years
• Unify their network, computing and virtualization in a centrally managed environment
• Reduce provisioning time from weeks to less than two hours

Interested? …then Welcome to the World of Yes 

The Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) is revolutionising the Datacenter as we know it.


With an estimated $75bn global market opportunity for unified computing solutions, there
has truly never been a better time to sell Cisco UCS Servers.

The Cisco approach to Datacenter unifies computing, storage, networking, virtualisation, and management into a single platform essential for cloud computing and deploying IT as a service. Cisco Datacenter solutions make it easier to integrate existing technologies and respond with greater agility to the changing demands of the market.
Cisco is quite simply the premium networking solution provider, and is unique in terms of innovation, reliability, quality, and service.


To help support this Datacenter revolution, Cisco has created a number of C Series rack server bundles that will help you to lower your customers' operating costs, dramatically reduce Datacenter complexity and decrease deployment times.


  Cisco UCS C22 M3 Cisco UCS C24 M3 Cisco UCS C22 M3 Cisco UCS C24 M3
  C22 M3 C24 M3 C220 M3 C240 M3
RU 1 2 1 2
CPU E5-2400 E5-2400 E5-2600 E5-2600
Cores 16 16 16 16
DIMMs 12 12 16 24
Max GB 192GB 192GB 512GB 768GB
Disk 8x2.5* of 4x3.5* 24x2.5* of 12x3.5* 8x2.5* of 4x3.5* 24x2.5* of 12x3.5*
LoM 2 x 1gB 2 x 1gB 2 x 1gB 4 x 1gB
PCIe Slots 2 x PCIe 3.0 5 x PCIe 3.0 2 x PCIe 3.0 5 x PCIe 3.0

Internal Storage

USB Port USB Port USB Port FlexFlash USB Port FlexFlash



The C-Series servers can help provide:

  • A broad portfolio for critical applications
  • A wide range of deployment environments that gives flexibility and design best practices within Datacenter, Virtualisation & Consolidation, Cloud Computing, Branch Offices and Departmental Servers
  • Performance & innovation that lowers total cost of ownership TCO
    • Centralised policy management
    • Speed deployment time
    • Manage rack & blade servers as a single resource pool
  • The world’s only stateless rack servers
  • Standalone management model – simple, reliable, secure
  •  World-record performance benchmarks


1. TCO & investment protection

2.Performance 3. Financing 4. Reference Architectures 5.Support

Reduction of operating costs thanks to central management and integration with existing management solutions.

Optimal preformance with integrated Intel® Xeon® E5 technology.

The virtual interface card offers physical hypervisor switch offload

Cisco Capital offers various financing solutions for SMEs.



What's more, you can make use of the Cisco Nexus 1000v Series Switch alongside the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers without any further costs.

Smart, unified data centre solutions that have been specifically developed for SMEs.

-VSPEX developed in collaboration with EMC

- ExpressPod developed in collaboration with NetApp


An important advantage of using a reference architecture is the availability of a central support number for the entire data center infrastructure.

Cisco recommends alsways concluding a SMARTnet (maintenance) contract. This ensures the quick resolution of many common issues.


With a Cisco SMARTnet contract you also get 24-hour access to the Technical Assistance Centre (TAC) and you are entitled to hardware replacements within four hours.

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Alexander Dandois