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Cisco UCS Manager Primary Use Case

JM
Infrastructure Architect at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees

Our use case, from our point of view, is that we installed this product in data centers for our customers. I work with six customers currently, and I have to set up the data centers for each of them. For one of them, we run the Cisco UCS Manager. So I have hands-on experience with the setup from end-to-end.  

Usually, we are called by clients specifically about product suggestions. I often personally recommend Cisco UCS because of the high availability. The setup time is quick compared to other products in this category. When we are contracted we have to set up the network, the storage, and other parts of the environment. That means a network and storage link for each and every chassis. But here, because of the configuration of Cisco UCS, we need just one link for all the chassis. This helps us make for quicker delivery time.  

We also monitor the systems, we install and keep spare blades for each and every chassis. Just one or two blades are sufficient for the entire environment. That way, we can easily manage system maintenance. Also, the failover and the profiling system is good with the Cisco product. You can just move the profile to the new blade so that it will start working with the new configuration. This makes it easy during maintenance.  

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FC
IT Infrastructure Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

The solution is primarily used to manage user infrastructure.

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PK
Systems Engineer at a hospitality company with 10,001+ employees

Cisco UCS Manager helps us manage all the blades so we can apply quality to templates. Recently, we have installed VMware vCenter from where we manage it. Cisco UCS Manager gives us control of all the blades with a maximum of 160 blades in a single UCS Manager. From there we can manage all the hardware related issues, like upgrades.

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Senior System Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

We are using this infrastructure for the virtualization usage for our ESX servers.

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ND
IT Infrastructure Engineer with 51-200 employees

We primarily use the solution for software computing within our organization.

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RA
Sr. Lead Consultant - Infrastructure | Virtualization & Cloud Computing | SDN |NFV at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees

We primarily use Cisco UCS Manager for VDI and for connecting to a private cloud.

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Implementation and Support Engineer at PRACSO S.R.L.

I am using Cisco UCS Manager for managing our entire ecosystem for Cisco products.

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Learn what your peers think about Cisco UCS Manager. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: November 2021.
552,695 professionals have used our research since 2012.