Data Center and Virtualization

Data Center and Virtualization

Reduce your costs on facilities, power, cooling, and hardware, simplify administration and maintenance and make your IT profile greener with Data Center Virtualization 

Cisco Unified Data Center architecture offers a holistic approach to the design, operation, and delivery of IT services. This approach makes it easier for IT to integrate existing technology silos and:

  • Respond more quickly to business demands
  • Reduce capital expenditures and operating expenses
  • Simplify IT operations 

Cisco Unified Data Center provides exceptional architectural flexibility in enterprise or service provider environments. This unified framework supports diverse data center goals, such as:

  • Consolidation and virtualization
  • Private cloud computing
  • Application or infrastructure-as-a-service
  • Big data

Proven business value 

If customer endorsements are any indication, data center solutions have a proven track record to adding business value during the seven years it has been shipping data center components. Some of the endorsements include:

  • Increased revenues of 20 to 28 percent in one year for technology company
  • Reduced operational costs by 30 percent and capital costs by 20 percent
  • Savings much more than 90 percent per blade chassis 

According to a 2011 Forrester Consulting study of five customers, the "composite organization," on average, realized a three-year risk-adjusted ROI of 177 percent with Cisco UCS.