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Cisco UCS Product Updates

Cisco UCS New M4 Additions!

Following on from last weeks big announcements and the teaser on the new M4 line-up I am pleased to say I can now post the details of that new line-up. The new M4 servers, are based on the Intel Grantley-EP … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS: Major Announcement

Hi All It’s finally September the 4th which means only one thing, the biggest single day of Cisco UCS announcements since the products launch 5 years ago. The strapline of the launch is “Computing at every scale” And “Scale” both … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS has had a baby (Mother and Daughterboard doing well)

As many of you know I am now in full CCIE Datacenter study mode, and as such, I never seem to have as much time to blog and answer posted questions as I would like. However I felt compelled to … Continue reading

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UCS Manager 2.2 (El Capitan) Released

Last week saw the latest major update to UCS Manager in the form of version 2.2 codenamed “El Capitan” It certainly doesn’t seem a year since I wrote the summary for the then eagily awaited 2.1 “Delmar” release” but I guess time really does fly … Continue reading

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UCS Manager 2.1

As you may be aware a major UCS Manager update has been in development for the past 12 Months or so, I have been keeping a keen eye on this as there are several aspects to the new release which … Continue reading

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UCS M3 Servers Announced

Get ready to “Pimp your Cloud” as today Cisco launched the B200 M3 blade server, aswell as the C220 M3, and C240 M3 rack mount servers to co-incide with Intels E5-2600 “Romley” launch last Tuesday. These new 2 socket (Sandy … Continue reading

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Product Update

UCS 6296UP Fabric Interconnect If like me you do some quite large UCS designs, the 6296UP is a very welcome addition to the UCS product portfolio, often In designs consisting of 10 Chassis or more each requiring very high IO, … Continue reading

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UCS Generation 2 Hardware and UCSM 2.0

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UCS 2.0 (Capitola) Announced.

Hi All Last week at Cisco Live Las Vegas, Cisco annouced the eagerly awaited UCS 2.0 (coded Capitola) for Q3 this year. As well as a few expected software feature additions the big buzz is around the added Hardware thats … Continue reading

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