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Comparing HP OneView to Cisco UCS

I’m with Colin Lynch (@UCSGuru) on this one in that I don’t typically get involved in vendor FUD or go around publicly badmouthing products. I certainly have my opinions which I share with my customers but creating videos, blogs, etc. to spread FUD and in ...
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Cisco UCS, vSphere 5.x, and Windows NLB problem

Since migrating to the Cisco UCS environment, a few of my client’s Windows System Administrators have been complaining about issues with the NLB (Network Load Balancing) service on their systems.  These machines were previously residing inside of a t ...
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Cisco releases security patches for Unified Communications Manager

Cisco Systems released a security patch for its Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM) enterprise telephony product in order to mitigate an attack that could allow hackers to take full control of the systems. The company also patched denial-of-servic ...
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What’s new in Cisco UCS 2.1(2a)?

A few days ago Cisco released an incremental upgrade to the Cisco UCS Manager firmware, version 2.1(2a). This is more than just a bug fix, and it enables some new hardware, storage enhancements, and operational enhancements. Cisco finally enabled the SD c ...
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Power Saving Modes in vSphere and Cisco UCS

If you've ever had a slow Friday and spent time poking around in vCenter Server or UCS Manager, you've probably come across some promising eco-friendly features like Distributed Power Management (DPM) and N+1 PSU redundancy. If you haven't, here's a summa ...
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Cisco UCS: What’s the maximum bandwidth per blade?

As I already mentioned in this article, Cisco UCS is a complex combination of components. With the release of the M3 type Cisco UCS blades the number of components have increased and so did the complexity. The result is that I receive calls from colleague ...
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Cisco UCS vs. IBM Flex System: Complexity and Cost Comparison

They evaluated both the technologies and costs of each solution and found a UCS solution is both less expensive to deploy and less complex to manage than an IBM Flex System. Off all the ways Principled Technologies shows how UCS is a superior solution, I ...
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Cisco UCS Director | Increase IT Efficiency - YouTube 4:13

Cisco UCS Director allows IT to adapt rapidly to business strategy through comprehensive management of converged infrastructure solutions

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Add a VLAN to a ESXi UCS blade via the CLI

So my UCS Manager GUI was having certificate problems today in my test lab and I really wanted to get something done. I think I need to update UCSM from 2.0(1s) to one of the latest, but that's a project in itself, especially if I can't just click-click-c ...
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Cisco UCS Firmware 2.1(1F) Released

Continuing the bug fixes for the UCS 2.1 firmware baseline, a few days ago Cisco released their 2.1(1f) firmware for UCS servers. Unlike the last two releases that just fixed a single caveat, 2.1.(1f) sports a number of fixes. You can find the full Cisco ...
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How to enable a server port on the Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect

Just in case you were wondering, these are the steps necessary to enable a port on a Fabric Interconnect when adding a new UCS chassis (or I guess a rackmount server as well).

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Cisco UCS Chassis Discovery Protocol – Useless?

Recently we added a new Cisco UCS chassis, our Chassis Discovery Protocol is set to 4 however we only had 1 uplink from each FEX (Fabric Extender) or IOM/IO Module as its referred to in the documentation to the Fabric Interconnect on the new chassis. &nbs ...
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No CDP on UCS ESXi vmnics?

I spend most of my professional life digging through UCS and vSphere configurations. Many times I find that UCS has been configured to work, but not always work well. Here's a quick example:In the process of reviewing the host networking config for some n ...
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UCS PowerTool Get-UcsCcoImage and Get-UcsCcoImageList Side Effects!!

I always find it funny when there is a commercial for a product that is intended to help you but the commercial ends with a low talking voice that casually itemizes the potential side effects. And I usually laugh because I am reminded of the one time popu ...
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Cisco UCS in the world of open source computing

A few weeks ago, I was at OSCON (Open Source Conference) 2013 -- a conference hosted by Cisco where we had speakers from IBM, Canonical, Red Hat and Rackspace, among others. I learned a lot, specifically about the evolution of Hadoop and the OpenStack pro ...
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Cisco UCS – Changing the Economics of the Datacenter

Cisco UCS has fantastic technology that technical decision makers are demanding. But what about business decision makers? It doesn’t matter how great the technology is, the question for BDMs is how will UCS save me money? I set out to answer that questio ...
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Architecture Options for Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions

Today Cisco is introducing an expanded architectural portfolio and partner ecosystem in support of our successful desktop virtualization solution built on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). Cisco UCS market traction has been phenomenal over the last 3 ...
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Tegile Cisco UCS and VMware Horizon View Reference Architecture Overview - YouTube

This video looks at the new Tegile, Cisco and VMware Horizon View Reference Architecture that provides a simple, low-cost and scalable solution for VDI.

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Citrix XenDesktop Best Practices with Cisco UCS (Recorded Webinar)

On April 30th, along with Chris Carter from Cisco, we delivered a technical webinar covering best practices for implementing XenDesktop on Cisco UCS Platform. This was the first of our TechTalk series with Cisco and in the coming months we will deliver fu ...
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UCS Manager KVM and Java 7 Update 21

So, the Java 7 Update 21 notification popped on your screen. Go ahead and click it like normal, right? Not so fast! If you use the UCS Manager KVM utility on a regular basis, you will want to wait before applying this update.

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