At-A-Glance

Cisco Cloud Portfolio
We live in a world of many clouds, in which IT becomes IT as a Service (ITaaS), and in which people can collaborate dynamically and consume content on demand. Cisco® offers a cloud portfolio with a set of capabilities that allow customers to uniquely combine cloud business applications and services with the Cisco Unified Data Center and Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network (Figure 1).
Figure 1.  Key Building Blocks for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud

• Cisco Unified Fabric Solutions: Flexible and comprehensive data center network solutions for delivering network services to servers, storage, and applications, providing transparent convergence, scalability, and sophisticated intelligence. • Cisco Unified Computing Solutions: A next-generation data center system that unites computing, network, storage access, and virtualization into a cohesive system designed to reduce total cost of ownership and increase business agility. • Cisco Unified Management Solutions: Transparent management across physical and virtual resources to simplify and accelerate delivery of IT services within the data center or in a cloud environment. Cisco offers the industry’s only self-service, open management platform for integrating all data center resources, including resources for computing, applications, network services, security, storage, and cloud computing.

Cloud Applications + Services

Cloud Intelligent Network
Uni ed Data Center Cloud Intelligent Network
The network is a critical component of your success, as it links clouds together and virtualizes connections within the cloud, between clouds, and beyond the cloud to the end customer. The Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network exposes the intelligence in the network to allow smarter decisions and service offerings and provide a consistent and secure user experience regardless of user location and the number of cloud platforms involved in the service delivery. The Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network strategy encompasses three essential capabilities to support your cloud services: • Cloud-to-Customer Connectivity: Facilitates the delivery of enterprise-class services from the service delivery source to the ultimate user, while securely promoting service quality with business-oriented policy controls and context-aware security capabilities. • Cloud-to-Cloud Connectivity: Addresses the growing need to connect clouds and optimize the sourcing of data and content from the decentralized delivery centers within the cloud. This requires extending the data center fabric across data centers and clouds as well as implementing technologies that support the network’s close integration with the cloud delivery. • Network Management and Automation: Of critical importance for cloud services due to the ever-increasing requirements for agility resulting from the dynamic nature of the cloud.

Cloud Enablement Services
Cisco’s cloud strategy combines computing, networking, and storage resources within the data center, connects clouds, and delivers a high-quality cloud experience to the end user. Cisco combines solutions with industry-leading ecosystem partners to offer integrated services-including collaboration, security, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and video delivery-that are pretested for private, public, and hybrid cloud use.

Cisco Unified Data Center
Cisco Unified Data Center unifies compute, networking, storage, and management into a common platform designed to automate deployment and management across physical and virtual resources for superior delivery of IT as a service. Cisco Unified Data Center architecture has three main components: Cisco Unified Fabric, Unified Computing, and Unified Management:

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