This chapter covers the following key topics:
Cisco UCS—The First Step in Convergence: An introduction to Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and how it has changed the server compute and networking landscape.
The Converged Systems: A definition of converged infrastructure (CI) and its objectives in simplifying data center rollouts and management. Also covers the pros and cons of deploying CI.
Moving from a data center with physical servers to a data center with virtual machines created a whole new set of ...