Chapter 6. Converged Infrastructure

This chapter covers the following key topics:

  • A blue square is shown. 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.

  • A blue square is shown. 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 ...

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