Cisco UCS, originally designed for the data center, is now optimized for branch and remote offices, point-of-sale locations, and smaller IT environments with Cisco UCS Mini. The solution is ideal for customers who need fewer servers but still want the comprehensive management capabilities provided by UCS Manager. UCS Mini delivers servers, storage, and 10 Gigabit networking in an easy-to-deploy, compact for factor.
Features and Capabilities
Required Solution Components
Cisco UCS Mini supports a wide variety of Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers. You will always start with at least one blade server. All supported servers can be mixed and matched to customize a Cisco UCS Mini solution for your specific needs and applications.
Cisco UCS B200 M4 Blade Server
Get market-leading performance and versatility, while addressing the broadest set of workloads.
Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server
Take full advantage of the power of the Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 processor family with this server, which is suitable for most workloads.
Cisco UCS B420 M3 Blade Server
It's designed for enterprise performance and virtualization and database workloads that require scalability.
Cisco UCS B22 M3 Blade Server
Get a balanced price-to-performance ratio feature set for scale-out workloads.
Every Cisco UCS Mini solution includes:
Optional Solution Components
- Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis, accommodating up to eight half-width or four full-width blade servers form factors within the same chassis
- Cisco UCS 6324 Fabric Interconnect, providing unified server, networking, and storage capabilities embedded within the chassis
- Cisco UCS Manager, offering embedded management of all software and hardware components
A variety of rack servers and software may be added to a Cisco UCS Mini solution to enhance capabilities for storage, specialized IO requirements, and global management.
Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
See the model comparison table for full details on the C-Series rack servers.
Cisco UCS C220 M4 Rack Server - Deploy one of the most versatile, high-density, general-purpose infrastructure and application servers in the industry today.
Cisco UCS C240 M4 Rack Server - Get industry-leading performance for the most data-intensive workloads, including big data, virtualization, and bare metal applications.
Cisco UCS C220 M3 Rack Server - It offers superior performance and density over a wide range of business workloads.
Cisco UCS C240 M3 Rack Server - Benefit from both performance and expandability over a wide range of infrastructure workloads.
Cisco UCS Central
Use this software to manage multiple Cisco UCS Mini and UCS domains.
Specifications at a Glance
|Electrical power specifications
||100 – 120 Volts
200 – 240 Volts
|Minimum UCS Manager version
|Recommended UCS Manager version
4 x Small Form Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) unified ports for 1 Gbps, 10 Gbps, and 2/4/8 Gbps Fibre Channel
|6324 Fabric Interconnect throughput