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Announcing UCS Director Support for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified, SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and VersaStack

Blog Post created by rekkrish on Feb 4, 2015

Cisco UCS Director team is pleased to announce the Support for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified, SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and VersaStack in Cisco UCS Director with 5.2.0.1 release.

Cisco UCS Director delivers unified management and orchestration for the industry’s leading converged infrastructure solutions that are based on Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) and Cisco Nexus. Cisco UCS Director extends the unification of compute, network, and storage layers through Cisco UCS to provide data center professionals with single pane-of-glass management and storage solution choice. Cisco UCS Director supports converged infrastructure solutions, including VersaStack, NetApp FlexPod™ and FlexPod Express, EMC VSPEX and VCE Vblock™.


Key Features and Use-Cases

  • Discovery and Inventory of V7000 Unified, V7000 Block and SVC accounts. VersaStack POD creation.
  • Orchestration and Provisioning – Tasks to configure Drives, Create/Remove Mdisks, Add/Modify/Delete Volumes, Map/Unmap Volumes to host etc.
  • Monitoring and Reporting of Disks, Mdisks, Storage Pools etc
  • Out of the box Workflows :- Datastore Workflows for File and Block, Thin block datastore to ESXi, NFS datastore to ESXi, Compressed NFS datastore to ESXi, Thin NFS datastore to ESXi.
  • VM and Bare-Metal Provisioning

 

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