Eaton & Cisco

Eaton enhances Cisco performance

Cisco is changing the way organizations do business through the policy-based automation and standardized IT processes in its Unified Computing SystemTM (UCS). UCS’s configuration is programmable using unified, model-based management to accelerate deployment of enterprise-class applications and services running in virtualized and cloud-computing environments, among others.

Since a virtualized infrastructure lets you do more with fewer IT resources, reliable power protection is vital. That’s where Eaton comes in. Our power management and protection solutions pair with Cisco’s offerings to give you unprecedented control against damage and downtime.

Eaton and Cisco

Eaton and Cisco

Eaton is a Cisco Preferred Solution Partner, OEM partner and compatible products provider. That means you’re getting a powerful, integrated, scalable converged infrastructure solution that’s designed to properly protect and support your network. (Think of us as the fifth element of a complete converged infrastructure, alongside servers, storage, networking and software.)

Integration

Integration

As the crucial fifth element of UCS Integrated Infrastructures, we ensure safe operation and business continuity for your IT environment. Together with Cisco, we help you save time, save money and reduce risk through:

  • Single-pane-of-glass management in VMware vCenter, Citrix XenCenter, Microsoft Hyper-V and CA Nimsoft plug-in
  • Integration with UCS Server Manager to support power capping (setting server consumption limits in the event of an extended power outage)
  • Approved compatible products—including some designed specifically for use with Cisco products—that extend the value of your existing power systems, while improving system reliability and availability
  • EMC VSPEX Labs Validated and VCE Vblock Ready certifications that assure interoperability and accelerate adoption
  • As a NetApp alliance partner, we provide power management solutions for FlexPod to increase system availability and reduce project risk
  • Enhanced load shedding, virtual machine migration, power capping capabilities and NetApp FAS power setting management (via Data ONTAP) with Intelligent Power Manager (IPM)
  • Disaster recovery initiation to failover sites
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