Cisco UCS TCO-ROI Advisor

Powered by the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® processors, the Cisco Unified Computing Systems™ unites compute, network, and virtualization resources into a seamless system that simplifies IT, increases business agility and reduces TCO.


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Refreshing aging server platforms with the Cisco Unified Computing System increaes the scalability of server virtualization, improves performance and agility and supports new applications.

A unified computing architecture drives down data center capital and operating expenses by reducing the overall number of infrastructure components and associated hardware, software and administration costs.

Updated April 28, 2016

Pricing assumptions in the Cisco UCS TCO/ROI Advisor are current as of April 28, 2016. All Cisco pricing is based on the Cisco Global Price list.

We welcome you to use this tool to evaluate the impact of unified computing on your data center and encourage you to contact your Cisco representative for further information.

Forrester Total Economic Impact Of Cisco UCS

Read a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, The Total Economic Impact Of Cisco Unified Computing System

See how Cisco UCS is changing the economics of the data center, here


Existing Solution

Choose the server form factors in your existing solution. You must choose at least one form factor, but you may also include both.



Cisco UCS Solution

Choose a form factor for the proposed Cisco UCS solution. You must choose either B-Series or C-series. The tool will model a consolidation of all of the existing servers onto the infrastructure you choose below.



Results

This chart illustrates the total cost difference between the Existing Server/Network Solution and the Cisco UCS Solution over the timeframe of this analysis. In each stacked bar, the bottom sector represents capital costs, while the top sector represents operating costs.
Financial Metrics
METRIC CISCO UCS SOLUTION
Total Savings:
Return on Investment (ROI):
Internal Rate of Return (IRR):
Net Present Value (NPV):
Paybak Period (Months):
Operating Savings/Expense:
Operating Cost Avoidance:
Capital Savings:



This chart illustrates the annual cost differences between the Existing Server/Network Solution and the Cisco UCS Solution over a three-year period.



This chart illustrates key areas of savings or additional expense with the using the Existing Server/Network Solution costs as a baseline. A bar to the right the y-axis represents a savings, while a bar to the left represents a net expense.

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Yes, Cisco UCS servers are that good.

UCS Technology Overview and Benefits
UCS Server Specifications
The Total Economic Impact Of Cisco Unified Computing System (Forrester Consulting)


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Existing Blade Servers

Basic Information
Blade Server Hardware Assumptions
Blade Chassis Hardware Assumptions
Virtualization Software Assumptions
Blade Server And Chassis Management Software Assumptions

Existing Rack-Mount Servers

Basic Information
Rack-Mount Server Hardware Assumptions
Rack-Mount Server I/O
Virtualization Software Assumptions
Rack-Mount Server And Chassis Management Software Assumptions

Cisco UCS B-Series

Basic Information
  • Type Quantity
Server Migration And Virtualization
Fabric Extenders
Fabric Interconnect
Virtualization Software Assumptions

Cisco UCS C-Series

Basic Information
  • Type Quantity
Server Migration And Virtualization
Converged Network Connections
Virtualization Software Assumptions
Fabric Interconnect

Analysis Parameters

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