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Nex-Gen Data Center Solutions:
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...
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  1. 1. Cisco Confidential Nex-Gen Data Center Solutions: Convergence, Scale, Open Nexus 2K-9K, MDS 9K, UCS Invicta Hawaii Technology Day -- February 2014 John Lawrence Data Center Consulting Systems Engineer
  2. 2. Data Center Trends – State of the Network Portfolio – Nexus 2K – 9K, MDS Unified Fabric Differentiated Values: DCI, Core, ITD, RISE, Programmability / Automation Campus Core? Agenda UCS Invicta – All Flash Based Storage Summary
  3. 3. Cisco Confidential Data Center Trends
  4. 4. These Trends are Changing the Role of IT NETWORK AT THE CENTER TECHNOLOGY TRANSITIONS MobileMOBILE CLOUD NEW BREED OF APPS DATA & ANALYTICS INTERNET OF THINGS BUSINESS IMPLICATIONS Mobile GROWTH & PRODUCTIVITY NEW BUSINESS MODELS EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS GLOBALIZATION SECURITY & COMPLIANCE
  5. 5. 5 YEARS 3 YEARS FASTER SERVER REFRESH CYCLE ~ 3 YRS FASTER NETWORK REFRESH CYCLE ~ 5 YRS Up to 18 Cores per Socket and trending up 10G LOM/ FlexLoM Shipping New Server Platforms Enabling Higher I/0 Throughput Big Data Increasing East West Traffic DATA CENTER IP TRAFFIC GROWTH 25% CAGR (2012-2017) HYPERVISOR VM VM VM VM VMVM Virtual Machine Density Driving I/0 Performance Avg. 11 VMs/ Linux Server WORKLOADS DRIVING SERVER PORT BANDWIDTH, VM DENSITY, BIG DATA
  6. 6. Cisco – Leading The Data Center Transformation VM-Fabric Integration Open Networking 2009 20142008 Unified Fabric LAN SAN Fabric Computing Network Compute Storage Access Application Centric Infrastructure Network Apps Policy The Next Wave #1 in DC Networking #1 in Unified Computing #1 IT Infrastructure InterCloud IoE / IoT Process People Things Data 2015+
  7. 7. Cisco Confidential UNIFIED FABRIC PORTFOLIO 2K -9K, MDS Portfolio
  8. 8. Cisco Nexus 5000/5600 Cisco Nexus 7000/7700 Cisco Nexus 3000/3100 Cisco Nexus 2000 /2300 DC and Cloud Networking Portfolio – Nexus Family Ready to Lead the 10G/40G and 100G Transition and Beyond Cisco Nexus 9000 APIC AVS ACI Cisco Nexus 1000V OPEN APIs/ Open Source/ Application Policy Model HIGH PERFORMANCE FABRIC 1/10/40/100 GE SCALABLE SECURE SEGMENTATION VXLAN Ecosystem DELIVERING TO YOUR DATA CENTER NEEDS Resilient, Scalable Fabric Workload Mobility Within/ Across DCs LAN/SAN Convergence Operational Efficiency—P-V-C Architectural Flexibility Cisco Nexus 6000
  9. 9. What If You Could… Simplify your data center operations and manageability through open /efficient architecture Scale Applications with out sacrificing performance ? Have centralized, application-driven policy for automation, management, and visibility? You Can!!!!!
  10. 10. What ACI Brings You 1 •  Operationally Simple •  Lowest TCO •  Zero-touch Provisioning 2 3 •  Performance and Scale •  Health Metrics •  Visibility / Telemetry •  Open APIs / Open Source •  Secure Multi-tenancy •  Extensive Ecosystem APPLICATION-CENTRIC POLICY MODEL PHYSICAL + VIRTUAL OPEN AND SECURE
  11. 11. Nexus 9000 Foundational Switching Platforms for the Next Decade 1011 0010 Industry Leading Price/Performance, Port Density: Fastest 10G/40G /100G Platform with Merchant + Programmability/ Open APIs: Linux Containers, Python, Power Shell, Puppet, Chef… Ideal for DevOps!! 15% Better Power & Cooling–2.8X Better Reliability Innovation Object Model, No Backplane, No Midplane, Health scores $ Multi-million Savings 40/100G on Existing Cables using BiDi Optics. Non disruptive migration to 40G Nexus 9000 1/10/40/100G Standalone / ACI Ready
  12. 12. Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches High-Performance 10 Gbps/40 Gbps/100 Gbps Switch Family FLEXIBLE FORM FACTORS CAN ENABLE VARIABLE DATA CENTER DESIGN AND SCALING Nexus® 9300 Nexus® 9500 48 1/10G SFP+ & 12 QSFP+ SCALABLE1GE/10Gbps/40Gbps/100GE PERFORMANCE PERFORMANCE PORTS PRICE PROGRAMMABILITYPOWER 96 1/10G-T & 8 QSFP+ 12-port QSFP+ GEM ACI Ready Leaf Line Card 48 1/10G-T & 4 QSFP+ ACI-ready Leaf line card 48 1/10G SFP+ & 4 QSFP+ Aggregation line card 36 40G QSFP+ C9500 8-Slot
  13. 13. Nexus 9300 Platform Architecture Nexus® 9396PQ •  960G •  48-port 1/10 Gb SFP+ and 12-port 40 Gb QSFP+ •  2 RU Nexus 9396TX (future) •  960G •  48-port 1/10 GBaseT & 12-port 40 Gb QSFP+ •  2 RU Nexus 93128TX •  1,280G •  96-port 1/10 G-T and 8-port 40 Gb QSFP+ •  3 RU Nexus 9300 - Common •  Redundant fan and power supply •  Front-to-back and back-to-front airflow •  Dual- core CPU with default 64 GB SDD Uplink Module •  12-port 40 Gb QSFP+ •  Additional 40 MB buffer •  Full VXLAN gateway, bridging and routing capability
  14. 14. Nexus 9500 Platform Architecture 8-Slot Modular Chassis Nexus® 9508 Front View Nexus 9508 Rear View 8 line card slots Max 3.84 Tbps per slot duplex Redundant supervisor engines 3000 W AC power supplies 2+0, 2+1, 2+2 redundancy Supports up to 8 power supplies Redundant system controller cards 3 or 6 fabric modules (behind fan trays) 3 fan trays, front-to-back airflow No mid-plane for LC-to-FM connectivity Designed for Power and Cooling Efficiency Designed for Reliability Designed for Future Scale Chassis Dimensions: 13 RU x 30 in. x 17.5 in (HxWxD)
  15. 15. Nexus 9500 Platform Architecture First Modular Switch With No Backplane Nexus 9508 Front View Nexus 9508 Rear View
  16. 16. Nexus 9508 Backplane-free Modular Design High Density Connectors
  17. 17. 1.  You can leverage Existing Nexus / IP Networks 2.  You can leverage Existing Classical Ethernet / IP Networks 3.  Deploy ACI: New PoDs For Cloud Build Outs 4.  Extend ACI Model. Preserve - IP networks, L4-7 Services, Hypervisors Existing Nexus PoDs (2k-7k) ACI POLICY ACI Fabric Nexus 9500 / 9300 Nexus 9300 Nexus 7000 DCI Investment Protection: Extend ACI to Installed Base PROFILE Nexus 9300 ESX Hyper-V OVS Bare Metal Bare Metal ESX Hyper-V OVS AVSNexus 9300
  18. 18. Nexus 7000: Industry’s most Comprehensive Data Center Feature Set 1011 0010 High performance connectivity for EoR and core LAN and SAN deployments 1/10/40/100GE, FCoE Feature and service rich for diverse deployments OTV, FabricPath, MPLS, VxLAN, DFA, NAM, ITD, RISE, LISP, VDC Rich Programmability Features for Operational Simplicity Openflow, Puppet and Chef support, JSON, REST APIs, Python, Proven high availability for mission critical deployments Hitless ISSU, Stateful process restart $ Multi-million in Savings for 40G using Existing Cables + BiDi Optics. Non disruptive migration to 40G Nexus 7000 1/10/40/100G
  19. 19. Extending The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Building On Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Proven Technology Cisco Nexus F3-Series Modules Cisco Nexus 7700 Platform Switches Cisco Nexus® 7000 Series Industry’s Most Proven Data Center Switching Platform Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches Common Common Common
  20. 20. Cisco Nexus 7700 Platform Switches Value Proposition Of The Cisco Nexus 7700 Platform Cisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot Cisco Nexus® 7700 18-Slot 26RU 14RU Cisco Nexus 7700 6-Slot 9RU Environmental True front-to-back airflow Smaller 33% more compact Fabric 1.32 Tbps Nexus 7718 Nexus 7710 Nexus 7706 Application Large Spine/Core Spine/Core/Agg/DCI Small Core/Agg/DCI 1/10G density 768 384 192 40/100G density 384/192 192/96 96/48
  21. 21. Cisco Nexus 7702 Compact Form Factor for Remote/Small Deployments Deployment Flexibility §  Small to medium DCI solution: Most comprehensive DCI feature set in the industry - (OTV, LISP, MPLS, VPLS and is VXLAN/EVPN hardware ready) •  Compact Service Chassis: Ideal for high performance RISE and ITD services •  Comprehensive Layer 2/3 feature set: Ideal for small data center aggregation and campus cores Operation and Feature Consistency •  Supports all current and future Nexus 7700 Line cards, Sups and Power supplies •  Same proven common architecture, ASICs and Cisco NX-OS software •  Same software train across Nexus 7700 and 7000 Series, ensuring consistency •  3RU Form Factor based on N7700 architecture o  One SUP and One N7700 I/O Module o  Two Power Supplies o  No fabric Modules o  Front-to-Back Airflow •  Up to 48 x 1/10GE or 24* x 40GE or 12 x 100GE non-blocking ports * With breakout cables this linecard can offer up to 76p 10GE + 5p 40GE
  22. 22. Nexus 7000 F3-Series Module Leadership, Features, and Continued Investment MOST COMPREHENSIVE Core/Agg, Spine/Leaf DCI and SAN Deployments READY FOR Multi-Tenancy, Programmable Energy Efficient ENVIRONMENTAL SPINE AND BORDER LEAF AGGREGATION AND CORE DATA CENTER EDGE Nexus 7000 F3 10GE F3 48-port 10G Module N7K-F348XP-25 Comprehensive F3 Module Portfolio Nexus 7000/7700 Series - 10, 40 and 100GE Over 13,000 F3 Modules Shipped!
  23. 23. Nexus 5000 Series Innovation 1011 0010 High performance connectivity for EoR and TOR, LAN and SAN deployments High 40G /10G Density, 100G Uplinks Unified Ports, Deep Buffers, VxLAN Non disruptive migration to 40G Bidi Optics: high cost savings Nexus 5000 1/10/40/100G Advanced analytics toolkit with buffer and latency monitoring Single point of management with FEX architecture
  24. 24. Nexus 56128P •  2RU •  Up to 96 ports 10G Ethernet / FCoE (Unified Port on Modules) •  8 ports 40G Ethernet / FCoE Nexus 5672UP •  1 RU •  48 port 10G Ethernet (16 Ports Unified) •  6 port 40G Ethernet / FCoE NEXUS 5600 SERIES
  25. 25. Cisco Nexus 5648Q High Density 40GE in a Compact Form Factor §  Deployment Flexibility §  EoR or MoR FEX aggregation: Supports Nexus 2200/2300 FEX switches §  HPC/HFT: Low latency 40GE - 1usec •  LAN and SAN Convergence: FCoE enables LAN and SAN network convergence §  Rich Data Analytics •  Microburst Monitoring for congestion mediation •  SPAN on Latency to identify congested flows •  SPAN on Drop for identifying congestion points •  Network Latency Measurements using IEEE 1588 standard 2 RU, 24 Ports 40G QSFP Ethernet/FCoE ports •  2 GEM for additional 24 x 40G Ports •  Larger Buffers •  Four 1100W PSU (N+N) + 3 FANs (N+1) •  Portside intake and exhaust Airflow •  Up to 192 x 1/10G or 48 x 40G Ethernet/FCoE (with GEM) Nexus 5648Q 12 Port 40G Ethernet/FCoE GEM
  26. 26. ü Supported on all Nexus 5500 Series Chassis ü Only 4x 10G mode supported 4 ports QSFP+ GEM 4 ports QSFP+* Each QSFP+ can support 4x 10G ports Nexus 5500 QSFP+ GEM 4p QSFP+
  27. 27. Nexus 3000 High-density, ultra-low-latency switching 1011 0010 Low Power Consumption, Low Latency High Performance, High Port Density Flexible, Programmable VXLAN Ready TOR, MSDC, and Fabric Leaf Nexus 3000 Ultra Low Latency High-performance trading workloads Robust NX-OS support
  28. 28. Nexus 3000 Family Enhancements Feature, Power and Price Optimized HPC HFT MSDC Nexus 3548-X •  New CPU and ASICs •  Lower power consumption (~ 25%) •  Multicast NAT: Simplifies co-location integration •  Latency Monitoring: FIFO Traffic visibility and troubleshootingIndustry’s Lowest Latency Switch Nexus 3132Q-X •  Lower Power consumption (~ 15%) •  Option for 4 x 10GE SFP ports •  Same port density, tables, memory & feature set •  Cost optimized (12% lower) CISCO ALGORITH M BOOST TECHNOLO GY Up to 32 x 40GE QSFP+ ports Or 31 x 40GE and 4 x10GE ports
  29. 29. Nexus 2000: Architectural Flexibility with Lower TCO 1011 0010 Architectural Agnostic Solution ToR, EoR, MoR, DFA, and ACI Choice of Parent Switch Nexus 9000, 7000, 6000, 5000 all support FEX!! Multiple connectivity options for the LAN & SAN 1G/10G/40G and Unified Ports with FC/FCoE Simplified Management at Scale Add FEX’s without adding management complexity $ Multi-million in Savings for 40G using Existing Cables + BiDi Optics. Non disruptive migration to 40G Nexus 2000 1/10/40G Nexus 21xx/22xx 1st Generation 2nd Generation Nexus 2300
  30. 30. Nexus 2300 Platform Fabric Extender Next Generation of the Cisco Nexus 2000 20 Million+Ports Shipped 400,000+ Chassis Shipped 10,000+ Customers Building on Nexus 2000 FEX Family Success Single Point of Management Scalability ACL Classifications and QOS FCoE Cisco Nexus® 2200 Platform Nexus 2348TQNexus 2348UPQ Nexus 2332TQ 48 x 10G + 6 x 40GE Uplinks Unified Ports Capable 48 x 10GBaseT + 6 x 40G Uplinks 32 x 10GBaseT + 4 x 40G Uplinks •  Higher Density with Native 40GE Uplinks •  Larger buffers to absorb traffic bursts •  Unified Port Capable (UP models) •  Lower Power - 10% more efficient •  Intra-rack Forwarding Capable – Reduce uplink traffic •  Supported on Nexus 5000, 6000 today •  Nexus 7000/9000 support – June/July 2015 NEW Aug 2014 Nov 2014 March 2015
  31. 31. NEXUS USE CASE SUMMARY 40G Use Cases 10G Use Cases 10G FEX Agg (40G Uplink) Server Connectivity FEX to Parent Parent Uplink to Next Layer 10G ToR 1G FEX Agg 10G FEX Agg (10G Uplink) 10G/40G 10G 1G N2K N2K FEX 10/40G 1G 10G/40G 10G 10G N2K N2K 40G/100G 40G 10G N2K N2K 10G n/a n/a 1G 10G 10G/40G 10G 10G 10G/40G 10G 40G 40G/100G N2K: 2248 N2K: 2232 N2K: 2248PQ
  32. 32. MDS 9000: Multiprotocol Storage Networking MDS 9000 FC/FCOE/FCIP/FICON Optimized physical and virtual resources Reduced operating costs Decreased capital expenditures 1011 0010 Simplified management Multi-Protocol Flexibility Reliable end to end connectivity Integration with Industry leading cloud solutions Enterprise class features across the portfolio
  33. 33. CONSISTENT AND SIMPLIFIED Features, Management, and Programmability Cisco Multi-Protocol Architecture – SAN, LAN, and Compute COMPUTE Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects Cisco UCS 6248UP Cisco UCS 6296UP LAN / SAN Cisco Nexus 9000Cisco Nexus 7000 Cisco Nexus 6000 Cisco Nexus 5600 Cisco Nexus 5500 Cisco Nexus 3000 Cisco Nexus 2000 SAN Cisco MDS 9500Cisco MDS 9222i Cisco MDS 9148 Cisco MDS 9710 Cisco MDS 48x16G line-rate FC Module Cisco MDS 9250i 10+ Years of Proven NX-OS Operating System Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Cisco MDS 48x10G line-rate FCoE Module Cisco MDS 9706 Cisco MDS 9148S
  34. 34. Innovation Platforms •  MDS 9148S •  MDS 9706 •  MDS 9700 FCoE Enabling Cloud-Scale Deployments •  Increased scale for SAN •  SAN overlay on Ethernet Fabrics •  Migration of Massive Amounts of Data Simplifying SAN Management •  Hardware-based congestion control •  Fabric Automation •  Extensive monitoring and visibility Driving Innovations for the Next Decade with a complete 16G Portfolio Deploy Small, Medium, Large SANs with Cisco MDS 9000 Family Continued Innovations Over the Last Decade Comprehensive Security Virtual SAN (VSAN) Integrated SAN Extension for DC/BR Performance and Density Single LAN/SAN Management FCoE Inter-VSAN Routing Network Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Tools Integrated Multi-Protocol FC, FICON, iSCSI and FCIP Industry-Leading FC Performance, Reliability 40 G FCoE Unified Port 2002 2013 Industry Leading Performance
  35. 35. 1.5-Tbps/Slot 384 Line-Rate 16G FC Ports STORAGE DIRECTOR N+1 Fabric INDUSTRY’S MOST RELIABLE WITH MULTI-PROTOCOL CONNECTIVITY UNMATCHED FLEXIBILITY INDUSTRY’S HIGHEST PERFORMANCE AND CAPACITY Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director Investment Protection for the Next Decade Multi-Protocol Storage Networking 14 RU •  Up to 8 Line Cards •  Up to 6 Fabric Modules •  Dual Supervisors
  36. 36. 3x THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY COMPACT DIRECTOR INDUSTRY’S MOST RELIABLE COMPACT DIRECTOR •  AND,15X the performance of current MDS 9506 director •  Grow without forklift – investment protection for future 1.5 Tbps/slot Switching Capacity •  Preserve IT operations and Knowledge – ease of migration with NX-OS and DCNM •  Eliminate loss of bandwidth N+1 Fabric Redundancy •  Eliminate Downtime In-Service Software Upgrade Dual, Redundant Supervisors Redundant power supplies/fans •  Maintain Performance Reduced Failure Domains Evolves with Your Business for the Next Decade 9RU Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director Extending MDS 9710 Director Qualities to a Smaller Form Factor Front-Back Airflow Scale up to 192 Line Rate Ports – 16G FC or 10G FCoE
  37. 37. High-Performance, Easy to Deploy, Enterprise-class Fabric Switch Cisco MDS 9148S Fabric Switch VERSATILE EASY TO USE ENTERPRISE-CLASS •  Line-rate 16/8/4/2G FC Ports •  Industry-leading port range Start with 12-port base Scale up with 12-port license Or, full 48-port option available •  Automated Provisioning •  Quick Configuration Wizard •  Same OS and Management across Industry’s broadest SAN Portfolio •  Non-disruptive software upgrades •  Up to 32 Virtual SANs (VSANs) •  Inter-VSAN Routing (IVR), QOS, PortChannels, N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), N-Port Virtualization (NPV), Comprehensive Security •  Hardware-based slow-drain detection and recovery Back Dual Power Supplies and Fans for Enterprise-Class Availability Front 48 x 16G FC Line Rate Performance Expand from 12- to 48-ports in 12-port increments 1 RU
  38. 38. 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch BUSINESS CONTINUITY/ DISASTER RECOVERY DATA MIGRATION FC FC SAN SAN FC SAN GATEWAY FC FCoE Converged Fabric SAN FC SAN SWITCH FC FC SAN Migrate Data Between Heterogeneous Storage 1/10G FCIP/iSCSI (2 Ports) 16G FC, FICON (40 Ports) 10GE FCoE (8 Ports) Production DC Disaster Recovery DC IP WAN FC FCoE SAN FC FCoE SAN One SAN Appliance, Multiple Use Cases √
  39. 39. End to End FC and FCoE Portfolio 48x16G Line- Rate Module MDS 9710 MDS 9250i: Storage Services 48x10G Line-Rate FCoE Module MDS 9148S 48x16G Line-Rate Switch Nexus 6004 96x40GE Line-rate FCoE Nexus 5672UP: 48x10GE (16 Ports Unified) 6x40GE FCoE/Eth Nexus 56128: 96x10GE FCoE/Eth 8x40GE FCoE/Eth Upto 48 Unified Port Nexus Nexus 7700 48x10G Line-Rate FCoE/Eth Module Nexus 7718 Nexus 7710 10G/40G Line-rate FCoE support on Nexus 7700 24 x40G Module Q3CY13 Q4CY13 Q1CY14 Q2CY14 Q3CY14Q2CY13Q1CY13 Q4CY14 Q1CY15 Key Targeted Capabilities Being Introduced Across the Portfolio MDS MDS 9706 MDS 9396 96 x16G Line-Rate Switch Nexus 2348 UPQ FEX (FCoE: FCS, FC ) Nexus 5624Q: 24 Port 40G FCoE Nexus 5648Q: 48 Port 40G FCoE Nexus 5672UP-16G: 48 Port 10G FCoE 6 x 40G FCoE 24 16G UP Ports Nexus 5696Q 96x40GE Line-rate FCoE 8G FC-48Ports, Future 160
  40. 40. Multi-Hop FCoE with Separate LAN and SAN Cores Introducing Industry’s Highest-Density FCoE Module on a FC Director Dedicated Storage Core FCoE-only Dedicated Ethernet Core Nexus Directors Converged Link Dedicated FCoE Ethernet Ethernet Ubiquity and Cost-Advantage Higher Speed ISLs Available Sooner Same Management Model as FC – Separate LAN and SAN Nexus 2300 Nexus 2300 . . . . LAN Converged Access Nexus Fixed or Directors MDS 48x10G FCoE Module FCoE-Only Dedicated Storage Core MDS 9700 Series
  41. 41. Cisco ConfidentialCisco Confidential Data Center Interconnect Optimized Work Load Mobility
  42. 42. Multi-DC Networking Elements OTV OTV Location of compute resources is transparent to the user VM-awareness: DFA, ACI OTV OTV OTV IP Mobility: LISP Multi-tenancy/segmentation: Segment-IDs in VXLAN, LISP, FabricPath, and OTV Storage Solutions & Partners: FCIP, I/O Acceleration EMC, NetApp Network Services Elasticity: ACE, GSS, ASA, VSG
  43. 43. Nexus 7000 Optimizing Inter Data Center Solutions Benefits: •  EoMPLS •  VPLS •  LDP Graceful Restart •  MPLS/VPLS on F3 * •  MPLS TE over GRE Tunnel MPLS on the Nexus 7000 L2 and L3 VPNs at 10/40/100GE Nexus 7000 OTV Extend VLANs Across DCs Benefits: •  OTV on F3 Modules •  VLAN Translation •  F3 OTV IP Tunnel Depolarization •  Selective Unicast Flooding •  Scale: 1,500 VLANs from 256, 100% more MACs •  Convergence Improvements Nexus 7000 LISP Global IP Address Portability Benefits: •  LISP Multihop Support – More flexible deployment models •  Seamless workload mobility between DC and cloud •  Direct Path, connections maintained during move •  No routing re-convergence, no DNS updates •  Transparent to the hosts and users * NX-OS 7.2
  44. 44. Ethernet LAN Extension over any Network §  Works over dark fiber, MPLS, or IP network §  Multi-data center scalability Simplified Configuration & Operation §  Seamless overlay - No network re-design §  Single touch site configuration High Resiliency §  Failure domain isolation §  Seamless Multi-homing Maximizes available bandwidth §  Automated multi-pathing §  Optimal multicast replication Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Simplifying Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Many physical sites - One logical Data Center Any Workload, Anytime, Anywhere Unleashing  the  full  poten0al  of  compute  virtualiza0on Layer 2 Ethernet Extension
  45. 45. Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Topology + end point routes Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix RLOC 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 Flexible Distributed Database Reduced Routes Prefix Next-hop189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 AfterBefore End Point Routes consolidated to LISP DB Topology Routes End Point Routes 1. Topology independent addressing 2. On-demand route look up 3. Map and Encapsulate What LISP is •  Mobility à IP prefix and address family Portability •  Scalability à On-demand Routing •  Security à Tenant ID based segmentation What LISP Provides IP address = Location + Identity Identity decoupled from Location Locator-ID Separation Protocol (LISP) A Next Generation Routing Architecture Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix RLOC189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121 Prefix Next-hop 189.16.17.89 171.68.226.120 22.78.190.64 171.68.226.121 172.16.19.90 171.68.226.120 192.58.28.128 171.68.228.121
  46. 46. Nexus 7000 LISP Global IP Address Portability DC 1 VLAN1 DC 2 VLAN2 DC 3 VLAN3 LISP Route Server User x.x.x.x y.y.y.y z.z.z.z 10.10.10.2 Features •  IP address portability across subnets •  Auto detection and re-route of traffic/session •  Highly scalable technology Benefits •  Seamless workload mobility between DC and cloud •  Direct Path, connections maintained during move •  No routing re-convergence, no DNS updates required •  Transparent to the hosts and users Internet/Private
  47. 47. IP core Device IPv4 or IPv6 Address Represents Identity and Location Today’s IP Behavior Loc/ID “Overloaded” Semantic 10.1.0.1 When the Device Moves, It Gets a New IPv4 or IPv6 Address for Its New Identity and Location 20.2.0.9 Device IPv4 or IPv6 Address Represents Identity Only. When the Device Moves, Keeps Its IPv4 or IPv6 Address. It Has the Same Identity LISP Behavior Loc/ID “Split” IP core 1.1.1.1 2.2.2.2 Only the Location Changes 10.1.0.1 10.1.0.1 Its Location Is Here! Location Identity Separation Protocol What do we mean by “Location” and “Identity” 47
  48. 48. Unified Fabric: Evolutionary Approach Why VXLAN? Customer Needs VXLAN Provides Multi-tenancy with Scale (above 4K) Traffic & Address Isolation Scale up to 16M segments Extend Layer 2 across Layer 3 Layer 2 networks to cross layer 3 boundaries VM Mobility Seamless VM Mobility
  49. 49. Handling Workloads in the Data Center Instantiate a virtual App Distribute a workload Move a workload VXLAN OTV LISP
  50. 50. Cisco ConfidentialCisco Confidential Intelligent Traffic Director Simplified Architecture
  51. 51. Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD): Delivering Multi-Terabit Load-balancing Cisco ITD provides the Industry’s most scalable Layer 4 load distribution solution! •  ASIC based multi-terabit load balancing at line rate (10/40/100G) •  Supported on every Nexus 7000/7700 port •  Load balance traffic to a group of servers or appliances. •  Capability to create clusters of devices such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), web application firewalls, and Hadoop clusters •  Performs health monitoring and automatic failure handling •  Order of magnitude reduction in configuration and ease of deployment ITD   Po-­‐5   Po-­‐6   Po-­‐7   Redirect Clients ACL to select traffic Select the traffic destined to VIP Load balance
  52. 52. ITD  Deployment  example ITD   Po-­‐5   Po-­‐6   Po-­‐7   Po-­‐8   Redirect Clients ACL to select traffic Select the traffic destined to VIP loadbalance Note: the devices don’t have to be directly connected to N7k
  53. 53. ITD : Intelligent Traffic Director: Use Case Enabling Scalable and highly available data-centers Application/Services scaling Multi-Tbps Scale VIP based L3/L4 Server Load-Balancing Redirect Traffic to Web-cache, video-cache, WAE etc Create Multi-Tbps Firewall Significant CAPEX and OPEX reduction Investment protection : Supported on all LCs and Sups on both N7000 and N7700
  54. 54. Cisco ConfidentialCisco Confidential Remote Integrated Service Engine (RISE) Simplified Architecture
  55. 55. Cisco Remote Integrated Service Engine (RISE) Benefits: •  Enhanced application availability via simplified provisioning and efficient manageability. •  Data path optimization: ADC off-load, low latency policy engine. •  Integrated multi-tenancy support: Clustering with flexibility, scalability. RISE Overview: •  Logical integration of a service appliance with Nexus 7000 and 7700 platforms •  Enables staging to streamline initial deployment of the service appliance •  Allows ongoing configuration updates to drive flows to and from the service appliance •  Allows data path acceleration and increased performance •  Integrated with N7K VDC architecture Physical Topology Logical RISE Topology Co n t rolPla ne Challenge: Services and switching are deployed independently which increases the complexity for deploying and maintaining networks
  56. 56. Ease of Management Remote Integrated Service Engine (RISE) Enabling Tightly Integrated Data Center Services Simplified Out-of-Box Experience Reducing Initial Deployment of NS by 4x (30 to 8 steps) Auto PBR- Simplifies One-arm mode config Push VIP Availability into Routing Layer Significant OPEX reduction Internet Seamless Nexus Integration Enables the Nexus 7000 to Direct Application Traffic
  57. 57. Simplifying the Out of Box Experience 0 10 20 30 F5 3600 ACE NG Nexus 7000 Console Config Management Config Licensing Web GUI Config Data Network Config •  Configure your RISE enabled ADC in less than 2 minutes Minutes for initial configuration of ADC with RISE vs manual configuration Reduce deployment time & complexity with fewer steps & points of contact ADC with RISE ADC Manually Configured 30 steps 8 steps
  58. 58. Cisco ConfidentialCisco Confidential Programmability and Automation Reduce Opex
  59. 59. Open and Modular Leverage Open Source Components Open Boot Loader, HAL, BSP Independent delivery of applications Standard Linux Tooling for delivery & installation Programmability Model-driven ReST API Python Bindings Openflow Agents (Chef, Puppet) 3rd Party Apps Linux Environment Integrated Secure Container Standard Linux APIs Cisco APIs for Advanced Functionality Architecture Goals
  60. 60. Cisco ConfidentialCisco Confidential Campus Core
  61. 61. •  When requirements fit – Primarily for 10G Density and HA •  Key Requirements: 10G Scalability, ISSU/HA, 40/100G. •  Many DC features apply to the Campus •  10G in the campus aggregation/ core is becoming more common. •  Bandwidth and Performance requirements – N7K might be the only way to accommodate! Distribution Core Nexus 7000 Series So what about the Campus? NOTE: The Catalyst 6500 remains the primary Campus platform for Core and Distribution.
  62. 62. One size doesn’t fit all ! Commonly, there is a single core network for both Campus and Data Center ! For many commercial customers, the DC is the core ! For larger networks, there are two separate cores. ! Use N7K in either core when requirements demand and features are met. Data Center Campus Distribution Blocks SiSiSiSi SiSi SiSi SiSi SiSi SiSi SiSi Core View of Campus and Data Center
  63. 63. Nexus 7000 Campus Design Considerations Using Virtual Device Contexts in the Campus Environment ! Objective: Consolidate vertical infrastructure that delivers orthogonal roles to the same administrative or operational domain. ! Benefits: §  Reduced power and space requirements §  Reduce OpEx: Maximize density of the platform §  Agile provisioning of resources between VDCs §  Logical design enables migration to physical separation in future ! Considerations: § Number of VDCs (4 default / up to 8) § Use Firewall between Campus and Data Center VDC’s DC Access / Aggregation Campus Core VDC DC Core VDC FW between VDC’s Campus Network
  64. 64. Cisco ConfidentialCisco Confidential UCS INVICTA
  65. 65. 1E-09 0.000001 0.001 1 Second Millisecond Microsecond Nanosecond Response Time Flash Memory provides a Faster Time Zone for Applications Slow Zone Fast Zone HDD Flash CPU
  66. 66. Trade-offs are Complex & Inefficient Reference Architecture for 1,000 Desktops 1,000 Persistent Desktops will require: < 10TB of capacity ~80K backend IOPS 41 15K HDDs 25 7.2K HDDs 3 Flash Drives TOTAL IOPS: 114,950 TOTAL CAPACITY: 63.2 TB 3 types of drives, 3 types of RAID
  67. 67. 41 15K HDDs 25 7.2K HDDs 3 Flash Drives Faster. Simpler. 114,950 IOPS 63.2 TB 155,000 IOPS 64 TB** **Effective Capacity UCS Invicta All Flash Storage
  68. 68. Cisco UCS with UCS Invicta Series Faster Applications = Faster Business Operations Analytics & Intelligence Batch Processing Database Loads Email OLTP Image & Media Applications Virtual Desktops
  69. 69. The Highest Performing Workload Engines On UCS Invicta
  70. 70. Workload Acceleration Fast I/O High Bandwidth Low Latency Data Reduction Eliminate Redundant Data Efficient Storage Utilization Data Center Efficiency Reduce Energy Consumption Reduce Floor Space Consumption Reduce Management Overhead The UCS Invicta Conquers Three Business Objectives
  71. 71. UCS Invicta Appliance – Primary Advantages & Use cases Up to 1.2 Million IOPS** Up to 7.2 GBps** Bandwidth Up to 144 TB Raw UCS Invicta Appliance VDI – Non Persistent 2MB – 5TB OLAP SOD/EOD Reporting Data Optimization Multiple Workloads Tuning-Free Performance 210,000 IOPS* 1.2 GBps Bandwidth Up to 24 TB Raw *Read IOPS **refer to earlier slide “A Note on Numbers”
  72. 72. Invicta OS Eliminates Trade-Offs Data Persistence Fastest Performance Highest Protection Write Protection Buffer Block Translation Layer RAID Layer Flash Media
  73. 73. Invicta OS Designed to drive the high performance from Flash Media 1. Protect • Store in Write Buffer 2. Organize • Create Write Blocks 3. Optimize • Write Aligned for Flash Media & RAID Protection
  74. 74. Invicta OS Optimizing Flash for Faster Writes & Higher Endurance 4. Optimize Writes • Write speeds are symmetric to read speeds 5. Virtual Garbage Collection • Evaluated and Managed by the Invicta OS 6. Virtual Garbage Collection • Blocks are invalidated in large chunks to speed up drive level garbage collection
  75. 75. Invicta OS (dedupe) Designed to drive the high performance from Flash Media 1. Protect • Store in Write Buffer 2. Pattern Match & Organize • Deduplicate 4K Blocks • Create Write Blocks 3. Optimize • Write Aligned for Flash Media & RAID Protection
  76. 76. Invicta OS (dedupe) Optimizing Flash for Faster Writes & Higher Endurance 4. Optimize Writes • Write speeds are symmetric to read speeds 5. Virtual Garbage Collection • Evaluated and Managed by the Invicta OS 6. Virtual Garbage Collection • Blocks are invalidated in large chunks to speed up drive level garbage collection
  77. 77. Media optimization Flash Cell Mechanical Hard Drive Meets or Exceeds life of spinning media
  78. 78. The challenges with UNMANAGED NAND Endurance SLC NAND @ 2Xnm – 30,000 cycles MLC NAND @ 2Xnm – 3,000 cycles TLC NAND @ 2Xnm – 1000-1500 cycles Program / Erase Pages independently programmable, BLOCK erasable Time to Erase Block == MS NOT uS Cost $/GB compared to 7200 RPM media
  79. 79. Invicta OS NAND management Treats NAND Flash like NAND - not like disk •  Proprietary write logging layer ensures data integrity in the face of power loss •  Implements a SYSTEM wide log structured indirection layer •  NEVER writes less than an entire Erase block •  Smaller writes are padded to the Erase Block boundary •  Writes are acknowledged to initiator immediately after being recorded into Nonvolatile memory •  Leverages multi-core high frequency X86 cores w/GBs of memory Data integrity layer provides both positional validation and traditional data validation upon read •  Media checksums alone fail to protect positional integrity •  Granular recovery allows for individual RAID stripe repair
  80. 80. Cisco Services and Our Partners We Accelerate, Optimize and Sustain Success Optimization Services Allow you to Optimize and Sustain your Advanced Technologies Workshops Give you the FRAMEWORK to Accelerate the Adoption of Advanced Technologies Maximize ROI Faster! Advanced Services Provides subject matter expertise to Design and Deploy Advanced Technologies
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