Modernise your Datacentre Infrastructure
Meet your needs now and in the future with a scale up and scale out modern infrastructure to increase performance, lower total cost of ownership, simplify management, and handle new and future workloads.
Cisco Datacentre Portfolio
Cisco Unified Computing Systems (UCS)
Cisco UCS combines industry-standard, x86-architecture servers with networking and storage access into a single unified system.
The system is flexible, agile, and adaptable, and the portfolio of products supported by Cisco UCS includes blade, rack, multinode, and storage-intensive servers; converged infrastructure; hyperconverged infrastructure (Cisco HyperFlexTM systems); and solutions for the network edge such as Cisco UCS Mini and Cisco HyperFlex Edge.
Bringing scalability into your datacentre.
UCS B-Series Blade Servers
Enhance performance with 4- and 2- socket servers.
Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers are based on Intel® Xeon® processors. They work with virtualised and non-virtualised applications to increase performance, energy efficiency, flexibility, and administrator productivity.
UCS C-Series Rack Servers
Unique benefits in a familiar package.
UCS C-Series Rack Servers deliver unified computing in an industry-standard form factor to reduce TCO and increase agility. Each server addresses varying workload challenges through a balance of processing, memory, I/O, and internal storage resources.
UCS S-Series Storage Servers
Active data demands agile infrastructure built from ongoing innovation and delivery. The Cisco UCS S-Series Storage Server delivers rapid scalability and performance to activate your data and insights in real time.
Modular architecture lets you right-size infrastructure for the workload and operate with the efficiency and predictable TCO you need.
It is critical that datacentre’s scale up to support new capacities and densities.
As a leader in switching technology, Cisco is constantly developing the capacity and manageability of Nexus switching platforms to provide high capacity datacentre networking.
Data Centre Switches
Whether you’re looking for a new switch or upgrading an old one, the Cisco Nexus series of switches are built for scale, industry-leading automation, programmability, and real-time visibility.
- Industry-leading performance
Get deep visibility, with security embedded throughout. Cisco switches continuously evolve to meet business needs.
- Infrastructure scalability
Virtualisation, efficient power and cooling, high density, and performance – all support efficient datacentre growth.
- Ease of programmability
Seamlessly integrate with full-stack programmability, from ASIC to the OS, enabling you to add future-features without upgrading hardware.
A Cisco and NetApp Solution
Refreshing your IT infrastructure with FlexPod gives you access to a trusted, global platform, with unmatched versatility that unlocks the value of your critical data.
The FlexPod Advantage
Through pre-validated reference architectures, FlexPod combines NetApp storage, Cisco UCS compute and Cisco Nexus switching in a highly integrated, converged infrastructure to deliver optimal datacentre performance, flexibility and management.
Moving to FlexPod systems — or refreshing your existing FlexPod deployments with the latest advancements — can mean the difference between success and failure. This field-proven platform is trusted worldwide to deliver the innovation and flexibility needed to respond to dynamically changing conditions.
Deployment is fast, scaling is easy, and performance is unmatched with a solution that is tailored to meet application and workload demands, whether they reside on premises or in the cloud.
Cisco HyperFlex Anywhere
Any application. Tested and validated for numerous enterprise applications – virtualised and containerised.
Any cloud. Tools for cloud mobility including deployment, monitoring, and application placement.
Anywhere. True global scale that reaches to your network edge.
Hyperconvergence for the core, cloud, and edge
Cisco HyperFlex systems with Intel Xeon scalable processors offer a variety of flexible hyperconverged infrastructure configurations engineered on the Cisco UCS platform.
In a world where data is everywhere, these HyperFlex systems deliver the agility, scalability, and pay-as-you-grow economics of the cloud with the benefits of multisite, distributed computing at a global scale.
- Power more mission-critical apps.
- Flexible services for mulitcloud.
- Deploy HyperFlex anywhere with CISCO Intersight.
You can start small with a two-node cluster and expand as your business requires. These systems support either 1- or 10-Gbps networking. Combine with Cisco UCS Director for a converged infrastructure solution.
Infrastructure Automation and Simplification
Transform your datacentre and streamline your insights with unified management across Cisco UCS, HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure, and third-party storage, servers and networks.
What you get is a highly available and agile datacentre that can support complex workloads.
Open & flexible private cloud (laaS)
SaaS Systems Management Platform
Workload Optimisation Manager
Real-Time Performance Monitoring
As a leader in switching technology innovation, Cisco is constantly developing new ways to enable organisations to get more from their network infrastructure.
Nexus data centre switches are built for scale, industry-leading automation, programmability, and real-time visibility.
Cisco named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls and The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Firewalls 2020 report.
What is the greatest benefit of Cisco Next Generation Firewall?
The capability of visibility and analysis up to layer 7: Intrusion prevention, Application visibility, Malware protection, URL Filtering, Security intelligence with Talos. This is the key reason why Cisco decided to take this direction. And everything can be managed from a single central point
Cisco has all the security you need… and more.
Dynamic threats, changing compliance requirements, a distributed workforce and more have led to a patchwork of protection.
What’s the answer?
As a leading security provider, Cisco have a portfolio of products that protect your networks, applications, endpoints and cloud. Simple to manage and keeping you one step ahead of emerging risks.
Cisco Next-Generation Firewalls
Stop more threats and swiftly mitigate those that do breach your defences.
User and Endpoint Protection
Verify the identity of users and inspect the devices trying to access your applications.
Shield users from unsafe internet destinations whether they are on or off the network.
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Q Associates, with over 30 years’ experience providing data-centric technology, is qualified to the highest level for implementation, services and support of all Cisco technologies. Furthermore Q Associates is part of an elite group of Cisco partners who have achieved their Advanced Datacentre Architecture Specialisation recognition.
Cisco and Q Associates, a truly great partnership.
Connect your technology to create a digital future
Cisco gives you a solid foundation for digital transformation by bringing technology together in a digital-ready infrastructure that is simple, intelligent, automated and highly secure.