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The documentation set for this product strives to use bias-free language

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Table of Contents

  • Product overview
  • Cisco Intersight technical features and benefits
  • Flexible deployment options
  • Monitoring and capacity planning
  • Simplify application resource management with Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer
  • Enhanced automation and orchestration
  • Customizable dashboard and mobile app
  • Proactive support
  • Platform compliance

With Intersight, you get all of the benefits of SaaS delivery and full lifecycle management of distributed infrastructure and workloads across data centers, remote sites, branch offices, edge environments, and public cloud platforms. This empowers you to observe, analyze, optimize, update, maintain, and automate your environment through a unified platform in ways that were not previously possible. As a result, your organization can achieve significant TCO savings, delivering hybrid IT infrastructure, resources, and applications faster in support of new business initiatives.

For Cisco infrastructure, the Intersight platform works in conjunction with Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC), and Cisco HyperFlex Connect. In addition, Intersight integrates sugar daddy profile louisiana with third-party storage, servers, public cloud services, virtualization, container platforms, and other SaaS services. You can simply associate a model-based configuration to provision servers and associated storage and fabric automatically, regardless of form factor. Using profiles, IT staff can consistently align policy, server personality, and workloads. These policies can be created once and used to simplify server deployments, resulting in improved productivity and compliance, and lower risk of failures due to inconsistent configuration. In addition, Cisco provides integrations to third-party operations tools, such as ServiceNow, to allow customers to use their existing solutions more efficiently.

�We don’t have to babysit the data center anymore. HyperFlex and Intersight have been up and running for two years. We have had zero downtime on the hardware, and have seen a 10x improvement in operational efficiency.�

Cisco Intersight is a SaaS-delivered cloud operations platform with the flexibility of advanced deployment options. You can take advantage of new features as they become available from Cisco without the challenges and complexity of maintaining your management tools.

The majority of our users enjoy the benefits of full SaaS management, with directly-connected Cisco infrastructure and third-party systems connected through a Cisco Intersight Assist on-premises appliance (more details below); however, if you have data locality or security needs for managing systems that may not accommodate a fully SaaS model, you can leverage the on-premises Cisco Intersight Virtual Appliance to connect those systems.

Alternately, the Cisco Intersight Private Virtual Appliance provides an easy way to deploy a VMware Open Virtual Appliance (OVA), which can be configured, deployed, and run off-premises. The Private Virtual Appliance allows you to still take advantage of much of the SaaS functionality without connectivity back to Intersight. Both the Intersight Virtual Appliance and Private Virtual Appliance provide advantages over conventional on-premises management tools.

The Cisco Intersight Assist enables you to claim third-party infrastructure, platforms, and other endpoints that are not directly SaaS-connected to Intersight, so they can become Intersight-managed. For example, you can use Intersight Assist to manage VMware, NetApp, Pure, Hitachi, and other on-premises infrastructure and platforms. Cisco Intersight Assist is deployed as a VM appliance running on premises, installed using an OVA that is available on Cisco. To learn more details about how Intersight Assist extends Intersight management to on-premises, third-party infrastructure and platforms, visit our help site. To learn how to install Cisco Intersight Assist, watch this video.

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