Add more servers and chassis when the VxBlock System 1000 is built or after it is deployed.
Cisco UCS servers
Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers are sold individually. Each server type must have a minimum of three servers as a base and can increase in single-server increments. The maximum number of servers depends on the selected scale point.
Each server contains license packs for the following software:
License packs for VMware vSphere ESXi and PowerPath/VE are not available for bare metal blades.
Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis
The power supplies and FEX for all chassis are prepopulated and cabled. All required Twinax cables and transceivers are populated. In the base configuration, there is a minimum of two Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis. There is no unpopulated server chassis unless they are ordered that way.
As blades are added and additional chassis are required, more chassis are added automatically to the order. The kit contains software licenses to enable extra FI ports.
Port licenses for the minimum number of chassis to contain the blades are ordered. More chassis can be added to enable flexibility in the field or to spread the blades across a larger number of chassis.
Cisco UCS third-generation Cisco Nexus 2300 Fabric Extenders
For FEX-connected Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers, the first pair of FEX supports up to 48 servers. Each additional pair supports another 48 servers until the fourth pair has been added. The fourth pair can supports 16 FEX-connected Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers. With eight FEX-connected Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers, the Cisco UCS domain can support the Cisco UCS Manager maximum of 160 servers.
Each FEX requires:
Populate each pair of Cisco Nexus FEX with 48 connected servers before adding a pair to the domain.
Cisco UCS fourth-generation Cisco Nexus 2200 Fabric Extenders
For FEX-connected Cisco Nexus C-Series Rack Servers, the first pair of FEX supports up to 32 servers. Each additional pair supports another 32 servers, up to five pairs. With 10 FEX-connected Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers, the Cisco UCS domain can support the Cisco UCS Manager maximum of 160 servers.
Each FEX requires: