CDW Tech on the Technoliner

CDW Tech on the Technoliner
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CDW
Tech on the Technoliner
Version 2.2
October 17, 2013
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CDW Technoliner
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Contents
CDW TECHNOLINER ............................................................................................................................................ 4 CDW TECH ON THE TECHNOLINER ...................................................................................................................... 7 Stadium Vision and Audio ........................................................................................................................... 7 Wireless, Security, Management .............................................................................................................. 9 Routing / Switching and Virtual Data center ..................................................................................... 10 Explore IT infrastructure ........................................................................................................................... 10 Technoliner UPS, Racks ............................................................................................................................. 11 Additional Devices on the Bus ................................................................................................................. 12 Kaon Virtual Rack ......................................................................................................................................... 12 FUTURE TECH TO BE ADDED TO THE TECHNOLINER ........................................................................................... 13 Software Defined Networking - SDN .................................................................................................... 13 Unified Communications - UC .................................................................................................................. 13 CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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CDW Technoliner
This document describes the concept for the Technoliner and the technology that is installed on the CDW Technoliner. CDW created the Technoliner to provide a great tailgating experience on the outside of the bus including the 14 foot HD High Brightness Video Wall and a great learning experience inside. The inside of the bus is packed with technology and data center equipment to showcase the latest cutting edge experience. The concept for the bus came from the GM Futureliner. In the 40‐50’s GM created a fleet of buses used to showcase the latest in science and technology. CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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The buses would travel to fairgrounds and open up to expose demonstrations. CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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The CDW bus itself was built by West Coast Customs (better known for the show “Pimp my Ride”). This was a 2008 Motor Coach Industries bus that was taken down to the framing and rebuilt in 7 weeks. CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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CDW Tech on the Technoliner
Stadium Vision and Audio
Cisco StadiumVision Director: The Cisco StadiumVision Director provides command and control over all of the Cisco Digital Media Player 4310Gs connected to displays throughout the CDW Technoliner. Multiple displays and audio systems can be controlled from a single interface over the IP network, from the 20 in the Technoliner to 1000s in a full sports complex. Cisco StadiumVision Mobile: The Cisco StadiumVision Mobile appliance ingests IP multicast video streams and adds forward error correction (FEC) data to allow the clear, consistent HDTV experience guests expect to survive transmission over noisy, congested wireless network frequencies. From the StadiumVision Mobile appliance the multicast video flows back over the IP network to Cisco Wireless Access Points for transmission to Technoliner guest smartphones, tablets and computers providing an engaging personalized video experience in a custom CDW App developed from the Cisco StadiumVision Mobile Software Development Kit. Cisco Digital Media Player 4310G: The Cisco DMP 4310G provides media playback on all of the displays in the Technoliner. These media players receive Power over Ethernet (PoE) from the Cisco 3850 switches and play media content received over the IP network. They can also play back from their integrated 32GB flash storage. The Technoliner uses 20 DMPs total to drive displays and control the audio system. Cisco Scientific Atlanta D9094 Encoder: The Cisco D9094 encoder takes video inputs from various "house feed" sources such as an AppleTV, video cameras and PCs and compresses them into H.264 video to be multicast onto the IP network for playback on Cisco DMP 4310Gs connected to displays. This allows the Technoliner to display practically any video source onto any display or group of displays in real time. ClearOne Converge SR1212: The ClearOne Converge SR1212 provides audio mixing, signal processing and routing for the Cisco StadiumVision system. Under the control of Cisco StadiumVision the SR1212 can route audio from connected Cisco DMP 4310Gs, microphones or virtually any other source to any of the three speaker zones on the CDW Technoliner. In total the SR1212 can mix and route up to twelve independent (12) inputs to twelve independent outputs, and be daisy chained to a second unit for even more capacity. Electro‐Voice Q99 Amplifier: The EV Q99 Amp provides the power for the CDW Technoliner's large speaker systems for external audio playback. The two (2) Q99s in the Technoliner drive up to 2400 watts of power for each "side" of the bus independently. Electro‐Voice PA1250T Amplifier: The EV PA1250T Amp provides the power for the CDW Technoliner's internal speaker system for audio playback. The 1250T drives up to 270 watts of power to the internal speakers. Electro‐Voice QRx‐115/75 Loudspeaker: The EV QRx‐115 Loudspeaker "brings the thump" to the CDW Technoliner's external audio system. Two (2) QRx‐115 speakers provide a "voice" to the Planar Video Wall, while a third provides audio to the entertainment area on the other side. CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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Electro‐Voice DC‐One Digital Signal Processor: The EV DC‐One Digital Signal Processor provides advanced sound manipulation for the external audio system of the CDW Technoliner to overcome the challenging sound characteristics of virtually any environment. Electro‐Voice R300 UHF Wireless Microphone: The EV R300 UHF Wireless Mic system provides a robust hand‐held microphone with wireless capabilities for the ultimate mobility. Geffen 4x1 HDMI Switch: The Geffen 4x1 HDMI switch provides enhanced input capabilities to the Elo Touch Systems 5500L displays, allowing them to be connected to both the Apple Mac Minis providing CDW's Explore IT application, as well as Cisco DMP 4310Gs providing StadiumVision content, and switching between these applications under the control of Cisco StadiumVision Director via RS‐232 commands passed by a Cisco DMP 4310G. Planar HX‐60 Video Wall: The CDW Technoliner's main attraction is a 6‐display Planar HX‐60 video wall in a 3:2 configuration. The HX‐60 displays feature centrally driven electronics and power systems, while the panels themselves are 1366x768 resolution at a stunning 1900 nits brightness, making for a very visible outdoor‐capable display system. Samsung DE40A Displays: The CDW Technoliner features four (4) Samsung DE40A 40" professional‐series displays for Cisco StadiumVision digital signage. These robust, 24/7 rated displays provide a beautiful 1080p picture sourced from a connected Cisco DMP 4310G under the control of Cisco StadiumVision. Samsung DE55A Displays: The CDW Technoliner features two (2) Samsung DE55A 55" professional‐series displays for Cisco StadiumVision digital signage. These robust, 24/7 rated displays provide a beautiful 1080p picture sourced from a connected Xbox 360 or Cisco DMP 4310G under the control of Cisco StadiumVision. DirecTV/Thomson Technicolor COM1000 System: The Thomson Technicolor COM1000 system brings DirecTV video and over‐the‐air HDTV content including sports, news and movies into the CDW Technoliner. The COM1000 converts satellite and over‐the‐air HDTV channels to IP multicast streams for playback by Cisco DMP 4310Gs connected to displays throughout the CDW Technoliner. Under Cisco StadiumVision control any screen can play back any DirecTV channel available to the Technoliner at the click of a mouse (or tap of the finger). Xbox 360‐S: The CDW Technoliner features two (2) Microsoft Xbox 360‐S gaming consoles with Kinect to provide guests an unparalleled gaming experience on the "entertainment" side of the CDW Technoliner by way of Samsung DE55A displays. Axis Q1755 IP Video Surveillance Camera: The Axis Q1755 provides a High Definition, IP‐connected video camera that utilizes Power over Ethernet (PoE) to simplify deployment. Combined with a tripod, the Q1755 provides a semi‐mobile "FanCam" solution to the CDW Technoliner that can capture video and multicast it directly to the IP network for playback on Cisco DMP 4310Gs connected to displays, under the control of Cisco StadiumVision. Axis P3367‐VE IP Video Surveillance Camera: The Axis P3367‐VE provides a High Definition, IP‐connected video camera that utilizes Power over Ethernet (PoE) to simplify deployment. The P3367‐VE is an outdoor‐
capable PTZ dome, and the CDW Technoliner uses one for each "side" of the bus to provide a "FanCam" CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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solution that can capture video and multicast it directly to the IP network for playback on Cisco DMP 4310Gs connected to displays, under the control of Cisco StadiumVision. Wireless, Security, Management
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance 5510: The Cisco ASA 5510 provides network firewall functions to protect applications on the CDW Technoliner from unauthorized access from the Internet at large and guests on the CDW Technoliner guest Wi‐Fi network. Cisco Wireless Lan Controller 2504: The Cisco WLC 2504 provides centralized control and configuration for the Cisco Wireless Access Points that make up the (very small) Cisco Connected Stadium Wi‐Fi‐grade wireless network the CDW Technoliner offers to guests. Cisco Wireless Access Point 3602: The Cisco WAP 3602 provides wireless access using 802.11 a/b/g/n on 2.4 GHz and 5GHz frequencies to the interior of the CDW Technoliner using integrated MIMO antennas to allow for the highest speed transmissions. These WLC 2504 controls these access points using the Light Weight Access Point Protocol (CAPWAP) and powered by the Cisco Catalyst 3850 switches. Cisco Wireless Access Point 3502: The Cisco WAP 3502 provides wireless access using 802.11 a/b/g/n on 2.4 GHz and 5GHz frequencies to the exterior of the CDW Technoliner using external Cisco Connected Stadium Wi‐Fi‐grade MIMO panel antennas to allow for the highest speed transmissions. These WLC 2504 controls these access points using the Light Weight Access Point Protocol (CAPWAP) and powered by the Cisco Catalyst 3850 switches. Cisco Identity Services Engine: The Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) authenticates, authorizes and accounts for both network users and administrative users of the Technoliner, providing a single point of network access policy administration. The Technoliner's trusted and authorized WiFi connection uses the RADIUS protocol to authenticate wireless users against the ISE user database. It's also possible to use ISE to provide a centralized Guest access and provisioning portal. Cisco Mobility Services Engine: The Cisco Mobility Services Engine (MSE) is is used to track the location of WiFi users, rogue access points, rogue users and interference sources. The Cisco 3602 and 3502 access points feed their CleanAir information into the MSE for it to correlate and make presentable from within Cisco's Prime Infrastructure. Cisco Prime Infrastructure: Cisco's Prime Infrastructure is used on the Technoliner to manage the network access infrastructure, including the switches, router and wireless. Prime Infrastructure provides a single point of management for the entire lifecycle management allowing CDW to perform the initial configuration, routine backups, monitoring, software maintenance and troubleshooting of user connections all from a consistent and intuitive graphical user interface. APC StruxureWare for Data Center: StruxureWare for Data Centers is a management and monitoring software suite designed to collect and manage data about a data center’s assets, resource use and operation status throughout the data center lifecycle.
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Routing / Switching and Virtual Data center
Cisco Integrated Services Router 2951: The Cisco ISR 2951 provides Internet access to the CDW Technoliner through a 4G LTE interface. The router also hosts the Cisco UCS E‐series server that provides many core network services to the Technoliner. Cisco UCS E‐140S server: The Cisco UCS E‐series server provides a compute platform that fits inside a Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR) 2951. Key features include a very small form factor and integrated power and networking provided by the ISR backplane rather than discrete connections, making it ideal for hosting virtualized applications for network services. Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switches: The Cisco Catalyst 3850 switches provide switching functions including IP Routing, Virtual LANs and Power over Ethernet for connected Cisco Wireless Access Points and Digital Media Players. They are the core switches of the Technoliner. VMware vSphere 5.1: Every Cisco UCS server in the Technoliner runs VMware vSphere 5.1 to provide virtualized resources for application servers such as Cisco StadiumVision, Cisco Identity Services Engine, Cisco Mobility Services Engine, Ubuntu Linux and more. NetApp ExpressPod: The NetApp ExpressPod is made up of a collection of NetApp and Cisco components deployed in a pre‐certified design. It includes Cisco UCS C‐220 servers, Cisco Nexus 3048 switches and NetApp FAS2240A storage. The CDW Technoliner utilizes the ExpressPod to provide compute, storage and networking for the core applications including Cisco StadiumVision Wireless management applications. Cisco Nexus 3048 Switches: The Cisco Nexus 3048 switches provide switching functions for the NetApp ExpressPod as well as other devices in the CDW Technoliner that do not require Power over Ethernet. These fast, powerful switches provide high‐speed, low‐latency data access for Storage Area Networking using iSCSI. Cisco UCS C‐220m3 Server: The Cisco UCS C‐series server provides compute and storage capabilities for the CDW Technoliner. Key features include powerful Intel 8‐core processors and copious amounts of RAM to provide the resources needed for virtualized applications such as Cisco StadiumVision, Cisco Wireless applications and more. Redundant power supplies and the Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC) provide reliability. Explore IT infrastructure
Elo Touch Systems 5500L touch display: The Elo 5500L touch display is a 55" 1080p touch‐capable monitor that essentially converts any connected computer into a giant iPad. These displays are a core piece of the CDW Explore IT application, the CDW Technoliner's unique touch‐enhanced IT solutions learning experience. Apple Mac Mini: Apple Mac Mini workstations proved to be the perfect for factor to fit in the CDW Technoliner. These small footprint, powerful workstations run CDW's Explore IT application and connect to Elo Touch Systems touch displays to provide a unique IT learning experience. Apple iPad: Four (4) Apple iPads connected to the CDW Technoliner's Cisco Connected Stadium Wi‐Fi‐rated network provide a mobile platform for CDW's unique Explore IT solutions learning application. These iPads can also access Cisco StadiumVision Mobile video content sourced from Cisco StadiumVision through a CDW customized App created from the Cisco StadiumVision Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK). CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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Technoliner UPS, Racks
UTV Rack Diagram V10.4
Rack 1
Passenger side
39 RU
42 U
36RU in Current Configuration
3 RU Open
Rack 2 Driver side
39 RU
42 U
38 RU in Current Configuration
1 RU Open
2 U
Belkin Patch Panel 48P
2 U
Belkin Patch Panel 48P
2 U
Belkin Patch Panel 48P
2 U
Belkin Patch Panel 48P
1 U
1 U
1 U
2 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
2 U
Shelf sm – Sat ACU – WLC
UCS C Series Stadium Vision
ASA 5510
2951
3850
3850
COMATSC‐8
DCM 9902
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
2 U
COM200
1 U
1 U
3 U
D9094
D9094
3 U
10 U
UCS C Series OPEN
3048
3048
B020‐16‐17‐IP
P OW ER
FAS2240A
LCR2400
3 U
3 U
4 U
Shelf‐DMPs x6
Shelf ‐AppleTV & Mic Rcvr – DMP’s x2
UCS C Series Wireless Apps
LCR2400
LCR2400
BP‐240V10RT3U
BP‐240V10RT3U
SU10000RT3U2TF
3 U
3 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
1 U
LCR2400
Planar Quad Controller
Planar Quad Controller
Planar Quad Controller
Planar PSU
Planar PSU
Planar PSU
AUDIO 7RU
By: William Lijewski / Dan Vargas
Tripp Lite SU10000RT3U2TF UPS: The Tripp Lite SU10000RT3U2TF UPS provides 10kVA/9000W of UPS power to protect the CDW Technoliner's mobile data center. The UPS provides clean, consistent power to all of the electronic systems with a hefty battery capacity to protect against generator mishaps, and management services and software to monitor load and alert administrators to any alarm condition. Tripp Lite Racks with Fans and temperature sensors. APS NetShelter: The new Kaon “V‐Osk” is installed into a modified APC rack. Belkin: The Racks are interconnected with Belkin cabling and patch panels
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Additional Devices on the Bus
HP: The HP Officejet Pro X Series is inside the bus. This allows for all printing cable devices and mobile devices to print. Belkin: Show and Share device. This devices allows for wireless sharing of a projector and is attached to the rear Elo screen. Kaon Virtual Rack
Virtual Rack: The Kaon “V‐Osk”. This rack will provide us the ability to virtually, (in 3D) demonstrate larger components that we could otherwise not power or rack‐mount in the bus. Some of the demonstrations available are. Cisco Nexus 7000 Cisco UCS B series NetApp / Cisco FlexPod NetApp Storage There will be some other vendors added to the content in future releases. CDW LLC, 200 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - 800.800.4239
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Future Tech to be added to the Technoliner
Software Defined Networking - SDN
Cisco One: The Cisco Open Network Environment (One or SDN) is being tested in our lab. We are looking to deploy a Cisco SDN controller to manage the routing and switching devices in the bus. Unified Communications - UC
Cisco UC: The UC team is looking in to adding Telepresence, Phones, Jabber and Unified messaging components to demonstrate in and outside of the bus.
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