Cisco Big Data and Analytics
Data is the foundation of
digital business
The world of data as we know it is changing.
Businesses and their leaders are trying to
figure out how to best use the massive
amounts of data being generated in their
businesses.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is fueling the digital
transformation in the marketplace. Big Data is
becoming increasingly pervasive across all
industries, and data-driven companies are
positioned to be successful disruptors.
The ability to unlock hidden value within your
data is vital to being competitive in today’s
world. What you need is effective data
management, data preparation, and analytics.
IT decision makers now require a Big Datacapable integrated infrastructure and analytic
solutions architecture that can quickly adapt to
today’s fast paced landscape.
Using the cost-efficient and powerful data and
analytics offerings from Cisco helps position
you to lead in the marketplace.
AUTOMOTIVE
Auto sensors reporting
location, problems
HIGH TECHNOLOGY /
INDUSTRIAL MFG.
Auto sensors reporting
location, problems
OIL & GAS
Drilling exploration
sensor analysis
COMMUNICATIONS
Location-based
advertising
LIFE SCIENCES
Clinical trials, Genomics
RETAIL
Consumer sentiment,
Optimized marketing
CONSUMER
PACKAGED GOODS
Sentiment analysis of
what’s hot, problems
MEDIA /
ENTERTAINMENT
Viewers / advertising
effectiveness
UTILITIES
Smart Meter analysis
for network capacity
FINANCIAL SERVICES
Risk & portfolio
analysis, new products
ON-LINE SERVICES /
SOCIAL MEDIA
People & career
matching, Web-site
optimization
TRAVEL &
TRANSPORTATION
Sensor analysis for
optimal traffic flows,
Customer sentiment
EDUCATION &
RESEARCH
Experiment sensor
analysis
HEALTH CARE
Patient sensors,
monitoring, EHRs,
Quality of care
LAW ENFORCEMENT
& DEFENSE
Threat analysis - social
media monitoring, photo
analysis
Digital disruption will displace 40% of
incumbent companies in the next 5 years.
- Digital Vortex, Cisco Systems. June 2015
Cisco UCS Integrated
Infrastructure for Big Data
46,500+ Unique
Cisco UCS Customers 2
Deliver on the promise of
Big Data
Data-driven business outcomes often go
undiscovered when companies fail to invest in the
proper infrastructure.
Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data
employs powerful computing to deliver industryleading performance. It offers the unfied data
management, data preparation, and analytics
needed to identify the value in your data.
Take advantage of Cisco Advanced Services to
develop a comprehensive set of Big Data services
and achieve specific goals with your data and
analytics initiatives.
Cisco management tools such as Cisco UCS
Manager and Cisco UCS Director Express allow
for simple configuration of Big Data Hadoop
clusters that can adapt dynamically to changing
workloads, resulting in lower OpEx that drives
efficiency in your organization.
Cisco UCS Mini delivers servers, storage, and
networking in an easy-to-deploy, compact form
that is ideal for remote offices or smaller IT
environments to analyze data appropriately and
utilize data for predictive analytics and storage.
Provide your business with an integrated
infrastructure capable of harnessing the insights
within your data to enhance productivity and
prepare you for digital transformation before it
occurs.
100+
More than 85% of all
World record
performance
benchmarks to-date 2
Fortune 500
customers have
invested in Cisco UCS
#1 Americas revenue
$3.5B+
market share in x86
blades 1
Data Center Annualized
Revenue Run Rate 2
Big Data Portfolio on
Cisco UCS growing 3x
in FY15, targeting
$1B in 2017
3,800+ Cisco UCS
Channel Partners
Source: 1 IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, 2015 Q1, May 2015, Vendor Revenue Share
Source: 2 As of Cisco Q3FY15 earnings results Data Center Revenue is defined as Cisco UCS & Nexus 1000V
Solve critical business problems with the
data created daily in your business
Managing diverse sets of data and technologies
cohesively is one of the biggest challenges
businesses face today.
The ability to prepare and correctly use your data is
vital for success, and a common issue is
determining the right strategy around your big data
and analytics services. Data and analytics are
solving today’s business problems and delivering
tomorrow’s business insights.
For companies without solutions to aggregate data
and provide impactful, self-service analytics will fail
to provide the operational efficiency required by
their customers.
Amplify your competitive
advantage
Data-driven enterprises outperform their
industry peers by up to 6% and are as much
as 26% more profitable 1
Powerful interface allows for further
integration into third party tools and services
Greater IT agility means faster response time
to meet business needs
Making sense of data is invaluable in today’s
competitive market. Businesses are struggling
to control costs while maintaining instant
access to all of their data.
Utilize the Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure
for Big Data to ensure you are prepared to
successfully identify, capture, prepare and
analyze all types of data in a cost effective way.
With a connected, scalable, and secure
infrastructure supporting your data needs, you
can provide seamless integration when adding
new offerings or advanced features to your
portfolio.
Speed. The Cisco UCS platform improves
processing performance at Quantium by12.5x
by reducing processing time by 92%2
Discover new opportunities
"We've expanded the range of
problems that we can solve, enabling
our clients to grow their business by
interacting with each of their customers
as individuals with specific wants and
needs."
– Alex Shaw, Head of Technology
Operations, Quantium
Source: 1 MIT Sloan Center for Digital Business
Source: 2 Map-R Quantium Cisco Case Study 2015
As the amount of data and the number of data
sources increase, businesses need to prioritize
data and develop new analytics strategies to
take advantage of the new opportunities.
Cisco’s ISV partner ecosystem, combined with
the UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data,
can provide powerful solutions for your specific
big data and analytics needs. With automation
capabilities, easy-to-use applications and selfservice analytics, Cisco enables companies to
make real business impact within their company
and the marketplace.
Companies that can extract insight from their
data will continue to improve, learn more about
their business, and better serve their customer
base.
Innovate and adapt to
prepare for the future
Digital disruption has the potential to reshape an entire market faster than ever before. With the
capability to scale and easily support 6000 servers, Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big
Data is ready to handle this new era of change. Cisco provides visionary solutions capable of
helping you achieve internal improvements and understand your business’ intricacies through data.
Use Cisco’s vast partner ecosystem to develop your Big Data and Analytics services. Deliver
pretested and pre-validated data management solutions on Hadoop platforms (Cloudera,
Hortonworks, IBM, and MapR) providing a lower-cost and scalable storage platform to capture and
analyze all types of data. Work with analytics ISVs (SAS, Splunk and Platfora), who deliver
solutions with Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data to help customers gain insight from
their data.
By partnering with innovative companies aligned with Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big
Data, Cisco creates an intelligent and agile environment for big data. With unique innovations,
Cisco has consistently proved best in performance with multiple world records1, offering customers
reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and world-record-setting performance.
Source: 1 http://www.tpc.org/tpcx-hs/results/tpcxhs_perf_results.asp
Cisco ONE
Enterprise Cloud Suite
Cisco and Partner
Intercloud Services
CloudManaged
Cisco
Connected
Analytics
Cisco
OpenStack Private
Cloud
Integrated
Infrastructure
Cisco
Nexus
ACI
WAN
Cisco
UCS
Programmable Fabric
Programmable Network
Policy-Based, Open
Unified
Access
Virtualized
WAN Services
App
Experience
(Akamai)
Network as a
Sensor/
enforcer
Policy, Orchestration, Ecosystem Partners, Security
Mobility
Express
IoT
System
For additional information, contact
your Cisco sales rep or visit:
www.cisco.com/go/bigdata
Cisco UCS® with
Intel® Xeon® processors