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Here you will see a big emphasis on end to end Cisco architecture for IT infrastructures.  The best place to start is the Introduction to Cisco UCS Architecture.

You will notice a big focus on Cisco UCS, including Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco UCS Hardware, and the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator. You may see the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator referred to as UCSPE or simply the Cisco UCS Emulator.

The Cisco UCS Platform Emulator is an essential tool which allows you to quickly deploy an emulated version of Cisco UCS Manager to gain hands on experience without impacting a production environment.  Be sure to take a look at the complete guide to Setup and Use of the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator.

Cisco UCS Manager 3.1(3a) New Features
melissa • May 04, 2017 • No Comments

Recently, Cisco UCS Manager 3.1(3a) was released, bringing a new slew of supported hardware and software features to our beloved Fabric Interconnects!  Let's take a

Changing Fabric Interconnect Models on the UCS Platform Emulator
melissa • April 07, 2017 • No Comments

When we talked about Disclaimer: This process requires a reboot.  Your UCS Manager configuration is lost across reboots, please make sure you have backed it

Tips and Tricks for Using the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator
melissa • February 21, 2017 • No Comments

While the Cisco Unified Computing System Platform Emulator (also called UCS Platform Emulator or UCSPE) is a great tool for familiarizing yourself with the Cisco

A Look at the Cisco UCS Manager HTML5 Interface
melissa • December 08, 2016 • No Comments

I am a long time Cisco UCS Manager user, and I have always used the Java interface.  Why?  Good question, and this Cisco USS question

Updating Your Cisco UCS Platform Emulator
melissa • December 06, 2016 • No Comments

When Cisco releases an update to the Cisco UCS Emulator, you may want to move your configuration to the newer version.  While many times the

Updates to the UCS Platform Emulator 3.1(2bPE1)
melissa • November 29, 2016 • No Comments

The latest and greatest version of Cisco’s UCS Platform Emulator is version 3.1(2bPE1), which was released at the end of September 2016. This version brings