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Welcome to the landing page for everything Cisco at vMiss.net!

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.

Introducing New Practical Features in the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator 3.1(2ePE1)

If you have ever worked with Cisco UCS, or are thinking about bringing it into your environment, the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator is a true asset.  The UCS Platform Emulator has recently been updated to a new version, version 3.1(2ePE1).  This article talks about this version, and you can find a complete tutorial on how …

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Cisco UCS Manager 3.2(1d) Is Now Available

Cisco UCS Manager 3.2(1d) has been released! Personally, I always look forward to new UCS Manager releases, and the new features and functionality they bring. Let’s take a look at what we can expect from Cisco UCS Manager 3.2. The Biggest Feature of Cisco UCS Manager 3.2(1d) The biggest feature Cisco UCS Manager brings is …

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Navigating Cisco UCS Documentation: Data Sheet vs Spec Sheet

The Cisco website is a treasure trove of information just waiting for you to dig through it.  As we all know, sometimes vendors use the same words, but they can mean completely different things!  The terms data sheet and spec sheet can mean different things in different context. Today I want to look at these …

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Introduction to the Cisco IMC Emulator

Recently, Cisco came out with a new emulator. You may be familiar with the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator, which is an emulated hardware environment paired with UCS Manager. The Cisco IMC Emulator is its cousin. Let’s review what Cisco IMC is, and why you would want to use the Cisco IMC Emulator. Introduction to Cisco …

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