Innovations such as Cisco unified fabric unify storage and data networking to deliver convergence, scalability, and intelligence with reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and faster return on investment (ROI). IT departments today are challenged to look beyond traditional silos of networking and storage to manage this converged, virtualized data center. Meeting this challenge calls for unification of the management plane to enable holistic management of the data center infrastructure.
Recognizing the need to support this convergence in management, Cisco is merging two best-in-class management solutions, Cisco Fabric Manager and Cisco Data Center Network Manager for LAN, into one unified product called Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM). Administrators can still maintain control and