The Cisco UCS C22 M3 Rack Server (Figure 1) combines outstanding economics and a density-optimized feature set. The C22 M3 Rack Server targets entry level enterprise to SMB with applications such as scale out; virtualization; IT and web infrastructure; VPN servers; file/print servers and appliances. Building on the success of the Cisco UCS C-Series servers; the C22 M3 server and the Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1225 (VIC) further extend the capabilities of the Cisco UCS portfolio in a 1RU form factor with the addition of the IntelÂ® XeonÂ® processor E5-2400 product family; which delivers an optimal combination of performance and efficiency gains. In addition; the Cisco UCS C22 M3 2-socket server offers 12 DIMM slots; up to eight disk drives; 2 PCI Express (PCIe) Generation 3.0 slots; and two 1 Gigabit Ethernet LAN-on-motherboard (LOM) ports; providing both an excellent price-to-performance ratio and a compact form factor.
The Cisco UCS C22 M3 server interfaces with Cisco UCS using another unique CiscoÂ® innovation: the Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1225 (VIC 1225). The Cisco UCS VI