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1 1 preso_CMS_public.ppt © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Cluster Management Suite Network Management Software for Cisco Catalyst Desktop Switches

2 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 222 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cluster Management Suite (CMS) Product overview –Positioning and products supported Network intelligence made easy Features and benefits Easy setup Competitive positioning and advantages

3 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 333 preso_CMS_public.ppt Price/Performance Wiring Closet Wiring Closet Aggregation Small Network Backbone Catalyst 2950T-24/2950C-24 / Enhanced Software Image Wire-speed standalone 10/100 switching 10/100/1000BaseT and 100BaseFX uplinks Intelligent services (Enhanced Software Image) Clustering capable Catalyst 2950 Stackables / Enhanced Software Image Catalyst T Standalone and stackable 10/100 switching GBIC-based Gigabit connectivity Intelligent services (Enhanced Software Image) Clustering capable Catalyst G Wire-speed standalone 10/100 switching Basic Cisco IOS functionality (Standard Software Image) 2 fixed 1000BaseSX uplinks (2950SX-24) Clustering capable Catalyst 2950SX-24/ /24 / Standard Software Image Catalyst 3550 Stackables Stackable 10/100 and GE configurations High-performance switching and routing Enterprise-class intelligent services Clustering capable Scalability Catalyst 3550 Series Catalyst 2950 and Catalyst 3550 Series Switches

4 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 444 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cisco Provides the Broadest Range of Network Management Products Small/Med Business Enterprise Service Provider CMS 16 switches LAN only 1000s of devices service management WANs and LANs CiscoWorks 2000 LAN Management Solution (LMS) Routed WAN Management (RWAN) CiscoWorks 2000 LAN Management Solution (LMS) Routed WAN Management (RWAN) WAN Manager 20 devices network resource mgt. 10s of 1000s of devices service provisioning global WANs IGX/BPX and MGX switches only CiscoWorks for Windows Price/Performance Free Function/Flexibility CiscoWorks SNMS small LANs, workgroups

5 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 555 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cisco Cluster Management Suite Software Manage up to 16 geographically dispersed switches simultaneously with one IP address Accessed through any standard Web browser Provides Web-based interface for configuring and managing Cisco IOS ® functions Use as an alternative to command line interface (CLI) Enables configuration of Layer 3/4 intelligent services Full backward compatibility provides support for Catalyst 1900/2820, 2900 XL, 3500 XL, 2950, and 3550

6 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 666 preso_CMS_public.ppt Typical CMS Environments Medium Business/Branch Office Wiring Closet Floor Floor 12 Catalyst G Catalyst 3550 Catalyst 2950

7 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 777 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cluster Management Suite Product overview Network intelligence made easy Features and benefits Easy setup Competitive positioning and advantages

8 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 888 preso_CMS_public.ppt Today’s Economic Environment Exacerbates the Demands on Network Administrators Headcount flat to decreasing Training budgets remain flat or continue to shrink Technology investments must contribute to bottom line –Reduce operational costs –Improve productivity More devices to manage with fewer people Yet management’s expectations of IT are higher

9 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 999 preso_CMS_public.ppt New Technologies to Support – –Increased mix of data traffic – web, file server, , CRM, ERP, etc. – –IP Telephony – –Videoconferencing – –E-learning – –Wireless connectivity Less Predictable Traffic Patterns – –Mix of light, two-way communications and one- way bulk transfers – –Delay-sensitive traffic mixed with delay-tolerant traffic Stronger Network Security – –Increased flow of confidential info on the network – –More sophisticated internal and external hackers Today’s Network Puts Increased Demands on Network Administrators

10 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 10 preso_CMS_public.ppt Value-Added Resellers Are Faced with the Same Challenges Reduce operational costs by: – –Deploying networks faster – –Supporting more customers with less staff Improve revenues by developing expertise and entering new technology areas beyond data networking: – –Voice – –Videoconferencing – –E-learning – –Ongoing Support/Monitoring Contracts Deals are more competitive, driving the need to differentiate skills, capabilities Customers looking for one-stop shop for technology solutions

11 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 11 preso_CMS_public.ppt Introducing the Catalyst 3550 and 2950 Series of Switches Catalyst 3550: Enterprise-class, stackable, multilayer switch family with Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet configurations Enables the deployment of network-wide intelligent services –Advanced Quality of Service –Granular rate limiting –Security Access Control Lists –Sophisticated multicast management –High Performance IP routing Catalyst 2950: Fixed configuration, stackable and standalone switch family with basic and intelligent services tailored for small and mid-sized networks Advanced Cisco intelligent services to the edge of a network (2950 EI) –Quality of Service –Rate limiting –Security Access Control Parameters

12 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 12 preso_CMS_public.ppt CMS Makes It Easy to Take Advantage of Network Intelligent Services Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Reporting Intelligent Network Solutions Time-Saving Features Ease of Use Wizards Guide Mode Easy Setup Auto Link Configuration User- personalized Interface Sophisticated Help System Topology View Front Panel View Alarm Notification Fault, Event, and Performance Monitoring Read-only Mode Printing Cluster Redundancy AVVID Wizards for VoIP, video, and mission critical apps Security Wizard Multicast Wizard Wireless mgmt Advanced IOS feature support Multi-device and multi-port configuration One-click software upgrades Manage from anywhere, to anywhere Configuration Reports Inventory Report Configuration Cloning

13 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 13 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cluster Management Suite Product overview Network intelligence made easy Features and benefits –Wizards –Guide mode –Multi-device, multi-port management –Configuration cloning –Software upgrades –Advanced IOS feature support –Sophisticated embedded help system –Topology view –Event notification & monitoring Easy setup Competitive positioning and advantages

14 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 14 preso_CMS_public.ppt AVVID Wizards for Simple Configuration of Technology Solutions AVVID = Architecture for Video, Voice, and Integrated Data In just a few steps, these wizards configure the switch for voice, video, and/or high-priority data applications. Wizards are compatible to each other Final summary page shows the configuration that will be implemented before you apply it Roll-back option to restore the old configuration if dissatisfied with the wizard

15 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 15 preso_CMS_public.ppt Example: Video Wizard – Optimally configures entire cluster for video traffic Step 1 Step 3 Step 2 Done!

16 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 16 preso_CMS_public.ppt Guide Mode to Simplify Complex Configurations Guide Mode Provides step-by-step prompts with instructions Used for many of the complex configuration options Expert Mode Compact windows that provide configuration options without prompts

17 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 17 preso_CMS_public.ppt Multi-Device, Multi-Port Management Save time by selecting multiple ports across devices for simultaneous configuration Dynamic, detailed representation of up to 16 switches in cluster Simplifies troubleshooting and debugging Front Panel View

18 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 18 preso_CMS_public.ppt Configuration Cloning Using the Configuration Save and Restore feature, a customer or VAR can apply a configuration file to multiple switches Enables very fast deployment of networks Provides the ability to backup config files

19 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 19 preso_CMS_public.ppt One-Click Software Upgrade Use inventory report to quickly see software versions running on the switches Simultaneously update software of up to 16 devices Simply click on the desired switches and update WS T WS-2950 WS T

20 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 20 preso_CMS_public.ppt Advanced Quality of Service Use QoS feature to give preferential treatment to certain types of traffic CMS supports Layer 3 QoS and both Strict Priority and Weighted Round- Robin scheduling algorithms Use Guide Mode or one of the AVVID Wizards if not familiar with QoS

21 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 21 preso_CMS_public.ppt Access Control Lists CMS allows users to differentiate traffic into various categories and permit or deny certain categories of traffic Allows re-ordering of Access Control Entries (ACEs) Guide Mode or Security Wizard can be used if unfamiliar with ACLs

22 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 22 preso_CMS_public.ppt IP Unicast & Multicast Routing* Configure IGMP Snooping options Allows easy configuration of Layer 3 IP routing protocols IP Multicast Wizard guides users through steps for setting multicast routing features *Only supported on Catalyst 3550

23 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 23 preso_CMS_public.ppt Sophisticated Embedded Help System Context-sensitive help button on every window! Help is embedded in the switch Easy navigation using: –Table of Contents –Index –Glossary –Search function

24 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 24 preso_CMS_public.ppt Topology View Provides comprehensive layout of all clustered devices: –Switches –IP phones –Wireless access points –Long-Reach Ethernet CPE Launch the Cisco Aironet Wireless Access Point management interface Quickly check status of all clustered switches at once from one location Automatically discovers the network –CMS can see any Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)-enabled device Topology View

25 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 25 preso_CMS_public.ppt Event Notification Enables an to be automatically sent to a network administrator or VAR when a network problem occurs Can choose what severity level triggers an notification

26 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 26 preso_CMS_public.ppt Fault and Event Monitoring & Reporting Systems Messages Monitor provides a filterable list of alarms and events

27 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 27 preso_CMS_public.ppt Performance Monitoring & Reporting Link Graphs and Link Reports provide network traffic updates in real-time All graphs can be printed for management reports

28 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 28 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cluster Management Suite Product Overview Network Intelligence Made Easy Features and Benefits Easy Setup Competitive Positioning and Advantages

29 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 29 preso_CMS_public.ppt Easy Setup – 1, 2, 3 … 1.Designate a Command Switch 2.Load CMS from any PC in your network – or from a remote PC dialed in to the network 3.Cluster “Candidate” switches are automatically discovered. Simply choose those to include in the Cluster –Manage Catalyst 3550, 2950, 3500 XL, 2900 XL, and 1900/2820 simultaneously in a single interface DONE!! Optional:Set up Administrator accounts

30 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 30 preso_CMS_public.ppt Administrator Accounts Set up network administrator accounts for the entire cluster in one step Assign different privilege levels Privilege level 0 allows CMS read-only mode only

31 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 31 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cluster Management Suite Product overview Network intelligence made easy Features and benefits Easy setup Competitive positioning and advantages Product overview Network intelligence made easy Features and benefits Easy setup Competitive positioning and advantages

32 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 32 preso_CMS_public.ppt Key Competitive Advantages CMS provides a topology map that automatically discovers Cisco switches, routers, IP Phones, wireless access points, and CPEs CMS Wizards provide fast, easy configuration of sophisticated technologies to support for voice, video, priority data, and enhanced security Guide Mode provides step by step guidance for complex configurations Simultaneous configuration of multiple ports and devices, resulting in dramatic productivity improvements for IT staff and resellers Wireless management integration Configure nearly all IOS features, including Layer 3 IP services Sophisticated monitoring, graphing, and reporting Manages the 16 switches regardless of physical proximity or stacking Full backward compatibility to support legacy Catalyst fixed configuration switches. CMS vs. Competitor Embedded Management

33 © 2002, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 33 preso_CMS_public.ppt Cisco CMS Advantages No installation required – embedded in switch Manage cluster remotely from anywhere on your network Intuitive, easy to use Fast, easy tool to take advantage of Cisco Catalyst Intelligent Network Services It’s FREE!

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