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Supporting the AMD MxGPU technology, the world’s first hardware-virtualized GPU solution

Cisco and AMD are addressing today’s enterprise graphics virtualization demands by combining Cisco’s proven UCS C-Series server platform and AMD graphics cards that support AMD Multiuser GPU (MxGPU) technology, the world’s first hardware-virtualized GPU solution, for Cisco customers looking for security, high performance and cost-effective GPU acceleration for their Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployments.

Why Choose AMD MxGPU Technology?


  • Full Workstation Acceleration: Each user receives dedicated GPU resources and predictable graphics acceleration.
  • Mobility and Collaboration: Users can access fully accelerated virtual desktops from virtually any device, in virtually any location, at virtually any time.
  • Data Security and Version Control: Moving data to the datacenter helps guard against unauthorized access or loss, and helps reduce lengthy file transfers and version management between locations.
  • Cost Effective: Affordable hardware pricing and extreme scalability with no additional hardware licensing fees helps lower TCO and optimize hardware ROI.
  • Simple: Using native AMD FirePro drivers helps ensure compatibility with operating systems and applications and helps IT focus on strategic planning over daily maintenance and troubleshooting.

Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers

  • Industry-leading reference architectures deliver out-of-the-box performance while scaling from small to very large Big Data and Analytics deployments
  • Superior rack server management capabilities manage individual or scale-out server deployments with a consistent methodology
  • Improved application performance that has captured 126 world records with first-to-market results or results that exceed those set by other vendors

Availability

AMD FirePro S1750 x2 MxGPU graphics cards are available in the following Cisco servers:

UCS C240 M4

UCS C240 M4

UCS C240 M5

Cisco UCS C240

MxGPU Config: Up to two (2) AMD FirePro S7150 x2 Server GPUs

Max. Users: 64

UCS C460 M4

Cisco UCS C460

UCS C480 M5

Cisco UCS C480

MxGPU Config: Up to six (6) AMD FirePro S7150 x2 Server GPUs

Max. Users: 192