M management aggregation switches A pair of switches that combines and interlinks the connections for multiple pairs of subordinate management switches. management infrastructure Any AMP management solution available with a Converged System. management server Component in the Advanced Management Platform (AMP) of the Converged System. For Converged Systems, the Cisco UCS C2XX series servers host management VMs for production-level virtualization, web infrastructure, and other mainstream data center workloads. For the AMP-VX, Dell PowerEdge servers host management VMs for production-level virtualization, web infrastructure, and other mainstream data center workloads. management switch A switch that connects the AMP. For Converged Systems using the original Advanced Management Platform (AMP), the management switch is in the AMP. metrics Observed values of component attributes. Metric data is collected for each component that VxBlock Central monitors. The adapter defines the collection criteria for components and those criteria determine the type of information sent. Types of metric data include operational status, temperature, CPU, storage, and memory utilization. mini-AMP A variant of the original Advanced Management Platform (AMP), which consists of a single rack-mounted server and dual Cisco switches. Multiple VxBlock System 1000 Multiple VxBlock Systems 1000 that reside in a single site. A single AMP manages the VxBlock Systems 1000.