Revision history

Date Document revision Description of changes
June 2021 1.29

Added support for PowerScale storage arrays.

Added support for AMP Central for single system management.

Added support for VMware vSphere 7.0U2 with VMware vLCM.

May 2021 1.28

Added support for the Cisco Nexus 92348GC-X Management Switches.

March 2021 1.27

Added support for PowerScale OneFS 9.x on Isilon nodes.

Added support for the integration of VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF).

January 2021 1.26 Updated material on the Cisco UCS 64108 Fabric Interconnect.
December 2020 1.25

Added support for Isilon sixth-generation 25 GbE external interface and S4112 back-end switch.

November 2020 1.24

Added support for the Cisco UCS 64108 Fabric Interconnect.

Added support for VMware vSphere 7.0 and VMware vSAN storage.

September 2020 1.23

Added Cisco UCS 2304V2XP Fabric Extender (IOM).

Added support for Cisco UCS Manager release 4.1(2a), which allows the configuration of the Cisco UCS 2408 Fabric Extender (IOM) with VIC 1440 adapters with port expanders.

July 2020 1.22 Added support for Dell EMC PowerStore T models.

Added support for Cisco MDS 9706-V2 and Cisco MDS 9710-V2 Mulitlayer Directors.

July 2020 1.21 Added support for Dell EMC Unity XT on AMP-3S. Modified the following topics:
  • System overview
  • Minimum and maximum configuration
  • AMP hardware components (VMware vSphere 6.x)
  • Cisco Nexus 31108TC-V Switch
  • AMP software components (VMware vSphere 6.x)
  • VxBlock System 1000 with AMP Central integrated configuration
  • VxBlock System 1000 with AMP-3S
June 2020 1.20

Updated the section VxBlock Central overview with information about component lifecycle management.

Updated the section Cisco Nexus 31108TC-V Management Switch with information about the IPI G5 Network Controller.

May 2020 1.19

Updated Management network connectivity (VMware vSphere 6.x) with NSX-T information.

March 2020 1.18

Modified VxBlock Central information.

Updated Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 Switch.

February 2020 1.17 Updated AMP Central diagram.
February 2020 1.16

Added support for Isilon 8.2, Cisco UCS fourth-generation IOM, and Dell EMC Isilon storage.

Modified the following topics:

  • System overview
  • Minimum and maximum configurations
  • Isilon storage overview
  • Array components and specifications
  • Isilon storage scale
  • Isilon scale planning

Updated reference sections.

January 2020 1.15

Added support for PowerMax 32 Gb FC IOMs.

December 2019 1.14
  • Added support for AMP Central.
  • Added support for VxBlock Central release 2.5. and VxBlock Central Life-Cycle Management.
  • Added support for PowerMaxOS 5978.444.
  • Removed 2012 from Microsoft Windows Server reference.
September 2019 1.13

Added support for Dell EMC Unity XT storage.

Added information about VMware vSphere 6.7 and 6.5 for external VMware PSCs.

Added note that states as of RCM 6.5.10.0 and 6.7.3.0, Cisco DCNM is no longer supported.

September 2019 1.12 Updated VxBlock Central Workflow Automation option.
July 2019 1.11

Updated for VxBlock Central Version 2.0.

  • Secure Remote Services configuration feature in the VxBlock Central user interface.
  • Component discovery feature in the VxBlock Central user interface.
  • New VxBlock Central alerts.
June 2019 1.10
  • Added support for expanding an AMP-3S cluster with Cisco UCS C220 M5 servers.
  • Added support for Cisco UCS VICs 1495 and 1497.
  • Added support for the Cisco MDS 9148T and 9396T 32G Multilayer Fabric Switches.
  • Updated for new VxBlock Central licensing.
March 2019 1.9
  • Added AMP-3S with Cisco UCS C220 M5 servers and VMware VDS.
  • Updated VxBlock Central features.
  • Added VMware vSphere 6.7.
  • Added Dell EMC Unity Hybrid storage arrays.
  • Added Cisco UCS C480 M5 Server
  • Added fourth-generation Cisco UCS components.
December 2018 1.8 Added support for VMware vSphere Distributed Switch and VxBlock Central.
November 2018 1.7

Updated Cisco UCS Servers for Cisco UCS GPUs.

August 2018 1.6

Added support for PowerMax 2000 and 8000 storage arrays.

Added support for AMP-3S.

Added support for the Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 Switch.

July 2018 1.5
  • Updated Compute components for Cisco UCS B480 M5 Blade Server.
  • Updated Cisco UCS Servers.
May 2018 1.4

Updated the section Dell EMC Unity Software licensing with information about data reduction.

May 2018 1.3 Added support for XtremIO X2.
March 2018 1.2 Added support for M5 Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers.
February 2018 1.1 Updated graphics in the compute section and the sample elevations.
February 2018 1.0 Initial version