CloudCenter Deployment Models
CloudCenter is available in two deployment models:
- Cisco-Hosted Deployments: Cisco hosts subscription-based, CloudCenter-as-a-Service SaaS deployments
- Customer-Hosted Deployments: Customer hosts their own dedicated, licensed CloudCenter deployment in a customer-determined location.
Cisco has no access to the customer's application data or customer-specific CloudCenter metadata.
Cisco-Hosted SaaS Deployments
This section provides an overview of how you can deploy CloudCenter-as-a-Service. If your enterprise or organization decides to install CloudCenter as a SaaS deployment, contact CloudCenter Support.
For this model, Cisco hosts theand the for each deployment. Customers can optionally host additional s on their private environments to manage additional private clouds.
For Cisco-hosted models SaaS deployments:
- CloudCenter deploys one . in every
- Cisco sets up and installs the Enterprise administrator (admin) and provides the credentials to the UI so your enterprise admin(s) can configure VMs and add users.
Once Cisco installs CloudCenter-as-a-Service for your enterprise, enterprises can begin theconfiguration to add users and groups. If required, you can also purchase additional and install them in your private datacenter.
If your enterprise has signed a contract with Cisco for a, be aware of these expectations, dependencies, and guidelines:
- Cisco hosts your subscription service.
- Cisco manages the deployment on each cloud.
- Ciscorequires the logical mapping details for your currently deployed cloud (or cloud of choice) configuration to setup CloudCenter.
- Cisco handles the .
- You can additionally s on your enterprise's private datacenters.
- Cisco sets up the Enterprise (tenant) admin and provides the credentials.
Your enterprise admin can start adding users and/or sub-tenant admins based on your contract.
Customer-Hosted Dedicated Deployments
When an enterprise or organization decides to install CloudCenter within their premises, CloudCenter is hosted and managed at hosting facilities such as the organization’s datacenters and/or public cloud providers. Organizations can purchase and install as manydepending on the clouds they need to manage.
If your enterprise has singed a contract with Cisco for a, be aware of these expectations, dependencies, and guidelines:
- Cisco provides the installer package or the image repository for your dedicated licensed software installations.
- Cisco does not have any access to your application data or to the CloudCenter metadata.
- Your enterprise handles the CloudCenter configuration and setup.
- Your enterprise hosts and manages the entire CloudCenter:
- Your enterprise can additionally on your enterprise's private datacenters.
- Your enterprise sets up the Enterprise (tenant) admin.
- Your admin can start adding users and/or sub-tenant admins based on your contract.
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