Virtualized data center infrastructures demand a solid foundation that delivers scale, resilience, flexibility and efficiency. Hitachi and Cisco, today's leading advocates of data center infrastructure virtualization, have teamed to develop a blueprint for large-scale data center virtualization that satisfies these demands. Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) Select for VMware vSphere with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) gives you an integrated stack of certified, validated and tested compute, network and storage components. Use this solution to design and build a virtualized data center infrastructure that lowers capital and operating expenses (capex and opex). This solution delivers the highest performance, availability and efficiency in the industry.