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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.4

Cisco Intersight
Cisco Intersight Technology

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Description: Cisco Intersight is a systems management platform that Information Technology organizations use to analyze, simplify, and automate their data center and server environments. Cisco Intersight works in conjunction with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager and the Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC).

There are two editions of Cisco Intersight, the Base Edition and the Essentials edition. This entry covers the Essentials edition.

Cisco Intersight Essentials edition offers deployment either as Software as a Service (SaaS) or running on-premises with the Cisco Intersight Virtual Appliance. This entry covers the Cisco Intersight Virtual Appliance deployment.

The TRM decisions in this entry only apply to technologies and versions owned, operated, managed, patched, and version-controlled by VA. This includes technologies deployed as software on VMs within VA-controlled cloud environments (e.g. VA Enterprise Cloud (VAEC)). Cloud services provided by the VAEC and those controlled and managed by an external Cloud Service Provider (i.e. SaaS) are not in the purview of the TRM. For more information on the use of cloud services and cloud-based products within VA, including VA private clouds, please see the Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office (ECSO) Portal at: https://vaww.portal.va.gov/sites/ECS/SitePages/Home.aspx
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.6
Decision Date: 06/18/2019
Aliases: Cisco Intersight Virtual Appliance
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Cisco Systems, Inc
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (06/18/2019).