This Data Center Reference Architecture (DCRA) provides a high-level view of one possible
cloud solution and its major building blocks. The multi-tenant environment featured is built on the
following components.

• Hardware infrastructure connected to a high-density Leaf-Spine Network architecture, which
- Multi-rate Ethernet switches that support 100G, 40G and 10G speeds
- Top-of-Rack switch 10G/40G and spine switch 10G/25G/40G/100G
- Dell PowerEdge rack and blade servers
- Dell Compellent SC series storage
• Microsoft Server Virtualization Solution that supports
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV)
- Windows hypervisor, Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management Service
- Dell Enterprise Storage Manager for Hyper-V and Compellent
- Various components such as virtual machine bus (VMbus)
- Managed with SCVMM (Software Center Virtual Machine Manager)
• WAN Optimization Solution - Silver Peak
- VMs running in ROBO (Remote Office Branch Office)
- Data Center to Campus or Remote Office environments – Silver Peak