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Calculating the Savings of MovingYour Drupal Site to the CloudJess Iandiorio!Sr. Director, Cloud Product Marketing!Acquia!!
Agenda• The three elements of cost savings • Gaining efficiencies with PaaS• Making the business case to migrate your web  h...
If you take away one thing…                                                    Migrating to the cloud is an investment.   ...
The three elements of cost savings          Capital!                      Operational!                       Staffing!    1...
#Winning	But it’s not all about cost savings
AcquiaPlatform-as-a-Service cost efficiencies
Drupal Lifecycle events       Set-up/Launch           Production                     Site Evolution  Build                ...
Hosting vs. Platform as a Service

Mission critical Drupal applicationsrequire more than just virtualmachines             ...
Platform as a Service stackWorld Class Application       24/7 break-fix, Advisory support, Technical account       Support!...
AcquiaFramework for Calculating Cost Savings
Drupal Lifecycle events      Set-up/Launch           Production              Site Evolution Build                   Applic...
Drupal Lifecycle events       Set-up/Launch            Production                   Site Evolution Build                  ...
Set-up/LaunchArchitect & Design   Create a Drupal-tuned application platformBuilding & debugging   Custom Caching Load Bal...
ProductionIT Role & Tasks                                                                  Annualized Cost Drupal Develope...
Site Evolution     Options                 Users hitting your site                     .010    Over Plan1                 ...
Site Evolution        Over Plan                              Under Plan                           Acquia Plan   1         ...
Site Evolution        Over Plan                              Under Plan                          Acquia Plan   1          ...
AcquiaCustomer TCO Reduction Examples
Partners Passing Savings onto Customers                4-32 hours to configure single server                               ...
SEMI
SEMIChallenge                           Old Site Design – January 2011•  Recent economic conditions   required SEMI to find...
SEMIEvaluating CMS Options                                         SEMI Event Microsites•  SEMI conducted a thorough   eva...
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Maxim Magazine
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Maxim Magazine Hosting Challenge                    Maxim traffic spikes•  Hosting provider was not able to   provide nece...
Maxim Magazine !Results                                      Maxim Advertising Programs•  Re-tooled their developer skill ...
Worry free, Enterprise-class Drupal hosting                                                                               ...
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Calculating the Savings of Moving Your Drupal Site to the Cloud

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  3. 3. Upcoming Webinars!•  University Shares Tips for Migrating Thousands of Sites With One Install Profile •  Announcing Acquia’s Learn, Try, Sell Partner Enablement Program •  Constructing a Fault-Tolerant, Highly Available Cloud Infrastructure for your Drupal Site •  Building a Common Drupal Platform for Your Organization Using Drupal 7 •  Accessible Theming in Drupal http://acquia.com/resources/webinars!
  4. 4. Acquia is Hiring•  Do you love working http://acquia.com/careers! with Drupal?!•  Acquia is hiring in North America, Europe, and Australia!! • Engineering! • Design! • Support! • Operations! • Client Advisors! • Sales and Marketing!
  5. 5. Calculating the Savings of MovingYour Drupal Site to the CloudJess Iandiorio!Sr. Director, Cloud Product Marketing!Acquia!!
  6. 6. Agenda• The three elements of cost savings • Gaining efficiencies with PaaS• Making the business case to migrate your web hosting to the cloud• Customer TCO reduction examples
  7. 7. If you take away one thing… Migrating to the cloud is an investment. However, smart adoption of the cloud leads to guaranteed cost savings.
  8. 8. The three elements of cost savings Capital! Operational! Staffing! 1! 2! 3!On-Premise:! On-Premise:! On-Premise:!• Large costs upfront that • Operational expenses are • You’re restricted to your can’t be fully deducted typically not hit.! staff’s time and skill sets.! when incurred.! Cloud:! • Physical asset• Cost lock-in.! • TCO becomes a calculation maintenance trumps• Doesn’t easily scale.! of total cost of operation.! innovation.!Cloud:! • Cloud optimization is an Cloud:!• Resources are virtual and acquired skill set.! • You acquire an entire team therefore shifted to Opex.! of experts.!• Paid for monthly.! • Your team focuses on responding to business needs.!
  9. 9. #Winning But it’s not all about cost savings
  10. 10. AcquiaPlatform-as-a-Service cost efficiencies
  11. 11. Drupal Lifecycle events Set-up/Launch Production Site Evolution Build Application updates Diagnosis •  Load balancers •  Drupal App code •  Site failure •  Fast page cache Infrastructure •  Infrastructure failure •  App Servers updates •  Application errors •  Database Resolution •  OS •  File systems •  Debugging •  Resize •  Web servers •  Security •  Launch new virtual •  App Configuration servers •  HA architecture Operations •  Multi-region failover •  24X7 monitoring & alerts Deploy •  Backups •  Integrated Git/SVN •  Load testing •  Drag and drop content managementRequires expert skills and significant time
  12. 12. Hosting vs. Platform as a Service

Mission critical Drupal applicationsrequire more than just virtualmachines Bring us your code and files... Virtual Machines Vs. and we’ll handle the rest.
  13. 13. Platform as a Service stackWorld Class Application 24/7 break-fix, Advisory support, Technical account Support! managers, Audits: Site, security, performance! Application Network! Search, Spam, Insight, Mobile, Functional testing, Marketing Services! testing, Load testing, Runtime reporting! Application! Customized environment, Analyze, Code management, Lifecycle! Workflow, Cloud migration! Management! Low Cost, Flexible, Virtual elastic cloud resources, High Platform Features! Reliable! availability, Configuration management, Monitoring, Optimization, Caching! Platform Architecture!
  14. 14. AcquiaFramework for Calculating Cost Savings
  15. 15. Drupal Lifecycle events Set-up/Launch Production Site Evolution Build Application Diagnosis •  Load balancers updates •  Site failure •  Fast page cache •  Drupal App code •  Infrastructure failure •  App Servers Infrastructure •  Application errors •  Database updates Resolution •  File systems •  OS •  Resize •  Web servers •  Debugging •  Launch new virtual •  App Configuration •  Security servers •  HA architecture •  Multi-region failover Operations Deploy •  24X7 monitoring & •  Integrated Git/SVN alerts •  Drag and drop •  Backups content management •  Load testing
  16. 16. Drupal Lifecycle events Set-up/Launch Production Site Evolution Build Application Diagnosis Time & Cost Time & Cost •  Load balancers updates •  Site failure Agility Business Savings •  Fast page cache Savings •  Drupal App code •  Infrastructure failure •  App Servers • Drupal-tuned Infrastructure • Dozens of tools to test •  Application errors • You can chase after •  Database updates Resolution environment already your sites effectiveness new revenue •  File systems •  Resize built • AOS •  utomated developer opportunities •  Web servers •  Debugging •  Launch new virtual • Fast migration •  App Configuration workflow • Yservers avoid ou can •  Security •  HA architecture opportunity costs •  Multi-region failover Operations Deploy •  24X7 monitoring & •  Integrated Git/SVN alerts •  Drag and drop •  Backups content management •  Load testing
  17. 17. Set-up/LaunchArchitect & Design Create a Drupal-tuned application platformBuilding & debugging Custom Caching Load Balancers Drupal & Apache Application Servers MySQL replication for high availability HA network file systemAutomation Monitoring Drupal LAMP OS and hardware Optimization, security, and configuration management Daily architecture validation testing Total estimated environment building & debugging time: Total estimated environment building cost:
  18. 18. ProductionIT Role & Tasks Annualized Cost Drupal Developer •  Design new Drupal Modules •  Release engineering •  Design new Drupal Themes •  Performance tuning •  Troubleshoot system deficiencies •  Software testing & QA •  Maintain existing web applicationsWeb Security Admin •  Security management •  Drupal core & contrib updates •  Infrastructure Updates •  Penetration testingSystem Admin •  Support infrastructure •  OS updates •  Backups •  Filesystem updates •  Load testing •  Database updates •  24X7 MonitoringPlatform Architect •  24X7 Monitoring •  Infrastructure implementation •  Infrastructure design Total Staff Costs Associated with Website maintenance:
  19. 19. Site Evolution Options Users hitting your site .010 Over Plan1 .008 Over Pay Under Plan .0062 Expect Outages .004 Acquia Plan3 No Failure .002 0 Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
  20. 20. Site Evolution Over Plan Under Plan Acquia Plan 1 2 3 Over Pay Expect Outages Auto Optimized Large Lifestyle Large M&E Online International news Television Network Business network•  Negotiated a 3 year “deal” for •  Did not plan for significant •  Only major news organization 35 servers traffic spikes live-blogging from the streets of Cairo•  IT guy looks like a hero, but he •  Site went down in critical time knows he’s using 10 •  150% increase in traffic in the •  Lost 5 hours of site uptime for course of one day•  25 server environments 15 microsites wasted. •  Serving old-content and •  $200,000 opportunity cost content contributors couldn’t•  $225,000+ wasted access their contribution •  Suffered brand/image damage interface •  Acquia provisioned 12 virtual servers in one hour, and within 12 hours they re-directed their DNS server and were serving their pages from our environment
  21. 21. Site Evolution Over Plan Under Plan Acquia Plan 1 2 3 Over Pay Expect Outages Auto Optimized Large Lifestyle Large M&E Online International news Television Network Business network•  Negotiated a 3 year “deal” for •  Did not plan for significant •  Only major news organization 35 servers traffic spikes live-blogging from the streets of Cairo•  IT guy looks like a hero, but he •  Site went down in critical time Concurrent real-time knows he’s using 10 •  150% increase from about the visits spiked in traffic in •  Lost 5 hours of site uptime for 50,000 … to 135,371 ... course of one day•  25 server environments 15 microsites The number of people wasted. •  Serving old-contenton Al simultaneously and •  $200,000 opportunity cost content contributors couldn’t Jazeera’s website kept•  $225,000+ wasted access their contribution going as high as 200,000 •  Suffered brand/image damage interface was at any given —that second, and translated •  Acquia provisioned 12 virtual into millions of people servers in one hour, and within watching on the Web.! 12 hours they re-directed their ! DNS server and were serving -TechCrunch! their pages from our environment
  22. 22. AcquiaCustomer TCO Reduction Examples
  23. 23. Partners Passing Savings onto Customers 4-32 hours to configure single server 6+ to configure multiple servers 1.5 – 2 weeks to work on customers servers 100 hours of dev-ops time to automate to 1 hour provisioning Source: Achieve Internet, Thought- matrix, Exaltation of Larks
  24. 24. SEMI
  25. 25. SEMIChallenge Old Site Design – January 2011•  Recent economic conditions required SEMI to find cost efficiencies where possible•  Web infrastructure was the first target – legacy CMS required significant maintenance costs•  Co-location data storage investment cost $33,000 every quarter www.waybackmachine.com
  26. 26. SEMIEvaluating CMS Options SEMI Event Microsites•  SEMI conducted a thorough evaluation of CMS options•  With a team of 26 content providers with different technical skill sets that needed to publish in different languages, ease-of- use was critical http://www.semiconrussia.org/en/
  27. 27. SEMI!Results SEMI Multi-Lingual Sites•  Migrated 26 sites•  Significantly reduced CMS maintenance time•  Increased flexibility & ease-of- use for content contributors•  65% infrastructure cost savings http://www.semi.org/ch/ http://www.semi.org/ko/ http://www.semi.org/jp/
  28. 28. Maxim Magazine
  29. 29. Maxim Magazine Site Design Challenge Old Site Design – June 2011•  Proprietary CMS was negatively impacting their online business•  Lack of site development agility translated to ad sales limitations•  Extensive investment in proprietary system caused significant “rip and replace” pushback www.waybackmachine.com
  30. 30. Maxim Magazine Hosting Challenge Maxim traffic spikes•  Hosting provider was not able to provide necessary reliability•  Unplanned traffic spikes are part of the nature of their business•  They needed a hosting provider that would guarantee that their site wouldn’t fail www.Alexa.com
  31. 31. Maxim Magazine !Results Maxim Advertising Programs•  Re-tooled their developer skill set in three weeks•  Successfully launched their site one day early•  Decreased hosting costs by an estimated 60% www.maximgamergirl.com
  32. 32. Worry free, Enterprise-class Drupal hosting www.acquia.com/products-services/acquia-managed-cloud
  33. 33. Questions?• For more information visit:
 http://www.acquia.com• Contact us: sales@acquia.com or 888.9.ACQUIA• Follow us: @acquia• Comments welcome:• Jess.iandiorio@Acquia.com Today’s  webinar  recording  will  be  posted  to:   http://acquia.com/resources/recorded_webinars
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