AWS Summit Auckland 2014 | Hybrid Operation Models in the Enterprise

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Adoption of cloud computing provides access to many new deployment models. But, in many cases, the applications deployed to the cloud need to integrate with existing on-premises resources. This session outlines several key factors to consider from the point of view of a large-scale real IT shop executive. Since each company is unique, this session compares the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and risks of each model and then helps participants create new hybrid orchestration and deployment options for hybrid enterprise environments.

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AWS Summit Auckland 2014 | Hybrid Operation Models in the Enterprise

  1. 1. © 2014 Amazon.com, Inc. and its affiliates. All rights reserved. May not be copied, modified, or distributed in whole or in part without the express consent of Amazon.com, Inc. The Enterprise Cloud Transition: Hybrid Options Nick Walton Enterprise Lead, Amazon Web Services
  2. 2. Today our customers: (Typically)
  3. 3. Understand the value of cloud
  4. 4. Understand the value of Amazon Web Services
  5. 5. Know that they will be transitioning more to cloud sometime in the near future
  6. 6. Know they can revolutionize the way they deliver and manage information technology
  7. 7. This is Good!
  8. 8. Today our customers: (Typically)
  9. 9. Have physical datacenter resources
  10. 10. Have legacy applications that are under maintained
  11. 11. Have siloed teams and complicated processes
  12. 12. This is Good! REALITY
  13. 13. Reality •  Your datacenters aren’t going away overnight •  Your applications and infrastructure will need to be reviewed •  Your staff will need to develop some new skills •  Many processes can be optimised •  New tools may be required •  “the show must go on”
  14. 14. Painting the picture of a customer in transition
  15. 15. Enterprise – Technology Landscape High maintenance costs, lack of flexibility Lots of big metal that hasn’t been rethought in a while 2+ Physical datacenters Legacy applications, operating systems, languages, databases Siloed teams limited collaboration About 50% virtualized
  16. 16. Enterprise – Business Landscape Barriers to entry are falling Competition is increasing Cost pressures There is greater transparency into value chains Consumers are more informed Unprecedented levels of disruption
  17. 17. Enterprise - Future Goals Explore new business opportunities Innovate Understand what Big Data means to them Improve DR capabilities Streamline IT Embrace mobile and web apps
  18. 18. “[Enterprise customers are] skipping the years of early getting-their-feet-wet, and immediately jumping in with more significant projects, with more ambitious goals…”
  19. 19. here there???
  20. 20. Integrating AWS with Your Existing On-Premises Infrastructure Active Directory Network Configuration Encryption Back-up Appliances Your On-Premise Apps Corporate Data Centers
  21. 21. Integrating AWS with Your Existing On-Premises Infrastructure Active Directory Network Configuration Encryption Back-up Appliances Users & Access Rules Your Private Network HSM Appliance Cloud back-ups AWS Direct Connect Your On-Premise Apps Your Cloud Apps Corporate Data Centers
  22. 22. Hybrid Use Cases
  23. 23. 1. Development & Test
  24. 24. Development &Test Infrastructure Developers & Operations Internal Git CI Server Pre-commit Hook Testing Environment Subnet CI Workers Dev Environment VPC Subnet DEV WEB ELB Dev Stack Tier 1 Dev Stack Tier 2 Dev MySQL DB Instance DEV APP ELB VPN TUNNEL VPN facing VPC Subnet Virtual Private Gateway Monitoring Dev Admin Instance NAT Instance Amazon DynamoDB Amazon SQS Amazon S3
  25. 25. Solution Benefits •  Speed to market - release from months to every day •  Developer productivity •  Reduced cost •  Leverage previous infrastructure investment •  On premise infrastructure sizing accuracy •  Ready to migrate production when the time is right
  26. 26. 2. Storage Gateway - GeoEngineers
  27. 27. Storage Gateway Solution Backup Servers On-premise Host Storage GatewayiSCSI Production Systems AWS Direct Connect Glacier S3 Your Data Center AWS Direct Connect
  28. 28. Solution Benefits •  Cost •  Secure •  Durable 99.999999999 •  Never face another storage infrastructure refresh again –  Opex –  Scale •  Cost reduction over time
  29. 29. 3.  Strategic Placement of Workloads NZ Met Service
  30. 30. Solution / Benefits •  Latency specific workloads •  Modeling workloads – large burst requirements •  Retain current investment in infrastructure •  Extend management tools & processes into AWS via VPC
  31. 31. How to Start? How to Accelerate?
  32. 32. Leverage AWS People, Partners & Resources • Transformation • Security • Big Data • Technical Account Manager • Trusted Advisor • System Integrators • MSP • ISV • Architecture Review • Addressing Barriers to Adoption AWS Solutions Architects AWS Partners AWS Pro Services AWS Enterprise Support
  33. 33. Advanced Consulting Partners Australia and New Zealand
  34. 34. Tour the House
  35. 35. Tour the House •  What is the current capability of IT staff? •  What processes and tools are in place? •  What is the current state of technology?
  36. 36. Blueprint
  37. 37. Develop the Blueprint Top Level Strategy Tactical Implementation Required Cloud Strategy Business Case – TCO/RIO/Soft benefits Yes Risk & Security Yes People Form the team – identify the champions Yes Training plan developed Yes Partners engaged Yes Process Tools – assessment of current tools and future needs Yes Process review and operating model developed Yes Transition Plan Build the foundation Yes Identify the obvious candidates to be migrated first Yes Define application migration plan Yes
  38. 38. Project 1 Project 2 Project 3 Project 4 Tactical Migration Strategy Business Case Application Assessment Risk & Compliance Operational Framework Continuous Feedback Future State Run Parallel Streams
  39. 39. AWS Role Based Learning AWS Essentials Architecting on AWS Systems Operations on AWS Developing on AWS
  40. 40. Training: www.aws.amazon.com/training/ Certification: www.aws.amazon.com/certification/ Course Schedules: http://aws-training-apac.com/ Session - Building a Cloud Ready Team: Rodney Haywood AWS Role Based Learning
  41. 41. Lay the Foundation •  Establish AWS Accounts •  Set up monthly invoicing •  Configure IAM •  Build and deploy your VPC(s) •  Establish VPN/Direct Connect •  Deploy key infrastructure services •  Authentication •  DNS •  Logging with AWS Cloud Trail •  Review security AWS Enterprise Jump Start – Foundation Established in Days
  42. 42. Build •  Iterate, iterate, iterate •  Measure results at every stage •  Automate, automate, automate •  Remove silos between people!! •  Encourage lean practices like Test Driven Development (TDD) •  Move on to more sophisticated hybrid scenarios
  43. 43. Test Drive Major Workloads at No Cost Ready to use preconfigured test workloads for fast PoC: SAP Microsoft Oracle Red Hat Many others
  44. 44. Keep going …. •  Continue to migrate applications •  Think big •  Continue to re-evaluate current status vs. goals •  Constantly challenge attitudes, accepted practices and assumptions •  Continue to evolve your hybrid strategy
  45. 45. No Standing Still 1.  AWS Continues to Innovate 2.  Prices go down 3.  Attitudes change
  46. 46. Hybrid Needs to Be Flexible •  Don’t get locked into static hybrid architectures or tools •  Don’t over engineer •  Don’t over invest •  Hybrid may not be the final destination …
  47. 47. In Summary •  You can bridge your current reality with an AWS cloud future today •  Hybrid options exist that can deliver benefits now •  There is a well defined path for enterprise cloud transition •  AWS and AWS Partners are here to help •  nwalton@amazon.com

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