Collaboration Infrastructure in a Virtualized Environment

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Introduction to the collaboration infrastructure integration and operation within the virtual environment.

Phil Selker, UC Consulting Engineer
Cisco Federal Collaboration

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Collaboration Infrastructure in a Virtualized Environment

  1. 1. CollaborationInfrastructure in aVirtualized EnvironmentPhil SelkerConsulting Systems EngineerCisco Federal© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1
  2. 2. • Evolution of the Data Center• What is virtualization• Cisco Unified Communications (UC) applications in a virtual environment© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2
  3. 3. Technology Disruptor - Virtualization Traditional Virtualized App App App App App App App App App App App App App App App Many Apps, OS OS OS OS 1 Application… OS OS OS OS OS OS OS OS OS or “VMs”… OS OS Transition Hypervisor c ...1 Server ...1 Server, or “Host” 20,000,000 17,500,000 15,000,000 Tipping Point 12,500,000 10,000,000 7,500,000 5,000,000 2,500,000 0 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Virtualized Non-Virtualized Source: IDC, Nov 2010© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3
  4. 4. VOIP, ICM CUCM 3.x/4.x Cisco UC 5.0+ Cisco UC 8.0(2)+ SAF 1990s ~2000 2005 2010 Future Legacy Voice Server Appliance Virtualization Network Services Enhancement (Special-purpose) Increasing Architectural Flexibility while Decreasing Barriers to Rapidly Deploy/Tailor Business Agility Footprint, Spac Increasing “Miniaturization”, Consolidation & Avoidance while Increasing Efficiency e, Energy, Cabl ing No Forklifts  Network Convergence  Commodity Servers/Storage  Virtualization Investment Leverage Increasing Security, Resiliency and options for High Availability / Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Increasing Familiarity, Centralization, Scale and Efficiency Management Simplification© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4
  5. 5. Same TCO Drivers: Technology, Facilities, Management Burden Data Center 1.0 with Data Center 2.0 with Data Center 3.0 withTraditional Communications Unified Communications Virtualized Communications … … … Mainframe PBX Servers and Appliances Virtualized Compute/Storage Converged Data The Network Voice, Video, Mo Data Network Center bility Too Many Networks Too Many Fabrics Unified Fabric & Networks  Excessively Centralized  Excessively Distributed with  Flexible Operations on with Duplicate Networks Duplicate Networks a Single Network  Inflexible  Sprawl  Agility + Governance  High TCO  Medium to High TCO  Low TCO © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5
  6. 6. E.g. Hosted Collaboration E.g. Communications Solution Manager (CUCM) Private Provider Cloud Public Cloud or Hybrid Cloud© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6
  7. 7. • Evolution of the Data Center•• Cisco Unified Communications (UC) applications in a virtual environment© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7
  8. 8. Server Virtualization Defined Source: Virtualization for Dummies, Bernard Golden, Wiley Publishing© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8
  9. 9. • Single physical server hosting multiple independent guest OS and applications• Hypervisor abstracts physical hardware from guest OS and applications• Partitions system resources CPU, Memory, Disk, Network© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9
  10. 10. • …access to a single underlying piece of hardware, like a server, is coordinated so that multiple guest operating systems can share that single piece of hardware…• Hypervisor abstracts physical hardware from guest OS and applications• Cisco UC applications use VMware© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10
  11. 11. One Application Per Server© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11
  12. 12. One Application per Server Multiple Applications per Server VMware Hypervisor Layer© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12
  13. 13. Typical Server Utilization 5% - 10% - 15% 5% Utilization© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 13
  14. 14. 75% Server Utilization© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 14
  15. 15. VM “Small” VM VM VM VM VM VM “Medium” VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM “Large” VM 19 UC app 19 UC VMs with VM VM VM VM VM VM copies total 40 vcpu’s VM VM VM19 MCS Appliances 5 virtualized 4 virtualized 2 virtualized servers servers servers (dual 4-core TRC) (dual 6-core specs- (dual 10-core based) TRC or specs-based)© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 15
  16. 16. B200 M2 2-Socket Intel 5600, 2 SFF Disk, 12 DIMM B250 M2 2-Socket Intel 5600, 2 SFF Disk, 48 DIMM Blade B230 M2 2-Socket Intel E7-2800, 2 SSD, 32 DIMM Updated B440 M2 Updated 4-Socket Intel E7-4800, 4 SFF Disk, 32 DIMM C200 M2 2-Socket Intel 5600, 4 Disks, 12 DIMM, 2 PCIe 1U C210 M2 Rack Mount 2-Socket Intel 5600, 16 Disks, 12 DIMM, 5 PCIe 2U C250 M2 2-Socket Intel 5600, 8 Disks, 48 DIMM, 5 PCIe 2U C260 M2 New 2-Socket Intel E7-2800, 16 Disks, 64 DIMM, 6 PCIe 2U C460 M2 Updated 4-Socket Intel E7-4800, 12 Disks, 64 DIMM, 10 PCIe 4U UC on UCS Specs-based MCS Appliance Tested Reference Configuration (TRC) (UC on UCS or HP/IBM) Configuration-based Configuration-based Specs-based Highly Prescribed Prescribed A Few Restrictions Only 1 app per server Typical 4-20 VMs per server Typical 4-20 VMs per server IBM x3650-M2 or x3250-M3 UCS B200/B230/B440 Any UCS, HP, IBM that satisfies policy M2, C260/C210/C200 M2 56xx / 75xx CPU @ 2.53+ GHz, E7- Only one CPU model supported E5640, E5506, E7-2870/4870 xxxx @ 2.4+ GHz (single 4-core) (4-core or 10-core) RAM depends on VMs Fixed RAM Fixed RAM Regardless of server, you pick the Exact match at part number level for Blades: you pick adapter adapters. adapters. Rack: exact match at part number level for adapters Any storage – but you design it 1 storage option only Pick from a few storage options Cisco owns app performance Cisco owns app performance Customer owns app performance© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 16
  17. 17. Spec- Tested Reference Configurations (TRC) Based Application Intel Xeon 56xx/75xx … B200 M2 TRC #1 … C210 M2 TRC#2 … @ 2.53+ (DAS+FC (DAS+FC GHz SAN) SAN) CUCM 8.0(2+) 8.5(x) … 8.0(2+) 8.5(x) … 8.0(2+) 8.5(x) … 8.6(x) 8.6(x) 8.6(x) … … … … … … … Location: http://docwiki.cisco.com/wiki/Unified_Communications_Virtualization_Supported_Applications© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 17
  18. 18. VM OVA vCPU Cores Physical CPU vRAM vDisk vNIC Capacity (= Physical Cores) Load was (=Physical (=Physical space) Calibrated to Space) … … … … … … Unified CM 1 E5540 4 GB 1 x 80 GB disk with 1 2,500 users (with 800 MHz 2.53 GHz pre-aligned reservation) disk partitons … … … … … … OVF: (Open Virtualization Format) An open standard for describing a virtual machine template OVA: (Open Virtualization Archive) An open standard to package and distribute the OVF template Location: http://docwiki.cisco.com/wiki/Unified_Communications_Virtualization_Downloads_(including_OVA/OVF_Templates)© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 18
  19. 19. • Evolution of the Data Center• What is virtualization•© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 19
  20. 20. UCS 5108 Chassis Virtual UC Apps Hypervisor UCS C210/C200 UCS BXXX UCS 2100 Fabric Extender FEX UCS 6100XP Fabric Interconnect Switch 10GbE FC Catalyst Management: PSTN/ LAN SAN MDS - UCS Manager PTT - vSphere/vCenter Nexus FC Rest of Intranet Storage Array (for UC Apps)© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 20
  21. 21. Supported Planned Not Supported Tested Reference Specs-based Configurations (TRC) VMware supportUnified Communications Manager 8.0.2+, 8.5.x, 8.6.xUnified Communications Manager – Session Management Edition 8.5.x, 8.6.xUnified Communications Manager – Business Edition 6000 C200 onlyEmergency Responder 8.5.x, 8.6.xInterCompany Media Engine 8.6.2+Unified Attendant Consoles 8.6.xUnified Communications Management Suite 7.1+Unity Connection 8.0.2+, 8.5.x, 8.6.xUnity FC SAN only 7.0.2+ (FC SAN only)Unified Presence 8.6.xUnified Contact Center Express and IP IVR 8.5.1 and SU1Unified Contact Center Enterprise B200, C210 only 8.5.1 Q3CY11Unified Intelligence Center 8.5.1 Q3CY11Unified Contact Center Management Portal 8.x Q4CY11Unified Customer Voice Portal B200, C210 onlyMediaSenseSocial Miner 8.5.1 Q3CY11Unified MeetingPlace© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 21
  22. 22. Supported Planned Not Supported Tested Reference Specs-based Configurations (TRC) VMware supportVCS (Video Communications Server)TMS (Telepresence Management Suite)CTMS (Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch)CTSMAN (Cisco TelePresence Manager)CTRS (Cisco TelePresence Recording Server) © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 22
  23. 23. MCS 7800 Appliance UC on UCS Tested UC on UCS HP/IBM Reference Configurations Specs-based Specs-based Non-virtualized OEM VMware on Cisco Server VMware on 3rd- party ServerAll major UC apps supported Phased support of UC appsStandalone applications only Application Co-residency supported Short life Running on VMware can artificially extend life Many SKUs per server Just a few SKUs per server 3rd-party SKUs Hardware/Software Less Frequent Incompatibilities due to VMware Incompatibilities Local disks only Basic DAS and FC SAN Options Expanded DAS, NAS and SAN optionsHardware:App costs are 1:1 Hardware : App costs are only 1:n Appliance Not an appliance. No Server, SAN, VMware Medium to High Server, SAN, High Server, SAN, VMware expertise expertise required. VMware expertise required required© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 23
  24. 24. • Customer-accessible • UC on UCS: •www.cisco.com/go/uconucs •www.cisco.com/go/uc-virtualized •www.cisco.com/go/ucsrnd • www.cisco.com/go/swonly (UCS page) • UCS in general: •http://www.cisco.com/go/ucs • CUCM on Virtual Servers” (summary of “what’s new/different when virtualized”): • http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/voice_ip_comm/cucm/virtual/servers.html • Virtuliztion and UCS 101: •http://newsroom.cisco.com/dlls/2010/ts_102810.html© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 24
  25. 25. Thank you.

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