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Converged Infrastructure Trend 2: Say goodbye to the title of Server/Storage/Network Admin: Say hello to the new style of IT and the next phase of your career

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Are you a CIO/VP worried about the skills gap in your organization when it comes to cloud, data center and IT convergence technologies? Are you a member of the technical staff looking at developing …

Are you a CIO/VP worried about the skills gap in your organization when it comes to cloud, data center and IT convergence technologies? Are you a member of the technical staff looking at developing marketable skills for a flourishing IT career in the next decade? Then you've both come to the right place. Convergence and the new style of IT is a lot more than just technology, IT executives say that the lack of skills and expertise is 'hampering' their ability to execute their cloud, Big Data, IT infrastructure and mobility strategies. Come to this session to understand how HP can help CIOs close that skills gap and help IT professionals to become cloud masters and convergence architects of the future. The new style of IT is built on a new style of IT professionals, this presentation shows how it will impact your very own IT organization.

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  • 1. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. SaygoodbyetotheTitlesof Server/Storage/NetworkAdmin –SayHellototheNextPhaseof YourCareer Helen Tang/ June 12th, 2013 Converged Infrastructure Solution Manager, HP
  • 2. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.2 Living in the age of tectonic shifts, and welcome to the new style of IT Your World is Changing Mainfra me Client/server The Internet Mobile, social, big data, cloud Every 10 – 15 years… a tectonic shift comes along in our industry… Disrupting the status quo, fundamentally changing how technology is consumed, delivered and paid for New style of IT • Reinvention of delivery models, evolution to cloud • Explosion of human information • Epic scale and speed
  • 3. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.3 So is Your Job/The Role of IT Admin Perspective Careers need to be actively managed – IT jobs are “hybridizing” – blending technical skills with business & interpersonal skills – bring in more application knowledge – merging of the silos “Half-life for your IT skills is about 2 years.” - source: globalknowledge.com “10 tech skills heading the way of the dinosaur incl. server admin only skills.” - source: globalknowledge.com “Cloud related jobs represent virtually all the IT employment growth WW, yet job seekers lack the required skills/certification to fill them .” - source: IDC survey Management Perspective IT is facing a major skills shortage – new style of IT requires new skill sets – more application knowledge, more business savvy, more holistic thinking “Staffing concerns represent biggest obstacle to meeting business commitments by 2016” - source: Gartner Data Center Conf. Survey, Dec 2012 “By 2020, 18M person shortage in supply of high skilled workers worldwide .” - source: McKinsey 2012 report “Most infrastructure and operations organization are suffering skills shortages .” - source: Gartner Report
  • 4. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.4 The Shift of “Power” in IT Storage Admin Server Admin Network Admin Security Admin DC Admin/ Facilities 1980s - 2004 - source: Forrester research
  • 5. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.5 Virtualization Manager 2004 - 2015 The Shift of “Power” in IT Storage Admin Server Admin Network Admin Security Admin DC Admin/ Facilities 1980s - 2004 - source: Forrester research
  • 6. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.6 Virtualization Manager 2004 - 2015 The Shift of “Power” in IT Storage Admin Server Admin Network Admin Security Admin DC Admin/ Facilities App Mgr 1980s - 2004 Cloud Manager 2015 - ?? Business- driven - source: Forrester research
  • 7. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.7 Converged Infrastructure drives agility and innovation The Emergence of Converged Data Centers Business demands Big-bet Projects Complexity Capacity Cost Storage Manage- ment Networking Facilities Server • Converged Systems represent $13B of server, storage and networking business by 2016 – IDC • By 2017,65% of purchases will be as Converged Solutions – Wikibon • Converged Systems CAGR is over 53% vs. General Purpose IT CAGR of 1.2%* - IDC A Major Shift in Consumption of IT
  • 8. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.8 Pathway to Convergence Services Comprehensive Services Offerings Skills Training, certification Products Market-leading Convergence Portfolio
  • 9. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.9 Adapting for the New Style of IT – Mgmt Perspective Key Challenges • IT budgets and the talent pool are shrinking • New technologies such as cloud computing, big data, mobility require new skill sets – but also poses new difficulties in terms of hiring employees who possess appropriate skills • IT leaders need to actively position their organizations to meet those staffing needs to stay competitive • Don’t forget to look beyond current pile of urgent demands to plan for future staffing needs Key Steps to Take • Strategize - Engage the HR team to devise a strategy and plan to train and hire skilled IT employees to meet future business and technology needs • Identify Gaps – Across new technical skills, business skills, interpersonal skills etc • Hire or reskill – Devise short and long term plan to retrain, certify and hire to fulfill gaps - outline target dates and prioritize business impact and timing. Be sure to track your progress Strategize, identify gaps, hire or reskill
  • 10. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.10 Adapting for the New Style of IT – Admin Perspective Key Challenges • Over 60% do not have sufficient cloud and data center convergence skills Key Steps to Take • Strategize – Plan to “multi-track” your career – seek opportunities that gives you cross-training opportunities • Identify Gaps – Across new technical skills, business skills, interpersonal skills etc • Train and certify – Find the right programs that gives you training and certification for: administrator, integrator, architect level skills – documented marketable skills equal a brighter future & higher salary Strategize, identify gaps, train and certify Traditional IT certified professionals Narrow and deep skills and experience IT professionals for the new style of IT Hands-on experience Business context awareness End-to-end technology expertise Cloud & Big Data require broader skills and experience
  • 11. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.11 Manage a consolidated resource pool for dynamic IT utilization Optimize for convergence, cloud, big data, and mobility/BYOD Infrastructure Convergence Cloud Servers,storage, networking Build to business needs, from private to hybrid, and deliver service on demand Get the skills to: Foundation for cloud HP ExpertOne: optimal skills at every level
  • 12. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.12 Maximize the success of critical IT projects, from infrastructure refresh to cloud Optimal IT skills to accelerate business performance Knowledge Experience Community *AvailableQ2 FY13 • MasterJam sessions • Access to HP R&D • Global L2 support* Putting technology into a business context to drive organizational innovation • Hands-on live and remote labs • Fast Track Storage and Networking Certifications • Best practices and tools Unleash the full potential of HP solutions and deploy critical projects faster • Technology Solution Series • Certified architect user groups • Job boards Exclusive access to HP and industry experts, events, and product training
  • 13. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.13 Call to Action – Get Started Today Admin Management As easy as one, two, three Step 1: Join the HP ExpertOne Community myexpertone.com Step 2: Go to My Community for your personalized learning path and free online learning Step 3: Become an HP ExpertOne- certified professional for exclusive access to experts, tools, invitation-only events, and product training Step 1: Engage HR to create a IT Resourcing Plan Step 2: Identify current and future skills gaps for your teams Step 3: Prep your team for success – train and certify your way out of the IT skills gap – engage with your HP rep/channel partner to find out more about HP ExpertOne program
  • 14. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. http://www.hp.com/go/ci