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The data center is taking on an increasingly vital role in today's applications-heavy business operations, a role with demands that traditional data center switching solutions can't meet. The concept ...

The data center is taking on an increasingly vital role in today's applications-heavy business operations, a role with demands that traditional data center switching solutions can't meet. The concept of Application Fluency provides the ability for the network fabric to dynamically adapt to the changing needs of the data center environment.

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  • Optimizing the Data Center Switching FabricWith Application FluencyCharles CampbellSenior Solution Architect – Data Center COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • AGENDA Data Center Transformation  The need for Application Fluency The Steps to Application Fluency Application Fluent Data Center Fabric 3 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Application Fluency:The ability for the network fabric to dynamicallyadapt to the changing needs of the data center environment: Architecture, Control and Operations 4 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • THE NEED FOR APPLICATION FLUENCYIn the new data centerDedicated infrastructure Shared infrastructure and applications and services Strategic view Operations view » Shift spending to business priorities » Reduce overall IT costs » Improve business continuity » Allow for modular, scalable data centers » Support new initiatives and promote » Increase environmental sustainability growth 5 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • DATA CENTER STAKE HOLDERS Servers Storage Storage Network Apps Security ~50% ~20% Team ~10% ~10% ~10%Application Fluency in the network becomes critical to IT services efficiency 6 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • BUILDING A APLICATION FLUENT DATA CENTERReducing the TCO of the data centre architecture1. Virtualization Architecture • Efficient use of high capacity resources • Simplify operations of the network infrastructure • Reduced latency2. Convergence Control • Data and storage over same network3. Automated provisioning • Manage application as a service • Automatic provisioning of the network Operations • Transparent move of Virtual Machines 7 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • THE STEPS TO ANApplication Fluent Data Center Network Virtualisation Changing Cloud Network Patterns Computing Network anging Convergence Network Applications Patterns • DC Interconnects Virtualization • Fabric over WAN • Loss-Less Ethernet • 40 GigE server ports • Fiber Chanel over • 100 GigE Backbone Servers Ethernet Centralization • • Switching fabric Low latency • 40 GigE Backbone • Automatic VM Mobility • 10 GigE server ports • Multi-tier switching Network • High latency • 1 GigE server ports Convergence Virtual Machine Mobility 8 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • DRIVING EFFIENCEY WITHVirtual Machine Mobility and Service provisioning Configures the port, apply the VM policy Policy profile with BW, QOS, Vlan Network Security Network Provisioning Profile VM discovery Application TOR Mobility As new VM appear Quality of a message will be Service Priority sent up to the VEPA Requirements network GOS GOS GOS GOS MAC MAC MAC MAC Dynamic VM Profiling, Mobility & Management IP IP IP IP VM VM VM VM Needs: VM auto-discovery, lossless fabric , provisioning & visibility 9 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Application Fluent Data Center Fabric COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • BEST OF INTEROP 2011Application Fluent Data Center Switching Blue PrintKey Elements Recognized by Judges • Provides an innovative edge network mesh and companion switch • Provides an MPLS-compatible core coupled with management software • Designed for todays virtualized workloads • Incremental, modular architecture is one important distinguishing factor eliminating need for forklift “Alcatel-Lucent had the most compelling design and supporting products for building extremely scalable, high-performance, cloud- Finalists included Juniper and M ellanox like data center networks suitable for todays virtualized applications.“ Kurt Marko - Judge 13 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Inside a New Data Center Pod Alcatel Lucent OS10K OS10K 6900 6900 Enterprise Mesh 6900 240 6900 6900 6900 Pod 2 μs Latency Max Server Ports Over Subscription Rate* 6900 6900 (2 Core Switches) 1.8 :1 14,400 Power per Server Port 6900 6900 Max Switching 5 Watts Capacity # 48U Racks 6900 6900 169 Tbps 10 Racks 5 μs Aggregate Latency* • Any to Any 10/40 GigE connectivity • Network virtualized with SPB • Virtual Network Profile • Multi-site Private Cloud • Fiber Channel over Ethernet • Hybrid Cloud services*Assuming Server to Server Traffic 70% within a Pod, 20% between Pods and 10% Via Core 14 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • End-to-End Networking SolutionManagement Orchestration Service Routers [77x0 SR] [Relevance] Visibility [VitalSuite] OS10K OS10K OS10K OS10K OmniSwitch 10K OmniSwitch 10KService Aware Mgr [ 5620 SAM } Network Management [ OmniVista ] Pod Pod WAN Address Mgt [DWDM 1830] [Vital QIP] 6900 6900 6900 6900 6900 6900 6900 6900 AAA [8950] 6900 6900 6900 6900Virtual Machine Mgr [OmniVista 2500] OmniSwitch 6900 OmniSwitch 6900 A Complete End-to-End Solution 15 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Thomson-Technicolor, 15k employees, 5B€Data Center upgrade to handle bandwidth intensive videoChallenges Solution  Update DC to better serve bandwidth-  Deploy new OmniSwitch 10K as Core intensive HD & 3D video traffic in 5 data Ethernet Fabric Network centers (FR & USA)  Span in 5 interconnected Data Centers in  MC-LAG Architecture to simplify L2/L3 Europe and USA resiliency  Protection of patents on special effects  Deployment plan of OmniSwitch 6900 and movies to connect new servers at 10Gbps Benefits  Data Center Network Ready for 40/100 Gbps  Simpler Architecture, no more aggregation switch  Reduced TCO (Energy, VM operations)  100% guaranteed video delivery everywhere
  • Data Center Customers 18 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Conclusion 19 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • CONCLUSIONReasons to choose Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise for ApplicationFluent Data Center A DISTINCTIVE VISION Application Fluent Data Center Fabric A SOLID DC NETWORK SOLUTION Newly fortified with the OS 6900 for 10 GigE A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE Best price/performance for now and the future 20 COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Current Analysis 2011: Customers should evaluate all vendors in the data center as these network virtualization technologies blossom and if they have not considered Alcatel-Lucentto date, it is recommended they reconsider. Find out more: Alcatel Lucent Stand C12
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