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Storage Infrastructure optimization by Bart Claeys (IBM)

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Seminar Storage Infrastructure optimization by Bart Claeys (IBM) during Infosecurity.be 2011

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  • 1. Client Logo HereStorage Infrastructure OptimizationImprove Operational Effectiveness and Reduce Costpresented by Bart Claeys ,SW Europe storage sales leader © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 2. Client Logo HereThe World is Becoming Smarter Every DayWhat’s Making it Smarter? More Information!  2.5 billion RFID tags sold in 2009  900 million GPS devices sold annually by 2013  76 million smart electric meters in 2009. 200M by 2014  Text messages generate 400TB of data daily in the U.S.  MRIs will generate a Petabyte of data globally this year2 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 3. Client Logo HereDoes this sound familiar?I have one or more of these challenges:  I need to reduce costs, improve performance and increase IT flexibility  We are experiencing explosive information growth!  We need to deliver more business value from our IT investment  My data is not adequately protected  I want to maintain access to information only throughout its useful life3 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 4. Client Logo HereSmarter Systems are creating a storage efficiency challenge4 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 5. Client Logo HereFocus Areas – Four Steps to An Optimized Environment Stop storing so much  Data Compression  Data Deduplication Move data to the right place  Automated Tiering  Automated Data Migration Store more with what’s on the floor  Storage Virtualization  Thin Provisioning  Improved Storage Management Establish governance for enterprise data  Information Lifecycle Management  Data Protection-backup and Disaster Recovery  Archive & Retention5 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 6. Client Logo HereWhat is IBM’s Storage Infrastructure Optimization (SIO) offering? A comprehensive assessment program that quickly analyzes your storage infrastructure and provides recommendations to reduce the cost to store, access and more effectively manage your company data SIO will assess:  Current storage processes  Installed Storage systems infrastructure  Current utilization rates  Staffing efficiency Recommendations are based on:  Your specific business requirements  IBM developed best practices  Industry benchmark data with targeted ROI6 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 7. Client Logo Here Storage Infrastructure Optimization Areas addressed Reclaim, Rationalize & Plan Reclaim, Rationalize & Plan Aligned and Optimized Cost Reduce Storage Growth Virtualize & Tier Virtualize & Tier Backup/Restore & Disaster Recovery Backup/Restore & Disaster Recovery Storage Process & Governance Model Storage Process & Governance Model Archive //Retention //Compliance Archive Retention Compliance7 7 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 8. Client Logo HereWhy You Should Consider this SolutionCan you answer “yes” to any of these questions?  Do you feel that you are spending too much on storage related infrastructure?  Do you need to protect your data more carefully?  Is moving and managing information overwhelming your staff?  Are you retaining data you no longer need?  Are you struggling with turning your information into insights?  Are you storing all of your data and information on the same storage device?  Do you have a number of disparate storage systems that do not work well together?  Do you have issues with the stability and availability of your customer applications?  Are your basic storage tasks taking too long?8 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 9. Client Logo HereWhy Consider IBM’s Storage Infrastructure Optimization?Do you have any of these issues?  You want to reduce storage costs while improving service levels  Your current staff is swamped  You would like more industry best practices & benchmarking  You want a comprehensive investment model with ROI9 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 10. Client Logo HereStorage Infrastructure OptimizationSolution definition What is it? A programmatic, cross-brand IBM solution A transformational assessment led by IBM/GTS: -to analyze clients’ challenges dealing with explosive data growth; -then addressing those challenges with virtualization, tiering, compression, de-duplication or storage management solutions Who is it for?  Customers confronted with Data management challenges How does it work?  Our subject-area specialists perform an evaluation of your environment  We identify areas where savings can be achieved through infrastructure optimization10 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 11. Client Logo HereWhat you can expect from the assessment and solutionImplement proven technologies and realize savings in the following areas Storage Virtualization  Offload both local and remote replicas from expensive disk to low cost alternatives Thin Provisioning  Allows for better utilization of historically underutilized capacity Realize savings on: Data Deduplication Storage Costs  Removes multiple instances of the same data Power Costs Cloud Storage Floorspace Costs  Provides simplified access to data and frees IT staff to focus on core business Operational Costs Storage Service Catalog Tape Costs  Prevents wasteful provisioning practices such as assignment of Array Maintenance Costs unnecessary replicas and excess primary storage Data Archiving  Removes outdated records to make better use of assigned storage Content Expiration  Purge unneeded data Advanced Storage Reporting  Facilitates the reuse of existing capacity, reducing purchasing requirements, power consumption and floorspace sprawl11 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 12. Client Logo Here Client Benefits What is the Deliverable?  A specific list of recommendations based on your business requirements, priorities and industry best practices. Also included are your associated ROI benefits after implementation. Why commit your people’s time for the assessment?  Provides a clear and concise roadmap and set of recommendations  Small investment of your team’s time  Reduces overall organic storage growth  Dramatically lowers costs  Year one reduction in new storage spend of up to 20-25%  Up to a 50+% reduction in spend over 3-5 years12 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 13. Client Logo HereClient Benefit ExamplesA leading US bank, was challenged by high A leading international bank, with $1.5T in assets, realized that its out-data growth and low utilization rates of-control storage environment was adversely affecting its businessClient Constraints• 40% Growth Rate Key elements included: • Standardization• Heavy reliance on Tier 1 • Virtualization• Low Utilization • Consolidation• Lack of Enterprise Tooling • Automation• Mix of storage vendors • De-duplicationThe estimated savings $35M over 5 years • Out-tasking • Policy and Governance • Data rationalization, archiving and consolidation The estimated savings $60M over 5 years The project was completed in 18 months, including three months for a series of assessments and business case, two months planning, 12 months transformation/transition and one month post project. An Asian Telecom Company: $74M savings over three years broken down into following key practices: • Data Rationalization: $13M • Virtualization/Right Tiering: $36M • Backup/Restore & DR: $13M • Archive & Retention: $12M13 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 14. Client Logo Typical Storage Optimization Project that will manage Here data based on business value and service levels IBM’s Integrated Approach SERP™ Repository Unnecessary Necessary Information InformationExisting SRM SRM Asset Data Data Data HQ Classification // Classification Data Dedup Data Dedup Center 1 Center 2 Reclamation Reclamation Content // Data Content Data Analytics Analytics Rationalization Rationalization Virtualizatio Virtualizatio Tiering & Tiering & Rationalize Rationalize n& n& Data Dedup Data Dedup & Archive Archive Reclamation Reclamation Storage Service Catalog Storage Service Catalog SAN SAN SAN SAN Data generated by Virtualization Engine Smarter Planet Virtualization Engine Tier 1 Active Data Regulatory technologies requirements for data retention and eDiscovery Non-electronic Data Tier 1 Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 3 Tier 1 Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 3 Active Archives •Low cost disk Lower Cost •Virtual Tape Library Offline Data storage, ILM •Tape Leverage data for Business Analytics and Optimization SVC // STAR Tools SVC STAR Tools Tiering // SRM Tools Tiering SRM Tools subseconds seconds hours days Retrieval Time Virtualization Virtualization Right Tiering Right Tiering Archiving Archiving Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4 14 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 15. Client Logo HereExample Impact of recommendationsSavings in Storage Costs Current Storage Capacity New Solution Future Storage Capacity Tier 1 1684 Tier 3 26% Tier 1 2502 4500 38% 100% Tier 2 2388 36%  Aligning applications to business requirements more efficiently aligns costs  Virtualized ILM adoption - initially target lower tiers for all Hosts by default  Automatic recommendations on storage LUN placement based on actual workloads  Considerable reduction in Tier 1 spend  Archiving allows for the retirement of application data to less expensive disk while keeping data available15 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 16. Client Logo HereWhy IBM’s Storage Infrastructure Optimization? Extensive enterprise customer experience – 30 years working with large customers to create storage strategies – Deep experience in multi-vendor storage technologies Deep Consulting Experience – Broad base of storage and consulting skills – Analytic tools to drive quantitative understanding of environment and opportunities Comprehensive Solution – Immediate benefit through our Tactical Consulting – Creation of an Information Life Cycle (ILM) storage infrastructure framework – Data lifecycle management blueprint and roadmap Flexibility – ILM implementation roadmap can be structured for an end-to-end plan or for specific subset of applications – Ability to be dynamically modified to meet future needs16 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • 17. Client Logo Here17 © 2011 IBM Corporation