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Jisc11 Cloud Solutions Phil Richards

  1. 1. Hybrid Clouds & Mini PodsJISC Conference 201115 March<br />Dr Phil Richards<br />Director of IT, Loughborough University<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Definition of cloud<br />Commodity and complexity IT<br />What are large IT organisations doing?<br />Hybrid cloud: de-risking the cloud<br />The killer app for HE FE cloud?<br />VM standards<br />JANET brokerage<br />
  3. 3. Definition of cloud<br />“Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.”<br />(US National Institute of Standards and Technology)<br />
  4. 4. Commodity vs complexity IT<br />Complexity ITinsource, innovate<br />Commodity IToutsource, share<br />Dynamic equilibrium<br />
  5. 5. Commodity vs complexity IT<br />Cloud for quality<br />Cloud for savings<br />Complexity ITinsource, innovate<br />Commodity IToutsource, share<br />Dynamic equilibrium<br />
  6. 6. HP consolidation project<br />Create ‘private cloud’<br />Data centres: 85 6 (3 x pairs)<br />Applications 6000 3000<br />Investment: $100Ms to create own JANET<br />Saving: $1Bn per annum revenue<br />(Source: eweek.com)<br />Lesson: industrial scale key to savings<br />Berkeley ‘Beyond the Clouds’ – 10Ks+ servers<br />
  7. 7. De-risking the cloud:Loughborough’s Hybrid Cloud<br />Co-operative Cloud<br />Avoid refurb<br />Save £Ms<br />+<br />OJEU competitive dialogue for buy-in<br />Local cloud2 x ‘mini-pods’<br />Logicalis BOCS<br />Remote cloudvia<br />‘Traditional’data centreto retire<br />
  8. 8. The ‘killer app’ for HE FE cloud?<br />Research tools?<br />Shared administrative applications?<br />Cheap virtual servers (IaaS) via hybrid cloud<br />Organic change: current IT staff retain job and role<br />Cost savings if remote cloud ‘industrial scale’<br />Performance, security OK if via JANET Brokerage<br />Exit strategy: risk mitigated by migration back to local cloud<br />
  9. 9. Standards for VMs and hypervisors:do we need to worry?<br />VHS vs. Betamax?<br />Or CD/DVD/+/-/R/RW/RAM<br />
  10. 10. JANET – our ‘national grid’ for hybrid cloud<br /> brokerage<br /> Remote industrialdata centre 2<br /> Remote industrialdata centre 1<br /> University or College local clouds<br />

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