On-Demand IaaS DJ Harris, Development Director SoftLayer Technologies May 27, 2010 Glue Conference
Agenda <ul><li>About Us </li></ul><ul><li>IaaS Defined </li></ul><ul><li>IaaS Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Role of On-demand...
About Us <ul><li>Infrastructure as a Service Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on automation and innovation </li></ul><ul...
IaaS Defined <ul><li>“ Rather than purchasing servers, software, data center space or network equipment, clients instead b...
IaaS Defined <ul><li>Compute Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Machines – single/multi-tenant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
IaaS Defined <ul><li>Network Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional Network Appliances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ So...
IaaS Defined <ul><li>Storage Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Attached </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Attached </...
IaaS Benefits <ul><li>OpEx vs. CapEx </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Datacenter maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alignment to ...
Role of On-demand <ul><li>Relative to Consumer’s needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application/Usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Role of On-demand <ul><li>Consumer’s needs and Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frame the context of expectations </li></ul...
Role of On-demand <ul><li>Changing expectations drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product innovations & improvements </li></ul><...
On-demand IaaS <ul><li>“ Flip the switch and there's the extra capacity. Pay for what you use and shut it off again,&quot;...
Summary <ul><li>IaaS Defined </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compute, Network, Storage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IaaS Benefits </li></u...
Thanks! <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/SoftLayer_News </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul>...
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  1. 1. On-Demand IaaS DJ Harris, Development Director SoftLayer Technologies May 27, 2010 Glue Conference
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>About Us </li></ul><ul><li>IaaS Defined </li></ul><ul><li>IaaS Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Role of On-demand </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Us <ul><li>Infrastructure as a Service Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on automation and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Compute and Network resources available </li></ul><ul><li>Datacenters in Seattle, Dallas, & Washington DC </li></ul><ul><li>26K+ Physical Servers </li></ul><ul><li>In Top 5 of IaaS Providers Worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant </li></ul>
  4. 4. IaaS Defined <ul><li>“ Rather than purchasing servers, software, data center space or network equipment, clients instead buy those resources as a fully outsourced service. OpEx vs CapEx” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(wikipedia) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. IaaS Defined <ul><li>Compute Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Machines – single/multi-tenant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bare-Metal (Dedicated) Servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Servers with Hypervisors (Virtual Dedicated) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. IaaS Defined <ul><li>Network Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional Network Appliances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Soft” Routers and Switches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robust DNS Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure Access to Infrastructure (VPN, IPSEC) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. IaaS Defined <ul><li>Storage Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Attached </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Attached </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Object-based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Stores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Big Data” services like Hadoop </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. IaaS Benefits <ul><li>OpEx vs. CapEx </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Datacenter maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alignment to core competencies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalable Production Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Availability/Disaster Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development/Test </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seasonality of an industry/business </li></ul>
  9. 9. Role of On-demand <ul><li>Relative to Consumer’s needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application/Usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead-time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Relative to Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated vs. Virtual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard vs. Custom </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Role of On-demand <ul><li>Consumer’s needs and Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frame the context of expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantify the concept of “on-demand” </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Role of On-demand <ul><li>Changing expectations drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product innovations & improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery process refinement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>provisioning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total cycle time reduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>from order to access </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. On-demand IaaS <ul><li>“ Flip the switch and there's the extra capacity. Pay for what you use and shut it off again,&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steven Peltzman, CIO of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. (CIO.com) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>IaaS Defined </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compute, Network, Storage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IaaS Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CapEx/OpEx, Application, Seasonality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Role of On-demand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relative to needs and solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolves through innovations and expectations </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Thanks! <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/SoftLayer_News </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/SoftLayer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=748357&trk=hb_side_g </li></ul></ul><ul><li>drop.io </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://drop.io/softlayer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Github </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://github.com/softlayer/ </li></ul></ul>

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