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VMworld 2013

Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental
Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering and Environmental
Todd Barton, Dell
Dina O’Mara, VMware

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  • 1. Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End, and See the Results! Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering and Environmental Todd Barton, Dell Dina O’Mara, VMware VSVC5130 #VSVC5130
  • 2. 22 Agenda  A Walk Through: Before  IT Nightmares - It Can Happen to You!  Implementation and Tips to Ensure Success  What We Did - A Walk Through: After and DEMOS  Debunking the 5 Top Myths of Virtualization  Results  Looking Forward  How to Get Started, Resources
  • 3. 33 A Walk Through – Before Can you afford downtime? Aberdeen Group, Oct. 2012 Data is the lifeblood of any business—big or small. of organizations have experienced a data loss, with over half saying data loss due to hardware failure. of companies that have disaster, go out of business within a year.
  • 4. 44 A Walk Through – Before Five years ago, began virtualizing the PBS data center  Mix of 30 to 35 servers and desktop class PCs  Virtualizing onto five Dell 64-bit servers with VMware vSphere 3.5, using all of the extra capacity  Helped to keep the IT room cool
  • 5. 55 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You! Fire Suppression System Inadvertently Discharged
  • 6. 66 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  • 7. 77 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  • 8. 88 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  • 9. 99 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  • 10. 1010 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  • 11. 1111 Implementation – What We Did 1. Needs Assessment  Dell’s DPACK 2. Estimated 6-8 weeks to finish 3. Resources 4. COMMUNICATION 5. Project Plan  Proactively helps in the event of changes  Define a scope  Dependencies 6. Establishing who does what 7. Looking beyond DR 8. Testing
  • 12. 1212 Implementation – Timeline  Create and complete SOW  Assess current data centers (Dell tool used)  Install new hardware  Install software such as vCenter and linking sites  Complete full integration into our VMware cloud systems  Install vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM)  Install vCenter Operations Management Suite  Complete initial replications and build out SRM Full testing of systems Optimizations of systems (using vCenter Operations Manager and Dell San HQ) and realizing results Week 1 Week 6 Week 7 and Ongoing Weeks 2 - 3 Weeks 4 - 5
  • 13. 1313 Implementation – Tips to Ensure Your Success Establish Goals Create Implementation Plan Leverage Existing Hardware Utilize VMware Support Implement Increase efficiency, reduce costs, and simplify IT infrastructure PBS’ Virtualization Roadmap
  • 14. 1414 What We Did – A Walk Through: After A Q&A With Our Partner and Customer Todd Barton Americas Enterprise Storage Sales & Strategy Dell Todd Leavitt IT Manager PBS Engineering and Environmental
  • 15. 1515 Implementation – What We Did Hardware 3-2-1 Hardware Bundle  3 Dell Power Edge Servers R620  Intel Dual Processor  128B RAM  2 146GB 15k RPM SAS Hard Drives  2 Dell Power Connect 6248  1 Dell EqualLogic Storage Array • 7.2TB storage capacity with 24X 300GB hard drives • Mission Critical Support (Three (3) year term)
  • 16. 1616 Implementation – What We Did Software  Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit – license 384GB memory for 6 sockets: 64-way vCPU entitlement per VM, vCenter Server Standard, vSphere Storage Applicance  SRM Standard 25 pk  vCenter Operations Management Suite Enterprise  Standard Support (One (1) year term) Service Agile consulting with Dell, which includes a Dell 3-2-1 installation for 3 servers, 2 switches and 1 storage array, with data migration and SRM Replication Enablement.
  • 17. 1717 DEMO: PBS’s Real-Time Use SRM and vCenter Operations Management Suite
  • 18. 1818 DEMO: PBS’s Real-Time Use Screenshots
  • 19. 1919 Debunking the 5 Top Myths of Virtualization - Learnings Change is scary. My company doesn’t have the manpower. I don’t have the time. Virtualization is expensive. I lack the expertise.
  • 20. 2020 PBS Results Reduced # of servers from Saved in energy costs Improved performance monitoring within of installing vCenter Operations Manager efficiency footprint. Reached green goal. customer confidence in systems and high availability
  • 21. 2121 PBS Results – What They Can Say to Their Clients Deliver services to a larger customer base with relatively less substantial costs Gain greater efficiency and productivity, means we can deliver even better solutions, faster, for our customers /prospective clients Can get clients up and running quickly Easily adapt to / scale with clients’ on-demand needs, and growth/change Virtually 100% uptime / reliability Proactive – technology provides single pane view of what’s happening in the IT infrastructure: • Monitor resource utilization • Respond quickly to the needs of customers Reduced our foot print - aligned to vision of company to be sustainable and green
  • 22. 2222 Looking Forward Have an aggressive plan in place:  Expand web hosting, web technology  Expand virtualization and cloud solutions - As PBS looks to plan for the future, this experience and the long-term business goals have convinced PBS team they need to virtualize even further  Create an even more robust site recovery management plan - PBS is excited to build out its existing virtualized infrastructure and  Everyone is equally excited about the smaller environmental footprint that comes with virtualization and cloud solutions “PBS now has an Enterprise-Level IT infrastructure in place that many national firms do not have …..we are very well positioned to scale our web-technologies services which allows us to compete with the bigger players in our industry.” – Ron Petti, CEO, PBS
  • 23. 2323 Bringing it to life!
  • 24. 2424 Video Summary
  • 25. 2525 How to Get Started VMware Dedicated Account Executive Team Please call: 877-486-9273
  • 26. 2626 Resources Links VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite VMware Horizon View 5.2 – Desktop End-User Computing VMware.com Go to our VMware eSTORE Dell EqualLogic Solutions
  • 27. 2727 Resources Demos and Knowledge VMware Educational Services Social Communities For You to Follow Go to our VMware SMB Blog Follow us on VMware SMB Facebook page Follow us @VMwareSMB Check our Spiceworks Community for updates
  • 28. 2828 Resources www.techpageone.com/sponsor/vmware
  • 29. THANK YOU
  • 30. Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End, and See the Results! Todd Barton, Dell Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering Environmental Dina OMara, VMware Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental VSVC5130 #VSVC5130

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