Control Your Costs with an On-premise Cloud


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Control Your Costs with an On-premise Cloud

  1. 1. Control Your Costs with anOn-Premise Cloud:How to Automate Accounting forSelf-Service IaaS Clouds © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  2. 2. Today’s Presenters Govind Rangasamy George HadjiyanisDirector, Product Management VP, Sales and Marketing Eucalyptus Systems enStratus © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  3. 3. Audience Poll© 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  4. 4. Agenda• Enterprise Cloud Challenges• Controlling Costs• Cloud Motives• Cloud Solutions for Controlling Costs• Demonstration• Q&A © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  5. 5. Enterprise Cloud Challenges• Flexibility/elasticity vs. control• Meeting service level demands• Extending IT policies and procedures• Tracking and auditing for compliance• Multiple clouds bring multiple challenges © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  6. 6. Today’s Challenge: Controlling Costs • How much are you spending? • Is your money being optimally allocated? • Can you track where your money is going? • Can you support the demand on your cloud resources today? Tomorrow? Next year? • What about multiple currencies? © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  7. 7. Audience Poll© 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  8. 8. Cloud Motives Agility is key… but requires TrustFlexibility Automation Speed Trust ResourceSelf-Service Self-Service Dynamic Chargeback Resource Resource Resource andConfiguration Provisioning Management Reporting © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  9. 9. Eucalyptus Overview• On-premise and hybrid cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service• Provides self-service and API access to virtualized resources• Most complete Amazon Web Services compatible API• Over 25,000 cloud starts to date © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  10. 10. Dev/Test/Deploy Environment Pain PointsThere are 3-5 pre-production setups for every production environment • Frequent setup, Large scale Integration testing testing teardown of Peak development resources – Hard to manage Demand for resources • Globally distributed dev/test groups do not share configs – No standardization • Lot of idle/dormant capacity Infrastructure usage over a period – Low utilization of infrastructure © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  11. 11. Scalable Web App Pains Website/So cialGaming External Firewall• Scalability Hardware or software to open standard ports (80, 443)• High Availability LB Web Load Balancer Hardware or software to distribute network traffic• Performance across several web servers Web Server Farm to handle http requests• Manageability Web Server Web Server Web Server Backend firewall to limit• Low Cost access to App Servers (software or hardware) LB App Servers and Cache App App App servers that implement Server Server Server business logic Data Tier with protection MySQL Replication MySQL © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  12. 12. Cloud IaaS Technology Benefits• Cloud separates servers/applications from infrastructure• Cloud standardizes applications and servers into portable containers• Cloud allows carrying security with portable containers• Cloud provides greater availability with resource isolation• Cloud allows scale-out using built-in elasticity• Cloud allows easier scale-in• Cloud allows rapid resource provisioning• Cloud allows easy DR © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  13. 13. Trust with Chargeback and Reporting• Platform always knows allocated infrastructure resource capacity• Platform accurately reports resource consumption• Resource utilization exposed via API to billing and other systems © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  14. 14. Exercise Control Over Cloud with Policies Lease• Allow or deny API and Resource* access instances to Dev groups• Allow or deny specific API/User actions WEB App DB WEB App DB• Specify resource access time limits WEB App DB WEB App DB WEB App DB Built-in policy enforcement WEB App DB engine Test Zone 1 * Extension to AWS IAM © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  15. 15. enStratus: The Enterprise Cloud Management Solution• Cloud Management platform – SaaS or On-Premise• Compatible with multiple cloud providers: Governance private, public, hybrid• Provides fine-grained user access management• Self-service web UI for management, monitoring, and control Automation• Automated recovery, scaling, backups and cloud- bursting• Financial controls Independence © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  16. 16. Sample Scenarios• IT Department serving multiple divisions, each of which is treated as a separate entity• Enterprise with multiple projects / clients that need to be accurately tracked and billed• Organization, project, or division cannot exceed budget limit © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  17. 17. Demonstration• Implement a self-service IaaS cloud model• Set up budget groups• Define and track quotas• Audit activity• Automate chargeback of spending across users, departments, and regions © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  18. 18. Questions?© 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  19. 19. Next StepsFree Trial ofEucalyptus 3 © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  20. 20. Thanks for Attending!George Hadjiyanis Govind RangasamyVP, Sales and Marketing Director, Product ManagementE: E: govind@eucalyptus.comT: @GDHadji or @enstratus T: @eucalyptuscloudP: +1.612.355.5270 P: +1 (855) 845-9599 © 2012 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
  21. 21. The World’s Most Widely Deployed On-premise IaaS Cloud Platform
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