Gartner IT Symposium 2013: Delivering IT-as-a-Service with Cloud Brokering and Management

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Gartner IT Symposium 2013: Delivering IT-as-a-Service with Cloud Brokering and Management

  1. 1. Cloud Brokering and Management: Delivering IT-as-a-Service using a cloud solution factory Praveen Asthana Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer October 8, 2013
  2. 2. We make IT-as-a-Service a Reality Multi-Sourced Supply Base Governance & Business Mgmt Expedia-like Consumption Enterprise IT and or SI Broker Managed Services Existing Data Center Private Clouds IaaS PaaS SaaS Business Users Cloud Admins Architects and Developers •  As easy as SaaS •  10X faster to deliver IT •  Reduce costs by 50% •  Route demand instantly to the best approved provider •  Provide flexibility AND control 2 **In contracts Procurement Managers CIO and CFO’s Enterprise Cloud Consumption Processes Cloud Broker Operations Processes Cloud Provider Management Processes
  3. 3. On the CIO’s whiteboard today Gaps in our cloud strategy What app should I move to the cloud? What infrastructure design for cloud? What cloud matches my need? How do I provision and orchestrate to different clouds? Web server in public cloud Database in private cloud Image data in public cloud10010 Amazon Google VMware Private OpenStack Private What are the right: - Features - Packaging - Pricing Cloud Design API 1 API 2 API 3 How do I read these bills? Are they accurate? How do I manage these contracts? Pricing keeps changing! - Cost - Utilization - SLA - Demand v Supply - Compliance Analytics for business support KPI Dashboard How can I get a business support system that allows me to manage my business objectives and provide decision support? I need multi-level integration with my existing IT and financial management systems and investments Cloud Mgmt $ Financial Procurement Current IT General concerns: •  No processes for cloud operations- Acq, Ops, Access, Governance •  Many clouds à lots of complexity •  Potential for lock-in? •  How do I ensure resiliency? •  How do I ensure governance? •  Takes too long to deploy new app infrastructure •  Growing shadow IT •  Track costs & assets CLOUD IS HARD!!!
  4. 4. On the CIO’s whiteboard today The ideal solution – get more out of cloud Collaboratively Design Security $ Backup Monitor SLA Match to Right Clouds Add Managed Services Estimated Bill of IT Order, Orchestrate & Provision Manage, Control, Decide + Connect Current IT Financial Mgmt IT Service Mgmt IT Ops Mgmt Supply Chain Mgmt Change Change Change Technical Financial Legal Flow of Approvals Key benefits: •  Provide IT value add to biz users; corral Shadow IT •  Speeds overall process to deliver app infrastructure •  Improves my staff’s productivity through automation •  Reduces lock-in and makes me future proof •  Provides governance and cost management •  Masks cloud complexity
  5. 5. Better Choice Cloud service providers are not created equal Provider Match Description Average Price Location Security SLA Provisioning Time On demand commodity cloud provider. Enterprise support available at additional cost Compute: $17,234 Storage: $625 Network: $802 SW: NA Operations: $16,137 US East (VA) US West (OR) US West (N. CA) EU (Ireland) AP (Singapore) AP (Tokyo) Virtual Perimeter Firewall and Routing between VLANs 99.95% annual uptime only for access to VM in particular region. Service credit up to 10%. VM provisioning: 10-15 min 1st VDC: Hours Subsequent VDC: Hours 85% Higher-level security & SLA: optimized for eCommerce & Web Hosting Compute: $23,623 Storage: $7,489 Network: $500 SW: NA Operations: $12,957 US East (VA) US West (CA) Asia EMEA Enterprise Grade Virtual Perimeter Firewall Additional Cost for IDS/ IPS 100% infrastructure 99.9% end-to-end availability of customer assets. Service credit up to 30% VM provisioning: 2-4 hours 1st VDC: 2 days Subsequent VDC: 4 hours 100% Reserved capacity-based dedicated resources; fixed cost, simpler management, supports bursting Compute: $45,000 Storage: $5,991 Network: $500 SW: $0 Operations: $11,897 Culpepper, CA Miami, FL Sao Paulo, Brazil Amsterdam, Netherlands Enterprise Grade Virtual Perimeter Firewall Additional Cost for IDS/ IPS 99.9% end-to-end availability of customer assets. Service credit up to 50%. VM provisioning: 10-15 min 1st VDC: 10 days Subsequent VDC: 10 days 135% Private, community cloud with dedicated capacity; fixed costs; physically secure Compute: $15,000 Storage: $400 Network: $500 SW: $0 Operations: $18,000 Austin, TX Enterprise Grade Virtual Perimeter Firewall Limited outside access 99.9% end-to-end availability of customer assets. Service credit up to 50%. VM provisioning: 15-30 min 1st VDC: 2-3 day Subsequent VDC: hours 115% Pricing based on a production environment for a CRM. 30% variance between choosing any provider versus choosing the right one. Terremark 135% Monthly cost: $63,388 Arbitrary Selection Savvis 100% Monthly cost: $44,569 Optimal Selection
  6. 6. Code Factory (DevOps/PaaS) Solution Factory (SolutionOps) Solution Store (BusinessOps) Problem Statement •  Geospatial Information Service app: update legacy systems with web-based apps •  Single vendor resulting in backlog of IT requests à project deadlines to be missed •  What clouds for which environments at what cost? Aggregation Prd T/D DR S3 Provision Deploy Order & Access Enterprise Case Study GIS App for Texas Water Development Board
  7. 7. Enterprise Case Study Enabling State of Texas to transform to an IT-as-a-Service model Before Gravitant: •  > 9 month cycle time to deliver IT solutions •  Limited vendor and middleware options •  Frustrating and lengthy service request process •  Difficult to decipher cloud provider bills •  Unexpectedly high final costs After Gravitant: •  < 1 month cycle time to deliver IT solutions •  40% savings on cloud spend •  Choice of cloud vendors, PaaS, and services •  Visual cloud solution design with real time •  costing before provisioning “There are so many complexities in making the cloud work for us. Gravitant’s cloud services platform helped us get on the cloud successfully.” -- Frosty Walker, State of Texas
  8. 8. What sets Gravitant Apart? Open IT Framework. Multiple Choices, Control Any combination of the right PaaS, IaaS, SaaS and Managed Services you need No Bare Apps. We ensure Complete Solutions Easily compose solutions with all necessary services Choose the absolute best cloud services for your needs Powerful analytics and knowledge base for multi-criteria optimization Normalized Smart Catalog across Cloud Services Providers Expedia-like Consumption Interface Advanced catalog and app store to publish and monetize IT solutions
  9. 9. Thank you Praveen Asthana praveen.asthana@gravitant.com 512-831-3104 9

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