Orchestrating your Data Center Joeie Oon  Solutions Manager DataCenter [email_address]
Objectives  <ul><li>Understanding the datacenter landscape </li></ul><ul><li>How to improve and get the best out of it? </...
Challenges and pains <ul><li>Alignment with ITIL/MOF, best practice initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Too much manual processe...
Software Solutions in your DC Are they integrated?  Impo$$ible to integrate?
Even more… Hardware Solutions
Opalis : Integrates & Automates <ul><ul><li>Application Configuration Admin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Server  / V...
System Center Orchestrator (aka Opalis)?
Use Cases <ul><li>Virtual Life Cycle Management </li></ul><ul><li>User & Service Provisioning </li></ul><ul><li>Closed Loo...
Opalis - Automation (Example)
Opalis - Automation (Example)
How it works? 11 Action Servers Data Store (Run processes) GUI (Store process logic)  (Design, manage, report) Opalis Comp...
DEMO
Time & Money – step by step Open ticket.  Populate with data gathered Event Validation Gather CI service data, check for k...
ROI – step by step Open ticket.  Populate with data gathered Event Validation Gather CI service data, check for known outa...
Customer Success
Global Customers Include…
Opalis 6.3 Integration Packs Opalis Integration Packs Microsoft Active Directory HP Operations for UNIX Microsoft SMS HP O...
Conclusion Orchestrate tasks across systems and automate large volume or highly repetitive tasks through IT Process Automa...
Quiz Time <ul><li>Name the product I just demonstrated? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the function of this? </li></ul><ul><li...
Additional Resources <ul><li>Opalis  System Requirement  </li></ul><ul><li>Download Opalis  180days Trial </li></ul><ul><l...
© 2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be...
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  • © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
  • 06/30/11 08:44 © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
  • CTU June 2011 - Opalis: Orchestrating your Data Center

    1. 1. Orchestrating your Data Center Joeie Oon Solutions Manager DataCenter [email_address]
    2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Understanding the datacenter landscape </li></ul><ul><li>How to improve and get the best out of it? </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing a new way </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>automate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orchestrate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul>
    3. 3. Challenges and pains <ul><li>Alignment with ITIL/MOF, best practice initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Too much manual processes that are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repetitive, undocumented, inconsistent, error prone, slow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Etc… </li></ul>
    4. 4. Software Solutions in your DC Are they integrated? Impo$$ible to integrate?
    5. 5. Even more… Hardware Solutions
    6. 6. Opalis : Integrates & Automates <ul><ul><li>Application Configuration Admin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Server / Virt Admin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring Operator </li></ul></ul>Dynamic Virt Management <ul><ul><li>Storage Admin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Admin </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. System Center Orchestrator (aka Opalis)?
    8. 8. Use Cases <ul><li>Virtual Life Cycle Management </li></ul><ul><li>User & Service Provisioning </li></ul><ul><li>Closed Loop Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Data Refresh/Publication </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Remediation </li></ul><ul><li>RBA – Task Automation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Server Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OS Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>File System Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Database Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Backup/Recovery Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Identity Management </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Security Management </li></ul><ul><li>ITIL Facilitation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incident Response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incident Enrichment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Management Reconciliation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configuration Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CMDB Consolidation/Federation </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Opalis - Automation (Example)
    10. 10. Opalis - Automation (Example)
    11. 11. How it works? 11 Action Servers Data Store (Run processes) GUI (Store process logic) (Design, manage, report) Opalis Components Workflow Designer Operator’s Console Incident Mgmt Change & Compliance Server/Service Management (physical + virtual) Asset - CMDB Backup Config mgmt Event mgmt Network Provisioning Security Service Desk Storage Virtual Integration Packs Process Catalogs Automation Platform
    12. 12. DEMO
    13. 13. Time & Money – step by step Open ticket. Populate with data gathered Event Validation Gather CI service data, check for known outages Update event with ticket # Resolve incident Update & close ticket & event Verify Resolution 7 minutes 20 minutes 10 minutes 18 minutes May require escalation and lag time between levels 3 minutes 7 minutes 3 minutes How much total time? 68 minutes of work time Triage Diagnose Escalate Fix Report
    14. 14. ROI – step by step Open ticket. Populate with data gathered Event Validation Gather CI service data, check for known outages Update event with ticket # Resolve incident Update & close ticket & event Verify Resolution 1 minute 1 minute 1 minute 3 minutes seconds 1 minute seconds Less than 8 minutes total time Monitor Ops Mgr Alert Check Service availability Query Related CIs Lookup Scheduled changes Create & populate service desk ticket Update alert in Ops Mgr Restore service Verify service availability Update Ops Mgr alert Close service desk ticket Triage Diagnose Escalate Fix Report
    15. 15. Customer Success
    16. 16. Global Customers Include…
    17. 17. Opalis 6.3 Integration Packs Opalis Integration Packs Microsoft Active Directory HP Operations for UNIX Microsoft SMS HP Operations Windows BMC Atrium CMDB HP Operations Solaris BMC Remedy AR System HP Network Node Manager BMC Event Manager HP Service Desk BMC Patrol HP Service Manager BMC BladeLogic Operations Manager HP Asset Manager CA AutoSys HP iLO 2 CA eHealth FTP CA Service Desk Symantec VERITAS NetBackup CA SPECTRUM IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console CA Unicenter NSM IBM Tivoli Netcool/Omnibus VMware VI / vSphere IBM Tivoli Storage Manager UNIX Integration Pack EMC Smarts InCharge Windows 2008 R2 64-bit Platform Support New and Updated Workflow Samples on Opalis TechNet Blog @ http://blogs.technet.com/opalis Integration Pack for Service Manager Integration Pack for Configuration Manager Integration Pack for Data Protection Manager Integration Pack for Virtual Machine Manager Integration Pack for Operations Manager Newest
    18. 18. Conclusion Orchestrate tasks across systems and automate large volume or highly repetitive tasks through IT Process Automation Lower costs across datacenter management and operations while improving service performance through standardizing processes and execution System Center Opalis available through unified license model that simplifies purchasing while lowering cost
    19. 19. Quiz Time <ul><li>Name the product I just demonstrated? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the function of this? </li></ul><ul><li>Is this cross platform? </li></ul><ul><li>In your own environment… How can you use it? </li></ul>
    20. 20. Additional Resources <ul><li>Opalis System Requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Download Opalis 180days Trial </li></ul><ul><li>2. Information regarding the next version of Opalis, aka System Center Orchestrator </li></ul>
    21. 21. © 2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
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