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Private cloud in the hybrid era


This presentation highlights the core differentiators that can maximize private cloud's transformative business value. …

This presentation highlights the core differentiators that can maximize private cloud's transformative business value.
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  • 1. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era The critical choices driving business value and agility RLP03025-USEN-00 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 2. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Executive summary  With early cost and complexity challenges a thing of the past, private cloud has emerged as a major catalyst of business value and growth.  Hybrid computing is inevitable, and private cloud is an essential element.  The core private cloud differentiators—speed, dynamic scalability and flexibility, optimization and efficiency, and security and resiliency—can drive exponential business value. – Automation technologies, especially when combined with platform as a service (PaaS) models, are speeding private cloud deployment, provisioning and management. – Open cloud architectures and modular services are providing the flexibility to satisfy rapidly changing capacity and service demands. – Private cloud efficiency increases when you can leverage your existing infrastructure, select the right applications for migration and automate daily management. – Private cloud environments demand security and resiliency that is up to the same standards as conventional physical and virtual environments.  IBM private cloud services and expertise can be transformative for your business. 2 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 3. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Compelling benefits are driving the adoption of cloud computing Faster time to market for applications and services Greater customer satisfaction New business models and market expansion More innovation and development Optimized IT performance and efficiency What can you expect from cloud computing? Increased business agility On-demand self-service 3 Ubiquitous network access Reduced data center footprint Greater IT automation, reducing labor and simplifying management Lower costs Location-independent resource pooling Rapid elasticity Consumption-based pricing © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 4. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era These days private clouds are dominating the cloud conversation for all the right reasons Delivering on every bit of cloud’s speed and agility promise  Myriad of deployment options available to adopters – Onsite or offsite – Individually or as part of hybrid cloud – Hosted or managed by a third party – Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS)  Dynamic scalability without an additional investment in infrastructure, training or licensing – Delivering substantial cost savings – Facilitating access to resources for application development and innovation  Simplified IT operations and management – Leveraging automation to solve problems and improve efficiency. 4 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 5. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Private clouds are easing the way to hybrid computing, which is increasingly seen as the most practical approach to cloud Public 27% Hybrid cloud use 43% Private In 5 years Today 76% of business users, IT leaders and cloud vendors expect hybrid clouds to be the core of their cloud strategy, overtaking public and private clouds in the next five years Source: North Bridge Venture Partners and GigaOM Research, “The Future of Cloud Computing: 3rd Annual Survey 2013,” October 2013. 5 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 6. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Hybrid clouds enable companies to effectively leverage cloud capabilities for both new and legacy workloads Public cloud “Cloud-native workloads” New applications built to run in the cloud Failover site or resources Retain control of the IT environment and protect proprietary systems and data 6 Private cloud Hybrid cloud Additional capacity resources “Cloud-enabled workloads” Existing applications configured to run in the cloud Cloudbursting Address rapidly escalating scalability and processing demands required by analytics and innovation Maintain regulatory compliance and desired service levels © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 7. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Holistic cloud strategies assure that cloud decisions are aligned with business needs across the enterprise Focus on cloud’s transformative business value  Aim to achieve business agility more than cost reduction  Factor in cloud’s multi-dimensional impact on the business – Strategy and operating models – Technology integration – Organizational transformation  Help break down current silos and integrate processes  Leverage analytic tools to assess the existing environment – Determine the applications and business areas that offer the greatest cloud opportunity – Identify the best suited cloud technologies and delivery models – Determine requirements for a smooth deployment  Provide a robust, actionable roadmap aligned to business goals – Prioritize cloud initiatives – Help simplify vendor and product selection. 7 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 8. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Organizations that are benefitting the most from cloud have deployed holistic, enterprise-wide cloud strategies 4X 136% more likely to have deployed an enterprise-wide cloud strategy more likely to use cloud to reinvent customer relationships 170% The bottom line… more likely to use cloud extensively for analytics 1.9X 79% 83% higher revenue growth more likely to use cloud for collaboration and expertise more likely to use hybrid clouds 2.4X higher gross profit Source: IBM, “Under cloud cover: How leaders are accelerating competitive differentiation,” October 2013. 8 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 9. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era With early challenges addressed, interest in private cloud—and adoption rates—are climbing Early years  Apprehension about high cost and complexity of private cloud  Slow private cloud deployment, requiring months or years  Delayed development and deployment for new applications – Manual resource provisioning  Management complexity of the virtualized infrastructure  Inability to fully capitalize on potential benefits. 9 Today  Abundance of turnkey products and solutions for private cloud – Faster, less costly deployment in days or weeks  Faster application development and deployment – Automated provisioning  Open cloud standards and architectures – Ability to leverage existing infrastructure investment – Near seamless interoperability and management. © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 10. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Organizations are turning to private clouds to capture the same agility internally that they’ve achieved with public clouds externally Dynamic scalability and flexibility Speed Security and resiliency Optimization and efficiency Business agility Transformative value Dynamic scalability and flexibility Speed Security and resiliency Optimization and efficiency Business agility Transformative value 10 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 11. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Use these core differentiators to extend the business value of your private cloud Speed  Automation enables the deployment of fully functional private clouds in weeks or less  Platform as a service (PaaS) private clouds automate middleware provisioning and increase workload automation  Self-service capabilities are being ramped up with greater automation and catalog options. Optimization and efficiency Organizations that realize better private cloud performance and efficiency outcomes:  Have the option to leverage existing data center resources  Automate private cloud management  Select the right applications for private cloud. 11 Dynamic scalability and flexibility  Open standards and architectures enable private clouds with desired infrastructure components and legacy systems.  Modular services align private clouds to business and financial needs.  Customization enables standard offerings to be modified to fit enterprise requirements. Security and resiliency The ideal platform offers proactive security monitoring and end-to-end coverage for the cloud infrastructure, applications and data, plus:  Business continuity capabilities, like managed backup and rapid failover  Governance oversight with a view of threat levels and regulatory compliance. © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 12. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era In the globally connected world, competitive advantage depends on the speed of service delivery, provisioning and new development Speed New private cloud technologies are accelerating critical IT functions  Automating the deployment of fully functional private clouds in weeks or less  Extending automation with platform as a service (PaaS) private clouds  Automating middleware provisioning  Increasing workload automation  Ramping up users’ self-service capabilities  Expanding catalog options through standardization and automation. 12 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 13. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Automated deployment capabilities produce fully functional private clouds in days or weeks Standardized private cloud builds  Eliminate the need to build from scratch  Drastically simplify the deployment process for IT – Automated scripts for software, operating system and middleware installation – Faster disaster recovery and server deployment  Facilitate compliance with enterprise security and operational policies – For server, storage and network provisioning and configuration – For the installation of management systems  Enable organizations to start small – Easy to scale incrementally as needs change – Better alignment to operational and economic needs. 13 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 14. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era PaaS models extend automation, speeding middleware provisioning and fueling a wave of innovation and development IaaS PaaS Applications Applications Data Data Runtime Runtime Middleware Middleware Operating system Operating system Virtual machines Virtual machines Server Server Storage Storage Networking Networking Manual provisioning / management Automated provisioning / management 14 PaaS private cloud Codified best practices Standardized, reusable “patterns” Rich set of provisioning and performance tools Complex tasks are replaced by simple downloads The time required for upgrades, patches, and new image provisioning is reduced from weeks to minutes © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 15. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era The differentiating value that PaaS brings to the business is driving up deployment Growing at a faster rate than IaaS clouds Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from 2012-2016 PaaS: IaaS: 41% 37% Source: 451 Research, “451 Research analysis of the cloud computing market points to a 36% CAGR through 2016,” August 14, 2013. PaaS “pioneers” 6X 3X more likely to use cloud for new development more likely to use cloud for analytics “[Business users] are seeing applications developed more quickly; they are getting in front of customers quickly, getting feedback and driving the pace of innovation…” - Study participant Source: IBM, “Exploring the frontiers of cloud computing: Insights from Platform-as-a-Service pioneers,” October 2012. 15 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 16. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Online self-service catalogs empower users to get things done without involving IT Private cloud technologies expand user self-service  Give developers and other users greater control – Simplifies selection of desired hardware and middleware for application development – Eliminates worries about installation, configuration and integration  Hide the complexities of the cloud architecture – Makes it easier for users to do their jobs  Help reinforce the use of standard service offerings – Drives down ad hoc requests – Allows companies to maintain fewer images, configurations and versions  Simplifies and accelerates system management while reducing the total cost of operations. 16 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 17. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era A constantly changing business landscape demands an infrastructure that can respond dynamically Dynamic scalability and flexibility Private clouds are increasing responsiveness while enabling organizations to leverage their legacy investments  Open standards and reference architectures enable companies to select desired infrastructure components and services for their private cloud.  Modular services make it easy to implement exactly the private cloud size and services desired and make adjustments as needed.  Optional customization enables companies to modify standard offerings to enterprise requirements. 17 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 18. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Portability in a hybrid cloud environment depends on adherence to open standards Public cloud Open cloud standards  Allow application workloads to flow seamlessly between cloud models  Increase the long-term viability of cloud investments – Avoidance of proprietary software or vendor lock-in – More sustainable cloud applications. 18 Hybrid cloud Private cloud Open cloud architectures  Simplify cloud deployment and management – Greater infrastructure and middleware flexibility  Encourage collaborative innovation and speed new development – Thousands of extensible application programming interfaces (APIs) – Applications delivered in days instead of weeks and months. © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 19. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Private clouds that are built on a modular framework allow organizations to start small and expand easily as needs change Service modules Infrastructure capacity modules  Server  Storage  Network 19 Platform modules     Middleware Operating systems Database software Basic monitoring and management software  Capacity performance and management  Software patch management  Security management  Security compliance  Data protection  Automation  Management reporting  Workload balancing  Analytics © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 20. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era The ability to customize vendor-provided tools and services is a common priority in private cloud adoption Extensive service libraries  Provide a broad array of services for selection – Enabling organizations to deploy desired platform and applications services  Reduce the need to customize vendor tools and services – Saving considerable time and money IDC’s 2012 CloudTrack Survey found the “lack of customization opportunities” to be the leading concern inhibiting private cloud adoption.  Allow customized services to be added so they are available for future projects. Source: IDC, “Enterprise cloud public and private end-user adoption signals continued shifts in IT spending,” IDC #237171, Volume: 1, October 2012. 20 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 21. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Rising IT infrastructure and management costs have become a major concern for most organizations Optimization and efficiency Private clouds can dramatically improve infrastructure performance and efficiency, and several key factors can enhance the outcome  Having the option to leverage existing data center resources  Automating management of the private cloud infrastructure  Selecting the right applications for private cloud. 21 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 22. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Automation is eliminating much of the manual labor and laborintensive management tools that can drive up operating costs Automated private cloud management  Streamlines IT support and monitoring – Self-service dashboard – Management services catalog • Server reboots, operating system reloads, load balancing • System failover and recovery  Automatically triggers corrective actions  Facilitates the use of analytics  Simplifies infrastructure-wide visibility and control over cloud and non-cloud environments – Single point of control – Easier transition to hybrid computing. According to IDC’s 2012 CloudTrack Survey, reducing IT staff headcount was the number-one reason cited for deploying private cloud. Source: IDC, “Enterprise cloud public and private end-user adoption signals continued shifts in IT spending,” IDC #237171, Volume: 1, October 2012. 22 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 23. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era New private cloud platforms are making it increasingly advantageous to migrate legacy applications to the cloud Applications projected to have the greatest potential gains and easiest deployment Application selection is critical  Analytics are helping identify the most suitable applications for cloud Source: IBM, “Success in the Cloud: Why workload matters,” July 2013. 23 Benefits IBM’s own analytic-based application workload analysis tool enabled us to reduce the number of potential applications from 9,500 to 200 for initial migration to cloud. Lower – Assessing the costs and impact of moving applications to the cloud Higher – Taking the subjectivity out of cloud migration decisions Deployment ease Harder Easier © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 24. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era IBM’s own results migrating key IT workloads to private cloud illustrate the potential opportunity across the enterprise Analytics cloud Social software cloud 50M web conferencing minutes monthly, dramatically increasing workplace collaboration, productivity and innovation $300M estimated value of insights from the top 20 projects alone (out of 300) Development and Storage cloud 50% lower cost-per-byte of data stored 5 days to as little as 1 hour test cloud to provision and configure servers Source: IBM, “Success in the Cloud: Why workload matters,” July 2013. 24 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 25. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Private cloud platforms are distinguished by their ability to manage security and recover quickly in the event of an outage Security and resiliency  Proactive security monitoring with end-to-end coverage for the private cloud infrastructure, applications and data – Identity and access management – Intrusion detection – Incident management  Vulnerability assessments  Business continuity and resiliency capabilities – Managed backup protection – Rapid failover – Content management to facilitate data archival and retrieval  Governance oversight with a detailed view of security and threat levels  Compliance with corporate policies and industry and federal regulations. 25 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 26. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era IBM has extensive real-world experience to help you realize the value of cloud 5,000 engagements alone private cloud 80% of Fortune 100 companies are using IBM cloud capabilities 1M+ managed virtual machines End-to-end cloud expertise IBM Cloud Labs IBM SmartCloud Centers using time-tested tools, methodologies and best practices Flexible solutions, rapid deployment enabling you to choose the infrastructure, platform, location, ownership and responsibility levels that work for your business 26 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 27. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era IBM is a recognized leader in cloud infrastructure, management and deployment services worldwide leader in Cloud Professional Services: “Through its broad portfolio of IDC named IBM a consulting, application, platform and infrastructure services for cloud, IBM has helped thousands of clients adopt cloud models and manages 5.5 million cloud-based transactions every day.” laaS, PaaS and SaaS value leader for private cloud, with a higher solution impact than any other vendor in its 2013 Radar Report. EMA named IBM an Sources: IDC, “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2013 - Vendor Analysis, doc #242401, Volume:1,” August 2013. Enterprise Management Associates, “EMA Radar for Private Cloud Platforms: Q1 2013: Report Summary & IBM Profile,” March 2013. 27 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 28. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Getting started is simple Your private cloud journey begins here 1 2 Tell us about your business and IT objectives, and together we can determine the best approach to build your optimal private cloud. 3 28 Contact your IBM representative to learn how IBM is helping companies succeed with private cloud. Conduct a workshop with IBM experts to define the optimal private cloud solution to meet your business and IT goals. © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 29. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Learn more about IBM private cloud services For more information, visit: Download the IBM white paper:  ibm.com/services/private-cloud “Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era: The critical choices driving business value and agility”  ibm.com/cloud/think  ibm.com/privatecloud  ibm.com/cai/paas  ibm.com/services/cloudservices 29 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  • 30. Private cloud in the hybrid cloud era Copyright information © IBM Corporation 2014 IBM Global Services Route 100 Somers, NY 10589 U.S.A. Produced in the United States of America January 2014 IBM, the IBM logo, IBM SmartCloud, PureSystems and ibm.com are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries or both. If these and other IBM trademarked terms are marked on their first occurrence in this information with a trademark symbol (® or TM), these symbols indicate U.S. registered or common law trademarks owned by IBM at the time this information was published. Such trademarks may also be registered or common law trademarks in other countries. Other product, company or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the web at "Copyright and trademark information" at ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml. This document is current as of the initial date of publication and may be changed by IBM at any time. Not all offerings are available in every country in which IBM operates. The performance data discussed herein is presented as derived under specific operating conditions. Actual results may vary. It is the user’s responsibility to evaluate and verify the operation of any other products or programs with IBM products and programs. THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. IBM products are warranted according to the terms and conditions of the agreements under which they are provided. Statements regarding IBM’s future direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectives only. Actual available storage capacity may be reported for both uncompressed and compressed data and will vary and may be less than stated. 30 © 2014 IBM Corporation