Riverbed Within Local Gov

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  • Riverbed Within Local Gov

    1. 1. Riverbed Michael King 9 th December 2008
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Our understanding so far </li></ul><ul><li>About us </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study (NSG) </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Architectures </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement Routes </li></ul>
    3. 3. Our Understanding so Far <ul><li>Two Wide Area Network’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hub & Spoke design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~120 Kilostream sites 10Mb–1Gb </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~100 Broadband MPLS sites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Approx 230 sites: 15 Secondary Schools, 124 Primary Schools, 8 Special Needs Schools, 24 Libraries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Schools typically on 2Mb leased line </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary Schools on min 4Mb </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20 sites on ADSL with speeds of 512Kb – 2Mb </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Typical Applications: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle, Glow, Windows Files, Intranet, Web traffic, e-mail </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>over 3,000 curricular software applications </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. About Us <ul><li>Gold partner status with Riverbed and Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Winners of “NE Digital: Best Use of Emerging Technology” in 2008 (project involved Riverbed) </li></ul><ul><li>We have engineers qualified to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CCNA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CCNP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RCSP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MCSE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Waterstons Implementation at NSG was used as a Whitepaper at Vmworld 2008 </li></ul>
    5. 5. Waterstons Implementation at National Salvage Group <ul><li>Requirement to replicate all business systems offsite for DR </li></ul><ul><li>Achieved with Datacore SAN + Riverbed </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time replication achieved across a 2Mb leased line </li></ul><ul><li>Impossible without a Riverbed: replication would take 54 hours </li></ul>
    6. 6. Potential deployment for education
    7. 7. Typical In-Path Deployment Router Steelhead Appliance L2 Switch WAN or VPN Firewall Or VPN
    8. 8. In Path 1:1 Failover Data Center or Remote Site Router Steelhead Appliance L2 Switch CLI or Web Based Mgmt. In-Path Deployment WAN or VPN LAN Firewall Or VPN
    9. 9. Interceptor enables easy deployment in complex environments Router Firewall or VPN Steelhead Appliances L3 Switch Interceptor 9200 DATA CENTER <ul><li>Redistributes connections to Steelhead appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated with RiOS for intelligent redirection </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 1,000,0000 optimized connections </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 4Gbps of optimized traffic </li></ul><ul><li>High-availability configurations </li></ul>WAN/VPN
    10. 10. In-Path 2 employing 4 Port card (also have a 6 port) LAN Glow Servers Mail Server NAS Storage CLI/Web Based Mgmt. WAN or VPN Steelhead Appliances Router Switch Router Switch Router Router
    11. 11. Simple Server Deployment Detail Options Router Steelhead Appliance L2 Switch Router Steelhead Appliance L2 Switch In-Path Deployment Out-of-Path Deployment WAN or VPN WAN or VPN LAN Firewall Or VPN Firewall Or VPN
    12. 12. Data Center, Server-Side In-Path Router Switch WAN or VPN Data Center LAN Steelhead Appliance Firewall or VPN Glow Servers Mail Server NAS Storage <ul><li>Applications where the speedup of a single server (or server subnet is desired) </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to manage, fail-through on error, LAN traffic is passed-through </li></ul>
    13. 13. Data Center, Server-Side In-Path 1:1 Router Switch WAN or VPN Data Center LAN Firewall or VPN Glow Servers Mail Server NAS Storage <ul><li>Applications where the speedup of a single server (or server subnet is desired) </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to manage, always accelerated, LAN traffic is passed-through </li></ul>
    14. 14. Server-side In-Path 2 (Using Connection Forwarding) Router Switch WAN or VPN LAN Central Management Console (Optional) Firewall or VPN File Servers Mail Server NAS Storage CLI/Web Based Mgmt. Router Switch Firewall or VPN <ul><li>Offices with two WAN routing points, Server-side, </li></ul><ul><li>Redundant Steelheads </li></ul>
    15. 15. WCCP Router Steelhead Appliance L3 “Switch” WAN or VPN LAN Firewall Or VPN <ul><li>Offices with one WAN routing point who don’t want in-path simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>Most cost-effective, simple to manage, handles complex WAN interfaces by getting out of the way (fiber, dual routers, no switch-router link etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Un-optimized (fail-through) on error automatically </li></ul><ul><li>Many Cisco bugs, check router/IOS version with Cisco </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco only </li></ul>
    16. 16. Virtual In-Path (VLAN bridge) Router Steelhead Appliance L3 Switch/Router WAN or VPN LAN Firewall Or VPN <ul><li>Offices with one WAN routing point, who don’t want in-path simplicity. Place the office network on one VLAN, bridge it to the router which is on another VLAN (Steelhead is on both). </li></ul><ul><li>Most cost-effective, simple to manage, handles complex WAN interfaces by getting out of the way (fiber, dual routers, no switch-router link etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Unoptimized (fail-through) on error </li></ul><ul><li>Not supported on all Routers (especially not low end Cisco 2xxx 3yyy) </li></ul>
    17. 17. Security <ul><li>The data vault has AES encryption </li></ul><ul><li>128 or 256 bit </li></ul><ul><li>The data that travels across the WAN becomes references & segments. </li></ul><ul><li>Can use DES, MD5, SHA to encrypt WAN traffic </li></ul><ul><li>SSL optimisation is supported </li></ul>
    18. 18. RiOS Services Platform <ul><ul><li>Print server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DNS server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DHCP server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Deployment Server </li></ul></ul>Branch Services Protected Partition <ul><ul><li>VMWare Hosting – 5.5! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Isolated from Steelhead operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Runs services securely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce branch hardware footprint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run multiple branch services on Steelheads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simplify administration </li></ul></ul>IT Consolidation
    19. 19. Benefits of Riverbed <ul><li>WAN performance Increase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to back up large volumes of data over the WAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved application response times </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Centralised infrastructure strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced data security </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile user access to business systems </li></ul>
    20. 20. Return on Investment: LG Electronics <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Globally distributed environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>120 international offices, 77 subsidiaries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Previously unusable applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bandwidth utilization reduced an average of 40% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications run an average of 20x faster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US $500,000 savings monthly in bandwidth expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key benefits from deploying Riverbed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Payback in just 5 months on bandwidth savings alone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved application response times </li></ul></ul>“ I wish all IT projects could produce such impressive, tangible results.” - Kang-Seok Chung IT Infrastructure Group
    21. 21. Implementation <ul><li>Select a proof of concept site </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmark current performance </li></ul><ul><li>Design POC topology / project specification </li></ul><ul><li>Plan deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Deploy hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate for an agreed period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Measure improved performance </li></ul>
    22. 22. Support <ul><li>Product has ‘fail to wire’ functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Riverbed have award winning support levels. No 1 st line support, direct access to 2 nd line! </li></ul><ul><li>Riverbed support consultant is deployed from the USA to anywhere worldwide in the event of a major problem! </li></ul><ul><li>Support options: Silver, Gold, Platinum </li></ul><ul><li>Waterstons also have the ability to support the Riverbed solution if required. </li></ul>
    23. 23. Product Specifications
    24. 24. Procurement Routes <ul><li>Waterstons can provide a trial installation without cost to the council </li></ul><ul><li>Framework Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>ITT </li></ul>

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