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Agenda • Introduction • System Center 2012 • Configure and Deploy Infrastructure Components • Compute • Storage • Network • Cluster • Next Steps • Q&A
Configure and Deploy Infrastructure Components Customer Challenges • I need to be able to easily provision physical servers with bare-metal OS deployment • I have different types of storage that have different costs and I want to ensure that the correct storage is Deploy your infrastructure components from the being used for my VMs different physical resources in your data center. Deploy • I have a complex networking environment, and I don’t your compute infrastructure through bare-metal OS want to expose that complexity to folks who don’t deployments of Hyper-V servers. Discover, classify, and DC Admin allocate my storage infrastructure for private cloud use. need to know it Abstract my networking infrastructure for use in my • I need to collect these fabric resources and build private cloud. Pull these infrastructure components clusters for my virtualization environment together and create cluster for use as the underlying infrastructure for the private cloud.
System Center Helps Deliver IT as a Service Configure App Controller Orchestrator Deploy Virtual Machine Manager Service Service Operations Manager Model Delivery & Self Service Automation Configuration Manager Data Protection Manager App DCOwner Admin Service Manager Service Manager Monitor Operate Application Management Service Delivery & Automation Infrastructure Management
System Center 2012 Cloud & Data Center Management PRODUCTIVE PREDICTABLE APPLICATIONS YOUR CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE Heterogeneoussupport Heterogeneous support Deep application monitoring Flexibilitywith delegation Flexibility with delegation and diagnosis and control control Process automation Process automation Comprehensive application Applicationsself-service across clouds Applications self-service across clouds Self-service infrastructure Self-service infrastructure manageability Physical,virtual, and cloud Physical, virtual, and cloud Service-centric approach management management
Transform Your Data Center into a Private Cloud COMPUTE STORAGE NETWORK CLUSTERDeploy your compute Discover, classify, and allocate Abstract your complex Consolidate yourresources, taking them from storage for use by the private networking infrastructure into infrastructure componenentsbare metal to fully deployed cloud. Provide the correct logical networks for cloud for use in a private cloud.for your physical and storage for use with use. Assign IP, virtual IP, andvirtualization hosts. appropriate access. MAC addresses from pools and integrate with load balancers.
Standardize Offerings SERVICE OFFERINGS REQUEST OFFERINGS AUTOMATION Define the services that IT will Specify requests available for each Define the supporting deliver to its consumers. service and what information will organizational activities needed to be required to fulfill each request. deliver on the request and ensure traceability and compliance. Cloud Request new Request Template Processes services VM Cost and SLA Assignment Server Request to information services extend VM Notification Knowledge articles Storage Decommission VMs Approval services Input values Systems automation PUBLISHED TO THE SERVICE CATALOG
Service Offering• Work Item used to identify and classify standard IT services• Contains one or more Request Offerings• Consistent delivery of service-related details including: • Knowledge articles • Service level agreement information • Cost and chargeback–related information
Request Offerings• Offering created by IT service provider that consumers access and complete form from the Service Catalog• Related to a Service Request• Contains user prompts for input data • Free text entry • List • Query-based list • True/False• Maps user prompts to default values and activity automation activities
Automation Classifications Notifications• Set up up classification for Service Requests• Invoke workflow rules to route requests for Routing immediate action• Link to process automation such as assignment and Process Automation notification• Map user prompts to Request properties that Run books automatically populate run book activity variables Reporting
Self Service through Service CatalogCONTROLLED EMPOWERMENT ROLE-BASED SIMPLIFIED PORTAL Translate business language into IT Offerings are delivered based on Service catalog designed for easy language. Requests are defined to user’s role in the organization. navigation. capture information required to fulfill the specific request manually or via automation.
Controlled Empowerment • Provider-published and user-initiated • Expresses IT requests in business language • Consistent delivery of service each time, every time • Enables consumer to choose what level of service + cost they want
Role-Based Private Cloud Offerings Enterprise LOB App Offerings • User sees offerings based on their role VDI Offerings • Dynamic: User role mapped to a Service Manager group within Active Directory Development Offerings
Simplified Portal Easy to use Portal • Silverlight web parts hosted in SharePoint Foundation 2010 or higher • Customizable out-of-box web parts using SharePoint admin tools • Extensible via custom web parts Portal features • Customizable, dynamic Forms
Configure and Deploy Infrastructure Components • Physical and virtual compute infrastructure deployment • Storage infrastructure management • Logical network infrastructure abstraction DC Admin • Cluster creation brings the infrastructure together
Next Steps Download and Evaluate More Resources Microsoft System Center 2012: System Center Marketplace: aka.ms/scevals http://systemcenter.pinpoint.microsoft.com • Virtual Machine Manager Blogs: • Operations Manager http://blogs.technet.com/systemcenter • Orchestrator • Service Manager • Data Protection Manager aka.ms/chrisavis • Configuration Manager @chrisavis • App Controller