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    Cisco Presentation Next Gen 11 13 08 V2 Cisco Presentation Next Gen 11 13 08 V2 Presentation Transcript

    • The Next Generation Data Center Virtualize. Optimize. Realize.
    • Presentation Format
      • Fusionstorm Company Overview
      • Three Case Studies
          • Case Study I: Physical-to-Virtual Disaster Recovery
          • Case Study II: Data center relocation and infrastructure refresh
          • Case Study III: Branch office consolidation
      • Live product demos
          • Product demos will be presented as we work through the case studies
            • Technology demonstrations:
              • Cisco WAAS
              • EMC Celerra
              • PlateSpin
              • vReplicator
              • VMware VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)
    • FusionStorm Quick Facts
      • Comprehensive IT Solution Provider
        • Best-of-Breed Technology Products and Solutions
        • Networks, VoIP, Security, Servers, Storage, SANs, Database, Middleware
        • Full lifecycle “360 Services” – Professional and Managed Services
      • Privately held, founded in 1995
      • 350+ total employees with 150+ in engineering/technical roles
      • Jeskell subsidiary -- #1 IBM federal channel partner
      • FusionStorm offices in 21 U.S. cities and growing
      • U.S. and global on-site service delivery in 120+ countries through partnering
      • Industry Recognition
        • VAR Business – VAR of the Year 2006/07
        • VAR Business 500, Fastest Growing ... last 4 years
      • Founding Member MSP Alliance, first fully-accredited MSP
    • FusionStorm National Presence * Enterprise Data Center locations On-site service coverage with SLAs in all U.S. Cities and in 120+ countries globally through partnering relationships San Francisco - HQ San Jose Sacramento* Irvine Las Vegas* Chicago Cincinnati San Diego Tampa D.C. Boston New York New Jersey Los Angeles Data Center St. Louis Data Center Phoenix Seattle Dallas Albuquerque
    • Vendors and Certifications
      • Cisco National Gold Partner
        • Voice, Wireless, Security and Data Center Specializations
        • Cisco Powered Managed Services certified (pending Sept 08 audit)
      • IBM, Premier Direct Partner (Series z, x, i, p, software)
      • HP, Gold Partner
      • Sun Microsystems, National Executive Partner
      • EMC Signature Velocity Partner, ASN
      • Hitachi Data Systems, Platinum True North Platinum Partner
      • VMware, Enterprise VIP & VAC Authorized Partner
      • Microsoft Gold Partner with 5 Specializations
      • Symantec Platinum Partner
      • Oracle Certified Advantage Partner
      • Red Hat Advanced Business Partner
      • Nimsoft MSP/Reseller Partner
    • FusionStorm Technology Solutions
      • Servers – Blades, Rack, Enterprise
      • Server Virtualization
      • Storage – NAS, SAN, CAS
      • Backup and Recovery
      • Server Clustering
      • Data Replication
      • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity
      • Virtual Desktop
      • Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint
      • Email Archival and Compliance
      • Anti-Spam and Anti-Malware
      • Oracle Database
      • Oracle Middleware
      • Converged Local Area Networks
      • Wireless Networks
      • Wide Area Networks
      • Unified Communications (VoIP)
      • Call Center
      • Web-based Collaboration Solutions
      • Firewall, IDS and IDP
      • Security Information Management
      • Log Management
      • Network Configuration Management
      • Device and Service-Level Monitoring
    • FusionStorm “360 Services” Support Contract Services
    •  
    • Case Study I: Environment Overview
      • 200 Physical Servers in production with an existing EMC Celerra storage infrastructure
      • FusionStorm engaged to assess and architect a DR solutions
      • Customer apprehensive to virtualize production but open to a virtualized DR strategy
    • Case Study I: FusionStorm Solution
      • Array based replication using Celerra Replicator for all data in the environment
      • PlateSpin to perform P2V (Physical-to-Virtual) conversion of all physical servers in production to the DR ESX servers
      • PlateSpin to apply incremental updates to the virtual ESX images in DR on a nightly basis
      • Live Demo
          • Celerra demonstration
            • UI
            • Demostrate SnapSure (via Windows integration)
          • Discuss and demonstrate VM and NFS replication
            • Replicate VMware NFS volume and start the replicated copy at the DR location
          • PlateSpin demonstration
            • Perform a host failover with PlateSpin
            • Build a PlateSpin job
    • Case Study I: Customer Benefits
      • Virutalization provided a dramatic reduction in DR footprint and cost
      • Customer is now has an RPO of minutes for mission critical application
      • Customer now has an RTO <= 30 minutes for most applications
      • Improved replication efficiency with Cisco WAAS
      • FusionStorm created and maintained DR documentation and run book
      • Dramatically simplified DR testing process
    • Case Study II: Environment Overview
      • Primary site in NYC with a branch location in DC
      • Customer relocating their data center from customer premise in NYC to a collocation facility in NJ
          • Users will remain in NYC and DC
      • Customer would like perform the migration with little to no downtime
      • Aging infrastructure (storage, network, server, etc…)
      • Customer has a significant number of temporary and contract employees
    • Case Study II: FusionStorm Solution
      • Complete data center refresh
          • Servers, storage, network, WAN acceleration, etc…
      • Replaced EMC CX500 FC array with EMC NS40 iSCSI solution
      • Upgraded network infrastructure to support VMware and iSCSI environment
          • Removed FC switch cost from the environment
      • Leveraged PlateSpin (using the same process demonstrated earlier) to migrate VMs from the current data center to the collocation data center
      • Leverage VMware VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) for temporary and contract employees
      • Leveraged WAAS to mitigate performance concerns for NYC and DC users
      • Live Demo
          • Cisco WAAS CIFS Demonstration
          • VDI Demonstration
    • Case Study II: Customer Benefits
      • Right sizing the storage infrastructure reduced complexity and improved operational efficiency
      • Savings provided by a move to IP based storage infrastructure allowed us to refresh aging Ethernet switch infrastructure
      • V2V migration strategy allowed to migrate from the NY data center to the NJ data center will little to no downtime
      • WAN Acceleration mitigated the performance concerns introduced when relocating the data center
    • Case Study III: Environment Overview
      • Customer has 12 branch office locations
      • Currently each site receives a standardized host configuration consisting of 8 physical servers
          • AD, DNS, DHCP, Doc Management, File Server, Backup, SQL, Exchange, etc….
      • Customers key concern is collapsing the physical infrastructure at these sites without sacrificing QoS
    • Case Study III: FusionStorm Solution
      • EMC AX4 shared storage solution w/ 2 VMware servers in regional hubs
      • Cisco WAVE to replace AD, DNS, DHCP, Print Servers in local offices
      • Collapse the File, Exchanges, SQL to regional hubs with WAN acceleration and local offices
      • P2V existing application servers
      • Leverage vReplicator to replicate virtual machines from remote locations to the primary data center located in NYC for remote office DR
      • Live Demo
          • vReplicator
          • vMotion or SRM Demo (Maybe)
    • Case Study III: Customer Benefits
      • Reduce physical server count from 8 to 2 servers
          • Shared storage and VMware HA/vMotion improved local fault tolerance
      • P2V provided the ability to rapidly consolidate
      • vReplicator provides disaster recovery services for remote offices by replicating virtual machines from the remote office to an ESX farm in the corporate data center.
      • WAAS improved consolidation ratios by providing the ability to collapse smaller remote office to regional hubs while continuing to provide an acceptable service level.
      • Easily demonstrated hard dollar ROI