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Cloud Management Made Easier With 'SmartPrise Cloud Manager'

Cloud Management Made Easier With 'SmartPrise Cloud Manager'

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  • 1. Naveen NoelSr. Solutions Architect (Dec 15th 2011)
  • 2.  Introduction to ZSL Explore a clear definition for Cloud Computing Market Landscape Cloud Management – Introduction, Challenges Scenario SmartPrise Cloud Manager SmartPrise Cloud Services – offered by ZSL
  • 3.  Work out of Edison, NJ. Practice Lead of the Enterprise Computing Competency (IDEA Lab)  Handle Cloud Computing Competency – Applications  Pre-Sales and Projects  Engage current clients and bring in new clients  Key focus areas: Value Added R&D, Product Development, Product Engineering Have been working on Cloud Technologies since early 2007
  • 4.  15+ years Global Technology Integrator & Business Solutions Provider, Headquartered in Edison, NJ State-of-the-art Technology Research & Development Centers in US, Canada and India 4000 employees with offices in US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, Middle-East and India Dedicated R&D Division to Offer Value Added R&D Services & Product Development Services to the ISVs and SPs Emerging Technologies Specialization with the leading technology vendors alignment Pioneer in Industry Solutions Development (Insurance, Finance, E-Governance, Consumer Electronics, Pharmaceutical & Telecom) Award Winning & Proven Partnership Program “Get IT Together” Partnership for ISVs, VARs, SPs and SIs ISO and CMM Certified Solution Provider
  • 5. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides adefinition:Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demandnetwork access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources(e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can berapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort orservice provider interaction. In simple words: Flexible hosted resource pools delivered on the internet
  • 6.  On-demand Self Service – Ready to use services; minimal intervention from provider. Broad Network Access – Access wider network services. Resource Pooling – Pool resources on demand like Compute, Memory, Storage/disk etc. Rapid Elasticity – Scale up and down, out and in with demand. Measured Service – Metered Usage & Billing – Pay as you go and only for the what is used; “Opex vs. Capex.” Multi-tenant – Usually share the platforms with others; but not always.
  • 7.  Public Cloud – External premises, multi-tenant, self-provisoned public service over the internet offered by vendor, available to all. Utility Computing Model. Private Cloud – Internal or external premises, single-tenant, tightly controlled access. Hybrid Cloud – Combination of the above – some resources private, others public; or public during heavy load, etc. Community Cloud – A cloud infrastructure shared by similar organizations for mutual benefit. Popular with Universities and Governments.
  • 8. Source - Lew Tucker, Cisco
  • 9. Forrester: http://bit.ly/ijJy70
  • 10. Top Drivers for Cloud Projects Cost Reduction Time to MarketFlexibility/Scalability IaaS SaaS Cost Reduction Cost ReductionReduce Complexity Consolidation Process Improvement Time to Market Reduce Complexity Consolidation 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80%
  • 11. Top Roadblocks to the Cloud Change/Learning Complexity Cost IaaS SaaS Change/Learning Change/Learning Security Complexity Complexity Cost Security Buy-In 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%Source: TheInfoPro Final Cloud W2: Full sample, n=97. Note that due to multiple responses per interview, total exceeds 100%
  • 12. How Organizations plan to implement cloud computing Develop New Applications for the cloud 25% Virtualization 24% Storage 24% Private Cloud 22%Extending existing application to the cloud 21% Hosted applications 20% Enterprise and/or Mission Critical 19% Security 18% Community Cloud 16% Hybrid Cloud 15% Public cloud 13% Out of the box cloud applications 11% 0% 10% 20% 30% Source: 2011 IBM Tech Trends - http://ibm.co/t1B3zA
  • 13.  "Cloud Management" is a loose term that means the abstraction of infrastructure resource pools and delivery of those resources through a standardized design and operational process. To the end user this means the ability to leverage the infrastructure pool most relevant to a project or environment rather then force fitting an application or service into the infrastructure you already have (or have access to)In other words: Cloud Management means providing valueadded services on top of users existing Cloud services, andempowering users to do more than is possible from a single Cloud vendor.
  • 14.  Todays IT environment – Legacy processes and policies to tools and management that are not cloud enabled yet? Multi-Clouds – Too Many clouds, each one follows different architecture? API’s differ (Different formats, resources, encodings), Abstractions and features differ, (Network, Storage, hypervisors) . Too Many tools – Too many management tools doing the same (or) different things for different clouds and trying to solve the same problem “Managing the cloud”? Orchestration of Services – The main challenge is to cobble the best of breed services into one unified solution. Management Consoles – Most clouds are a set of APIs and/or a simple UI to launch servers . These are basic building blocks, not a management system. Not very business friendly, needs technical knowledge.
  • 15.  Automation – Legacy processes and policies to tools and management that are not cloud enabled yet? Cloud Ready Solutions – Too many management tools doing the same (or) different things for different clouds and trying to solve the same problem “Managing the cloud”? Governance and Control – Monitoring, User Management, Accountability and Billing Portability – So, why just run everything in one data center.
  • 16.  Allows users to provision, manage and control various public clouds and private cloud platforms Helps manage users, security, financial controls, configuration management and automation across cloud infrastructures Manages ‘Backup’ and ‘Recovery’ . Deploys applications with automated scaling, recovery, both within one cloud as well as bursting across clouds. Protects from single cloud vendor lock-in to allow cross-cloud operations and migration. Facilitates Disaster recovery configuration and management (sometimes). Manages your service level requirements. Executive dashboard showing end user service levels along side cloud resource utilization efficiency. Tracks, audits and reports for compliance.
  • 17.  Provision instances, when needed, stop them when not required Provision storage General network management – configure ports etc. Build base Images Backup and Restore data Backup/Restore the database Configure Load Balancers and Manage them Auto-Scale or manually add worker nodes when necessary Monitor Instance’s health and act on it. Cost Management – Watch your meter and bill. Configure Security of instances Configure and manage the VPN connection between the cloud and your corporate network Schedule many of the above tasks Create automation scripts Configure and manage Applications
  • 18. SmartPrise Cloud Manager (SCM) A versatile Cloud Management Solution
  • 19. SmartPrise Cloud Manager(SCM) is a unified cross-cloud management solution which Provisions, Configures, Orchestrates, Automates and Monitors the public cloud.
  • 20. Competitors ZSLSingle Cloud Support Support for Multiple Clouds like Amazon, OpSource, Rackspace, Azure etc. (Major)Multiple solutions have to be integrated to Available as an integrated, all-in-one orform a complete cloud solution. modular solution. (Major)Not applicable or different interfaces Single unified interface (Minor)Focus is one or two of Provisioning, Focus is on Provisioning, ConfigurationConfiguration Management, Orchestration Management, Orchestration andand Monitoring. Monitoring. (Major)More feature driven – targeted towards More process driven (based on Wizards) -Technical audience – targeted towards Business and Technical audience (Minor)Not very cost effective Cost effective (Minor)
  • 21. Feature BenefitAn All-In-One Solution for public cloud: Available as - Support for Multiple Clouds like Amazon, OpSource,an integrated, all-in-one solution. A Multi-Cloud Rackspace, Azure etc, so Organizations need notManagement for public clouds. consider a combination of products from different vendors with the inherent compatibility and support responsibility issues.Provisioning: Installation of operating systems and - Rapidly setup of network installation environments..other software Remote provision and manage your servers by scripting it out and by running commands. - Easily configure applications that require knowledge about your entire infrastructure.Configuration Management: Sets the parameters for - Quickly deploy across multiple servers in the cloudservers, can specify installation parameters with predefined configuration, automatically, every time. - Simulate deployments, giving you the agility to make small and big changes without disruption to your infrastructure. Automatically maintain asset inventory. - Every change is reported and SCM keeps your systems in their desired state.Orchestration/Automation: - Automate tasks across systems and build serverSupports progressive deployment in live environments orchestration or parallel job execution systems. Primarily used as a means of programmatic execution of Systems Administration actions on clusters of servers.
  • 22. Feature BenefitMonitoring: Records errors and health of IT - Distributed monitoring solution for your cloud. Remote anyinfrastructure manual intervention. Events are triggered when things go wrong.Delegated control Delegate control to authorized users. Frees the IT infrastructure team from the need to provision and manage every instance thus increasing agility and flexibility.User Interface: Very intuitive and Common Simple, intuitive, web based context and process aware graphicalUser Interface for all cloud providers. user interface. Single point of control that can be immediately accessed by any authorized user from any location. Easy to understand and operate, reducing training times, and promoting user confidence.SaaS Model: No installation, SaaS Model No installation required for organizations. Organizations can leverage SaaS capabilities and pay a subscription model.Licensing: Flexible licensing Flexible licensing available, different subscription options available through Silver, Gold and Platinum packages.API: Simple, flexible and common APIfor connecting and managing multiple CloudProviders.Standards based Allows interfacing with third party products and systems, interoperability, selection of components to corporate standards, and rapid support of new and additional products and devices.
  • 23. • Application Migration • Cloud Integration • Application Modernization • Cast Iron • Migration to SaaS • Cloud – SaaS integration • Inter-Cloud Migration • Cloud Strategy Consulting Applications Integration SmartPrise Cloud Services Infrastructure Management• Private/Public/Hybrid Clouds • Cloud-based Managed• Cloud Infrastructure Services Deployments • SmartPrise Cloud Manager• Server and Desktop (Provisioning, Virtualization Orchestration,• Data Center as a Service Configuration,• Backup, Disaster Recovery Management, Metering and and Continuity Services Billing)
  • 24.  SmartPrise Cloud Manager – NJTC’s cool products competition. CRN Magazine names ZSL as one of the “30 Cloud VARs that GET IT.” ZSL debuts in the Top 250 of InformationWeek 500 Top Technology Innovators Across America in 2010 SocNet wins NJTC’s 2010 Mid-Atlantic Technology Innovation Award in the IT Industry Category PowerCube DaaS is recognized at IBM’s Lotus Awards 2010
  • 25. www.zslinc.com | info@zslinc.com