Flattening Enterprise Storage Problems          with Cloud-integrated Storage                   A Customer Perspective
What are we talking about today?A   Chronic pain in the data center: data growthB   Cloud-integrated StorageC   A customer...
Chronic pain in data center: data growth Storage costs Data protection Flat IT headcount
Cloud-integrated Storage                                               Call it out as                                     ...
Eliminating redundant storageTraditional Storage                           Cloud-integrated Storage                       ...
Cloud data management   The working set      Inactive data                        Backups   SSD + SAS            Archives ...
Data reduction cuts costs  Data reduction                     A    B   C       A   D       B   D   C   A          Deduplic...
Data integrity and security Encoding      Fingerprints       Encryption
By the numbers…               Reduces storage capacity by 40% to 80%                Reduces storage TCO by 60% and 80% Enc...
Moving to Cloud StorageThe First Church of Christ, ScientistThe Christian Science MonitorPresented by: Terry Barbounis
The First Church of Christ, Scientist  Non-Profit, Faith Based Organization  HQ: Boston, MA  556 Employees  1800+ Branches...
The Christian Science Monitor  International Media Organization  HQ: Boston, MA  Founded in 1908  csmonitor.com / Weekly P...
Current Infrastructure  Tier II Datacenter (onsite)  100 Physical Servers  70 Virtual Servers (VMWare)  Microsoft Server/R...
WHY CLOUD? WHY NOW?
2006: By The Numbers         400   SERVERS         350   SOFTWARE LICENSES        1500   DESKTOPS         100   IT STAFF  ...
2011: By The Numbers   170   400   SERVERS   200   350   SOFTWARE LICENSES   600 1500    DESKTOPS    25   100   IT STAFF  ...
DOWNWARD TREND
UNSUSTAINABLE TO CONTINUE
WHAT MORE CAN WE DO?
WE CUT $$$...
…WE Optimized Resources...
CHANGE WHAT WE DO….
…AND HOW WE DO IT
Good Start Using Cloud Resources  AWS EC2 - Development Instances  Google Apps/Gmail - Enterprise Rollout  Oracle On-Deman...
Operating Principals – Moving Forward  Simplify, Simplify, Simplify  Elastic, On-Demand, Usage-Based Cost  Networked, Outs...
WHAT’S NEXT?
Unstructured & Volume Data  Docs, Spreadsheets, Audio, Video, Graphics  SAN: ~60% unused  File Share Data: 2+TB  Server Vo...
Cloud Storage: Our Requirements  Continue to Move from CAPEX to OPEX  Reduce Overall Cost of Onsite Storage  Reduce Need f...
What is a Cloud Gateway?  Hardware or software based appliance  Customer premise or co-location facility  Bridge between l...
Cloud Gateway: Our Requirements  Fully Redundant, Hardware Appliance  At-Rest/In-Flight Encryption  Access to Multiple Clo...
Why StorSimple?  ClES “First Mover”  VMWare Ready/MSFT Server Certified  Well-Funded by Prominent VCs  Best Combination of...
Proof of Concept  StorSimple 5020  AWS S3 w/ Multiple Regions  2TB Data Sample  Clustered, Virtual Fileservers  20Mbp/s Ne...
Proof of Concept: Results  Appliance Setup: 30 Minutes  POC Timeframe: 2 Weeks + 2 Weeks  Overall Deduplication Ratio: 12....
Cost Savings & Benefits  75% Reduction Over Current Environment  Cost Per GB: $1.00+ to ~$.25  Administration Moved to Ser...
Next Steps  Complete File Share Production Migration  Migrate Entire Virtual Environment  Eliminate Current SAN/Backup Har...
THANK YOU
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AWS Partner Presentation - StorSimple - Cloud-Integrated Storage, AWS Summit 2012 - NYC

  1. 1. Flattening Enterprise Storage Problems with Cloud-integrated Storage A Customer Perspective
  2. 2. What are we talking about today?A Chronic pain in the data center: data growthB Cloud-integrated StorageC A customer’s perspective: The First Church of Christ, ScientistD Q&A
  3. 3. Chronic pain in data center: data growth Storage costs Data protection Flat IT headcount
  4. 4. Cloud-integrated Storage Call it out as S3Not cloud storage – a solution to enterprise data growthOn-premises storage & seamless cloud storage integrationEnterprise technology & cloud data management
  5. 5. Eliminating redundant storageTraditional Storage Cloud-integrated Storage Cloud Integrated Primary SAN Storage Automated CaaT Archival (Cloud-as-a-Tier) Thin, Reduced Backup / Disk Snapshots Cloud Snapshots Backup / Tape Recover in Cloud or Replicated Data in any Data Center Use Cloud as Operations Secondary Data Center $$$$$ $
  6. 6. Cloud data management The working set Inactive data Backups SSD + SAS Archives Automated Tiering Disaster Recovery Snapshots Thin Restores
  7. 7. Data reduction cuts costs Data reduction A B C A D B D C A Deduplication A B C D A B C D Compression
  8. 8. Data integrity and security Encoding Fingerprints Encryption
  9. 9. By the numbers… Reduces storage capacity by 40% to 80% Reduces storage TCO by 60% and 80% Encrypts 100% of all data stored in the cloud Protects 100% of data that enters the system Over 90% of the data is unstructured data Eliminates 90% + of backup administration
  10. 10. Moving to Cloud StorageThe First Church of Christ, ScientistThe Christian Science MonitorPresented by: Terry Barbounis
  11. 11. The First Church of Christ, Scientist Non-Profit, Faith Based Organization HQ: Boston, MA 556 Employees 1800+ Branches in 75 Countries Members in 130 Countries
  12. 12. The Christian Science Monitor International Media Organization HQ: Boston, MA Founded in 1908 csmonitor.com / Weekly Print Edition 7 Pulitzer Prizes
  13. 13. Current Infrastructure Tier II Datacenter (onsite) 100 Physical Servers 70 Virtual Servers (VMWare) Microsoft Server/Redhat Linux OS 15TB FC SAN Dual, 100Mbp/s Internet Connections Offsite Storage: Iron Mountain
  14. 14. WHY CLOUD? WHY NOW?
  15. 15. 2006: By The Numbers 400 SERVERS 350 SOFTWARE LICENSES 1500 DESKTOPS 100 IT STAFF $17M IT BUDGET
  16. 16. 2011: By The Numbers 170 400 SERVERS 200 350 SOFTWARE LICENSES 600 1500 DESKTOPS 25 100 IT STAFF $7M $17M IT BUDGET
  17. 17. DOWNWARD TREND
  18. 18. UNSUSTAINABLE TO CONTINUE
  19. 19. WHAT MORE CAN WE DO?
  20. 20. WE CUT $$$...
  21. 21. …WE Optimized Resources...
  22. 22. CHANGE WHAT WE DO….
  23. 23. …AND HOW WE DO IT
  24. 24. Good Start Using Cloud Resources AWS EC2 - Development Instances Google Apps/Gmail - Enterprise Rollout Oracle On-Demand - Financials Salesforce.com - CRM/Databases Replicon - Time Tracking
  25. 25. Operating Principals – Moving Forward Simplify, Simplify, Simplify Elastic, On-Demand, Usage-Based Cost Networked, Outsourced Enterprise Implement/Manage to Configure/Develop IT Manages Agreements, Not Technology Embrace Consumerization
  26. 26. WHAT’S NEXT?
  27. 27. Unstructured & Volume Data Docs, Spreadsheets, Audio, Video, Graphics SAN: ~60% unused File Share Data: 2+TB Server Volume Data: 4+TB 20% - Files Not Accessed for 1+ Years 53% - Files Not Accessed for 2+ Years
  28. 28. Cloud Storage: Our Requirements Continue to Move from CAPEX to OPEX Reduce Overall Cost of Onsite Storage Reduce Need for Expensive Resources Departmental, Usage-Based Billing Model Robust Disaster Recovery Eliminate Tape and Offsite Storage High User Adoption, Frictionless Data Access
  29. 29. What is a Cloud Gateway? Hardware or software based appliance Customer premise or co-location facility Bridge between local applications/servers and cloud service providers
  30. 30. Cloud Gateway: Our Requirements Fully Redundant, Hardware Appliance At-Rest/In-Flight Encryption Access to Multiple Cloud Service Providers Local Storage Performance / SSD Enabled Thin Provisioning & Elastic Volumes Local & Cloud Snapshots/Clones Non-intrusive Software Updates Ease of Use, Centralized Management
  31. 31. Why StorSimple? ClES “First Mover” VMWare Ready/MSFT Server Certified Well-Funded by Prominent VCs Best Combination of Features and Price Savvy, Articulate Client/Engineering Team Value Before Purchase = Partnership
  32. 32. Proof of Concept StorSimple 5020 AWS S3 w/ Multiple Regions 2TB Data Sample Clustered, Virtual Fileservers 20Mbp/s Network Bandwidth Limit Multiple Cloud Accounts
  33. 33. Proof of Concept: Results Appliance Setup: 30 Minutes POC Timeframe: 2 Weeks + 2 Weeks Overall Deduplication Ratio: 12.5x Deduplication Ratio of Volume Date: 3.5x Data Tiered to AWS: 285GB AWS Costs for POC: ~$300 Storage Process Failover: Almost Instant Fileserver Cluster Failover: Almost Instant
  34. 34. Cost Savings & Benefits 75% Reduction Over Current Environment Cost Per GB: $1.00+ to ~$.25 Administration Moved to Service Desk User Requests for Restore: Within 15 Min. Existing SAN/Tape: To Be Decommissioned
  35. 35. Next Steps Complete File Share Production Migration Migrate Entire Virtual Environment Eliminate Current SAN/Backup Hardware
  36. 36. THANK YOU

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