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Exploring Interconnection Oriented Architectures with AWS

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As cloud usage takes off, data production grows exponentially, content pushes closer to the edge, and end users demand data and applications at all hours from all locations, the ability to seamless interconnect with cloud services becomes more pivotal to Enterprise IT transformation. In this session we will share what interconnection oriented architecture is and the reasons why certain enterprises have chosen this architecture to future proof their IT investments. We will also examine a joint solution with our partner ViewQwest and how to extend it with certain AWS use cases.

Vijay Rangarajan, Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, APAC
Eric M. Hui, Director, Cloud and Service Provider Markets, Equinix Asia Pacific

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Exploring Interconnection Oriented Architectures with AWS

  1. 1. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 1 Exploring Interconnection Oriented Architectures with AWS Eric M. Hui | Director – Service Provider Markets, APAC April, 2016
  2. 2. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 2 Agenda • Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA) • IOA Use Case with AWS • Equinix Cloud Exchange to connect to AWS
  3. 3. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 3 Equinix - where opportunity connects Unmatched Global Data Centers Leading Interconnection Solutions Vibrant Business Ecosystems Proven Expertise
  4. 4. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 4 • Information Exchange • Real-time Algorithmic Business • Global User Engagement • Bi-modal Approach • Re-define the Edge • Security & Risk Compliance • Connection Density • Monetise Information Assets • Self-sustaining Platform Ecosystem AdvantageRe-architecting ITValue of Interconnection Interconnection Platform Interconnection Oriented Architecture Ecosystem Exchange We are entering an unprecedented era of disruption in the Enterprise
  5. 5. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 5 Interconnected Enterprise Interconnected Enterprise Innovate Quickly Make Real-Time Decisions Grow via Digital Ecosystems Respond Instantly Via Any Channel Driving the need to transform the business architecture to become an Interconnected Enterprise
  6. 6. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 6 Need to Solve Dispersion, gravity & physics Placement of workloads Application & network topology Workload Capability CurrentState Window to Act TippingPoint Time Tipping PointDrivers More Users More Devices More Locations More Data Real Time Moreover, we have reached a tipping point where Enterprises will hit workload execution barriers must be solved
  7. 7. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 7 …yet, enterprise architecture has not fundamentally changed, nor is prepared to address the shift toward systems of engagement Today EDGE CORE Systems of Record Transaction Workloads Client / Server Apps Structured Data Static Content Tomorrow Systems of Engagement Interactive Workloads Mobile/Cloud Apps Un-structured Data Rich Content
  8. 8. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 8 …creating a critical need for an Interconnection strategy PEOPLE Interconnect Employees, Customers & Partners LOCATIONS Interconnect Geographic Markets, Ecosystems & Business Locations CLOUDS Interconnect Cloud Services Across Multiple Locations DATA Interconnect Data for Accessibility & Real Time Analytics
  9. 9. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 9 Locate Data & Analytics Push Apps & Services to Connect & Deliver via Interconnecting Data Interconnecting People Interconnecting Locations Interconnecting Clouds IOA™ Reference Model Ecosystems Adjacent Ecosystems Exchange Data Hub Edge Architecture Strategy Communications Hub Architecture Component To implement an interconnection strategy requires an Interconnection Oriented Architecture…
  10. 10. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 10 Communications Hub Data Hub …which manifests itself as a physical implementation called an IOA node IOA Node | Interconnection Platform Ecosystem Exchange
  11. 11. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 11 …solving these challenges facing Enterprises at the edge through a “hub-based model” consisting of a collection of tailorable IOA nodes Traditional Push Apps and Data to the Edge Connect and Deliver via Ecosystems Locate Data and Analytics Adjacent Multi Region
  12. 12. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 12 Leading enterprises implementing IOA at Equinix have achieved transformational value… People Locations Clouds Data Workload/ Application Business Impact Customer Industry Real-time collaboration Traffic optimization Multi-cloud IoT & distributed analytics 30% cost reduction in cloud connectivity cost/analytic application $8MM annual OPEX savings implementing hybrid cloud 25% reduction in latency of real-time data analytics apps 50% reduction in OPEX per app Problem Inadequate user experience Unsustainable growth in bandwidth cost Inefficient & unsecure multi-cloud access Insufficient customer insights 45% reduction in bandwidth OPEX / employee 40% reduction in latency of customer facing apps Engineering & Construction Financial Services Media & Information Industrial Conglomerate 2.5x increase in bandwidth/employee while reducing OPEX by 25% 38% reduction in application latency of global collaboration workflow
  13. 13. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 13 IOA Use Case With AWS
  14. 14. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 14 14 IOA Innovative Use Case: Data Migration with AWS • Data Migration is multi-step, multi-disciplined approach to move workloads – Move workloads and applications “out of the basement” and into AWS  Identify workloads and applications currently hosted on premise that can be moved to AWS  Build migration and connectivity plan to move them – Benefits to organizations working with Equinix, Equinix partners and AWS  Simplified end to end experience  Improved application performance  Risk mitigation and improved control • Data Migration: Private Connectivity Options – Option 1: Private long line network connected to AWS Direct Connect – Option 2: Hybrid proximity based private AWS Direct Connect connection
  15. 15. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 15 15 IOA Innovative Use Case: Data Migration with AWS – Equinix  Equinix Cloud Exchange™ (ECX)  Equinix IBX® Data Center – AWS  Direct Connect hosted in Equinix  EC2, S3, [full AWS portfolio] Ecosystem Partners – NetApp  NetApp Private Storage for AWS » NetApp storage arrays live on customer’s premises and in their Equinix cage – ViewQwest  Layer 2 connectivity partner » Network connectivity between customer premise to Equinix IBX and Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) Methodology Components
  16. 16. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 16 16 AWS Direct Connect Equinix IBX Datacenter Network SP’s Cage IOA Innovative Use Case: Data Migration with AWS Option 1: Connectivity and Configuration Connectivity and Configuration Move cloud ready workloads and applications to AWS via Private Connectivity Option #1 Enterprise Data Center / Office Cloud Ready Workloads • Development & Test • Web Cloud Ready Workloads Using S3 and EC2 • Development & Test • Web Layer 2 connection
  17. 17. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 17 17 IOA Innovative Use Case: Data Migration with AWS Option 2: Hybrid Enablement and Migration Hybrid Enablement and Migration (Option #2) • Higher risk workloads and applications require a hybrid architecture • Use Case: From on premise NetApp storage to NetApp cloud connected storage connected to ECX or AWS Direct Connect • Performance: Storage is 36% better IOPS over public internet [NetApp] • Risk Mitigation: Security policies, audit, compliance, data residency AWS Direct Connect Equinix IBX Datacenter Enterprise Hybrid Cage Enterprise Data Center / Office Production Oriented Workloads • Database • Storage • Compliant • Low Latency Hybrid Production Workloads • Storage • Compliant • Low Latency AWS Compute and Storage Services • EC2 • S3 Private Storage Layer 2 connection
  18. 18. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 18 Equinix Cloud Exchange To connect to AWS
  19. 19. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 19 Equinix IBX Equinix Cloud Exchange Provides agile, secure, instant interconnection to cloud services Benefits • Increase your addressable market • Offer direct, secure private connection through multiple major carriers • Automated, near real-time provisioning • Consistent throughput and low latency • Cost-effective Features • Layer 2 Ethernet service • Layer 3 Ethernet service on roadmap • Up to 10G virtual connections • 1GB or 10GB physical ports • 99.9999% high availability platform • 20+ global markets supported • Integrated APIs and Web portal • AWS speeds via ECX is < 500Mbps Enterprises Co-located Via Network Service Provider (Aggregation)
  20. 20. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 20 APIs and Portal Managing Cloud Exchange virtual connections is simple and scalable APIsCloud Exchange Portal Manage Cloud Exchange virtual connections via Web- based portal to increase speed to market and reduce initial CAPEX Manage virtual connections using standardized Cloud Exchange APIs to operate at scale
  21. 21. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 21 Summary • Explore Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA) • Addressing growth in people, location, clouds and data • Embrace Connectivity Option that by pass Internet • Private Connectivity  AWS Direct Connect • Equinix Cloud Exchange • Data Migration with Equinix and AWS
  22. 22. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 22 …let Equinix help you with your IOA™ journey Visit us at our AWS booth 819 Step 1 Read about IOA™ on the web http://www.equinix.com/ioa Step 3 Grab a IOA toolkit available from our staff Step 2
  23. 23. © 2016 Equinix Inc. Equinix.com 23

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