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Cloud Forecast 2014 - Seeding Cloud Cultures

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How do we manage the gap between expectations and reality in cloud? How do we ensure we implement business transformations learning from DevOps without making technology switches? Caution - also includes Gnomes.

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Cloud Forecast 2014 - Seeding Cloud Cultures

  1. 1. SEEDING CLOUD CULTURES Simple steps to maximise your cloud strategy January 30, 2014
  2. 2. Legal Disclaimers This presentation outlines general information regarding our services and is for informational purposes only; all statements and information are provided “AS IS” and are presented without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Our product/services offerings are subject to change without notice. Trademarks Rackspace, Fanatical Support, and RackConnect are service marks of Rackspace US, Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. OpenStack is a trademark of OpenStack Foundation. Other trademarks and trade names appearing in this presentation are the property of their respective holders. We do not intend our use or display of other companies’ trade names, trademarks, or service marks to imply a relationship with, or endorsement or sponsorship of us by, these other companies. 2
  3. 3. INTRODUCTIONS Rackspace Chief Technologist chris.jackson@rackspace.co.uk @chriswiggy +44 (0) 7712 854462 3
  4. 4. THE ETERNAL PROBLEM OF IT How do I go faster? 4
  5. 5. THE RECIPE FOR CLOUD 5
  6. 6. THE PERFECT BUSINESS PLAN Cloud 6
  7. 7. THE MATURING CLOUD ISSUE 7
  8. 8. VIEW FROM THE CIO EXPECTED VS ACTUAL RESULTS FROM CLOUD ADOPTION 63% SOFTWARE SAVINGS 74% 35% EFFICIENCY SAVINGS 59% HOW DO WE EXPLAIN THE GAPS? 41% OPERATIONAL SAVINGS 74% 0% 10% 20% 30% ACTUAL 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% EXPECTED Research by Coleman Parkes commissioned by Alsbridge Nov’2013 8
  9. 9. THE IMPLEMENTATION GAP ARE YOU BRINGING CLOUD TO YOUR BUSINESS? OR ARE YOU BRINGING YOUR BUSINESS TO THE CLOUD? 9
  10. 10. BEWARE TECHNOLOGY SWITCHES Cloud Applications Application Refactor App Servers & Networking SAN App Servers & Networking Consolidate SAN Storage Current Enterprise Virtualisation 10
  11. 11. Market expectations BUSINESS DRIVER FOR FASTER Continuous Integration & Deployment Typical Change Management You are behind your competitors Time 11
  12. 12. On-Demand Cloud Public Cloud Burst Dedicated Cloud Traffic OWN THE BASE RENT THE SPIKE Time – 1 YEAR 12
  13. 13. CLOUD MICRO-ECONOMIES • If you look after the pennies… Traffic 1 Day Time – 1 YEAR 13
  14. 14. WHAT GOT US HERE? Google Search Trends Red Hat IIS Apache MySQL
  15. 15. WON’T GET US THERE Google Search Trends PowerShell NginX GitHub MongoDB
  16. 16. TRANSFORMING TO A CLOUD BUSINESS PEOPLE & CULTURE APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE 16
  17. 17. Seeding Cloud Cultures 17
  18. 18. The Role of DevOps 18
  19. 19. BREAKING DOWN SILOS? 19
  20. 20. Where Is Your Catalyst? I want a CAPEX spend for this cloud thing… We need to be DevOps! LEADER PROCUREMENT The Cloud won’t work for us! I just put our Payment Gateway in Public Cloud! DEVELOPER LIKELY CANDIDATES SYSADMIN UNLIKELY CANDIDATES 20
  21. 21. Are You Ready? OUR FIVE TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL CLOUD TRANSFORMATION 1. SCOPE – Start small, create autonomy and sponsor their change 2. GOALS – Create buy-in for your goals and metrics from top to bottom 3. MEASURE – Measure everything, expose the data and collaborate 4. COMMUNICATION – Aim to break down silos and drive co-operation 5. VELOCITY – Move quickly, break things, analyse and move again 21
  22. 22. WE’RE HERE TO HELP Rackspace’s Advisory Services Helping Your Drive to an Open Cloud 22
  23. 23. Chris Jackson – Chief Technologist @chriswiggy chris.jackson@rackspace.co.uk RACKSPACE® HOSTING | UK SALES: +44 (0)20 8712 6507 RACKSPACE® HOSTING | © RACKSPACE US, INC. | 5 MILLINGTON ROAD | | HAYES, UNITED KINGDOM UB3 4AZ UK SUPPORT: 0800 988 0300 | WWW.RACKSPACE.CO.UK RACKSPACE® AND FANATICAL SUPPORT® ARE SERVICE MARKS OF RACKSPACE US, INC. REGISTERED IN TH E UNITED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES. 23

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