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Virtualized Data Centre - Data Centres Without Walls


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Virtualized Data Centre - Data Centres Without Walls

  1. 1. Virtualized Data Center Data Centres without wallsAnup Changaroth – CienaMayank Kapoor – Frost & Sullivan6 September, 2012© Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  2. 2. About Us Ciena Frost & Sullivan Global network specialist offering Frost & Sullivan, the Growth leading converged Packet Partnership Company, enables Optical infrastructure solutions, clients to accelerate growth and intelligent software and achieve best in class positions in comprehensive services growth, innovation and leadership. practice. The companys Growth Pioneered DWDM and intelligent Partnership Service provides the Optical Switching technology, CEO and the CEOs Growth Team among many others. with disciplined research and best practice models to drive the Markets include: generation, evaluation and Service Providers, Enterprises, implementation of powerful Governments, Research & growth strategies. Education Frost & Sullivan leverages over 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 43 offices on six continents.2 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  3. 3. Cloud IaaS impact – IT, Carriers, Cloud Providers Network enabled resource fluidity – significant economic driver Key issues – security, scalability, on-demand Enterprise IT Carriers Cloud Service Providers Data Center A Data Center B Cloud Computing Cloud Storage Data Center C External Clouds Private Cloud3 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  4. 4. The Journey of Change 4
  5. 5. Cloud IaaS impact – IT, Carriers, Cloud Providers Virtual mix of compute, storage and network app app app app app Different compute storage network applications use storage different mix compute network compute storage network virtualized IaaS (infrastructure as a service) promises users data centers resources improved enterprise IT economics Virtualized network is key for next generation cloud networking5 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  6. 6. Virtualization coming to the cloud network Server, storage and network virtualization Cloud access network, cloud backbone network6 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  7. 7. Increasing levels of virtualization across the region Although early adopters used server virtualization primarily for test and development environments, more customers today are moving production workloads to a virtual machine. Have you virtualized your server At what stage are you in server infrastructure? virtualization journey? 13% 15% 33% 24% 33% 67% 15% N = 221 Running Pilot Projects (Pilot) Yes No Running a few Test / Dev environments (Nascent) N = 328Survey done with IT Running most Test / Dev environments (Evolving)decision makers >500 Running a few production environments ( Extensive)employees and at least Running most production environments (Advanced)5000sq ft. of RFS Source: Frost & Sullivan analysis. 7
  8. 8. Networks role in the “Journey of Change” Changes in network Infrastructure to support large-scale IaaS deployments large- Co-existence of physical Seamless portability of and virtual infrastructure VMs Hypervisor agnostic Big Switch Single logical chassis Auto alignment of network resources to support VM Network Consolidation Source: Frost & Sullivan Analysis 8
  9. 9. Workload orchestration between data centers Workloads moving between platforms for processing efficiency Impact of more computing, more storage, ability to scale Cloud Data Centers Mainframe Mini Client/Server LPAR LPAR Cloud = “Infinite” capacity output input9 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  10. 10. Workload orchestration between data centers choose acceptable virtual machine and duration storage migrations choose BW New demands on the WAN >95% of time, low BW, <5% of time, high BW,moderate QoS, multi-point high QoS, point-point Broad range of use cases example migration bandwidth requirements disaster avoidance, DC bulk consolidation (e.g. 5,000 VMs*) 100TB Traffic between data centers is variable and workload balancing, follow unpredictable periodic sun/moon (e.g. 500 VMs*) 10TB cloudbursting for capacity unplanned augmentation (e.g. 50 VMs*) 1TB Backbone WAN must optimize low cost at high scale: reliable, deterministic bandwidth, low latency, and low or zero loss* estimated magnitude of average set of workloads (incl. VM, data store, etc.) for 2015 timeframe = 20GB 10 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  11. 11. III. Workload orchestration between data centers network hypervisor cloud OS distributed control plane backhaul funnel dynamic packets data centerresidential Cloud Data Centers Cloud Data Centers aggregate statistical storagewireless compute expresssmall/medium networkbusiness deterministiclarge business static access reconfigurable bandwidth Provide the right amount of assured, predictable network resources where and when they are needed 11 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  12. 12. Network Transformation: Key Ingredients Ensure Virtual Machine Flexibility Simplify Architecture Converge Fiber Channel over Ethernet Virtualize the Network Fabric Manage Performance Bottlenecks Preference for Hybrid Clouds Security Virtualization Source: Frost & Sullivan Analysis 12
  13. 13. Role of software for network virtualization Programmatic dynamic network resource deployment Performance on demand Network Hypervisor control plane13 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  14. 14. Role of software for network virtualizationapplication request for temporary cloud OSBW change between DCs (e.g. Orchestrate the allocation of sharedfrom 1G to 10G) resources network hypervisor Network hypervisor abstracts and distributed control plane virtualizes available resources Programmable network element chooses statistical backhaul network based on application need funnel deterministic Distributed control plane automates discovery, routing and connection management across network Software-driven automation becomes important for policy-driven, automated service and resource optimization 14 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  15. 15. Network Automation: Support for on-demandprovisioning and workflow automation VM aware with Minimal zero touch configuration of virtualization network support infrastructure Pre-defined configuration Automated templates and policy service profiles enforcement for easier IT service provisioning Source: Frost & Sullivan Analysis 15
  16. 16. The virtual data center – Data Center Without Walls Efficient, automated workload distribution Minimize required capacity, maximize resource utilization Ciena Performance on-demand Ciena Network Network Hypervisor Cloud Data Centers EMC VPLEX EMC VPLEX16 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  17. 17. Evolution of Cloud Services Factors driving market transition : - Inefficient IT usage - Ubiquitous broadband - Increasing commoditization of IT resources PC / Client-Server Internet Era Cloud Computing Mainframe Era Era - Ubiquitous access Era - Hardware focused - Prominence of - “Webification” of - Utility basis - Centralized software Apps - Multi-tenant - Dumb terminals - De-Centralized - Enterprise mobility - Self-service - Power to the user 1970’s 1980’s 1990’s 2000’s Source: Frost & Sullivan Analysis 17
  18. 18. The virtual data center – Data Center Without Walls service provider Place, migrate and inter-connect workload enterprise and data stores enterprise enterprise Ensure application resiliency service provider Augment processing and bandwidth in service provider service response to excess demand provider enterprise remove walls Maximize DC and network infrastructure efficiency Create a virtual data center across multiple enterprise and service provider data centers18 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  19. 19. Recommendations Virtualize the network layer for Optimize the network infrastructure seamless creation of resource pools through flat architecture, protocol enhancement and open frameworks Recommendations Pro-actively monitor the network to Automate the network to be VM aware increase availability and reduce and can scale elastically with automated provisioning of resources operational costs Source: Frost & Sullivan Analysis 19
  20. 20. Summary The cloud is only as good as the network that supports it Cloud networks for IaaS need to be different than SaaS Network strategically enables new use cases Network software automation emerging Virtual data center – Data Center Without Walls20 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  21. 21. Additional Information Ciena web site – white papers, videos, link to contact a specialist Data Center Without Walls Ciena Cloud Backbone Performance-on-Demand Ciena V-WAN Hypervisor Thank You!21 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary
  22. 22. For Additional Information: Mayank Kapoor Donna Jeremiah Director Industry Analyst Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific ICT Practice, Asia Pacific Tel: +61 (02) 8247 8927 Tel: 603 6204 5800 Carrie Low Jessie Loh Manager Executive Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific Tel. (65) 6890 0942 Tel. (603) 6204 591022 © Ciena Confidential and Proprietary