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How do business critical applications run better with Nutanix on PRIMERGY?


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The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud can help you solve critical IT challenges, accelerating your business critical applications as well as enabling new levels of simplicity, scale and performance. This session will share valuable insights on how to achieve these outcomes while reducing costs at the same time.

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How do business critical applications run better with Nutanix on PRIMERGY?

  1. 1. How Do Business-Critical Applications Run Better with Nutanix on PRIMERGY? Greg White Solutions Director at Nutanix
  2. 2. 3 © 2019 FUJITSU Desired End State 20% 80% Applications Infrastructure from to
  3. 3. 4 © 2019 FUJITSU • Constantly balancing business requirements with IT requirements • Drive IT to look for new and improved ways to support the business Business Requirements IT Requirements Infra management, app dev & ops Capacity planning, DR Version upgrades, global roll-outs, TCO App & network performance Customizations & enhancements Availability & reliability Latest features & capabilities, expansion projects Faster reporting & analytics Need to Bridge Business and IT
  4. 4. 5 © 2019 FUJITSU Infrastructure Time consuming to provision Multiple points of failure Process Difficult to scale and upgrade Large upfront CapEx People Little time for innovation Requires IT specialists Solving for IT Complexity… Buy Deploy Manage Troubleshoot Upgrade Refresh
  5. 5. 6 © 2019 FUJITSU How We’ve Tried to Solve in the Past Silos & Customization Dedicated Specially-tuned Over-provisioning Buy Upfront & Grow into It Over Years Utilization & Planning Manual Processes Scripting Specialized Skills
  6. 6. 7 © 2019 FUJITSU Remove Silos, Simplify Through Software Hyperconverged infrastructure is key to providing an Enterprise Cloud that lets you focus on the applications that power your businessNetworking Virtualization Server StorageData Protection App Automation + Orchestration Multi-cloud Management
  7. 7. 8 © 2019 FUJITSU Key Areas of Focus for Modernizing How You Run Your Business Critical Apps | 8 Enhancing Ability to Adapt Delivering Consistent Performance Switch Focus to the Apps Be More Resilient
  8. 8. 9 © 2019 FUJITSU Reduce the Silos and Complexity Node 1 Node 2 Node N User Workloads Compute & Storage Controller Server Hypervisor Server Hypervisor Server Hypervisor Distributed Infrastructure Fabric ✓ Enterprise-grade Storage ✓ Native Virtualization ✓ Network Security and Orchestration ✓ Data Protection & DR Delivering Consistent Performance
  9. 9. 10 © 2019 FUJITSU HCI Foundational for Private Cloud Day 0 to Day N, from one, web- scaled user interface Easy Place apps and data to maximize performance and efficiency Intelligent Replicate data in small slices and recover from failure with no disruption Resilient APP DATA APP DATAD D DD D D Delivering Consistent Performance
  10. 10. 11 © 2019 FUJITSU Scale Performance Easily for Changing Needs Delivering Consistent Performance
  11. 11. 12 © 2019 FUJITSU Database Provisioning Takes Time and Effort | 12 Specifies DB Config Gets DB Configure Compute Allocate Storage Creates a Cluster Setup Network Provisions DB Protect DB Requests DB Time 0 Requires multiple teams Takes hours, days, or weeks! Enhancing Ability to Adapt
  12. 12. 13 © 2019 FUJITSU Agility with One-Click Database Operations | 13 API CLI GUI ✓ Quickly provision databases ✓ Low impact clones roll out faster ✓ Self-service deployment & management ✓ Refresh and manage DB across prod, dev, & test One-Click Provisioning Patching Database Protection Copy Data Management (CDM) Automation of database operations from provisioning to Life Cycle Management (LCM) Enhancing Ability to Adapt
  13. 13. 14 © 2019 FUJITSU • Entire environment refresh went from 2 weeks to 3 days and is fully automated • Standing up a new server takes 2 minutes instead of 2 weeks. • Freed up licenses to support 3 years' worth of new projects, or $10 million in database licenses. Customer Result: Better Agility Enhancing Ability to Adapt
  14. 14. 15 © 2019 FUJITSU Use Multiple Layers for Maintaining Availability Hardware Node Data VM/VG Site • Self-healing from disk failure • Redundancy of key components • Node failure resiliency • Non-disruptive upgrades • Tunable redundancy • Transparent consistency checks • Availability domains • Self Service Restore • 3rd Party Integrations • VM & Volume Group specific protection • Ecosystem integration • Multi-site replication • Async, Near Sync, Synchronous replication • Metro Availability • MS Clustering Support • Runbooks • Xi DR Be More Resilient
  15. 15. 16 © 2019 FUJITSU Use Snapshots to Easily Ensure Data Integrity • SAP Application Roll-outs • Data Migration • SAP Upgrades • OS upgrades Snapshot Major Change Change Successful or Unsuccessful Snapshot Refresh Non-Prod using snapshotNutanix snapshot Nutanix snapshot Nutanix snapshot Be More Resilient
  16. 16. 17 © 2019 FUJITSU Simplify Management to Allow Focus on Apps Switch Focus to Apps
  17. 17. 18 © 2019 FUJITSU Simplified management Consistent management across server, storage, networking and more Increased agility Intuitive software providing actionable insights leading to reduced customer response time Accelerate growth and innovation Streamlined delivery of IT services to speed the transition to hybrid cloud ISM FUJITSU Software Infrastructure Manager (ISM) Path to a software defined data center
  18. 18. 19 © 2019 FUJITSU Stay on Track as Needs Change Machine learning and insights for planning Switch Focus to Apps
  19. 19. 20 © 2019 FUJITSU Add Fully Integrated Self-Service Capability • 50+ pre-integrated blueprints • Integrate with ServiceNow • Govern Apps & Audit Usage BIZ ANALYST DEVELOPER ... SELF-SERVE PUBLISH APPS Databases Resources Provision Configure ScaleUpgrade Delete Switch Focus to Apps
  20. 20. 21 © 2019 FUJITSU Enterprise cloud OS ASE DB2 VM Services File Services Object Services Block Services Distributed CloudPublic Cloud Private Cloud Reduce Silos with a Unified Storage Platform Switch Focus to Apps
  21. 21. 22 © 2019 FUJITSU Databases & Business- Critical ApplicationsPrivate and Hybrid Cloud Remote and Branch Office Messaging, Collaboration + UC Big Data, Analytics, & Cloud Native EUC Industry Apps Power All Workloads and Use Cases ACROSS CLOUDS
  22. 22. 23 © 2019 FUJITSU • Global Technology Partner Joint Cooperative Support Agreement • Joint solution labs • SAP COIL Lab Partnership • Dedicated SAP Solution Architect Team @ SAP HQ • SAP Alliance Director @ SAP HQ • Certified AHV (Linux) & ESXi (Linux & Win) • NetWeaver NX-G4 • SAP HANA HCI certification program announced • NetWeaver NX-G5 • 130+ customers running various SAP apps & DBs • SAP BOBJ – on AHV and Windows • NetWeaver NX-G6 • August: 1st HCI based solution certified for production SAP HANA Nutanix Journey with SAP • SAP HANA on Fujitsu XF • Cascade Lake certification • 300+ customers using Nutanix for SAP • SAP Business One for HANA certification 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019+
  23. 23. 24 © 2019 FUJITSU24 © Copyright FUJITSU 2019 ▪A +40-year Global Partnership with SAP in technology, services and hosting ▪Global SAP Competence Center based in Partner Port at Walldorf ▪Pioneering Partner for SAP HANA ▪Industry Partner of the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) ▪Fujitsu Lab at Magdeburg Research and Competence Center (MRCC) ▪More than 3,500 global SAP specialists ▪More than 2,500 SAP systems and 330,000+ licenses in our responsibility ▪More than 25 S4/HANA systems including extensive experience in the use of S/4HANA ▪Approximately 300 SAP service customers ▪Approximately 8,000 joint customer installations worldwide – supported by over 2,100 SAP application and solution experts ▪European SAP License and Maintenance Hub ▪Business Process Integration and Management for multi-cloud integration ▪A leading position to deliver industrialized SAP services ▪Ability to deliver an end-to-end portfolio encompassing services, infrastructure, and re- selling of licenses Fujitsu SAP Partnership
  24. 24. 25 © 2019 FUJITSU Fujitsu SAP HANA on Nutanix Certified Solution
  25. 25. 26 © 2019 FUJITSU Benefits from Simplified SAP Infrastructure Predictable, consistent performance High availability Security- first design Fast, incremental scaling DBaaS Smaller footprint, lower TCO Simplify Deployment & Dev/Test Day 2 Operations Planning & Scaling
  26. 26. 27 © 2019 FUJITSU IDC Survey Comparing Nutanix to 3-Tier Architecture 60% Lower TCO 97% Fewer Unplanned Outages 534% Five- Year ROI 7 Months to Payback $10.56M Additional Revenue per Year Source: IDC White Paper, sponsored by Nutanix, Nutanix Delivering Strong Value as a Cost-Effective, Efficient, Scalable Platform for Enterprise Applications, August 2017 Download the report at
  27. 27. 28 © 2019 FUJITSU Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure “Nutanix has proven user acceptance with rapid growth, consistently high Net Promoter scores and high repeat sales.” Strengths “Customers value Nutanix’s flexibility that accommodates a broad range of customer preferences for hypervisors, server platforms and deployment models.” “Nutanix customers benefit from a rapidly growing and supportive user and partner community, as evidenced by the dramatic increase in attendance at the vendor’s .NEXT conferences.”
  28. 28. 29 © 2019 FUJITSU FUJITSU Integrated System: Set sail to your Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Drive Simplicity – Avoid trial and error testing Save Time – Reduce design, integration and deployment efforts Reduce Risk – Guarantee component compatibility and overall functionality Save costs – CAPEX and OPEX Increase Efficiency – Reduce maintenance efforts Reduce complexity, time, risk and costs - focus on business.
  29. 29. 30 © 2019 FUJITSU Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on PRIMERGY: Models XF1070 (1U LFF) XF3070 (1U SFF) XF8050 (2U SFF) XF8055 (2U LFF) Use case ROBO Standard, Storage Standard, Storage Standard, Storage, VDI Nutanix Software Acropolis Cloud OS data services, Prism management, and Calm orchestration CPU 1 x Intel Xeon Silver (42xx) 2 x Intel Xeon Platinum (82xxx), Intel Xeon Gold (62xx, 52xx), Intel Xeon Silver (42xx) Memory 64GB-512GB 64GB-3072GB Storage 4x3.5” drive bays All- Flash and Hybrid 10x 2.5” drive bays All-Flash and Hybrid 24x 2.5” drive bays All-Flash and Hybrid 12x 3.5” drive bays All-Flash and Hybrid Networking 10GbE or 25GbE Hypervisors Nutanix AHV, VMware ESXi Scalability Unlimited # of nodes, storage and VMs supported The hardware platform makes a difference
  30. 30. 31 © 2019 FUJITSU Infrastructure support ◼ Single point of contact ◼ Fujitsu components ◼ 3rd party components ◼ Auto-call ◼ Technical Solution Support ◼ Fast access to experts to solve incidents ◼ Identify and analyze problems ◼ Coordinate failure elimination ◼ Reactive Services ◼ Remote service (analyze, identify, solve incidents) ◼ HW fault elimination, SW corrections ◼ Coordinate product support services ◼ Coordinate support interfaces to respective vendors ◼ Proactive Services (optional) ◼ Technical Account Manager (personal interface to customer) ◼ System Health Check ◼ Patch Information Management
  31. 31. 32 © 2019 FUJITSU Customer example: ◼ Customer ◼ Multi-channel digital marketing company ◼ Founded in 1996 ◼ 130 employees, >600 clients ◼ Objectives ◼ Grow business abroad ◼ Centralize systems for more efficient management ◼ Infrastructure for marketing automation platform (mail, SMS, push, social & web campaigns) on-premises and SaaS ◼ Each client may send 100K’s of emails per day ◼ Manage >100 TB of data on average ◼ Scalability, high performance, reliability, security ◼ Affordable costs
  32. 32. 33 © 2019 FUJITSU Customer example: ◼ Solution: Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on PRIMERGY ◼ 6 nodes with hybrid storage ◼ 2 nodes for Microsoft SQL DB with AF storage ◼ VMware-to-Acropolis migration ◼ Supported by R1 Group ◼ 5-year leasing and support contract ◼ Benefit ◼ TCO reduced by 50% within 5 years ◼ GDPR compliance by data encrypting ◼ Connection to cloud universe The speed of implementation was the first sign that we had made the right choice, because such rapid deployment is characteristic of only the smartest platforms. Thanks to unified management interfaces and the simplification that has been achieved, we have managed to reduce our operating costs by 50% in five years. We have also become more efficient at solving any issues, which allows us to offer our clients a higher level of service. The new infrastructure which is more streamlined, as well as more scalable and powerful, will allow us to transform old prospects into new clients, expand our solutions portfolio, starting with hosting services, and finally, focus on key technologies for the near future such as blockchain and machine learning, utilizing the benefits offered by the cloud. Raffaele Penna CISO Diennea
  33. 33. 34 © 2019 FUJITSU Customer example: ◼ Customer ◼ Founded in 1992 ◼ IT Service provider ◼ HQ and 8 BO in Germany, active Europe- wide ◼ Fujitsu SELECT Expert partner ◼ 1st Nutanix partner in Germany in 2012 ◼ Challenge ◼ Provide high-performance cloud services ◼ Replace DC infrastructure based on multiple providers ◼ Implement HCI
  34. 34. 35 © 2019 FUJITSU Customer example: ◼ Solution: FUJITSU Integrated System Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on PRIMERGY ◼ 13 XF8055 nodes based on PRIMERGY RX2540 with Nutanix-certified firmware and Acropolis ◼ Maintenance processes automated with AIS Connect (call home) ◼ Pay-per-use ◼ Benefits ◼ High scalability ◼ Flexible adaptation to particular requirements ◼ Extremely easy lifecycle management (1-click update) ◼ Significant increase in storage and computing power (Previous performance issues solved) ◼ Maximize planning security and cost transparency We value Fujitsu as a strong solution and service partner who provided us with professional support in our migration to the hyper-converged Nutanix infrastructure. Thanks to the powerful PRIMERGY server technology and infrastructure expertise, we can offer our customers secure disaster recovery concepts. The two brands of Fujitsu and Nutanix make a valuable contribution to the strategic further development of our company and help us grow significantly as a popular provider of cloud services. Dietmar Hensch Head of IT Services, Kramer & Crew Thanks to Fujitsu’s high availability and short delivery times, we were able to implement a completely operable Nutanix system in only two weeks. Nils Christian Herbig Branch Manager, Kramer & Crew
  35. 35. 36 © 2019 FUJITSU Remember Business critical applications and storage consolidation are easier to run on Nutanix & Fujitsu PRIMERGY You’ll be able more quickly respond to changing business needs and new SLAs Nutanix & Fujitsu PRIMERGY is the foundation for a single platform Enterprise Cloud for your suite of applications and databases
  36. 36. 37 © 2019 FUJITSU Join us for SAP Expert Technical Session Learn more about the benefits of using Nutanix on PRIMERGY to accelerate and simplify running SAP landscapes ◼ Multiple sessions on both days ◼ Register at our booth D17-D21, or by email:
  37. 37. 38 © 2019 FUJITSU Your Next Steps Come to our booth Booth D17-D21 Tweet and engage #Nutanix
  38. 38. 39 © 2019 FUJITSU