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Network and Data Center: An Essential Partnership


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Underlying the Human-Centric Innovation model is the network, enabling Connected Infrastructures to empower creative people with intelligence. Whether you are evaluating cloud, software defined, or Hybrid IT deployments, Brocade and Fujitsu will show you why the network matters in a hyperconnected world.

Frank Reichert
John Rozwadowski

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Network and Data Center: An Essential Partnership

  1. 1. 0 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Human Centric Innovation in Action Fujitsu Forum 2015 18th – 19th November
  2. 2. 1 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Software-defined Storage in Action John Rozwadowski Director, Global Fujitsu Business Unit Brocade Frank Reichart Sen. Dir. Product Marketing Storage Fujitsu
  3. 3. 2 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU OBJECTIVE Vision: Human Centric Intelligent Society Achieving a more intelligent and better society with innovative IT and communication technology
  4. 4. 3 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Fusion of the Physical and Digital Worlds Sense the physical world Support people’s decisions and actions Collect large amounts of data Gain New insights Analyze Data Physical World Digital WorldInternet of Things
  5. 5. 4 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Digitalization of the World: Requirements for IT Agile NETWORKING technology for simple mgmt. of bandwidth and quality of service Agile and hyper-scale STORAGE systems Agile aggregation of COMPUTE power Unified, software- defined networks Software-defined storage Software-defined, virtualized servers
  6. 6. 5 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Unified, software-defined networks Networks interconnect EVERYTHING CLOUD Data Centers Remote Offices Retail Big Data analytics Enterprise Businesses
  7. 7. 6 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU The Data Center is Everywhere & Anywhere Pick where services are hosted based on business rules not vendor limits Centralized security control User self-service = immediate time to value Consistent policy enforcement across federated environments Anytime, anywhere, any device access to your applications and data Management and movement of data across public and private cloud resources Optimized user experience The boundaries of the data center disappear with the New IP, enabling Virtual Edge Hybrid Cloud IT Telecom Cloud Enterprise
  8. 8. 7 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU The Next Generation of IT IT Transfor- mation Cost Optimization Enterprise Agility Customer Experience BusinessValue  Accelerate Innovation  Increase Enterprise Agility  Reduce Time to Value  Improve Compliance, Security and Governance  Improve Customer Experience (Internal and External)  De-Risk IT Transformation  Optimize Spend, Improve Efficiency  Future Proof, Future Ready  Improved Access to Data  Extend The Useful Life of Your Physical Assets
  9. 9. 8 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU The New IP To  Open  Software- enabled  Automated  True Democracy  Optimized Costs  Fast Innovation From  Proprietary  Hardware Devices  Manual  Silo’d Ops  High Cost  Slow Innovation Can your Old IP handle a New IP world? New IP Agile Infrastructure Content and Data Digital Business PersonalizationCloud IoT Open with a purpose Innovation-Centric, Software Enabled Ecosystem Driven On Your Terms
  10. 10. 9 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU The Market is being served differently Source: IDC Intelligent Industry Solutions Mobile Devices & Apps PC Mainframe Terminal Las/Internet Client/Server Mobile Broadband Social Big Data/Analytics Cloud Server Billions/ Trillions Open Virtualized SW-driven Mobile Cloud-based “The new IP” = network for the 3rd Platform Millions Proprietary Standard influenced HW-driven Client/ Server PCs IP, LAN/WAN Thousands Closed Highly proprietary Mainframe Systems Systems Network Architecture (SNA) SCALE ARCH COMPUTE NETWORK
  11. 11. 10 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU If Networking Were Legos
  12. 12. 11 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Real Customer proof-points. Clear Time-to-Market Benefits Months 1 1 2 2 3 3! 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Testing Development & configuration Specification & HW delivery Testing Specification Configuration & development REF launch Production launch Testing Infrastructure Installation Commercially live Non-virtualized Virtualized & little experience Virtualized & experience Actual observed Data! 10 months 10 weeks 10 days
  13. 13. 12 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Software-defined Storage Drives capacity down to 0.47 $ per GB Attractive offer for OpenStack users, cloud service providers, research institutes, telco- and media-broadcasting companies Addresses unpredictable data growth, removes scalability limits, takes out the risk and delivers unmatched TCO results Hyperscale, Software-defined Storage (SDS) based on Ceph open-source technology Unlimited Scalability Zero Downtime Immortal System Automation TCO optimized E2E Maintenance
  14. 14. 13 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Unified Cloud Management Platform – Policy-driven automation Software-defined everything – Fully Virtualized Infrastructure Flexible Deployment Models – Mix of Private and Hybrid Clouds The Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) Dramatically higher efficiency & lower costs Application provisioning in minutes Availability & security for every application Any workload anywhere
  15. 15. 14 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU The Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) Typical IT-Infrastructure North/South – Network Hyper Converged IT-Infrastructure East/West – IP based Network Vs. Rack 1 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 IP-Switch (ToR) Rack 2 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 IP-Switch (ToR) Rack 3 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 IP-Switch (ToR) Rack 4 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 IP-Switch (ToR) CIFS/NFS/iSCSI Storage 1 CIFS/NFS/iSCSI Storage 2 IP – Network, fully meshed Rack 1 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 SAN-Switch Rack 2 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 SAN-Switch Rack 3 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 SAN-Switch Rack 4 Server xy Server 3 Server 2 Server 1 SAN-Switch CIFS/NFS/iSCSI Storage 1 CIFS/NFS/iSCSI Storage 2 SAN Storage 1 SAN Storage 1 SAN – Network IP-Switch (ToR) IP-Switch (ToR) IP-Switch (ToR) IP-Switch (ToR) IP-Switch (Aggr) IP-Switch (Aggr) IP-Switch Core 1
  16. 16. 15 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU The fast track to the Software-Defined Data Center PRIMEFLEX for VMware EVO SDDC  Integrates software-defined compute, storage and network into a virtualized DC platform  Ready to-run solution fully serviced by Fujitsu  Based on VMware’s EVO software, Fujitsu’s server and Brocade’s networking technology  Radically reduced deployment, operations and life-cycle management efforts
  17. 17. 16 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Integrated Systems for Software-defined and virtual DCs PRIMEFLEX for VMware vCloud PRIMEFLEX vShape PRIMEFELX for VMwarevSAN PRIMEFLEX for VMware EVO SDDC PRIMEFLEX for VMware EVO:RAIL PrivateCloudVirtualization Reference Architectures Ready-to-run Solutions Solutions for many sizes and usage scenarios.
  18. 18. 17 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Summary The requirements for IT are changing … The Data Center is changing …  Do you want to be the Subject Matter Expert?  Fujitsu/Brocade are! Fujitsu has partnered with Brocade to define solutions to meet your needs  Fujitsu has Infrastructure, Services or Consultation  Sized to fit your needs
  19. 19. 18 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU Call to action Visit the Exhibition Center and see Fujitsu & Brocade booths Contact your local Fujitsu Representative to see how they can assist your business
  20. 20. 19 Copyright 2015 FUJITSU