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GoGrid Hybrid Infrastructure Hosting - Cloud Connect 2012


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Different businesses have different infrastructure needs. And the choices of clouds, colocation, or dedicated services can be daunting if not confusing. So why choose just one when GoGrid’s hybrid architecture (a union of the best of virtual and physical) provides options for both flexibility and growth? Physical hardware provides guaranteed, dedicated, high-performance coupled with an assurance of strict data control and security, while cloud architecture scales when your business demands it. Learn the secrets of hybrid hosting and how it can improve your business’s infrastructure in this 20-minute walk-through.
Presented by GoGrid Senior Solutions Architect, David Michael, at Cloud Connect 2012 in Santa Clara, CA.

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GoGrid Hybrid Infrastructure Hosting - Cloud Connect 2012

  1. 1. Hybrid Infrastructure HostingPerformance, Security,and Scalability in the CloudPresented byDavid MichaelSenior Solutions Architect, GoGridFebruary 28, 2012
  2. 2. About GoGrid – A Leader in the IaaS Market “Visionary” Magic Quadrant  Strong Track Record of “First-To-Market” Features  World-class platform for infrastructure management “Champion” Quadrant  Thousands of Customers Across All Industries “Market Leader”  GoGrid outperforms competition by over 4 x in third- party benchmarking tests “10 Cloud Computing  GoGrid owns 100% of its IP Companies to Watch”  The #1 “pure-play” IaaS provider in the world “Top 10 Best Cloud Computing Providers” 2 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/20122
  3. 3. The Cloud and Infrastructure as a Service Cloud Computing is more about Automation and Templatization than Virtualization 3 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/20123
  4. 4. Hybrid Infrastructure Hosting Virtualized and Dedicated Servers Tightly Integrated Together 4 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/20124
  5. 5. Using Both Virtual & Dedicated Servers to Achieve High Performance, Security, and Scalability Dedicated Scalable Back-End Front-End Simple Application Stack with Hardware DB servers and Virtualized Web Servers5 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  6. 6. Hybrid Infrastructure: Condé Nast Digital GermanyCouldn’t scale rapidlyenough using traditionalinfrastructure hostingcompanies “GoGrid was not just the best choice for us; it was the only real choice”Required the control, security, – Hans Teske, CTOand performance not found Condé Nast Digital Germanywith other cloud infrastructurecompanies6 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  7. 7. Features of Virtualized Servers Highly Scalable Deploy in Minutes Low “Per Unit” Cost Utility/Metered Billing Meet Peak and Automated, Templatizable Unpredictable Load Delivery Shared Resources7 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  8. 8. Scaling Virtual Infrastructure Dynamically 120% 15 Servers 100% 12 Servers 80% 9 Servers 60% 6 Servers 3 Servers 40% 20% 4am 8am 12pm 4pm 8pm 12am 4am8 CONFIDENTIAL © 2011 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  9. 9. Features of Dedicated (Bare-Metal) Servers Single-tenancy Overcomes Higher Potential I/O and Security Concerns CPU Performance Ideally Suited for Predictable Performance Data Store Roles Increased Per-Server Control and Flexibility Deploys in Hours or Less Environment Flexibility Days versus Minutes9 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  10. 10. Hybrid Infrastructure: Martini Media Martini Media helps brands across a number of verticals build mass influence faster and more reliably by tapping the new power center first – Uber-Influencers. Their application tracks over 250 million actions a day, leveraging a Cassandra “NoSQL” database back- end. First attempted their Cassandra Big Data rollout on a competitor, but found their virtual-only platform to UBER-INFLUENCERS INFLUENCERS MASS AUDIENCE lack the consistent I/O and network performance needed to leverage Cassandra optimally Commodity dedicated servers clustered via high-performance networks solved their performance issues.10 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  11. 11. The Advantages of Hybrid Infrastructure Best Fit for Most Application Delivery Web/App Front-End typically demands rapid horizontal expansion and Resolves Compliance/Security Concerns contraction via multiple load-balanced instances Delivery of Service can be Precisely Tuned for Product/Business Needs Data Stores typically require less-rapid Highly Customizable Over Time scalability, greater performance and higher security Mitigates Project/Product-Based Risk without Sacrificing Service Delivery11 CONFIDENTIAL © 2012 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  12. 12. Evaluating Hybrid Infrastructure Providers Management & Control A ‘Single Pane of Glass’ Network Integration Flexibility and Adaptability Support Cost of Service Delivery12 CONFIDENTIAL © 2011 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  13. 13. Hybrid Infrastructure Hosting Performance Automation Security Templatization Control Scalability Flexibility Risk Mitigation13 CONFIDENTIAL © 2011 GoGrid 2/28/2012
  14. 14. Contact GoGrid to Learn More about HybridInfrastructure Hosting! GoGrid Contact Information: Telephone - 1-877-946-4743 International - +1(415) 869-7444 Twitter - @GoGrid Facebook – LinkedIn - CONFIDENTIAL February 2012