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IBM Watson vs. Your Data Center


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Steve Sams (VP IBM Global Site & Facilities Services) presentation at Gartner Data Center Conference (Dec 2011). Learn more about IBM Smarter Data Center Services:

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IBM Watson vs. Your Data Center

  1. 1. Steven SamsVP, GTS Site and Facilities ServicesDecember 5, 2011Watson vs. Your Data CenterImproving IT performance with analytics-based services © 2011 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Watson vs. Your Data CenterWatson answered a grand challenge … Can we design a computing system that rivals a human’s ability to retrieve, analyze and interpret vast amounts of information in real time,arriving at the highest probability correct answer in less than three seconds?2 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. Watson vs. Your Data CenterCEOs are using Watson-like analytics to make more informedchoices with confidence to anticipate and shape business outcomes Which customers are Which transactions Which new product thinking of moving to are fraudulent? has the greatest my competitor? opportunity to drive more profit?3 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. Watson vs. Your Data CenterWe are building Watson-like analytical capabilities to help CIOs How can I better link Where can I improve Which actions will my IT and business the efficiencies in my help me manage strategies? IT infrastructure? my IT operations and better protect my users? Cloud? Virtualization? Security?4 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. Watson vs. Your Data Center 2 out of 3 CIOs re-engineering their companies will … … partner for new skills & expertise versus doing 100% in-house … and change the mix of capabilities, knowledge and assets5 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. Watson vs. Your Data CenterAnalytics are used to transform IT and is not just for large companies Link IT Improve IT Manage Operations and Business Efficiencies and Protect Users Develop a plan Redirect Manage Grow data Improve Protect users How do we get resources storage center service with a disaster from here to where From 5 growth capacity to provide recovery plan we want to go? to 90% saving hours 2x increase in predictable for the entire virtualization by automating data center process in 4 business adoption provisioning power / cooling key areas6 Watch the NFL video: © 2011 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. Watson vs. Your Data Center Link IT & Business (print version) Identify cloud opportunities 90% faster to improve time to value IBM Cloud Workload Analysis Pain versus Gain 10 WORKLOADS Workloads • Web serving • ERP, SCM • Collaboration App AB Intranet Apps most Office • Web application • Analytics • File & Print Task Users attractive to Field Users move to • BI Data Warehouse • Numerical, Batch • Desktop App XC Dev Test ABC Data cloud for • Development Warehouse your Exchange & Test App App business Value / Gain JK NM Call Center Users 5 BW YOUR WORKLOAD WORKLOAD SAPCHARACTERISTICS MATURITY• Virtualization maturity Virtualization example• IT automation maturity (Derived for each characteristic)• Standardization • High: > Two thirds virtual servers• Process improvement 0 • Medium: In-process 10 5 0• Utilization improvement • Low: < One third virtual servers Effort / Pain• Data constraints Map IT workload characteristics and current Opportunities are identified 90% faster by capabilities to prioritize cloud deployment removing impediments to reduce costs 7 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. Watson vs. Your Data Center Improve IT efficienciesMake complex Wintel workloads simple and fast to virtualize Achieve 60-70% virtualization for cost-effective operations ROI of 6-18 months for complex workloads 50% reduced Profile into 6 workload scenarios transformation costs 40-80% faster implementation time Reduce resource required to manage instances per FTE by 2-3x Use migration factory resources for rapid implementation8 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. Watson vs. Your Data Center Improve IT efficienciesCreate a self-service environment to handle growth in storage OFTEN User input requested USE Flexibly manage Enter data type and quantity storage growth with Define standard data types (15-20) policy-based automation • Database • Email • Shared • Voice • App Space Space/ File Space • Video Binaries Reduce 50% of • Transaction Store • Static File • Backup • App Logs • Email Space Logs • Exports architect’s time • Archive Logs • Active File • OS Logs • Email Space DEFINE ONCE • Database Archive • User Home Provision in minutes Binaries Directories versus days Define key performance indicators • Size Size • Operational Operational • Data Data • Migration Migration Use less of the most • Availability Availability Recovery Recovery Security Security • Archive Archive expensive storage – reduce • Performance Performance • Disaster Disaster Recovery Recovery • Compliance Compliance • Disposal Disposal 10-20% Tier 1 Architect to infrastructure • Storage Storage • Network Network • Disaster Disaster • Business Business • Backup/ Backup/ • Archive Archive Recovery Recovery Continuity Continuity Recovery Recovery • System System • Services Services9 Storage provisioned automaticallyCorporation © 2011 IBM
  10. 10. Watson vs. Your Data Center Improve IT efficiencies Improve investment governance by providing vendor and technology tradeoffs Capital Cost Analysis Operating Cost Analysis Show 5x difference in technology alternatives Show 2.5x difference for vendor alternatives $2 $3 Technology 1, Vendor A Technology 1, Vendor C 2.5 1.5 Technology 3, Vendor G 2 $ Millions$ Millions 1 1.5 1 .5 .5 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Technology #1 Technology #2 Technology #3 Year Reduce data center total costs 15-30% over its useful life 10 Source: IBM Estimates © 2011 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. Watson vs. Your Data Center Manage operationsIdentify and solve critical security threats quickly 13 Billion security alerts per day Real-time analytics Web and correlation Firewall E-mail Anti-virus Intrusion protection Over 4,000 clients have lowered their risk and costs by entrusting their protection to IBM 90% reduction in emergency response and patching activity Average 55% cost reduction vs. doing it in-house Protect against new threat remediation 30+ days before market fixes are available Only 5-3011 events require proactive risk mitigationIBM Corporation © 2011 decisions
  12. 12. Watson vs. Your Data CenterLeverage IBM’s experience to get started Manage operations 3 & proactively protect users Link IT & 2 Improve IT efficiencies 1 business strategies Managed Security Smart Video Surveillance Suite Smart Business End User Server Optimization and Integration Strategic Outsourcing Infrastructure Strategy Information Lifecycle Management Data Center Operations and Planning and Management Network Infrastructure Optimization Tivoli Live Cloud Infrastructure Strategy and Design Middleware Strategy and Design Data Center Strategy Data Center Design Data Center Consolidation and Relocation12 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. Watson vs. Your Data CenterExplore IT analytics and talk to IBM technology and services experts Monday Tuesday Wednesday 2:45 – 3:45 pm 4:15 – 5:15 pm 9:00 – 10:00 am University of CIOs and Storage – Cloud Computing – Rochester Medical Strategies and What is real Center Cracks the Solutions versus virtual Code on Data 12:00 – 12:30 pm Foundations for Cloud – A Simple Approach For more information: © 2011 IBM Corporation