Effective Capacity Management
At the Heart of Green IT
Why Green IT?
• IP traffic will grow to more than half a zettabyte in the
next three years
– > 500,000,000,000,000,000,000...
Effective Capacity Management
At the Heart of Green IT
‘But we’re doing it already...’
Are you keeping up?
– Virtual server sprawl
– Consolidation ratios
– ‘Cloud bursts’
Networ...
‘But we’re doing it already...’
Will you continue to keep up?
Clients
IRS
‘But we’re doing it already...’
Be sure you keep ahead!
Requirement to :-
•Monitor
•Measure
•Predict
•Control
Challenge of Green IT
Data Center
Cluster
Power
Cooling
Printers
Management View/Scope
Server
Application
Network
Service
InfrastructureFramework
GREEN IT OBJECTIVES
COSTSERVICE
DevelopmentApplication
Business Demand
Service
Workload
Demand
IT
...
Capacity Management
Monitor
Alert
Analyze
Report
Trend
Model
PastPast PresentPresent FutureFuture
Value
$$
Time
Trending and Modeling
Utilization
Time
MainframeMainframe
DistributedDistributed VirtualizationVirtualization
Service AssuranceService Assurance
Server
prolifera...
Forrester
Capacity management is the top operational concern
Forrester study commissioned on behalf of CA, 257 virtualizat...
Virtual Server Sprawl
• Increased Infrastructure
costs
• Increased management
• Server software license
costs
• Power cost...
Complexity
‘Use a single tool for managing performance and capacity
planning for physical and virtual environments’
Gartne...
Where Metron helps
• Optimization Services
• Audit
• Process Gap Analysis
• Capacity planning
• Virtualization Healthcheck...
Partners & Data Sources
Physical, Virtual & Business
Control Center
Capacity Database
OS, Application , Business, Framework,
VirtualPhysical OpenV...
Athene Integrator
Capacity
Database
Air ConPower Network Footprint
Athene Example
Rack % Utilized
Analysis Period: 03/07/2010 – 04/07/2010
03/07/2010 04/07/2010
Athene Example
Rack Free U count
Analysis Period: 03/07/2010 – 04/07/2010
03/07/2010 03/07/2010
Athene Example
Dashboard
Green IT
Capacity
Management
Service
Assurance
Technology
O
ptim
ize
M
onitoring
Planning
Reporting
Physical
Virtual
Cloud
Metron – The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating
We are confident we will show you how you can
enhance your capacity man...
Effective Capacity Management
At the Heart of Green IT
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Effective capacity management at the heart of green IT

  1. 1. Effective Capacity Management At the Heart of Green IT
  2. 2. Why Green IT? • IP traffic will grow to more than half a zettabyte in the next three years – > 500,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes • In excess of 1 billion transistors per human on the planet – 92 transistors in the first computer • 4 billion Mobile phone users • 30 billion RFID tags
  3. 3. Effective Capacity Management At the Heart of Green IT
  4. 4. ‘But we’re doing it already...’ Are you keeping up? – Virtual server sprawl – Consolidation ratios – ‘Cloud bursts’ Network Firewall Proxy Virtual Web Servers Directory Server Load Balancer App Servers Mainframe DB Partner App External Cloud Web Services Msg. Broker Firewall Virtual Web Servers App Servers Partner App Internal user >$100K Internet user
  5. 5. ‘But we’re doing it already...’ Will you continue to keep up?
  6. 6. Clients IRS
  7. 7. ‘But we’re doing it already...’ Be sure you keep ahead!
  8. 8. Requirement to :- •Monitor •Measure •Predict •Control Challenge of Green IT
  9. 9. Data Center Cluster Power Cooling Printers Management View/Scope Server Application Network Service
  10. 10. InfrastructureFramework GREEN IT OBJECTIVES COSTSERVICE DevelopmentApplication Business Demand Service Workload Demand IT Resources Supplied Capacity Management Balance
  11. 11. Capacity Management Monitor Alert Analyze Report Trend Model PastPast PresentPresent FutureFuture Value $$ Time
  12. 12. Trending and Modeling Utilization Time
  13. 13. MainframeMainframe DistributedDistributed VirtualizationVirtualization Service AssuranceService Assurance Server proliferation SLA’s Cost Reduction Metron – Market Trends Private Cloud Public Cloud
  14. 14. Forrester Capacity management is the top operational concern Forrester study commissioned on behalf of CA, 257 virtualization decision makers, December 2009
  15. 15. Virtual Server Sprawl • Increased Infrastructure costs • Increased management • Server software license costs • Power costs • Reducing the x86 consolidation ratio from 10:1 to 8.3:1 will cost $256k over 3 years for every 100 servers virtualized – VMware Fundamentally, we believe virtualization sprawl can be a much bigger problem than physical sprawl – Thomas Bittman, Gartner Analyst
  16. 16. Complexity ‘Use a single tool for managing performance and capacity planning for physical and virtual environments’ Gartner, ‘2009 Data Center Polling Shows Best Practices Need to Improve in Performance Management and Capacity Planning’ Network Firewall Proxy Virtual Web Servers Directory Server Load Balancer App Servers Mainframe DB Partner App External Cloud Web Services Msg. Broker Firewall Virtual Web Servers App Servers Partner App Internal user >$100K Internet user
  17. 17. Where Metron helps • Optimization Services • Audit • Process Gap Analysis • Capacity planning • Virtualization Healthcheck • Performance Tuning • Software – Athene Capacity Management • Monitor • Analyze • Report • Predict
  18. 18. Partners & Data Sources
  19. 19. Physical, Virtual & Business Control Center Capacity Database OS, Application , Business, Framework, VirtualPhysical OpenView Tivoli WMI Unicenter Custom
  20. 20. Athene Integrator Capacity Database Air ConPower Network Footprint
  21. 21. Athene Example Rack % Utilized Analysis Period: 03/07/2010 – 04/07/2010 03/07/2010 04/07/2010
  22. 22. Athene Example Rack Free U count Analysis Period: 03/07/2010 – 04/07/2010 03/07/2010 03/07/2010
  23. 23. Athene Example Dashboard
  24. 24. Green IT Capacity Management Service Assurance Technology O ptim ize M onitoring Planning Reporting Physical Virtual Cloud
  25. 25. Metron – The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating We are confident we will show you how you can enhance your capacity management activities to optimize the savings from Green IT
  26. 26. Effective Capacity Management At the Heart of Green IT

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