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The Software-Defined Data Center and it’s impact on the physical infrastructure

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The Software-Defined Data Center and it’s impact on the physical infrastructure

  1. 1. The Software-Defined Data Center and it’s impact on the physical infrastructure Soeren Juul Schroeder Schneider Electric Power to the Cloud, Dubai November 25th – 26th 2013
  2. 2. September 4th 1882 2
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  5. 5. The Data Center Infrastructure Breakout Business Procesesses Facility IT Applications/Virtualization/Cloud Invisible border Compute Power/Storage Space/Network Access Servers/Storage Units/Networking Equipment Critical Power & Cooling Building/Security/Physical Space 5
  6. 6. 84% Issues with Power, Cooling and Space Capacity Source: “Datacenter Barriers” an IDC Infographic 6
  7. 7. 31% Delays in Application Rollouts Source: “Datacenter Barriers” an IDC Infographic 7
  8. 8. 27% Unplanned OPEX Needs Source: “Datacenter Barriers” an IDC Infographic 8
  9. 9. Source: vmware.com Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) What about the impact on the physical infrastructure design and operations? 9
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  11. 11. DCIM – A stacked approach Automation & Dashboards Capacity Forecasting Simulation & Optimization Operation Asset Management Impact Analysis Workflow Management Monitoring & Control Security & Access Control BMS Energy Server Optimization Optimization Capacity Management IT Monitoring PMS Cost Management Scada Integrated Approach KPI customization Airflow Simulation Resource Allocation Business Tracking DC Monitoring 11
  12. 12. DCIM market expansion to 2016 (supplier revenues $m) DCIM is NOT ONLY about Software! Source: 451 Research: Market Monitor 12
  13. 13. Data Center Management Challenges Data Center Availability Business Efficiency 13
  14. 14. Power Capacity Management Temperature Heat Maps Asset Management Network Management KPI Visualization Cost Management Space Management Energy Efficiency 3D Visualization Cooling Capacity Management Resource Balancing KVM Power Capping Visibility 14
  15. 15. POWER CAPACITY MANAGEMENT 15
  16. 16. Understanding your POWER challenges Breaker tripped during startup of server!!! UPS running at 30% capacity Uneven distribution of power phases No more power outlets in rack PDU!!! All servers in rack running idle?!? 16
  17. 17. Getting in control of your POWER Supply Distribution Demand Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 17
  18. 18. Getting in control of your POWER Supply Distribution Demand Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 18
  19. 19. Getting in control of your POWER Supply Distribution Demand Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 19
  20. 20. Getting in control of your POWER Supply Distribution Demand Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 20
  21. 21. COOLING CAPACITY MANAGEMENT 21
  22. 22. Understanding your COOLING challenges Temperature threshold violation!!! Rapid increase in hot aisle temperature Humidity threshold violation!!! Fan speed alert 22
  23. 23. Getting in control of your COOLING Actual Heat Map Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 23
  24. 24. Getting in control of your COOLING Theoretical Heat Map Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 24
  25. 25. Getting in control of your COOLING Theoretical Heat Map Actual Heat Map Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 25
  26. 26. Getting in control of your COOLING Theoretical Heat Map Theoretical Velocity Map Actual Screenshots of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers 26
  27. 27. Power Capacity Management Temperature Heat Maps Asset Management Network Management KPI Visualization Cost Management Space Management Energy Efficiency 3D Visualization Cooling Capacity Management Resource Balancing KVM Power Capping Visibility 27
  28. 28. The Converged Data Center Organization Business Procesesses Facility + IT Applications/Virtualization/Cloud Compute Power/Storage Space/Network Access Servers/Storage Units/Networking Equipment Critical Power & Cooling Building/Security/Physical Space Software Defined Data Centre 28
  29. 29. StruxureWare Monitoring & Control Operation & Optimization Enterprise for data centers • Tailored KPIs • Business Tracking • Customizable StruxureWare Portal EWS, Web services • Simulations • Operational Guidance • Impact Analysis Data Center Data Center Operation Operation EWS, ETL EWS, ETL Web services Data Center Expert Power Monitoring Expert Cooling Monitoring Expert • Device Centric • Alarming & Alerting • Controlling 29
  30. 30. Key data used for intelligence… Facility Management IT Management IT Tickets CMDB Server Management VM Management Cooling Control Power Management BMS Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) 30
  31. 31. 1 Our data centres are under pressure and our only chance of survival is through intelligent management 2 3 Lack of insight is a major risk today and tomorrow DCIM is not a silver bullet, but can be a driver for improved processes 31
  32. 32. Soeren Juul Schroeder Software Sales Director, EMEA Silcon Alle 6000 Kolding – Denmark Mobile: +45 2075 2238 soeren.schroeder@schneider-electric.com www.schneider-electric.com “According to IDC analysis and buyer perception, Schneider Electric is an IDC MarketScape Leader worldwide.” IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Infrastructure Management 2013 Vendor Analysis, Jennifer Koppy, June 2013 32

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