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Increasing Operational Agility with Hybrid Cloud

  1. 1. Increasing Operational Agility with Hybrid Cloud<br />
  2. 2. Bryan Thompson<br />Bryan Thompson is Tier 3’s vice president of services. Bryan oversees pre and post-sales technical support and professional services. <br />Today’s Cloud Experts<br />Nic O’Donovan <br />Nic O’Donovan is a Solution Architect and Cloud Specialist with VMware. Nic focuses on building public clouds via Service Providers in the Americas.  <br />Lou Najdzin<br />Lou Najdzin is vertical development director at Equinix where he is responsible for driving the growth of the Cloud Infrastructure and IT Services market. <br />
  3. 3. Today’s agenda<br />Introductions to the presenters, Hybrid Cloud<br />Where to start: common Hybrid Cloud use cases<br />How VMware enables Hybrid Cloud<br />Colo, Connectivity and Cloud Providers: Best Practices<br />Q&A<br />
  4. 4. Does Your IT Enable Business Agility?<br />Overwhelming complexity<br />+ <br />Brittle infrastructure<br />=<br />< 30% of IT budgets goes to innovation <br />and competitive advantage<br />IT Investment<br />5%Infrastructure Investment<br />23%Application Investment<br />42%Infrastructure Maintenance<br />30%Application Maintenance<br />Operational demands limit business agility<br />Source: VMware Fortune 100 Customers<br />
  5. 5. Business and IT Leaders Say Cloud Enables Agility<br /><ul><li>80%+ associate business agility with revenue growth, cost reduction, and risk management
  6. 6. 63% agree cloud can have a significant impact in making business more agile and responsive
  7. 7. Companies with enterprise-wide cloud deployments are 3x more likely to achieve business agility that is “much better than competition”</li></ul>SOURCE: Global Business Agility Survey, February 2011<br />
  8. 8. The Solution is for IT to Become an Enterprise Cloud Service Provider<br />Enables true business agility<br />Economics and agility of cloud without sacrificing security or control<br />Business has alternative to commodity public clouds, eliminating the need for unauthorized deployments<br />Self-ServicePortals<br />Catalogs<br />Virtual Data Centers<br />
  9. 9. Enterprise Hybrid Cloud: Solving the IT Dilemma<br />Internal Cloud<br />Hybrid Cloud<br />Control<br />Has full control over environment<br />Agility<br />Respond quickly to the demands<br />Wants Agility<br />Needs Control<br />Secure<br />Known security, predictable performance<br />Cost<br />Transparent and controllable costs<br />Leverage<br />Investment in technology, people and process<br />Elasticity<br />Scalable Capacity<br />
  10. 10. Hybrid or Virtual Private Cloud <br />Use Cases<br />
  11. 11. Increase Business Agility with Cloud Services<br />
  12. 12. Common Use Case – Dev/Test<br />Dev<br />QA<br />Outsource Dev/Test or use the same development / testing environment on different clouds<br />vSphere<br />Seattle Public Cloud<br /><ul><li>Quickly spin up/ tear down to speed time to deployment
  13. 13. Tap into the elasticity/ utility for no idle assets
  14. 14. Reduces CapEx requirements</li></ul>Private Cloud<br />ChicagoPublic Cloud<br />Datacenter<br />Service Provider<br />Deployment cycles reduced from weeks to days while maintaining visibility, compliance and security<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>“Shadow IT” apps leading to compliance and data security concerns
  16. 16. Long IT support cycles to spin up new environments hampered business agility</li></ul>Challenge<br /><ul><li>Extend the network and AD environment to an Enterprise Cloud Provider
  17. 17. Consolidate and standardize processes while retaining flexibility</li></ul>Solution<br /><ul><li>Improved IT and business agility: Deployment cycles reduced from weeks to days while maintaining visibility, compliance and security</li></ul>Impact<br />Business Agility Case Study: F1000 Manufacturer <br />“With a designated enterprise cloud partner we are realizing our vision of IT as a service.”- Director, IT IaaS Solutions Delivery<br />
  18. 18. Keeping business mission critical in the datacenter and move other essential apps to the cloud<br />vSphere<br />Public Cloud DC #1<br />vSphere<br /><ul><li>Built in business continuity
  19. 19. Operational offloading of routine tasks
  20. 20. Strategic flexibility </li></ul>Private Cloud<br />Public Cloud DC #2<br />Datacenter<br />Service Provider<br />Common Use Case – Spread Workloads across Clouds<br />
  21. 21. Transitioning to Exchange 2010 in the Cloud<br />Cloud Scale on Your Own Terms<br /><ul><li>High availability /low latency via DAGs, active /active deployment
  22. 22. Retain control: unlimited mailbox and message sizes; legacy features such as Public Folders
  23. 23. Conform to security policies and compliance needs (archiving and e-discovery)
  24. 24. Licensing freedom: your own Exchange license or SPLA
  25. 25. Optimize costs: scale user count up or downmonthly with no minimums or penalties</li></ul>Exchange architecture is ideal for Hybrid Cloud<br />Cloud Deployment Example<br />
  26. 26. <ul><li>Frequent outages and data loss; Managing infrastructure distracted from innovation and serving customers</li></ul>Challenge<br /><ul><li>Run back office applications securely from the enterprise cloud
  27. 27. 800+ Exchange mailboxes and 1MM+ forwarding addresses
  28. 28. Voice over IP
  29. 29. Financial apps: custom ERP, custom billing
  30. 30. File serving and file sharing</li></ul>Solution<br /><ul><li>Increased business agility
  31. 31. Reduced operational complexity and costs</li></ul>Impact<br />Back Office Case study: <br />“Our entire business depends on the Tier 3 Cloud. It pretty much runs everything for us, so that we don’t have to.”- Andy Evans, Founder and CTO, Obeo<br />
  32. 32. vSphere<br />Public Cloud DC #1<br />Private Cloud<br />Public Cloud DC #2<br />Datacenter<br />Service Provider<br />Common Use Case – Multi-Cloud Application<br />Database<br />Split up the different tiers of an application across clouds <br />Application Server Cluster<br />Web Server Farm<br />Leverage Direct Connect capabilities to avoid high latency when connecting over the public internet<br />
  33. 33. vSphere<br />Public Cloud DC #1<br />Private Cloud<br />Public Cloud DC #2<br />Datacenter<br />Service Provider<br />Common Use Case – Disaster recovery<br />Database<br />Database<br />Database<br />Send back up to a cloud provider and spin up in a DR situation<br />vSphere<br /><ul><li>VM to VM back up
  34. 34. Storage replication target
  35. 35. Leverage RTO and RTP best practices</li></li></ul><li>How VMware is enabling Hybrid Cloud<br />
  36. 36. Apps<br />Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Computing<br />Apps<br />vCloud Powered Service<br /><ul><li>Common platform
  37. 37. Common management</li></ul>vCloudService Provider<br />VMware = <br />Enterprise-class <br />Hybrid Cloud<br /> Private Cloud<br />Cloud Infrastructure <br />Security<br />Cloud Infrastructure <br />Management<br />Cloud Computing Moves from a Technology Discussion to a Business Decision<br />
  38. 38. What is vCloud Powered?<br />A VMware-authorized “technology badge” for qualified service providers<br />Cloud service runs on vSphere and vCloud Director™<br />Service exposes the full end-user vCloud API<br />Provides OVF image import and export<br />Signifies use of the VMware hybrid cloud architecture for application portability<br />VMware vSphere™: robust virtualization platform<br />VMware vCloud Director:  <br />exposes virtualized shared infrastructure as multi-tenant virtual datacenters<br />enables cost-effective access to the cloud service<br />leverages self-service catalogs to deploy and consume pre-configured services.<br />VMware vShield™ security technologies<br />Leverages existing investments in VMware virtualization<br />
  39. 39. Hybrid Cloud – The Private Cloud to the External Cloud<br />The Datacenter Cloud<br />The External Cloud<br />Hybrid<br /> Cloud<br />Seamless<br />vSphere<br />Trust, Control, Reliability, Security<br />Flexibility, Efficiency, Scalability<br />
  40. 40. VMware vCloud Connector<br />vCloud Connector allows users to visualize, operate and copy workloads/templates between vCloud Powered clouds<br />Single pane of glass interface for hybrid clouds<br />View VMs & templates across vSphere & private/public vclouds<br />Copy VMs & templates between clouds<br />Power ops & Access Console on VMs on vCloud & vSphere<br />Deploy vApp templates in vCloud (fenced mode)<br />Search for VMs & templates by name<br />Launch vCD console for deeper operations<br />Efficient and reliable transfer mechanism<br />Point to point transfer between clouds <br />Checkpoint restart to ensure reliable transfers<br />Controlled sharing between users<br />Multiple vSphere Client and users can share<br />Each user needs to provide his own cloud credentials<br />Accessible via multiple interfaces<br />Accessible via vSphere Client<br />Accessible via browser in<br />Management interface <br />Update of vCC Server & Node<br />
  41. 41. vCC Connects vSpheres environments & vClouds<br />Copy VMs/vApps/ templates between vSphere and private/public vCloud<br />See private/public vCloud resources inside vSphere Client<br />Perform basic operation on vCloud resources such as power ops & console access<br />vSphere<br />(not managed by vCloud Director)<br />Service ProviderPublic vCloud<br />vSphere Client<br />vCloud<br />vSphere<br />vApps<br />Marketing vApp<br />Customer Survey vApp<br />Marketing vApp<br />QA Template<br />QA Template<br />Marketing vApp<br />vCloud<br />Catalog<br />CustomerSurvey vApp<br />Marketing vApp<br />Marketing vApp<br />QA Template<br />
  42. 42. Tier 3 VMware vCloud Powered Partner<br />Common secure platform<br />Seamless integration of enterprise and public cloud<br />Leverages existing investments and maintaining control<br />vCloud Connector free download<br />Summary<br />
  43. 43. Colo, Connectivity and Enterprise-Class Cloud Providers<br />
  44. 44. Cloud Delivery Blueprint<br />Optimization<br /><ul><li>Proximity to customers & suppliers
  45. 45. Integration with partners
  46. 46. Ability to achieve economies of scale</li></ul>Reliability<br /><ul><li>High availability
  47. 47. High physical security</li></ul>Neutrality<br /><ul><li>Multi-vendor solutions
  48. 48. Lower operating costs
  49. 49. Fall-back & switching options
  50. 50. Access to new services
  51. 51. Optimized performance</li></ul>Scalability<br /><ul><li>“Never go Dark” capacity strategy
  52. 52. On-demand access to space, power, & cooling
  53. 53. Extreme network connectivity
  54. 54. Integrate existing assets (tethering)</li></ul>Community<br /><ul><li>Business ecosystem connectivity
  55. 55. Partner, supplier, & customer exposure
  56. 56. Rapid business value creation</li></ul>Performance<br /><ul><li>Flatter networks, more bandwidth
  57. 57. Simple architectures
  58. 58. Less complexity
  59. 59. Lower latency within the Edge, WAN, and Service Nodes</li></li></ul><li>ApplicationPerformance Matters <br />MARKET CHALLENGE<br />Delivering application performance to meet customer expectations<br />BUSINESS CRITICALITY<br />IMPACT<br />Right performance for each application<br />Higher user satisfaction<br />Increased adoption, customer loyalty, and revenue<br />Proximity<br />< 5ms<br />< 50km<br />Real-Time<br />< 50ms<br />< 500km<br />Priority<br /><100ms<br />< 2000km<br />Best Effort<br />>100ms<br />>2000km<br />LATENCY SENSITIVITY<br />Performance matters for end user experience<br />
  60. 60. Cloud Connectivity Options<br />Direct Connect<br />(Layer 1) <br />Carrier Ethernet<br />(Layer 2)<br />Optimized Internet Access<br />(Layer 3)<br />A comprehensive solution set for customer access to Cloud offerings<br /><ul><li>Is there a “colo” option for non-cloud apps?
  61. 61. Ultra cost effective & secure
  62. 62. SLA enablement
  63. 63. Integrates with core IT architecture
  64. 64. Multiple Equinix Marketplace channel/partner opportunities
  65. 65. Aligned with corporate developer, ISV/SaaS, Global 2000 requirements
  66. 66. How many “lit” buildings?
  67. 67. Efficient, secure, QoS-enabled solutions
  68. 68. Less complex, lower cost networks
  69. 69. SLA enablement
  70. 70. Integrates with WAN architecture
  71. 71. Aligned with corporate developer, ISV/SaaS, Global 2000 requirements</li></ul>+<br /><ul><li>How many networks connect globally?
  72. 72. Cost effective, high throughput peering
  73. 73. Low latency, direct to broadband networks capabilities
  74. 74. Aligned with web developer, ISV, SMB & mid-market requirements</li></ul>+<br /><ul><li>The Power of Choice - More service access capabilities for customers
  75. 75. Higher QoE, Lower customer risk – Reference configurations
  76. 76. Higher degree of integration & functionality with customers/partners
  77. 77. Broadest range of network service providers & partners</li></li></ul><li>Enabling High Performance Clouds<br />IMPACT<br />Enabling new levels of cloud performance in network-dense data centers<br />Direct proximity to customers to improve the end-user experience <br />Multi-Tier Architectures Enable Performance & Economies of Scale<br /><ul><li>Aggregation to control costs, leverage existing assets, etc.</li></ul>Aligns Latency Sensitive Applications with Customer Geographies<br /><ul><li>Improved Customer Experience</li></ul>99.999% Uptime and High Physical Security<br /><ul><li>Meet Business Criticality Requirements</li></ul>Network Density & Choice<br /><ul><li> Improved Performance & Manages Costs</li></li></ul><li>Enterprise Cloud Provider Checklist<br />
  78. 78. Tier 3: An Enterprise Cloud Innovator<br />Time-tested Technology<br />Continuously innovating on five years of unique IP in enterprise virtualization <br />Proven Results<br />>100 enterprises trust their mission critical apps, sites and development environments to our cloud<br />Zone Footprint<br />Three zones across the Americas by Q4<br />
  79. 79. Q&A<br />