Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End,
and See the Results!
Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental
Todd Leavitt, P...
22
Agenda
 A Walk Through: Before
 IT Nightmares - It Can Happen to You!
 Implementation and Tips to Ensure Success
 W...
33
A Walk Through – Before
Can you afford downtime?
Aberdeen Group, Oct. 2012
Data is the lifeblood of any business—big or...
44
A Walk Through – Before
Five years ago, began virtualizing the PBS data center
 Mix of 30 to 35 servers and desktop cl...
55
IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
Fire Suppression System Inadvertently Discharged
66
IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
77
IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
88
IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
99
IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
1010
IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
1111
Implementation – What We Did
1. Needs Assessment
 Dell’s DPACK
2. Estimated 6-8 weeks to finish
3. Resources
4. COMM...
1212
Implementation – Timeline
 Create and
complete SOW
 Assess current
data centers
(Dell tool used)
 Install new hard...
1313
Implementation – Tips to Ensure Your Success
Establish
Goals
Create
Implementation
Plan
Leverage
Existing
Hardware
Ut...
1414
What We Did – A Walk Through: After
A Q&A With Our Partner and Customer
Todd Barton
Americas Enterprise Storage Sales...
1515
Implementation – What We Did
Hardware
3-2-1 Hardware Bundle
 3 Dell Power Edge Servers R620
 Intel Dual Processor
...
1616
Implementation – What We Did
Software
 Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit – license
384GB memory for 6 sockets: 64-way...
1717
DEMO: PBS’s Real-Time Use
SRM and vCenter Operations Management Suite
1818
DEMO: PBS’s Real-Time Use
Screenshots
1919
Debunking the 5 Top Myths of Virtualization - Learnings
Change is
scary.
My company
doesn’t have the
manpower.
I don’...
2020
PBS Results
Reduced # of
servers from
Saved
in energy costs
Improved performance
monitoring within
of installing vCen...
2121
PBS Results – What They Can Say to Their Clients
Deliver services to a larger customer base with relatively less
sub...
2222
Looking Forward
Have an aggressive plan in place:
 Expand web hosting, web technology
 Expand virtualization and cl...
2323
Bringing it to life!
2424
Video Summary
2525
How to Get Started
VMware Dedicated Account Executive Team
Please call:
877-486-9273
2626
Resources
Links
VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite
VMware Horizon ...
2727
Resources
Demos and Knowledge
VMware Educational Services
Social Communities For You to Follow
Go to our VMware SMB B...
2828
Resources
www.techpageone.com/sponsor/vmware
THANK YOU
Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End,
and See the Results!
Todd Barton, Dell
Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering Environmenta...
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Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental
Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering and Environmental
Todd Barton, Dell
Dina O’Mara, VMware

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  1. 1. Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End, and See the Results! Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering and Environmental Todd Barton, Dell Dina O’Mara, VMware VSVC5130 #VSVC5130
  2. 2. 22 Agenda  A Walk Through: Before  IT Nightmares - It Can Happen to You!  Implementation and Tips to Ensure Success  What We Did - A Walk Through: After and DEMOS  Debunking the 5 Top Myths of Virtualization  Results  Looking Forward  How to Get Started, Resources
  3. 3. 33 A Walk Through – Before Can you afford downtime? Aberdeen Group, Oct. 2012 Data is the lifeblood of any business—big or small. of organizations have experienced a data loss, with over half saying data loss due to hardware failure. of companies that have disaster, go out of business within a year.
  4. 4. 44 A Walk Through – Before Five years ago, began virtualizing the PBS data center  Mix of 30 to 35 servers and desktop class PCs  Virtualizing onto five Dell 64-bit servers with VMware vSphere 3.5, using all of the extra capacity  Helped to keep the IT room cool
  5. 5. 55 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You! Fire Suppression System Inadvertently Discharged
  6. 6. 66 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  7. 7. 77 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  8. 8. 88 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  9. 9. 99 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  10. 10. 1010 IT Nightmares – It Can Happen to You!
  11. 11. 1111 Implementation – What We Did 1. Needs Assessment  Dell’s DPACK 2. Estimated 6-8 weeks to finish 3. Resources 4. COMMUNICATION 5. Project Plan  Proactively helps in the event of changes  Define a scope  Dependencies 6. Establishing who does what 7. Looking beyond DR 8. Testing
  12. 12. 1212 Implementation – Timeline  Create and complete SOW  Assess current data centers (Dell tool used)  Install new hardware  Install software such as vCenter and linking sites  Complete full integration into our VMware cloud systems  Install vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM)  Install vCenter Operations Management Suite  Complete initial replications and build out SRM Full testing of systems Optimizations of systems (using vCenter Operations Manager and Dell San HQ) and realizing results Week 1 Week 6 Week 7 and Ongoing Weeks 2 - 3 Weeks 4 - 5
  13. 13. 1313 Implementation – Tips to Ensure Your Success Establish Goals Create Implementation Plan Leverage Existing Hardware Utilize VMware Support Implement Increase efficiency, reduce costs, and simplify IT infrastructure PBS’ Virtualization Roadmap
  14. 14. 1414 What We Did – A Walk Through: After A Q&A With Our Partner and Customer Todd Barton Americas Enterprise Storage Sales & Strategy Dell Todd Leavitt IT Manager PBS Engineering and Environmental
  15. 15. 1515 Implementation – What We Did Hardware 3-2-1 Hardware Bundle  3 Dell Power Edge Servers R620  Intel Dual Processor  128B RAM  2 146GB 15k RPM SAS Hard Drives  2 Dell Power Connect 6248  1 Dell EqualLogic Storage Array • 7.2TB storage capacity with 24X 300GB hard drives • Mission Critical Support (Three (3) year term)
  16. 16. 1616 Implementation – What We Did Software  Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit – license 384GB memory for 6 sockets: 64-way vCPU entitlement per VM, vCenter Server Standard, vSphere Storage Applicance  SRM Standard 25 pk  vCenter Operations Management Suite Enterprise  Standard Support (One (1) year term) Service Agile consulting with Dell, which includes a Dell 3-2-1 installation for 3 servers, 2 switches and 1 storage array, with data migration and SRM Replication Enablement.
  17. 17. 1717 DEMO: PBS’s Real-Time Use SRM and vCenter Operations Management Suite
  18. 18. 1818 DEMO: PBS’s Real-Time Use Screenshots
  19. 19. 1919 Debunking the 5 Top Myths of Virtualization - Learnings Change is scary. My company doesn’t have the manpower. I don’t have the time. Virtualization is expensive. I lack the expertise.
  20. 20. 2020 PBS Results Reduced # of servers from Saved in energy costs Improved performance monitoring within of installing vCenter Operations Manager efficiency footprint. Reached green goal. customer confidence in systems and high availability
  21. 21. 2121 PBS Results – What They Can Say to Their Clients Deliver services to a larger customer base with relatively less substantial costs Gain greater efficiency and productivity, means we can deliver even better solutions, faster, for our customers /prospective clients Can get clients up and running quickly Easily adapt to / scale with clients’ on-demand needs, and growth/change Virtually 100% uptime / reliability Proactive – technology provides single pane view of what’s happening in the IT infrastructure: • Monitor resource utilization • Respond quickly to the needs of customers Reduced our foot print - aligned to vision of company to be sustainable and green
  22. 22. 2222 Looking Forward Have an aggressive plan in place:  Expand web hosting, web technology  Expand virtualization and cloud solutions - As PBS looks to plan for the future, this experience and the long-term business goals have convinced PBS team they need to virtualize even further  Create an even more robust site recovery management plan - PBS is excited to build out its existing virtualized infrastructure and  Everyone is equally excited about the smaller environmental footprint that comes with virtualization and cloud solutions “PBS now has an Enterprise-Level IT infrastructure in place that many national firms do not have …..we are very well positioned to scale our web-technologies services which allows us to compete with the bigger players in our industry.” – Ron Petti, CEO, PBS
  23. 23. 2323 Bringing it to life!
  24. 24. 2424 Video Summary
  25. 25. 2525 How to Get Started VMware Dedicated Account Executive Team Please call: 877-486-9273
  26. 26. 2626 Resources Links VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite VMware Horizon View 5.2 – Desktop End-User Computing VMware.com Go to our VMware eSTORE Dell EqualLogic Solutions
  27. 27. 2727 Resources Demos and Knowledge VMware Educational Services Social Communities For You to Follow Go to our VMware SMB Blog Follow us on VMware SMB Facebook page Follow us @VMwareSMB Check our Spiceworks Community for updates
  28. 28. 2828 Resources www.techpageone.com/sponsor/vmware
  29. 29. THANK YOU
  30. 30. Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End, and See the Results! Todd Barton, Dell Todd Leavitt, PBS Engineering Environmental Dina OMara, VMware Ron Petti, PBS Engineering and Environmental VSVC5130 #VSVC5130

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