How to Plan and Budget for 2013 with Cloud in Mind

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Are you investigating how cloud might fit into your overall strategy? Learn how to plan and budget for 2013 with cloud in mind.

Learn how to:
- Create a solid plan for moving your mission forward.
- Identify how to approach and integrate cloud into your budget.
- Identify the actual dollar amounts you should budget for cloud.

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How to Plan and Budget for 2013 with Cloud in Mind

  1. 1. 30 MINUTES TO SUCCESS:HOW TO PLAN AND BUDGETFOR 2013 WITH CLOUD IN MIND @Bluelock 1  
  2. 2. At the end of this 30 minutes… Pat O’Day -  Create a solid plan for moving your cloud mission forward -  Identify how to approach and integrate cloud into your budget -  Know how to identify amounts you should budget for Chief Technology Officer BluelockModerator: Diana Nolting, Marketing Coordinator at Bluelock 2  
  3. 3. 5 MINUTESWHAT HAPPENED IN 2012 3  
  4. 4. In case you missed it: 2012 and Cloud Cloud adoption increased to 48% in the first half of 2012. State of SMB IT 1H 2012 report Spiceworks Inc., Page 8, 2012 83% of IT decision makers believe cloud computing has made their organizations more productive and anticipate increasing their reliance on cloud in the next year.   http://www.cloudtweaks.com/2012/06/cloud-infographic-2012-cloud-adoption-survey/ 27% rise in 2012 of first-time cloud users reporting they are implementing cloud. http://www.itproportal.com/2012/09/18/cloud-adoption-accelerates-with-first-time-users-up-27/   4  
  5. 5. 5 MINUTESPICK YOUR APPROACH 5  
  6. 6. 3 Ways to Build Cloud Infrastructures1 Walk before Follows Virtualization Journey path…first target you run low-hanging fruit and evolve from there…2 Pick a Build out cloud infrastructure to serve a specific Project project or effort3 Re-think Transform entire infrastructure to a Cloud in everything one shot
  7. 7. Needs are Different Role: Infrastructure Owner (IT) Objective: Efficiency Challenges: –  Pressured to be all things to all people –  Conflicting priorities –  Lack of resources –  World is changing Role: Application owner (Business unit) Objective: Agility Challenges: –  Not always a priority to IT –  Lack of control –  No visibility into technology costs –  Needs are always changing
  8. 8. 5 MINUTESDOLLARS AND DETAILS 8  
  9. 9. What’s it going to cost me? SMALL MEDIUM LARGEPUBLIC < $3K/month $3K - $10K/month $10-100K/month $   $$$   $10K - $100K CAPEX $100K - $500K CAPEX $500K+ CAPEXPRIVATE $2-10K OPEX/month $10-25K OPEX/month $25K+ OPEX/month $   $$$   SaaSExample: Depends on Software Depends on Software Depends on Software CRMs $30 - $65/user/month $75 - $125/user/month $99 - $250/user/monthDecide where you will allocate your budget, and where youshould spend more or less to get the job done. 9  
  10. 10. What will that get me? SMALL MEDIUM LARGE Test/Dev workloads, low Business-critical workloads, Mission-critical workloads, requirements for security, no some requirements, some automation, managedPUBLIC managed services, little to no automation, few managed services, high availability, automation. services, good guaranteed performance, performance. high security requirements. Small SAN, 20 TB, 100 VMs Medium SAN, 100 TB, 500 Large SAN, 800 TB, 4000PRIVATE and self-service. VMs and managed VMs and managed services. services. Minimal requirements, small Moderate requirements, Lots of complex number of users, not a huge reasonably large user base, integrations/requirements, SaaS need for one-on-one support some customer services large user base, strong required. customer service needed.This is where the “it depends…” answer comes in. 10  
  11. 11. 10 MINUTESBUDGETING IN ACTION 11  
  12. 12. “Transform Everything” Approach•  Company “A” Pharmaceuticals•  Wanted to primarily use a large private cloud and SaaS, but also had a need for public cloud for unpredictable timeframes of workloads.•  Biggest spend will be on private cloud, spending max amount in SaaS for best product, but needs public cloud, too. 12  
  13. 13. Company “A” Budget Matrix SMALL MEDIUM LARGEPUBLICPRIVATE SaaS 13  
  14. 14. “Pick a Project Approach”•  Company “B” Large, Retail Grocery Chain•  This grocery chain was looking to leverage public cloud to buy some time with their private cloud set-up.•  Private cloud roll-out time taking too long, needed to have an environment right away that was incredibly similar to what their private cloud would look like when it was rolled out. 14  
  15. 15. Company “B” Budget Matrix SMALL MEDIUM LARGEPUBLICPRIVATE SaaS 15  
  16. 16. “Walk Before You Run” Approach•  Siemens’ eMeter needed to provide around the clock development and testing•  Looked at public cloud to simplify IT operations and provide high security•  Initiative has now grown to serve training courses in a hybrid cloud environment 16  
  17. 17. eMeter Budget Matrix SMALL MEDIUM LARGEPUBLICPRIVATE SaaS 17  
  18. 18. 5 MINUTESPLAN YOUR APPROACH 18  
  19. 19. Map Your Plan•  Workload identification•  Research•  Evaluate•  Pilot 19  
  20. 20. Other Cost ConsiderationsDon’t forget to think about andbudget for: –  Professional and advisory Services –  Training –  Stop-gap resources –  Sprawl –  Things to save you time and money… 20  
  21. 21. Next StepsAdd a trial amount of money in your budgetBased on which way you want to start with, planningroom for cloud will make starting your journey mucheasier.1 2 3 Walk before Pick a Re-think you run Project everything 21  
  22. 22. Questions, comments and additional informationTHE BONUS ROUND 22  
  23. 23. Bonus Round Questions, comments or would youlike more detail on a particular topic? @Bluelock | @ODayP /BluelockLLC /BluelockLLC 23  

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