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BMC/Forrester Your Cloud Future is Here Webinar

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Webinar presentation materials discussing results from the Forrester survey of 300 IT and Cloud professionals.

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BMC/Forrester Your Cloud Future is Here Webinar

  1. 1. Making Leaders Successful Every Day
  2. 2. Your Cloud Future Is Here Dave Bartoletti Principal Analyst, Forrester July 24, 2013 How IT Can Embrace The Business Demand For Cloud And Exceed Expectations Herb VanHook Deputy CTO, BMC Software
  3. 3. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 3 Introductions Dave Bartoletti, Senior Analyst Forrester Research Coverage: virtualization platforms, virtualization management, cloud transition, cloud management, cloud cost management, cloud application performance management, data center infrastructure Herb VanHook, VP and Deputy CTO BMC Software Herb spends much of his time with BMC customers, and focuses specifically on the technology, process and organization impacts and opportunities presented by Cloud and Data Center automation. He leads BMC’s overall Cloud strategy.
  4. 4. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 4 Agenda ›State of cloud in 2013: Spending up & hybrid is here ›The business wants cloud whether IT delivers it or not ›Step up to the plate: IT is starting to take control of cloud ›Tear down the roadblocks to cloud ›Your cloud checklist: How to build and run the cloud your business wants ›Recommendations
  5. 5. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 5 State of Cloud in 2013 We’re getting serious about cloud computing
  6. 6. Cloud Spending Is On The Rise In 2013
  7. 7. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 7 Base: 1,281 North American and European business decision-makers (percentages may not total 100 because of rounding); Source: Forrsights Hardware Survey, Q3 2012 The business is ahead of IT in public cloud use 42% 50% 22% 27% 5% 7% 7% 5% 8% 5% 12% 5% Public cloud Public cloud Not interested Interested but no plans Planning to implement in year or more Plannng to implement in the next 12 months Implemented, not expanding Expanding/upgrading implementation “What are your firm’s plans to adopt the following forms of cloud computing infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)?” (Public cloud [pay-per-use hosting of virtual servers at a service provider, with shared physical services]) IT decision- makers Biz decision- makers
  8. 8. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 8 State of cloud in 2013: Forrester’s view ›Mainly driven by the business • Business often manages cloud itself ›Cloud is not just for dev and test anymore • Business-critical workloads moving to cloud ›40% using public IaaS by end of 2013 ›Private cloud interest growing rapidly • 46% of companies planning one in 2013/2014 ›Your hybrid future is here today
  9. 9. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 9 The business wants cloud Whether IT delivers it or not
  10. 10. The business wants speed, self-service, and choice
  11. 11. Cloud’s elasticity and efficiency trump cost savings
  12. 12. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 12 Lead the way to cloud, or risk becoming sidelined Cloud makes the business less dependent on internal IT59% Source: A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of BMC Software, April 2013
  13. 13. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 13 IT steps up to the plate Central IT recognizes the opportunity and starts to act
  14. 14. Developing a cloud strategy is a top-3 priority
  15. 15. Your hybrid data center future is here today
  16. 16. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 16 Tear down the roadblocks to cloud Complexity is the culprit. Automation is the way forward.
  17. 17. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 17 The roadblock: IT sees too much cloud complexity “Shadow IT” is a major contributor to overall IT complexity25% Source: A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of BMC Software, April 2013 Supporting public cloud services adds to IT management complexity54% It will be difficult to provide the same level of management across both private and public cloud with existing tools and processes 62%
  18. 18. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 18 The way forward: Standardization and automation Agree that their IT management processes are “Highly Automated” Less Than 1/3 Source: A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of BMC Software, April 2013
  19. 19. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 19 Your Cloud Checklist How to build and run the cloud your business wants
  20. 20. Learn from your peers
  21. 21. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 21 Public Cloud Provider Responsibilities Cloud Consumer Responsibilities Fill the gaps left by the cloud’s “uneven handshake” › Physical infrastructure (facilities, racks, power, cabling) › Abstracted services (load balancers, firewall, DB) › Basic security and availability (servers, storage, network b/w) › Basic monitoring › Your application › Service catalog (categories, capabilities, configurations, and dependencies) › Architectural views (e.g., scalability, availability, recovery, data quality, and security) › Governance (who has authority/responsibility to make changes and how) › Life-cycle management (birth, growth, failure, and recovery) › Enterprise integration (identity management, access control, etc.) › Testing, monitoring, diagnosis, and verification
  22. 22. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 22 How to build the cloud your business wants
  23. 23. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 23 What you need to operate a successful cloud
  24. 24. © 2013 Forrester Research, Inc. Reproduction Prohibited 24 Recommendations › Stop treating the public cloud as your competition › Craft a cloud strategy focused on incremental successes › Rethink your IT management and operations processes with a hybrid IT portfolio in mind › Make sure the business understands your cloud skills and success stories. › Learn from cloud experts and solution providers.
  25. 25. 25 BMC’s Value Proposition for Clouds Accelerate total IT velocity Dramatically improve IT efficiency and effectiveness Enable hybrid / broker models Superior solution architecture minimizes total costs and empowers service flexibility
  26. 26. 26 BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management
  27. 27. 27 Plan Build Run • Define service offerings • Architect integrated cloud • Leverage hybrid resources • Expose cloud costs • Provision complete cloud services • Place services intelligently in hybrid cloud • Support infrastructure neutrality • Optimize performance & capacity • Maintain configurations & compliance • Integrate chargeback & change processes
  28. 28. 28 The Difference with BMC Cloud Solutions Model-driven Service Design Infrastructure Neutral Full-stack Provisioning, Dep loyment & Configuration Intelligent Provisioning & Workload Placement Analysis-driven visibility and control Unified enterprise & cloud management
  29. 29. Thank you! Visit BMC.com/Cloud Dave Bartoletti +1 415 834 5386 dbartoletti@forrester.com @davebartoletti

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