Next Generation Data Centre - IDC Infravision

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Recent Presentation made at IDC Infravision in Indonesia, discussing the emerging world of a Hybrid DC - one that has traditional DC components and a blend of cloud services.
Some client scenarios and case studies and thoughts around Active-Active DC, Right-sourcing Workloads in a Next Generation DC & building a Green DC Facility

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Next Generation Data Centre - IDC Infravision

  1. 1. accelerate your ambition Damian Hamilton Business Lead - NGDC Evolving your data centre into a next-generation innovation centre
  2. 2. Dimension Data today 2013 global revenues of USD 5.8 billion 73% of Global Fortune 100 and 59%of Global Fortune 500 are Dimension Data clients Client-centric, services-focused business Extensive experience in emerging markets Over 23,000 employees with operations in 58 countries across 5 regions Over 6,000 clients across all industry sectors
  3. 3. Wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTT Group
  4. 4. The pressures on the data centre
  5. 5. Economically sustainable Improve experience for our customers Lower cost Reduce risk Increase competitiveness and grow revenue Improve agility and performance Out of control data growth User demands/ mobility Compliance Managing complexity Virtualisation investment not delivering Keeping pace
  6. 6. The data centre needs to deliver…The data centre needs to deliver… Securely and with more agilitySecurely and with more agility more contentmore content to more devicesto more devices and more regions and countries and more regions and countries
  7. 7. Technology driven strategy holistic strategy Technology driven strategy holistic strategy vs Data growth Data growth Virtualisation investment not delivering Virtualisation investment not delivering Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Orphan applications / out of support versions Orphan applications / out of support versions Compatibility issues Compatibility issues Power and cooling issues Power and cooling issues Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Aging infrastructure in data centre and network Aging infrastructure in data centre and network growing 5x server spending growing 5x server spending Storage Ability to attract and retain critical skills Ability to attract and retain critical skills
  8. 8. Technology driven strategy holistic strategy Technology driven strategy holistic strategy vs Data growth Data growth Virtualisation investment not delivering Virtualisation investment not delivering Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Orphan applications / out of support versions Orphan applications / out of support versions Compatibility issues Compatibility issues Power and cooling issues Power and cooling issues Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Aging infrastructure in data centre and network Aging infrastructure in data centre and network growing 5x server spending growing 5x server spending Storage Ability to attract and retain critical skills Ability to attract and retain critical skills Do you see these challenges in your IT organisation? Is IT in your business perceived as efficient today? Does IT get the budget to address challenges to deliver improvement? Do you see these challenges in your IT organisation? Is IT in your business perceived as efficient today? Does IT get the budget to address challenges to deliver improvement?
  9. 9. Technology driven strategy holistic strategy Technology driven strategy holistic strategy vs Data growth Data growth Virtualisation investment not delivering Virtualisation investment not delivering Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Orphan applications / out of support versions Orphan applications / out of support versions Compatibility issues Compatibility issues Power and cooling issues Power and cooling issues Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Aging infrastructure in data centre and network Aging infrastructure in data centre and network growing 5x server spending growing 5x server spending Storage Ability to attract and retain critical skills Ability to attract and retain critical skills
  10. 10. Technology driven strategy holistic strategy Technology driven strategy holistic strategy vs Data growth Data growth Virtualisation investment not delivering Virtualisation investment not delivering Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Orphan applications / out of support versions Orphan applications / out of support versions Compatibility issues Compatibility issues Power and cooling issues Power and cooling issues Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Aging infrastructure in data centre and network Aging infrastructure in data centre and network growing 5x server spending growing 5x server spending Storage Ability to attract and retain critical skills Ability to attract and retain critical skills
  11. 11. Pay as you consume Departmental budget Catalogue-based ‘app store’ On-demand Standardised Highly available Abstracted Secure Automation and self-service Outsource non-core Best practice run books Service product focus … towards consuming IT as a service Driving IT transformation Consumption modelConsumption model IT operations modelIT operations model Technology modelTechnology model Mostorganisationsarecurrentlyinthe midstofasignificanttransformation
  12. 12. Technology driven strategy holistic strategy Technology driven strategy holistic strategy vs Data growth Data growth Virtualisation investment not delivering Virtualisation investment not delivering Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Network cannot handle virtual machines in the same Orphan applications / out of support versions Orphan applications / out of support versions Compatibility issues Compatibility issues Power and cooling issues Power and cooling issues Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Inability to look at new technologies, e.g. cloud Aging infrastructure in data centre and network Aging infrastructure in data centre and network growing 5x server spending growing 5x server spending Storage Ability to attract and retain critical skills Ability to attract and retain critical skills
  13. 13. The next-generation data centre
  14. 14. New users Big data Security Facility Computing Storage Network Operations Virtualisation Converged infrastructure Cloud services Global cloud data centre The next-generation data centre Internet, enterprise network Workloads, applications, storage New devices New locationsNew applications and workloads
  15. 15. CloudData growth Backup, disaster recovery and availability SAP Microsoft Facilities Virtualisation and converged infrastructure Software-defined Data centre outsourcing Working with our clients in their priority focus areasWorking with our clients in their priority focus areas
  16. 16. accelerate your ambition 16 Disaster Recovery & Availability – Active-Active DC
  17. 17. accelerate your ambition 17 Software-Defined – Developing a roadmap for adoption Vendor independent view of SDN Ability to develop an actionable roadmap for client in consultative manner Developing the right approach and sourcing strategy for workloads
  18. 18. Beyond the boundary Headquarters Internet Data Centre Guest Branch Mobile Enterprise WAN Workload A Current enterprise boundary / scope / control Optimisation Visibility and control Differentiated service Internet Perimeter Security Authentication Security DC Network Virtualisation Cloud Provider Cloud Provider Workload B Workload C Data Centre(s) 1. So which Services to we need to extend beyond the Boundary 2. Is there anything we should be doing in our Enterprise WAN to get ready?
  19. 19. accelerate your ambition 19 LEED® Green Building Rating System™ Gold rating ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management System (ISMS) Certification ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification by BSI Compliance of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Facilities - Building Efficient & Compliant DC
  20. 20. Data Centre solutionsData Centre solutions Microsoft Application Workloads Desktop Virtualisation Data Centre Build Data Centre Consolidation & Relocation Virtualisation/ Converged Infrastructure Storage Backup and Recovery Virtualisation and Cloud SAP Application workloads Core infrastructure solutions Workload infrastructure solutions Data Centre transformation Cloud and enablement services Data centre outsourcing Data Centre Managed Operations
  21. 21. accelerate your ambition Storage Solutions Backup & Recovery Virtualised Infrastructure NGDC Optimised Networks Data Centre Networks Virtualised / Software . Defined Networks Converged Infra Virtualised Compute Data Centre Offerings Data Centre solutions – Core Infrastructure Solutions • Cisco UCS Servers with • Microsoft Hyper-V + System Centre, or • VMware vSphere + VSOM • Professional Services – Virtualisation Strategy, Design Services • Managed Services – Uptime for Cisco UCS (specific countries only) • Storage Solutions • EMC VNX • EMC Isilon • EMC VMAX • NetApp FAS • Backup & Recovery Solutions – DataDomain & Avamar • Professional Services – Storage Consolidation, Backup & Recovery Strategy, Design Services • Managed Services – Uptime for EMC VNX and NetApp FAS • Consulting engagements on Data Centre Network Design • Server Networking (Nexus Unified Fabric) • Storage Networking • Fibre Channel (MDS) • Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  22. 22. accelerate your ambition Data Centre Offerings Data Centre solutions – Workload Infrastructure Solutions • Reference Architectures for Desktop Virtualisation: FlexPod, VSPEX, Vblock • Managed Services - Uptime for Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp FAS • Professional Services - Workload Migration Services • Certified Reference Architectures for Microsoft workloads (e.g. SharePoint, Exchange, Lync) : FlexPod, VSPEX, Vblock • Managed Services - Uptime for Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp FAS • Professional Services - Workload Migration Services • Certified reference architectures for Contact Centre workloads: FlexPod, VSPEX, Vblock • Managed Services - Uptime for Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp FAS • Professional Services - Workload Migration Services Microsoft Application Workloads Desktop Virtualisation ` Contact Centre Workloads
  23. 23. accelerate your ambition Data Centre Offerings Data Centre solutions – Data Centre Transformation • Data Centre Outsourcing through our ITaaS Portfolio • Private Cloud, Private Hosted Cloud Managed Hosting (CaaS) • Cloud Private Network Connection, Tiered Storage, Cloud Backup • Cloud Migration Services • Professional Services • Data Centre Strategy, Data Centre Development Model (DCDM) • ‘Cloud Build’, DC Build (Active technologies) – Server, Storage and Network • Deployment Services, Workload Migration Services • PS - Data Centre Development Model • Consultancy Services for • Infrastructure and Application Discovery • Infrastructure Migration Approach • App Migration Approach Planning • Co-Location through NTT Comms (SG, HK) & BSNL (India only) • Data Centre Plan, Design & Supervision • Construction & Implementation Project Data Centre Facilities Data Centre Consolidation & Relocation Virtualisation & Cloud Security Facility Computin g Storage Network Operations Virtualisation Converged infrastructure Cloud services Global cloud data centre Internet, enterprise network Workloads, applications, storage
  24. 24. the starting point Determine the Data Centre focus area for IT Understand your baseline and Gaps Create a Business Case to support your plan Develop a roadmap and remediation plan

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