F5 Data SolutionsDecember, 2010<br />Nigel Burmeister<br />Director, Product Marketing<br />
Today’s News<br />F5 announces enhancements to award-winning Data Solutions portfolio, including: <br />ARX Cloud Extender...
Company Snapshot<br />Revenue<br /><ul><li>F5 Networks is the leading provider of Application and Data Delivery Networking...
Founded 1996 / Public 1999
Approx. 2,010 employees
FY09 Revenue: $653M
FY10 Revenue: $882M
1Q11 Revenue Guidance:   $265M - $270M</li></li></ul><li>Technology Snapshot<br />International<br />Data Center<br />Focu...
File Virtualization Snapshot<br />BEFORE<br />AFTER<br />Applications and Users<br />Applications and Users<br />File Virt...
Mobility: seamless cross platform, cross vendor data movement
Policy: migration, automated tiering, dynamic capacity balancing</li></li></ul><li>Data Management Challenges<br />Data Gr...
New applications
Multiple copies
Longer retention
BIG data</li></ul>Responsiveness<br /><ul><li>Consolidation
Managing change
Proliferation of new storage technologies
Align IT to business</li></ul>Budgets and Staffing<br />
…through strategic points of control<br />STORAGE <br />APP SERVER <br />WEB SERVER<br />ACCESS<br />ARX<br />BIG-IP<br />...
Virtualize file storage resources
Enable seamless mobility and optimal data placement based on policy
Are heterogeneous, enabled by open standards</li></li></ul><li>Alternatives<br />Freedom of Choice<br />Network-based Inte...
Major Release Elements<br />Cloud Storage Support<br />ARX API<br />ARX Virtual Edition (VE)<br />
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  1. 1. F5 Data SolutionsDecember, 2010<br />Nigel Burmeister<br />Director, Product Marketing<br />
  2. 2. Today’s News<br />F5 announces enhancements to award-winning Data Solutions portfolio, including: <br />ARX Cloud Extender product <br />Qualification of 3rd party cloud storage offerings<br />New ARX Virtual Edition (VE)<br />iControl® storage management API<br />Press release date: December 6, 2010<br />
  3. 3. Company Snapshot<br />Revenue<br /><ul><li>F5 Networks is the leading provider of Application and Data Delivery Networking. Our products are strategic points of control in the Data Center.
  4. 4. Founded 1996 / Public 1999
  5. 5. Approx. 2,010 employees
  6. 6. FY09 Revenue: $653M
  7. 7. FY10 Revenue: $882M
  8. 8. 1Q11 Revenue Guidance: $265M - $270M</li></li></ul><li>Technology Snapshot<br />International<br />Data Center<br />Focus for this announcement<br />Cell<br />Enterprise Manager <br />PC - Home<br />Applications & Storage<br />BIG-IP Local<br />Traffic<br />Manager<br />BIG-IP Link<br />Controller<br />ARX<br />File/Data Virtualization<br />BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager<br />BIG-IP Application<br />Security<br />Manager<br />BIG-IP<br />Edge<br />Gateway<br />FirePass<br />SSL VPN<br />BIG-IP <br />WOM Module<br />BIG-IP Web<br />Accelerator<br />Remote - WAN<br />iControl<br />TMOS<br />PC - LAN<br />WLAN<br />
  9. 9. File Virtualization Snapshot<br />BEFORE<br />AFTER<br />Applications and Users<br />Applications and Users<br />File Virtualization<br />NAS and File Servers<br />NAS and File Servers<br /><ul><li>Transparency: masks storage changes from applications and users
  10. 10. Mobility: seamless cross platform, cross vendor data movement
  11. 11. Policy: migration, automated tiering, dynamic capacity balancing</li></li></ul><li>Data Management Challenges<br />Data Growth<br />Growth<br /><ul><li>New content
  12. 12. New applications
  13. 13. Multiple copies
  14. 14. Longer retention
  15. 15. BIG data</li></ul>Responsiveness<br /><ul><li>Consolidation
  16. 16. Managing change
  17. 17. Proliferation of new storage technologies
  18. 18. Align IT to business</li></ul>Budgets and Staffing<br />
  19. 19. …through strategic points of control<br />STORAGE <br />APP SERVER <br />WEB SERVER<br />ACCESS<br />ARX<br />BIG-IP<br />BIG-IP<br />F5 Enables an Agile IT Infrastructure<br />Strategic Points of Control for Data Traffic…<br /><ul><li>Leverage NAS/File Server building blocks
  20. 20. Virtualize file storage resources
  21. 21. Enable seamless mobility and optimal data placement based on policy
  22. 22. Are heterogeneous, enabled by open standards</li></li></ul><li>Alternatives<br />Freedom of Choice<br />Network-based Intelligence<br />Unified access, mobility, automated tiering<br />Scale, Cost<br />Effectiveness<br />More of the same<br />Array-based Intelligence<br />Unified access, automated tiering<br />
  23. 23. Major Release Elements<br />Cloud Storage Support<br />ARX API<br />ARX Virtual Edition (VE)<br />
  24. 24. Cloud Storage Support<br />Cloud storage is a promising additional tier<br />Identifying and moving appropriate data to the cloud is a potential inhibitor<br />Tiering to the cloud is a natural evolution of ARX’s automated tiering capability<br />F5 enables seamless integration of cloud and provides proven benefits today<br />Would you consider private cloud as an alternative to traditional NAS Storage?<br />Source: F5 Networks, July 2010<br />
  25. 25. F5 Tiering to the Cloud Model<br />Applications and Users<br />F5 ARX<br />ARX Cloud Extender<br />3rd Party Gateway<br />Public Cloud<br />Private Cloud<br />Tier 0<br />Tier 1<br />Tier 2<br />
  26. 26. Customer Example<br />Existing Storage<br />Iron Mountain VFS<br />
  27. 27. Details of Initial Cloud Storage Support <br />F5 ARX Cloud Extender<br />New software product <br />Native support for cloud, object storage and NAS<br />Availability: CYQ4, 2010<br />3rd Party Gateway Support<br />Iron Mountain VFS<br />NetAppStorageGRID<br />Availability: Now<br />
  28. 28. Major Release Elements<br />Cloud Storage Support<br />ARX API<br />ARX Virtual Edition (VE)<br />
  29. 29. F5 iControl Storage Management API<br />Allows partners and customers to leverage strategic points of control for data traffic<br />Leverages ARX detection of file system changes<br />Allows for registration of file / directory level changes<br />Removes the requirement for integration with each NAS system<br />Adds value to existing data management applications<br />E.g. Classification, Quota, Replication, Backup, etc.<br />Similar evolution to F5 BIG-IP iControl / iRules<br />Availability: Now (ARX version 5.2)<br />
  30. 30. F5 ARX API<br />F5 Data Manager<br />BoD.ppt<br />12/31/2009 2:54 PM<br />Microsoft Office…<br />PRD.doc<br />12/31/2009 2:54 PM<br />Microsoft Office…<br />Song.mp3<br />12/31/2009 2:54 PM<br />MP3 Format So…<br />F5 ARX<br />Example 3rd Party Apps:<br /><ul><li>Chargeback
  31. 31. Search / Index
  32. 32. Quota
  33. 33. Auditing
  34. 34. Backup
  35. 35. DR Coordination
  36. 36. Customer solutions</li></ul>ARX API<br />Private / Public Cloud<br />Tier 0<br />Tier 1<br />Tier 2<br />
  37. 37. API Example: Data Classification<br />Application<br />App.<br />Metadata<br />Perform full treewalk and build app. metadata<br />Scan filesys and update app. metadata<br />Filesys1<br />Filesys2<br />Filesys3<br />Filesys4<br />Filesys5<br />FileSrv1<br />FileSrv2<br />FileSrv3<br />FileSrv4<br />FileSrv5<br />
  38. 38. API Example: Data Classification<br /><ul><li>Obtain virtual file system updates from ARX
  39. 39. Process and act on updates</li></ul>Application<br />App.<br />Metadata<br />Change Notifications<br />ARX<br />ARX <br />API<br />Policy actions<br />Filesys1<br />Filesys2<br />Filesys3<br />Filesys4<br />Filesys5<br />FileSrv1<br />FileSrv2<br />FileSrv3<br />FileSrv4<br />FileSrv5<br />
  40. 40. Major Release Elements<br />Cloud Storage Support<br />ARX API<br />ARX Virtual Edition (VE)<br />
  41. 41. ARX Virtual Edition (VE)<br />Extends reach of F5’s strategic points of control<br />e.g. distributed facilities<br />Enables new hybrid solutions with OEM partners, allowing this intelligence to be integrated with other offerings<br />Availability: Q1 CY2011<br />OEM / partner version<br />Trial version<br />Production version<br />
  42. 42. New Deployment Options<br />Partner-Integrated<br />Solution<br />Product and Trial<br />Versions<br />VM<br />Guest<br />ARX-VE<br />VMware<br />VMware<br />VM<br />VM<br />VM<br />Guest<br />Filer<br />Guest<br />GW<br />Guest<br />ARX-VE<br />Expand awareness:<br />Let everyone experience the power of ARX first hand…<br />Expand market:<br />Enable partner solutions where consolidation matters…<br />
  43. 43. Summary<br />An agile storage infrastructure is critical to meeting the challenges of growth and change<br />F5 provides strategic points of control that enable this agile infrastructure<br />F5 Data Solutions Fall ‘10 release augments these solutions with 3 major additions:<br />Cloud support provides a seamless path to private and public cloud <br />Data management API enables partners and customers to leverage F5’s strategic points of control<br />Virtual Edition extends application for F5’s strategic points of control <br />Fall release is part of F5’s broader agile IT vision<br />

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