Catching up to the Cloud:The Network’s Rapidly Evolving Role In ITaaS<br />VMworld Super Session<br />
Is IT-as-a-Service a Good Idea?<br />Our survey shows 43% say somewhat/extremely attractive<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 ...
The Shift to The Dynamic Data Center<br />The static data center used to work<br />Then came virtualization & cloud<br />T...
Cloud Computer: IDG Global Cloud Study<br />88%: Cloud is a priority within next 18 months<br />70%: Security is critical ...
The Shift to The Dynamic Data Center<br />64% of developers including video in apps<br />1,912 average web transactions pe...
Traffic Diversification<br />Amazon: 100 billion objects stored in S3 <br />Google: 5 billion API calls/day<br />Facebook:...
How Far Along are You?<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 Enterprise IT professionals, July 2011<br />
When will IT-as-a-Service become common?<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 Enterprise IT professionals, July 2011<br />
Problem: Networks Aren’t Adaptable Enough<br />New Security Hole<br />High Cost To Scale<br />Slow Performance<br />Networ...
How Do You Fix the Problem?<br />Multiple Point Solutions<br />More Bandwidth<br />Network Administrator<br />Application ...
How Automation Helps – Automated Policies<br />Optimizing the network for specific applications takes weeks … and can be f...
Will Your Organization Achieve IT-as-a-Service?<br />Our survey shows 43% say somewhat/extremely likely they will<br />Sou...
A Brave New World …<br />Applications are complex, composite, distributed<br />Workplace is mobile, non-PC endpoints aboun...
Applications Are Central<br />The network used to manage applications<br />In the future, applications will manage the net...
IT Must Change<br />Today you configure the network largely by hand<br />Tomorrow, if you don’t change, you will drown<br ...
Dynamic Data Center<br />Reconfigure dynamically<br />Manage by policy, not device<br />Context-aware policies<br />ADC ma...
Application Control Plane Architecture<br />10-100x faster deployment of applications<br />Reduces CapEx<br />Reduces OpEx...
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Presentation slides from F5 Networks' Super Session at VMworld 2011. The slides illustrate the importance of IT-as-a-Service, and how dynamic networks, applications, and user environments can be managed effectively.

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F5 VMworld Super Session - The Network’s Rapidly Evolving Role In ITaaS

  1. 1. Catching up to the Cloud:The Network’s Rapidly Evolving Role In ITaaS<br />VMworld Super Session<br />
  2. 2. Is IT-as-a-Service a Good Idea?<br />Our survey shows 43% say somewhat/extremely attractive<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 Enterprise IT professionals, July 2011<br />
  3. 3. The Shift to The Dynamic Data Center<br />The static data center used to work<br />Then came virtualization & cloud<br />Then the era of applications<br />Then traffic diversification<br />And now IT is buckling …<br />
  4. 4. Cloud Computer: IDG Global Cloud Study<br />88%: Cloud is a priority within next 18 months<br />70%: Security is critical for cloud<br />68%: High availability is key for cloud<br />
  5. 5. The Shift to The Dynamic Data Center<br />64% of developers including video in apps<br />1,912 average web transactions per user per day<br />28% of developers use HTML5<br />
  6. 6. Traffic Diversification<br />Amazon: 100 billion objects stored in S3 <br />Google: 5 billion API calls/day<br />Facebook: 5 billion API calls/day<br />npr: 1.1 billion API-delivered stories/month<br />
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  8. 8. How Far Along are You?<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 Enterprise IT professionals, July 2011<br />
  9. 9. When will IT-as-a-Service become common?<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 Enterprise IT professionals, July 2011<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Problem: Networks Aren’t Adaptable Enough<br />New Security Hole<br />High Cost To Scale<br />Slow Performance<br />Network Administrator<br />Application Developer<br />Applications Focus on Business Logic and Functionality<br />Traditional Networks are Focused on Connectivity<br />
  12. 12. How Do You Fix the Problem?<br />Multiple Point Solutions<br />More Bandwidth<br />Network Administrator<br />Application Developer<br />Hire an Army of Developers?<br />Add More Infrastructure?<br />
  13. 13. How Automation Helps – Automated Policies<br />Optimizing the network for specific applications takes weeks … and can be frustrating<br />Automated application policies reduce process to hours<br />Applies to applications, the network, cloud, etc.<br />
  14. 14. Will Your Organization Achieve IT-as-a-Service?<br />Our survey shows 43% say somewhat/extremely likely they will<br />Source: F5 survey of 538 Enterprise IT professionals, July 2011<br />
  15. 15. A Brave New World …<br />Applications are complex, composite, distributed<br />Workplace is mobile, non-PC endpoints abound<br />Traffic is diversified<br />Everything creates and consumes data<br />
  16. 16. Applications Are Central<br />The network used to manage applications<br />In the future, applications will manage the network<br />
  17. 17. IT Must Change<br />Today you configure the network largely by hand<br />Tomorrow, if you don’t change, you will drown<br />Instead, build a dynamic data center<br />And manage the manager<br />
  18. 18. Dynamic Data Center<br />Reconfigure dynamically<br />Manage by policy, not device<br />Context-aware policies<br />ADC manages services<br />
  19. 19. Application Control Plane Architecture<br />10-100x faster deployment of applications<br />Reduces CapEx<br />Reduces OpEx <br />Enhanced scalability<br />Enhanced security<br />

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