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Announcing The Open Data Center Alliance


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The Open Data Center Alliance, a Consortium of Leading Global IT Managers, Launches with Mission to Define Requirements for Next Generation Data Centers and Cloud Infrastructure.

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Announcing The Open Data Center Alliance

  1. 1. Open data center alliance<br />October 27, 2010<br />© 2010  The Open Data Center Alliance ALL RIGHTS RESERVED<br />The ODCA logo is a trademark of the Open Data Center Alliance<br />
  2. 2. IT Complexity Growing<br />Speed of Change Accelerating<br />Corp Budgets Under Pressure<br />WE ARE AT AN<br />INFLECTION POINT<br />We must improve efficiency & capability of infrastructure to meet our requirements<br />The need for interoperable solutions has never been greater<br /><ul><li>Keep organizational budgets in check
  3. 3. Enable integration of new technology innovation within existing deployments
  4. 4. Avoid silo data center pools that could block the full realization of cloud benefits</li></li></ul><li>Enable delivery of cloud and data center solutions that meet the challenges facing data centers today and tomorrow, support solution development in an open, industry-standardandmulti-vendorfashion, and help guide in deploying solutions through member commitment to the Alliance roadmap.<br />Commit<br />Roadmap to guide internal IT deployments<br />Deliver<br />Requirements roadmap to and with industry <br />Create<br />Unified voice for data center requirements<br />Today’s announcement<br />
  5. 5. founding MEMBERS<br />Steering Committee<br />Member Companies<br />AT&T<br />Over 70 members across the globe<br />
  6. 6. ALLIANCE LEADERSHIP<br />Steering Committee<br />Intel:<br />Technical Advisor<br />Marketing<br />Technical Coordination<br />WORKGROUPS<br />Infrastructure<br />Management<br />Security<br />Services<br />Government and Ecosystem<br />
  7. 7. Alliance USAGE MODEL Roadmap<br />Detailed Requirements for deployment<br />Focus:<br /><ul><li>Long-term commitment with multi-year Roadmap. </li></ul>Initial Usage Models Released with 1.0 Roadmap<br />H1 - 2011 <br />Infrastructure<br />Scale Out Storage<br />Proximity Based Storage<br />Unified Networking<br />Development:<br /><ul><li>19 prioritized usage models culled from dozens of potential targets. </li></ul>Management<br />Policy Based Power Management<br />Dynamic Workload Placement<br />Security<br />Delivery<br /><ul><li>Workgroup development underway.
  8. 8. Membership to approve 1.0 in Q1’11.</li></ul>Trusted Compute Pools<br />Infrastructure Compliance<br />Services<br />Cloud On Boarding<br />Common Provisioning<br />Government & Ecosystem<br />Cloud Models<br />Licensing Models<br />
  9. 9. Engaging with the industry<br />Making our roadmap requirements a reality<br />Roles<br />Vendors have an important role in the Alliance.<br />Focus <br />Workgroups drive vendor engagements and establish liaisons with complimentary industry orgs. <br />Discussion<br />The Alliance will encourage healthy industry debate on Roadmap in a vendor-agnostic fashion.<br />Finalization<br />Alliance members will vote their approval of the Roadmap and Usage Models.<br />
  10. 10. What’s Next<br />Q4’10<br />Q1’11<br />Future<br />.5 Roadmap at workgroups<br />1.0 Roadmap (includes initial usage model release)<br />Additional usage model delivery<br />Roadmap Enhancements<br />.9 Roadmap membership review<br />Alliance Documents<br />Vendor<br />Engagement initiated<br />Public Roadmap Review<br />Future Public Comms<br />Members<br />Services WG<br />Members<br />Management WG<br />Webcasts<br />Members Security WG<br />Members<br />Infrastructure WG<br />Members<br />Govt/Eco WG<br />Future Member Comms<br />Alliance Steering Committee & Technical Workgroup Meetings<br />Alliance<br />All timeframes, dates and products subject to change without notice.<br />Join the Alliance: apply for membership at<br />