Private cloud at BMW Group – An open approach

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Andreas Pöschl, Senior Solutions Architect, BMW

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BMW Group IT
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BMW Group and its private cloud
Expectations
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How ODCA usages will help
Key decisions
Implementation

Next Steps

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Private cloud at BMW Group – An open approach

  1. 1. Andreas Pöschl June 12th, 2012Senior Solutions ArchitectPRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUP –AN OPEN APPROACHODCA FORECAST 2012, NEW YORK CITY
  2. 2. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPAGENDA 1 BMW Group IT • Organization • Environment 2 BMW Group and its private cloud • Expectations • Challenges • How ODCA usages will help • Key decisions • Implementation 3 Next steps
  3. 3. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPBMW GROUP Covers all relevant premium segments with its brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce. The vehicles in the BMW Group provide outstanding product substance in terms of aesthetics, dynamics, technology and quality, and underline the companys technological and innovative leadership. Alongside a strong market position in the motorcycle sector, the company also enjoys great success in the financial services industry.Private Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 3
  4. 4. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPBMW GROUP ITWHO WE ARE 2,660 IT employees 50 IT sites in 26 countries 9 data centers 2,100 applicationsWHO WE SUPPORT About 100.000 BMW employees Global supplier network with more than 1200 suppliers 29 production and assembly plants Sales and financial services subsidiaries in 43 markets Research and development network in 5 countriesPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 4
  5. 5. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUP BMW GROUP IT – ORGANIZATION IT Business Infrastructure Operations Group IT Management Plan Design Build RunProcess IT Workplace Solutions Idea to Offer Applications Operations Offer to Order Corporate Order to Delivery Software Delivery to Customer Service Infrastructure Application Enabling (Business-/Resource Management) Operations Platforms Financial Services Data Centers Group wide Corporate Services FunctionsCentral IT Infrastructure Mainframe Private Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 5
  6. 6. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPBMW GROUP IT INFRASTRUCTURE – SOME ENVIRONMENTAL FIGURESWeb applications ~ 1000(4700 app server instances, 8400 web server instances)DB instances ~ 1900 (test/int/prod environments) High potential toSAP instances ~ 220 (test/int/prod environments) benefit from Cloud structureOS virtualization (XEN / VMWare ESX): 50%; plus “Virtualization” via multi project servers: 25%  Strategic decision that we build our99% Intel Server private cloud(Linux and Windows as sole strategic platforms)NAS 2,3 PB; SAN 2,8 PB; Backup 6,8 PB; Archive 1,5 PBPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 6
  7. 7. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPAGENDA 1 BMW Group IT • Organization • Environment 2 BMW Group and its private cloud • Expectations • Challenges • How ODCA usages will help • Key decisions • Implementation 3 Next steps
  8. 8. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPBMW EXPECTATIONS ON ITS PRIVATE CLOUD CLOUD GENERIC BMW SPECIFIC  Provisioning/Deprovisioning through one  (Real) independence from vendors, products customer oriented self service portal and technologies  Fast delivery of standardized services (VMs,  Utilization of synergies between “Cloud” and Web/Database/SAP platforms) “Legacy” world  Fully automated  Extendibility into other services or public/hybrid  Secure clouds  Zero downtime approach  Keep control over services and concepts –  Elasticity / Easy scalability be cloud broker for internal customers  Easy, transparent measurement of servicePrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 8
  9. 9. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD CHALLENGES – EXPERIENCED AND EXPECTED TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES  Integration of existing technologies is essential  Organizational reservations (fear of losing for quick adoption control) might lead to delays  Handling of licenses, which are based on  Limitations of existing provider contracts may physical cores, complicates management lead to necessary workarounds  Lock-in with proprietary solutions may happen  Necessary skills when walking off the beaten quickly track have to be considered  Do we really develop an open architecture?  Are all customer-assumed service offerings clearly defined and comparable?Private Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 9
  10. 10. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD CHALLENGES – SIMPLE QUESTIONS, COMPLEX ANSWERS Apparently “simple” questions can turn out as a challenge: Can I really move/extend my workload to another cloud provider and possibly another hypervisor? Issues: ?  What does the customer really require?  What exactly can be delivered?  How can this be matched?  What exact behavior can be counted as success or as failure?Private Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 10
  11. 11. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD CHALLENGES – HOW ODCA USAGES WILL HELP Exemplary ODCA Usages that BMW plans to adopt to address the challenges: Operations  Service Catalog: UM Allows seamless comparison of services across providers  Standard Units Of Measure: Commonality of measure across hypervisors (and later also providers)  VM Interoperability: Technology Common/comparable management and feature capabilities across hypervisors UM  Long Distance Workload Migration: Private to Private, Private to Public migration for business continuity & burst capacityPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 11
  12. 12. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD CHALLENGES – TIMELINE ISSUES“Cloudiness” Wait until whole environment is fully aligned? or Work also with interim solutions and gain early benefit? Time Private Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 12
  13. 13. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD IMPLEMENTATION – BMW KEY DECISIONSKey decisions for BMW private cloud Separation of technical and business orchestration to stay independent from operation models and contracts Modularity based on open interfaces to avoid dependencies on vendors, Self Service Portal products, technology Strong alignment of Service Offerings PaaS/Web Technical Orchestration / IT Service Management Automation to BMW business demands Technical Identity Tight integration into existing BMW PaaS/DB Orchestration / Automation (Business) Management standard processes PaaS/SAP Technical Orchestration / Orchestration Configuration Management Automation Technical Other processes IaaS Orchestration / (e. g. security) AutomationPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 13
  14. 14. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD IMPLEMENTATION – BMW KEY DECISIONS Example: IaaS Key decisions for BMW private cloud (cont.) Linux Technology specific  Cross service interaction automation (e. g. PaaS  IaaS) always and only Technology specific Windows automation via business orchestration Technical Hypervisors Technology specific Orchestration /  Layering continued throughout Cloud automation Automation Technology specific services Storage automation Self Service Portal Technology specific Network automation Technical IT Service PaaS/Web Orchestration / Management Automation Technical PaaS/DB Orchestration / Identity Automation Management (Business) Technical Orchestration Configuration PaaS/SAP Orchestration / Management Automation Technical Other processes IaaS Orchestration / (e. g. security) AutomationPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 14
  15. 15. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD IMPLEMENTATION – CORNERSTONES Leverage (but also improve) existing processes like IT service management, identity management, configuration management, security management, … Insist on clear layering and modularity of services and technology and also enforce appropriate products Control over concepts and automation on technology level remains in the hands of current stakeholders Allow mix of proprietary and Open Source products (enriched by own development), as long as open interfaces and open standards are used Venture new frontiers now!Private Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 15
  16. 16. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPCLOUD IMPLEMENTATION – BENEFITSSeamless integration into existing environment eases migration; Leverage (but also improve) existing processes like IT service management, identityexisting environment also benefits from cloud improvements … management, configuration management, security management, Insist on clear layering and modularity of services and technology and also enforceNever drop the possibility to exchange or extend services or technologies later on appropriate productsGet all the over concepts and automation support your level remains in the Control relevant people on board to on technology (cloud) goal drivenhands of current stakeholdersby their own interest Allow mix of proprietary and Open Source products (enriched by own development), asUtilize whatever fits your requirements optimally; no need for political arguing long as open interfaces and open standards are usedThe step into the cloud is the right time to solve existing requirements Venture new frontiers now!with new solutionsPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 16
  17. 17. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPAGENDA 1 BMW Group IT • Organization • Environment 2 BMW Group and its private cloud • Expectations • Challenges • How ODCA usages will help • Key decisions • Implementation 3 Next steps
  18. 18. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPNEXT STEPSBMW will publish whitepaper on BMW Private Cloud architecture and backgroundBMW seeks discussion with ODCA members (both customer and solution providerview) to get feedback on BMW Private Cloud architectureBMW will seek to select solutions aligned with ODCA Usage ModelsODCA is encouraged to provide best practice architectures to get more practicalvalue out of ODCA UsagesPrivate Cloud At BMW Group - An Open Approach | ODCA Forecast 2012, New York City Page 18
  19. 19. PRIVATE CLOUD AT BMW GROUPTHANK YOU
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