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Simplifying network management with Platespin

  1. 1. Simplifying your Data Network Management with PlateSpin April 5th, 2012Presenters:Lubomyr (Lubo) Salamakha, Systems Engineer - NetIQCindy DeHart, Practice Manager, ALI
  2. 2. Session Overview• Introductions & Housekeeping• Challenges of Data Center Management• PlateSpin Technology Overview• Disaster Recovery• PlateSpin Forge Demo• Question & Answers
  3. 3. NetIQ/Novell Platinum Partner Virginia ▲West Virginia ▲ Maryland ▲ Washington DC ▲ North Carolina  Collaboration, Conferencing & Messaging  Converged IP networking & telephony  Network Resource Management solutions  Wireless & Mobile Workforce solutions  Data Storage, Archiving & Disaster Recovery  Network Support & Optimization  Virtualization  Data Security  Managed Services3 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Data Center Management Challenges
  5. 5. What is a Workload? A workload is an A workload is portable A workload or a integrated stack of and platform agnostic– collection of application, middleware, it can run in physical, workloads makes and operating system virtual or cloud up a business that accomplishes a computing environments service, which is computing task what the end user consumes5 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. PlateSpin Technology ® Workload Profiling • Agent-less data collection • Resource sizing and analysis Workload Portability • Move, copy and replicate workloads • Cross infrastructure boundaries Disaster Recovery • Protect workloads into Virtual Machines or Images • Integrated hardware-independent failback6 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. PlateSpin Recon ® PlateSpin Recon Enterprise provides physical and virtual infrastructure analysis, planning, and reporting for data center initiatives. Workloads Resources What workloads are How efficiently are Create plans to What resources running on those resources assigned to optimize workloadsare in the data center? resources? workloads? and resources7 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. PlateSpin Migrate ® With PlateSpin Migrate, you can automatically migrate server workloads over the network Physical Blade Servers Servers Virtual Image Hosts Archives Workload Decoupled from Hardware Decouple workload Live peer-to-peer Sync-up prior from host Migration testing workload migration to cut-over infrastructure8 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. Disaster Recovery
  10. 10. Disaster Recovery • A DISASTER is an unavoidable catastrophe that occurs unexpectedly • RECOVERY is going from a full disaster to full production again  Natural Disaster  User Error  Equipment Failure  Power Failure  etc…10 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Define Your Objectives • Time between declaration and service Recovery Time availability Objective (RTO) • Time to restore services to useable state Recovery Point • Data in system lost at disaster time Objective (RPO) • Amount of data entered since last backup Test Time • Time required to test recovery plans Objective (TTO) • Resources used for testing11 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Static Back-up Focus is on protecting data o Tape back-up o Imaging Poor performance o Slow RTO, RPO (days) Hidden costs o How do we get the data back in to a useable state? o How long to rebuild the server?12 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Mirrored Replication Focus is on protecting application o Local cluster o Duplicate hot site o Like for like infrastructure High performance, but at what price? o Near Zero RTO, RPO High cost o Duplicate infrastructure o Management complexity13 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. Bridging the Gap Completing your DR architecture Duplication Backup • Fast RTO and RPO • Slow RTO and RPO • Duplicate Resources • Over Commitment of • Costly and Complex Recovery Resources14 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. PlateSpin Protect ® PlateSpin Protect enables whole-workload replication of server workloads. Physical Virtual Servers Hosts Image Blade Archives Servers Workload Decoupled from Hardware Backup to Incremental One-click Flexible Images or Easy to test replication failover Virtual Machines15 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. PlateSpin Forge ® World’s first disaster recovery hardware appliance with embedded virtualization Protects up to 25 workloads out of the box Plug In and Protect DR Solution for : PlateSpin Forge Includes: • Medium enterprises • Storage • Branch or field use for large enterprises • Replication software • Hosted recovery • Remote management interface • Hypervisor16 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Special Incentives for Webinar Attendees Act within next 60 days to receive:  Special product discounts available  Special rates for project-based ALI services Call Cindy for more details!17 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. ALI Consulting & Deployment Services Highly experienced advisors with diverse & practical technical experience • Proactive strategy • Clear roadmap for deployment • Value driven project analysis • Limits burden on existing staff Project & Consultative Resource Deployment • Saves IT budget Assessment Planning • Speeds time to deployment • Priority access to Novell as needed • Option for lab testing18 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. QuestionsCindy DeHart Don’t forget! Click thePractice Manager survey link in the Chatcindy@ali-inc.com window to access the540.443.3392 survey so we can send you your Starbucks Card! 19 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. Worldwide Headquarters +1 713.548.1700 (Worldwide) 1233 West Loop South 888.323.6768 (Toll-free) Suite 810 info@netiq.com http://community.netiq.com Houston, TX 77027 USA NetIQ.com20 © 2011 NetIQ Corporation. All rights reserved.

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