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Steelhead DX for Datacenter-to-Datacenter optimization

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Learn how Steelhead DX optimizes datacenter to datacenter communications for faster backup, data replication and disaster recovery.

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Steelhead DX for Datacenter-to-Datacenter optimization

  1. 1. 1 Copyright Riverbed Technology
  2. 2. Introducing Riverbed Steelhead DX Edition Purpose-built for DC-to-DC WAN Optimization Joshua Dobies Group Product Manager Steelhead WAN Optimization Copyright Riverbed Technology 2
  3. 3. Data Center Copyright Riverbed Technology 3 Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  4. 4. Branches Copyright Riverbed Technology Data Center 4 Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  5. 5. Branches Data Center (Primary) Copyright Riverbed Technology 5 Data Center (DR Site) Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  6. 6. Branches Data Center (Primary) Copyright Riverbed Technology 6 Steelhead EX with VSP & Granite Steelhead CX Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  7. 7. Steelhead CX Data Center (Primary) Copyright Riverbed Technology 7 Data Center (DR Site) Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  8. 8. IT Conflict: The gap between IT imperatives and budget IT Environment 50% Annual growth in data 2.5X Growth in business network traffic by 2017 80% Of traffic moves to WAN by 2014 Copyright Riverbed Technology 8 Top Initiatives Data Center Consolidation Branch Server and Storage Consolidation Tape Backup Elimination IT Spend 3% Average IT budget growth $80B Private WAN Services spend $40B BCDR Market Size Riverbed Confidential
  9. 9. Meeting the IT Challenge with DX Edition Top Initiatives IT Challenge: IT Environment IT Spend More data and fixed budgets requires “doing more with less”. WAN performance is insufficient or unpredictable. Data Center Consolidation Riverbed Value: 50% Annual growth in data 3% Average IT budget growth Protect more data more often with reduced cost and risk. Server and Branch Performance Benefits: Consolidation 2.5X Growth in business network traffic by 2017 80% $80B Private WAN Services spend Accelerate WAN performance by up to 60x. Reduce Tape Backup WAN bandwidth requirements by up to 99%. Of traffic moves to Elimination BCDR Market Size WAN by 2014 Copyright Riverbed Technology 9 $40B Riverbed Confidential
  10. 10. Branch-to-DC DC-to-DC Users Data Many short-lived Branches connections Data Center (Primary) Accelerate User Transactions Copyright Riverbed Technology Data Few long-lived Center connections (DR Site) Accelerate Data Transfers 10 Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  11. 11. What’s required? Purpose-built Solution Branch-to-DC DC-to-DC Users Data Many short-lived Branches connections Data Center (Primary) Accelerate User Transactions Copyright Riverbed Technology Data Few long-lived Center connections (DR Site) Accelerate Data Transfers 11 Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  12. 12. STEELHEAD DX8000 Data Center-to-Data Center WAN Optimization • 2 Gbps WAN Capacity • 10 Gbps LAN Capacity • 10,000 Connections • Advanced Visibility & Control   EMC SRDF/A NetApp SnapMirror $199,995 List Copyright Riverbed Technology 12 Riverbed Confidential Riverbed Confidential
  13. 13. Steelhead DX Edition Overview • Purpose-built for DC-to-DC optimization • Critical Use Case: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery • Up to 60x WAN acceleration • Up to 99% bandwidth reduction • Advanced visibility and control • EMC SRDF/A & NetApp SnapMirror NEW! • Up to 2.5x faster Data Streamlining • Turbo Data Streamlining. Available only for DX Edition. • 10 Gbps hardware compression accelerator • Expanded on-board datastore Protect more data more often at less cost and risk Copyright Riverbed Technology 13 Riverbed Confidential
  14. 14. The only complete enterprise WAN optimization portfolio The Right Solution for the Right Challenge Branch / Remote Site Branch Converged Infrastructure Steelhead EX • • • • Data Center & Branch Industry-leading WAN Optimization Steelhead CX • • • • • DC-to-DC Purpose-built Data Center-to-Data Center WAN Optimization Copyright Riverbed Technology Virtual Services Platform (VSP) Granite Storage Consolidation Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS) 4 Mbps – 100 Mbps WAN Application Acceleration Bandwidth Optimization Advanced Network QoS & Path Selection Physical, Virtual, Mobile, Cloud 1 Mbps – 1.5 Gbps WAN Steelhead DX • • • • 14 2014 Data & Transport Streamlining Storage-granular WAN visibility and control Plug-n-play deployment for storage replication 2+ Gbps WAN Riverbed Confidential
  15. 15. Steelhead DX: Key takeaways New Steelhead DX Edition On February 11th, Riverbed expands its marketleading Steelhead WAN optimization product portfolio with Steelhead DX, a new Steelhead edition purposebuilt for Data Center-to-Data Center optimization. Expands Market Opportunity The Steelhead DX Edition 8000 Series appliance delivers up to 2.5x the performance of previous Steelhead models for DC-to-DC workloads, including those for business continuity and disaster recovery. Extends Technology Leadership Riverbed provides the only WAN optimization solution which accelerates performance AND provides storagegranular visibility and control of data replication processes. Copyright Riverbed Technology 15 Riverbed Confidential
  16. 16. How DX Edition delivers results Challenge Solution Benefit Too much data to protect. Fixed IT budgets Data Streamlining Up to 99% WAN bandwidth reduction. Insufficient WAN Throughput Transport Streamlining Up to 60x WAN Performance increase. Hard to track, tune and troubleshoot DR processes Storage Visibility & Control Predictable performance. Faster troubleshooting. Better business planning. Riverbed Confidential
  17. 17. Collaborations with EMC & NetApp Copyright Riverbed Technology 17 Riverbed Confidential
  18. 18. Challenge: Visibility & Control Email Data ERP Data packet packet packet more packets … Home Directory Data Training Videos Without Steelhead WAN Optimization, IT professionals lose the storage-granular visibility and control needed to track, tune and troubleshoot data replication processes across the WAN. Copyright Riverbed Technology 18 Riverbed Confidential
  19. 19. RiOS Storage Visibility & Control Email Data ERP Data Medium Priority Home Dirs Home Directory Data Email Low Priority ERP Rich Media Data & Transport Streamlining Training Videos … Transport Streamlining Reports  Optimization EMC SRDF/A – – – High Priority RDF-granular optimization policies RDF-granular performance reports SRDF-enhanced plug-n-play network integration NetApp SnapMirror – – – Volume Volume-granular network QoS Volume-granular optimization policies Volume-granular performance reports Copyright Riverbed Technology Exchange Home-1 DB-1 Video-1 19 1% Riverbed Confidential
  20. 20. Customer Success: Federal Credit Union Environment: – EMC SRDF/A and NetApp SnapMirror replication for payment processing “Riverbed easily addressed all our issues with WAN performance.” Anthony Bender, Director of Technical Support, IS Officer Problem: – Unable to handle peak data transfers during end-of-week and end-of-month Solution: – Maintained SRDF integrity during peak transfers – Delivered over 945 Mbps LAN over an OC-3 WAN 5.9X Throughput 945 Mbps 155 Mbps Riverbed Confidential
  21. 21. Customer Success: Aeronautic Enterprise Environment: – EMC SRDF/A – Forth Worth, TX to Marietta, GA – 1 Gbps WAN Problem: – Data growth putting RPO at risk – Cost-prohibitive WAN upgrade Results: – – – – 3 Gbps end-to-end throughput 5x data reduction Avoided +1.4 M / year in WAN cost 9 month ROI Riverbed Confidential
  22. 22. Challenge: WAN Congestion Rapid data growth and data center consolidation increases pressure on WAN infrastructure. LAN WAN The impact • More applications competing for the same WAN resources • Slow and unpredictable performance of business critical data transfers • Unmet Recovery Point and Time Objectives (RPO/RTO) places the business at risk Copyright Riverbed Technology 22 Riverbed Confidential
  23. 23. Riverbed Data Streamlining – Solving for Congestion Data Data Data WAN SITE B SITE A • Steelheads auto-discover each other in the network • Byte-level finger printing of data sequences • Unique sequences stored and indexed on disk drives (HDD or SSD) • New bytes compressed & sent over the WAN • 16-Byte references communicate megabytes of existing data Copyright Riverbed Technology 23 Up to 99% reduction in WAN utilization Riverbed Confidential
  24. 24. Challenge: Low WAN Throughput The reality • Adding WAN Capacity with bandwidth does NOT guarantee higher throughput The impact • High latency and/or packet loss dramatically degrades throughput for business critical data transfers WAN Throughput Single TCP Flow Performance vs. Latency & Packet Loss 60.00 50.00 T = MSS / (RTT * sqrt(p)) 40.00 0.0% loss Throughput 30.00 (Mbps) Common Latency • North America • (40-80 ms RTT) • International • (100-200ms RTT) • Satellite • (300+ ms RTT) 0.1% loss 20.00 1.0% loss 10.00 5.0% loss 0.00 10 100 1000 Common Packet Loss • MPLS (0.1%) • Public Internet (15%) Latency (ms RTT) Copyright Riverbed Technology 24 Riverbed Confidential
  25. 25. Riverbed Transport Streamlining Riverbed Optimized TCP (MXTCP) 25 Un-optimized TCP WAN Throughput WAN Capacity Packet Loss Events Improved RPO Time Riverbed-optimized TCP (MX-TCP) Standard / Unoptimized TCP  Designed for high-speed transmission of business-critical appliacations.  Designed for fair-sharing amongst user or applications.  Uses 100% of its allocated bandwidth with no slowdown due to packet loss.  Granular control: Enabled per QoS class  Uses a “slow start” algorithm to detect maximum transmission speed. Copyright Riverbed Technology  Reduces speed by ½ when a packet loss event is detected. 25 Riverbed Confidential
  26. 26. Riverbed Transport Streamlining with NetApp SnapMirror WAN Throughput NetApp SnapMirror Un-optimized WAN (OC-12, 622 Mbps) Riverbed-optimized WAN (OC-12, 622 Mbps) WAN Latency Packet Loss 0 ms 0.0% 620 Mbps 620 Mbps 20 ms 0.1% 170 Mbps 620 Mbps 20 ms 1.0% 50 Mbps 620 Mbps 80 ms 0.1% 60 Mbps 620 Mbps 80 ms 1.0% 13 Mbps 620 Mbps 100 ms 0.1% 50 Mbps 620 Mbps 100 ms 1.0% 10 Mbps 620 Mbps Latency Packet Loss 20 ms, Regional / Interstate 0%, Dedicated point-to-point WAN 80 ms, North America Coast-to-Coast 0.1%, MPLS network 100 ms, Cross-continent (eg. NY to London) 1.0%, VPN over Internet Copyright Riverbed Technology 26 Riverbed Confidential
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