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Unified FlexPod Management and Automation


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Phani Varma Penmethsa

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Unified FlexPod Management and Automation

  1. 1. Unified FlexPod Management and Automation Phani Penmethsa Sam Wong Consulting Systems Engineer VP, Technical Operations Global HQ Office Europe Office India Office Cloupia, Inc. Cloupia Ltd Cloupia Software Solutions Pvt Ltd 4655 Old Ironsides Drive Suite 537, Kemp House, Plot No: 212 B, Road No: 10 C Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA 152 - 160 City Road, MLA & MP Colony, Jubilee Hills Phone : +1 (408) 988 1111 London EC1V 2NX, UK Hyderabad, AP - INDIA | | Twitter @Cloupian Cloupia, Cloupia Logo and CloudSense are registered trademarks of Cloupia, Inc. One or more patents pending for the information shared in this presentation. Cloupia Confidential and Proprietary.Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 1
  2. 2. Agenda About Cloupia Business Challenges Cloupia Solution Customer Highlights Live Demo Next Steps and QuestionsCopyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 2
  3. 3. About Cloupia Cloupia = Cloud + Utopia We enable successful transformations to dynamic clouds & data centers with end-to-end management & orchestration Locations – HQ: Santa Clara, CA – R&D: Hyderabad and Chennai, India – Sales Offices: London, Dallas, Tampa, Minneapolis History : Founded in May 2009 – July 2010: Product Launch: Cloud and Virtual Infrastructure – Dec 2010: Physical Infrastructure Support – Sep 2011: FlexPod Management & Automation Validated Partner – Oct 2011: CloudGenie for FlexPod™ on iPad/Android – Jan 2012: XenDesktop VDI supportCopyright © 2009 - 2011 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 3
  4. 4. Business Challenges Data Center Management and Operations Multiple Disconnected Processes Element Managers / – Infrastructure managed in silos Consoles – Manual administration Virtualization – High touch operations Manager Results in Higher TCO Plug-ins Virtualization – Direct increase in OpEx and Compute Compute indirect increase in CapEx Manager 5%Infrastructure Network Investment Cloupia Network Manager 23% reduces Application 42% these costs Storage Investment Infrastructure Maintenance Storage Manager 30% Application Maintenance *Source: IDC Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 4
  5. 5. Cloupia Solution for FlexPod™Validated End-to-end Management and Automation Solution Self-Service Delivery Secure Cloud Container Model-based Management vFiler Virtualization Storage Network Manager Compute VM’s A B C Plug-ins Virtualization Policy-Driven Provisioning Compute Single Pane of Manager Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller Glass Compute End-to-End Management Network A B C and Manager Network Automation Enables unified service delivery – Adaptive, intelligent provisioning Tenant Tenant Tenant Storage Storage Results in Manager Manager A B C – Reduced total cost of ownership (OpEx and CapEx) – Reduced time to market / time to value Storage – Improved IT responsiveness 5
  6. 6. Cloupia Turnkey Solution • Modular framework & plug-in architecture • Open Automation for easy End IT IT third-party extensibility Users Admins Operations LDAP, CMDB, • Northbound APIs published Roll-based Access Metering DB for all CUIC features Enterprise (REST, JSON, XML) Self Service Admin Dashboard Systems • Deployed as an on-premise Catalog Console Integration Virtual Appliance(s) Mobile Devices • CloudGenieTM mobile app Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller for self-service provisioning Multi-tenant & integrated cloud platform Cloupia Cloupia Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller Network Network Integrated Multi-tenant Cloud Platform Amazon, Network Services Agent Services Agent Services Agent Rackspace, … Savvis VPDC, Blade Server Storage Network System Managers APIs Manager vCenter Terremark, … Center Cisco UCS Cisco Nexus VMware Hyper-V Other KVM Providers Physical Infrastructure Virtual Infrastructure Public Clouds Cloupia Provides Unified, Centralized Management of Physical and Virtualization Infrastructure in Private and Hybrid Clouds Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 6
  7. 7. Cloupia for FlexPod Functional Architecture Core Functionality Extensibility and Integration Model-based Out-of-the-box box Self Service iPad & Android Apps & Orchestrator Task Library Portal Services Analytics VDI Support Chargeback Intelligent, Dynamic Capacity ManagementOperations IT Service Management* Open Automation for Extensibility Monitoring and Metering Resource Virtual Compute Network Storage Connectors Mgmt Mgmt Mgmt Mgmt Mgmt VMware Cisco UCS Cisco Nexus NetApp Proprietary API vCloud Express vCloud Physical Amazon, Savvis, & Cloud Rackspace Terremark Others Platforms FlexPod Physical Infrastructure** Public Cloud Providers* Event, alarm, change management** Other non-FlexPod platforms also supported Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 7
  8. 8. Customer HighlightsCopyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 8
  9. 9. EnterpriseService Providers Cloupia : Key Customer Wins FlexPod Solution Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved
  10. 10. Cloupia Customer Benefits – Enterprise Business Challenge – Multiple tools, dispersed data leading to longer provisioning and troubleshooting – Reclaim inactive machines – Provide cost visibility Solution – Pre-integrated and out-of-box solution “Unified, flexible and integrated – Integrated monitoring and management of solution that minimizes the risk physical and virtual infrastructure and allows us to cost-effectively evolve to meet our evolving cloud – VM sprawl controls & visibility needs” - Senior Manager Benefits – Low footprint and faster implementation time – Avoid unnecessary infrastructure purchase – Behavioral modification and accountability of resource usage with cost visibility Copyright © 2009 - 2011 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 10
  11. 11. Cloupia Customer Benefits: $2.5B Service Provider Business Challenge – Create a MSP cloud platform for infrastructure as a service – Scalable to over 10,000 virtual machines on FlexPod – Implement pay-per-use cloud billing model – Single sign-on integration via VeriSign Solution – Complete IaaS platform – Self-service portal, service catalog, orchestrator, chargeback, etc. – Integrated monitoring, management and automation – Customization services: billing integration, cost modeling, localization, multi-currency, single sign-on Benefits – Expansion to cloud and infrastructure services – Faster service delivery & implementation using automation / self-service provisioning capabilities – Reduced OpEx by providing single pane of glass mgmt 11 Copyright © 2009 - 2011 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved
  12. 12. Cloupia DemoCopyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 12
  13. 13. Demo - Bare Metal Provisioning Provisioning a Stateless Blade Bare Metal Provisioning – Compute, Network and 1. 2. 3. VI Configuration 1000v Configuration Storage VMware VMware VMware Storage Virtualization – Installation : PXE Creation, 1. 2. Service Profile Server Selection 3. Installation of OS ESX/ESXi, Nexus 1000v – VMware: Add the Host to 1. Zone FC/VLA vCenter 2. ZoneSet N – 1000v registration and migration to 1000v 1. LUN 2. Initiators/iGroups DataCopyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 13
  14. 14. Demo: Bare Metal ProvisioningProvisioning and De-Provision a Stateless Blade in Minutes Bare Metal Provisioning – Single click provisioning – Unified delivery – Services delivered in minutes instead of days Minutes to Provision (or weeks) Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 14
  15. 15. Demo – SMT Cloud ContainerProvisioning a New Tenant EnvironmentDescriptionStep 1: vDC, Group, User and Password creationStep 2: Creation of VLAN Across the Fabric: Nexus5k,Nexus 1000v and UCS SP.Update Trunks: Nexus5k, 1000v and SPStep 3: Attach VLAN to ESX Environment: vmkernalport and etc.Step 4: Storage Controller: Adding Flexible Volume,IPSpace, VLAN and assignment. vFiler Creation andsetup. Adding Storage to vFiler. NFS ExportManagement, mount DataStore.Step 5: Modify Store Policy in CUIC for the Group Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 15
  16. 16. Demo – SMT Cloud ContainerProvisioning a New Tenant Environment Cloud Container Provisioning – Single click Cloud Container – Unified delivery – Services delivered Minutes to Provision in minutes instead of weeks Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 16
  17. 17. Next Steps and QuestionsCopyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 17
  18. 18. Next Steps Semi-monthly “Introduction to Cloupia” WebEx – 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month – Advance registration required (using work-based e-mail) – Technical depth: low intermediate – Agenda: o Meeting start: 5 minutes o Cloupia overview slides: ~20 minutes o Cloupia demo: ~25 minutes o Q & A: ~10 minutes – Details at: Follow up: – Cloupia: Phani Varma Penmethsa - – Proact: Paul Bates - © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 18
  19. 19. Thank You!Copyright © 2009 - 2012 Cloupia, Inc. All rights reserved 19