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1 KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE BVQ – BUSINESS VOLUME QUALICISION

2 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 2

3 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE SYSTEM VERTRIEB ALEXANDER (SVA) – OUR COMPANY – IS ONE THE LEADING SYSTEM INTEGRATORS AND MAJOR BUSINESS PARTNER OF IBM IN GERMANY AND EUROPE IN THE FIELD OF DATACENTER INFRASTRUCTURE. SVA IN SHORT page 3 The company – founded in 1997 and based in Wiesbaden / Frankfurt – Germany – now has more than 300 employees at 13 branch offices all over Germany. The corporate objective of SVA is the combination of high quality IT products of different vendors with the project know- how and flexibility of SVA to achieve opti-mum solutions for our customers. SVA core subjects are not only High Availability Architectures and High Scalability SAN Architectures, but also Data Security and Disaster Recovery as well as Virtualization Technologies in the area of servers, desktop and storage. Additionally, SVA offers Consulting, On-Site and Remote Services. With SVA zHosting, the company is able to offer a unique portfolio of managed services based on IBM System z. SVA HAS REACHED THE HIGHEST PARTNERSHIP LEVELS, AMONGST OTHERS WITH IBM GERMANY, HDS, NETAPP, VMWARE, CITRIX AND HEWLETT PACKARD.

4 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE SVA – WHO WE ARE THE MANAGEMENT BOARD page 4 Felix AlexanderPhilipp AlexanderSven Eichelbaum CEO, Spokesman of ManagementCEO, Sales and FinanceCEO, Products and Service

5 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 5

6 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE STORAGE CHALLENGE GROWTH AND COSTS – IN TODAYS IT ENVIRONMENTS, COMPANIES HAVE TO DEAL WITH STORAGE GROWTH BUT INCREASING COST PRESSURES. page 6 CHALLENGES: 1) IMPROVE STORAGE EFFICIENCY 2) ENHANCE SERVICE QUALITY 3) ADAPT INVESTMENTS TO MEASURED NEEDS

7 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE GROWTH AND COSTS ARE THE TWO MAIN FOCUS POINTS FOR TODAYS COMPANIES. THE STORAGE CHALLENGE page 7 Increase Utilization Optimize load distribution IMPROVE EFFICIENCY REDUCE STORAGE COSTS

8 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE STORAGE CHALLENGE DUE TO PROGRESSIVE DATA GROWTH WITH COST PRESSURES AT THE SAME TIME, COMPANIES TARGET IS TO UTILIZE 100% OF ALL EXISTING RESOURCES page 8 Capacity100% Performance Utilize all capacity Utilize all perormance capabilities Increase Utilization Optimize load distribution IMPROVE EFFICIENCY REDUCE STORAGE COSTS

9 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE STORAGE CHALLENGE GROWTH AND COST IS ONLY ONE CHALLENGE FOR COMPANIES. FURTHERMORE SERVICE LEVELS ARE HIGHLY IMPORTANT. THEY HAVE TO BE MONITORED AND MAINTAINED OR - EVEN BETTER - BE IMPROVED page 9 REDUCE STORAGE COSTS Increase Utilization MONITOR SERVICE-LEVELS STABILIZE / MAINTAIN QUALITY OF SERVICE Analyze Performance Proactive Management HIGHLY VARIFIED INVESTMENTS ADD VALUE TO BUSINESS Charge Back Secure Operations Optimize load distribution IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

10 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 10

11 WITH BVQ, COMPANIES GAIN THE ABILITY TO DISCOVER COMPLEX RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THEIR STORAGE ENVIRONMENT - DISPLAYED WITH A SIMPLE AND CLEAR ONE SCREEN DESIGN. February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE SOLUTION page 11 Small storage pool Large storage pool STORAGE POOLS High Performance High Capacity Archive … STORAGE SYSTEM IBM SVC IBM Storwize Family

12 THE TREEMAP OFFERS AN IN-DEPTH VIEW ON STORAGE IN DETAIL - POOLS, VOLUMES AND THEIR UTILIZATION February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE SOLUTION page 12 STORAGE POOL UTILIZATION Size of pools Size of volumes Free capacity Secure Drag & Drop volume migration * * Connected to BVQ SLA Management Rules CAPACITY GROWTH

13 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE SOLUTION GET PERFORMANCE UTILIZATION AND QUALITY ON A SINGLE-SCREEN – EASILY SAVED AS FAVOURITES FOR EACH COMPANIES NEEDS FOR QUICK ACCESS AND REACTION. page 13 CAPACITY OVERVIEW Available capacities Used / free capacities Performance judgment risk high balanced low SUPPORTS PERFORMANCE PLANNING AND RISK CONTROL True judgment of performance needs Early detection of capacity and performance shortages

14 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE SOLUTION THIS LEADS TO A CLEAR VIEW ON THE IS-STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND POSSIBILITIES TO MAKE THE BEST OUT OF THE STORAGE AND IN CONCLUSION TO PERFORMANCE AND COST IMPROVEMENT. page 14 GREEN = STORAGE IS BALANCED! Capacity / performance ratio Cost / TB OK Nothing to change BLUE = STORAGE IS UNBALANCED! Capacity / performance ratio not OK Cost / TB too high Add more demanding volumes Plan for cheaper storage

15 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE SOLUTION A PERFECT TOOL FOR PLANNING AND PROACTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF YOUR STORAGE ENVIRONMENT WITH EARLY RECOGNITION OF POSSIBLE RISKS TO AVOID THEM BEFORE THEY GET REAL. page 15 RED = STORAGE IS UNBALANCED! Operational risk On performance issue, first candidate for higher performance storage Close monitoring and plan for higher performant storage YELLOW = HIGH PERFORMANCE DEMAND May develop to operational risk On performance issue, next candidate for higher performance storage Close monitoring

16 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE SOLUTION WITH BVQ COMPANIES GET AN IN-DEPTH PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS WITH DETAILED PERFORMANCE VIEWS OF THE STORAGE ENVIRONMENT. page 16 ANALYZE STORAGE PERFORMANCE PROBLEMS GAIN IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE AND SOLVE POTENTIAL PROBLEMS

17 Monitoring and reporting One spot visualization of capacity and performance In-depth performance analysis Secure operations with alerting Chargeback Compliant Service Level Management February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE BVQ IS THE MOST SOPHISTICATED AND COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE / CAPACITY MONITORING SOFTWARE IN THE MARKET FOR IBMS STORAGE PRODUCTS SVC (SAN VOLUME CONTROLLER) AND STORWIZE FAMILY THE SOLUTION page 17

18 BVQ Treemap Module for capacity and performance monitoring and reporting engine with ODBC access to BVQ data BVQ Performance View for technical analysis BVQ Analysis Modules – BVQ IO Density Heat Map Analysis – BVQ Response Time Compliance Analysis – BVQ Space Efficiency Analysis February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE BVQ PERFORMANCE EDITION OFFERS 4 DIFFERENT PACKAGES ESPECIALLY FOR EACH COMPANIES CHALLENGES AND NEEDS THE SOLUTION page 18 SVC CAPACITY BASED LICENSE STORWIZE V7000 ENCLOSURE BASED LICENSE STORWIZE V3700 SYSTEM BASED LICENSE BVQ Accounting Package Accounts storage costs Interactive monitoring on organizational layers and accounting reports BVQ Service Level Manage- ment Package Ensures compli- ance with storage class related Service Level Agreements (SLA) Checking and reporting compli-ance based on policies BVQ Copy Services Package Ensures that the mirrored data is up-to- date Monitors SVC copy services objects BVQ VMware Integration Package Integrates VMware storage objects into BVQ Monitoring Monitors VMware storage related objects in context with SVC/Storwize objects

19 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 19

20 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE BVQ OFFERS EASY SETUP, LONG TERM PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS AND COST AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS THE BENEFITS page 20 BVQ Application BVQ GUI VMware BVQ VMware BVQ Reporter Cognos Reporter ODBC Interface BVQ SVC Scanner Small footprint due to complete installation on one server Easy to install and maintain – typical installation time 1-2 hours optionally more clients can be installed on other servers Long-term historical data analysis Open reporting interface … with BVQ […] we consistently achieve a cost reduction of approximately 30% of our entire storage costs. Michael Graef, ES5 - Storage- & Tape-Management GaVI Gesellschaft für angewandte Versicherungs-Informatik mbH

21 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE WITH BVQ COMPANIES GET EXTREME BENEFITS CONCERNING STROAGE EFFICIENCY, SERVICE LEVEL MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE INVESTMENTS. THE BENEFITS page 21 IMPROVE EFFICIENCY STORE CHEAPER INCREASE LOAD OPTIMIZE LOAD DISTRIBUTION STABILIZE AND MAINTAIN QUALITY OF SERVICE LEVELS SERVICE LEVEL MONITORING AND ALERTING PROACTIVE MANAGEMENT HIGHLY VARIFIED INVESTMENTS CHARGE BACK SECURE OPERATIONS IMPROVED SERVICE LEVELS UNCOVER OVERSIGHTS STABILIZE AND MAINTAIN QUALITY OF SERVICE ADD VALUE TO BUSINESS IMPROVE EFFICIENCY PLAN YOUR GROWTHIDENTIFY HOT SPOTS AND PERFORMANCE ISSUES SECURE YOUR SLAS, INTERNAL STORAGE COSTS AND VMS

22 EASY TO INSTALL ON A TABLET COMPUTER FOR EXAMPLE IPAD, MOBILE ACCESS TO BVQ INFORMATION Direct connection to the BVQ server with remote desktop application – easier setup on tablet pc – high computing power remains on server February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE BVQ MOBILE ON TABLET PCS – THIS IS HOW WE LIKE TO USE IT THE BENEFITS page 22

23 February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE PERFECT SOLUTION ALSO FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM COMPANIES TO PROTECT AND PLAN INVESTMENTS. BVQ FOR V3700 – ONE LICENSE FOR ONE SYSTEM page 23 Favorable pricing model – all in one One price per system - regardless of capacity Full featured BVQ performance edition Cost effective monitoring, reporting and analysis solution Small footprint – easy to manage Storage investment protection Helps to secure operations

24 RISK ANALYSIS: CHECK FOR OVERLOAD SITUATIONS IN NODES, SAN AND ATTACHED STORAGE. PERFORMANCE BOTTLENECK ANALYSIS: WHAT TO DO TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE CAPACITY AND USAGE ANALYSIS: DOCUMENT CAPACITY AND PERFORMANCE UTILIZATION STORAGE TIER ANALYSIS: WITH RECOMMENDATION: HOW TO INVEST IN FUTURE STORAGE EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS: CHECKS EFFICIENCY OF THIN PROVISIONING AND COMPRESSION EASY TIER ANALYSIS: HOW EFFECTIVE IS EASY TIER WORKING IN THE ENVIRONMENT CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE A BVQ HEALTH CHECK UNCOVERS WEAK POINTS IN SVC / STORWIZE ENVIRONMENTS. THESE HEALTH CHECKS COME IN TWO FLAVORS – A REMOTE QUICK RISK ANALYSIS FOR FREE OR A COMPLETE ANALYSIS WITH DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS. page 24

25 -ONLY SOLUTION IN THE MARKET WITH THESE FUNCTIONALITIES FOR THE VIRTUALIZED STORAGE ENVIRONMENT -EASY TO SELL, EASY TO INSTALL, EASY TO MANAGE -STAND-ALONE MARKET POSITION -STRONG UPSELLING POTENTIAL -OTHER TOOLS, E.G. TPC PROVIDE A WIDE INSIGHT OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE BUT NOT THIS SPECIFIC, DEEP AND EASY TO HANDLE. February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE WHY BVQ IS THE PERFECT SOLUTION TO SELL. KEY SELLING FACTORS page 25

26 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 26

27 The Deutsche Post AG needed to modernize and extend the current storage capacity which was based on a SAN Volume Controller SVC. BVQ has been used with the SVC environment to find the best fitting storage tier mix. DPAG chose a Storwize V7000 solution with 137TB* 900GB Disks, 1.4TB SSD for Easy Tier and 437TB* 3TB Disks. February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE The large number of 3TB disks reduced the purchase costs of the new Storwize system dramatically. This was a decision without risks because the analysis with BVQ showed in detail that the chosen storage tiers can handle all the workload. THE DEUTSCHE POST AG CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES page 27

28 Sika Germany GmbH is a subsidiary of the leading Swiss company Sika AG The manufacturer of industrial sealants and adhesives, construction chemical product systems employs more than 1,100 people in Germany. Sika AG is an ideal partner for architects, planners, builders, trade and commerce as well as for industrial production in Germany. Sika already develops successful innovations for tomorrow in its own research laboratories. February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE TARGETS ACHIEVED WITH BVQ Capacity and perfor- mance reporting Optimize storage usage Proactively prevent errors Improve stability of SVC environment Lower administrative efforts with storage THE SIKA SUCCESS STORY CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES page 28

29 Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 42,000 people, generates 5.6 billion in sales, operates in more than 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family- owned companies in Europe. CUSTOMER REQUEST A solution for transparent performance management and to enable optimized load distribution within the virtualized (SVC) storage infrastructure. February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE ADVANTAGES WITH BVQ Performance management and load monitoring in real time Fast implementation Avoidance of performance peaks and bottlenecks Business and service-level oriented Easy management of SVC infrastructure THE VOITH SUCCESS STORY CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES page 29 Bernd Nagel, Team Manager Global Application Infrastructure Voith IT Solutions "BVQ allows us a detailed analysis of the performance and utilization of our storage infrastructure. With this information and through the management of BVQ we could avoid bottlenecks and subsequently achieve higher utilization while improving performance".

30 The SSB, Stuttgarter Straßenbahn AG, is one of the largest and most modern transport operators in Germany and has won numerous awards for its achievements in recent years. CUSTOMER REQUEST A solution to optimize load and performance of the virtualized storage environment (SVC) February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE ADVANTAGES WITH BVQ Automatic performance analysis in the background Clear presentation of Performance / capacity utilization and history Performance of different layers like application storage system etc. Identification of high performers Supports process to re- balance a storage system THE SSB SUCCESS STORY CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES page 30 Alexander Müller, responsible for storage and supply, Stuttgarter Straßenbahn AG "With BVQ it was only a small effort to achieve excellent load distribu- tion on our different storage tiers. The root causes of performance problems are easy to find can often be solved with some movements in the storage".

31 ADVANTAGES WITH BVQ More transparent capacity and performance utilization of the storage systems BVQ is business and service level oriented as requested Cost savings due to allocation of storage volumes now based on clear facts Performance peaks and bottle- necks can now be avoided Clear presentation with the BVQ GUI Fast and uncritical installation February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommuni- cation equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 per cent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. THE ERICSSON SUCCESS STORY CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES page 31 CUSTOMER REQUEST A SOLUTION FOR SERVICE-LEVEL BASED STORAGE PROVISIONING ADVANTAGES WITH BVQ More transparent capacity and performance utilization of the storage systems BVQ is business and service level oriented as requested Cost savings due to allocation of storage volumes now based on clear facts Performance peaks and bottlenecks can now be avoided Clear presentation with the BVQ GUI Fast and uncritical installation Dr. Reinhard Waas, Team Leader Unix and BVQ-users, LHS Telecommunications GmbH & Co. KG "With BVQ we have achieved a good mix and balance of storage pooling with performance load isolation. This resulted in better storage performance and optimized storage efficiency".

32 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 32

33 52 installations overall Europe approx. 14 PB of BVQ managed storage 6 Business Partners in Europe February, 2013 BVQ – KEEP YOUR STORAGE IN BALANCE THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY page 33

34 AGENDA SVA OVERVIEW THE CHALLENGE THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CASES THE BVQ SUCCESS STORY APPENDIX page 34

35 BVQ in the Internet BVQ Technical Wiki Page and Videos on YouTube BVQ MAIL CONTACT BVQ WEBPAGES page 35

36 CONTACT page 36 BVQ on the Internet BVQ Technical Wiki Page

37 THANK YOU – WE WOULD BE HAPPY AND PROUD TO WORK WITH YOU !


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