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1 Virtualization for Server Consolidation
August 2013

2 Agenda Business and IT Challenges How Can Virtualization Help?
VMware vSphere Next Steps

3 What’s Top of Mind? Business Priorities BYOD Virtualization
Keeping their business up and running, securely Balance IT supply (resources and skills) with IT demand Increase agility to quickly respond to new business requirements BYOD 85% surveyed stating employees use personal devices for work. Virtualization 3 out of 4 planning virtualization projects Disaster Recovery 43% never re-open after disasters and 29% close within 2 years Mobility 1.1 billion cell phones and 300 million tablets shipped by 2015. SLIDE: What’s Top of Mind for Companies today? #1 is keeping their businesses up and running. For IT this means ensuring that IT services are available, performing well and secure Companies are also finding themselves short-handed. Challenged by the imbalance of limited IT resources and ever-growing demand for additional IT services and adoption of new technologies And, third but certainly not least, how to quickly take advantage of new business opportunities and respond to competitive threats These business priorities, of course, translate into key IT priorities. Companies see the value of virtualization and many are planning on expanding the use of virtualization throughout their datacenters Having a solid BCDR solution in place is another key IT initiative. Keeping their business up and running is critical. Studies have shown that 43% of companies never re-open after a disaster and 29% go out of business within 2 years Security is another big issue. A security breach can have significant negative impact to a company’s business operations, sales and reputation Enabling employees to be productive from anywhere, on any device at any time is also a key IT initiative. In this regard, companies are looking for simple and cost-effective ways to support and manage multiple end-user devices and platforms. And lastly, cloud is on everybody’s mind. How can cloud computing technologies and cloud services be leveraged to help the company scale more efficiently and be more nimble and agile? Many businesses, especially small and midsize business and in emerging markets, are faced with challenges from many directions. They have limited supply of resources and skill against the increasing demand on IT to keep their business up and running while trying to enable and support innovation and be agile to respond to business requirements. Many have challenges with their growing IT infrastructure and 3 out of 4 are planning virtualization projects. They also understand the exposure of not having a DR plan with known stats such as 43% of business that never re-open after disasters and 29% closing within 3 years of a disaster Security also continues to be a challenge and a recent study showed that there are 12 targeted attacks detected daily in companies, how many more go undetected? On the other hand, with consumerization of IT being a fast moving trend and mobile devices outgrowing PCs, they are faced with the need to integrated and adopt new technology in their workplace. 85% of companies surveyed stated BYOD is a growing trend with employees using personal devices for work. And, there are 1.1 billion cell phones and 300M tablets projected to ship by 2015. And for companies needing scale but are constraint by their budget, resource or time, we see them exploring cloud computing as an alternative, with a recent industry survey indicating that a 3rd have already adopted cloud and another 3rd plan to use the cloud in some form. <click> With all these for their IT team to consider, what’s top of mind is to keep their business up and running, securely; how they balance their IT supply with demand; and how to increase IT agility so they can quickly respond to new business requirements ========================================================= Cloud ~60% have or plan to adopt cloud in the next year. Cyber Attacks 12 targeted attacks detected daily Source: Market Analysts and Industry Research

4 A Balancing Act: Objectives and Resources
Business Demands Customer Satisfaction Revenue Cash flow IT Challenges CapEx & OpEx Service Level Agreements IT Complexity Faced with the need to balance business objectives and limited, often shrinking, IT resources, customers in this situation look to simplify IT to help reduce cost and complexity. They invest in technology solutions that matter, that allow them to do more with less, resulting in growth in revenue and customers, improved cash flow and profitability. As a result, customers who who adopt the right solutions become nimble to react to changing market conditions and threats, and most importantly maintaining their competitive edge and staying in business. Simplify IT Do More with Less Invest in Solutions that Matter and Deliver Results

5 Traditional IT Environment
Client Endpoints Public End Users Devices OS / Apps / Data On-Premise Off-Premise Management Traditional IT Environment The traditional IT environment presents some challenges to IT teams. In a traditional IT environment you see a very silo'ed environment where IT pros are asked to manage multiple technology stacks with little interoperability. As IT adds services - desktop, application and data - these services are often acquired and consumed through different models and a variety of tools are used to manage these IT services. As businesses add alternative computing models such as public cloud for SaaS, another set of management tools and dashboards are used. IT management also becomes silo’d, often resulting in missed SLAs due to reactive vs proactive management. With this complex environment, IT is challenged with managing trying to manage all these services, on- and off-premise, efficiently to meet their business requirements. These challenges have a direct effect on the bottom line of IT teams with limited resources, tight budgets and tight deadlines. Infrastructure and Services

6 Challenges of Traditional Computing Environments
1:1 ratio of server/OS/application Low resource utilization across IT environment Server sprawl = Increasing cost and complexity Difficult to scale applications to keep up with demands Keeping applications available, optimized Silos of applications = silos of solutions for protection A comprehensive BCDR solution can be multi tiered and complex Lack of comprehensive visibility across the IT infrastructure Cost and complexity restricts the solution Some applications are left unprotected No easy way to test = unpredictable results in the event of an outage

7 Top Technology Priorities
“While the majority of Global 1000 enterprises are heavily virtualized, many smaller enterprises and those in emerging economies are still early in their virtualization effort.” — Gartner, 2012 Q. Which of the following initiatives are likely to be your IT organization top technology priorities over the next 12 months? Top IT Priorities BC/DR Security Consolidation Virtualization and automation % critical or high priority Based on Forrester’s budgets and priorities survey last year, it was evident that the top IT priorities amongst SMB, Commercial and Enterprise companies are addressed by our VMware portfolio. BCDR, Security, Consolidation and Virtualization are top priorities across all segments, with a significant oppty in SMB and commercial segments. "Forrsights Budgets and Priorities Tracker Survey, Q2 2012, Forrester Research, Inc., 2012" Source: Forrsights Budgets And Priorities Tracker Survey, Q2 2012, Forrester Research, Inc, 2012 VMware market segment definition: SMB: employees, Commercial: employees, Enterprise: 5000+

8 Virtualization still tops for major IT spending priorities
Approved by IDC for use. Source: IDC State of the Market: IT Spending Review & 2013 Outlook, November 2012

9 Hardware Independence
Virtualization Simple Application Protection Entire system – including application, OS, and data – is stored as virtual machine files Simplify availability and data protection for applications and virtual machines Encapsulation Cost-Efficient Infrastructure Improve hardware utilization and reduce footprint Reduced hardware requirements at recovery site Use recovery hardware to run low-priority apps Consolidation vSphere I want to review 3 key features of virtualization that lead to better disaster recovery. Encapsulation. Because virtualization captures everything about a server into just a few files on disk, the real benefit here is mobility. The ability to move your VMs wherever you want. You can back them up in the same way you currently protect your other files. You can also replicate them to your disaster recovery site, so that they will be available when you need to recover from an outage. Consolidation. Server consolidation means doing more with less. You’re reducing your physical footprint, which also means you can streamline your disaster recovery plans and standardize your recovery process. Hardware Independence. This means being able to recover onto any x86 hardware. So, you have the flexibility to buy different servers for your recovery site, or even fewer servers. Continuing to virtualize your production site will free up additional machines that can then be moved over to your recovery site. Flexible Infrastructure Leverage a pool of servers to avoid failures Eliminate need for identical hardware across sites Enable waterfalling of equipment to recovery site Hardware Independence vSphere

10 Key Properties of Virtual Machines
Partitioning Run multiple operating systems on one physical machine Divide system resources between virtual machines

11 Key Properties of Virtual Machines : Continued
Partitioning Run multiple operating systems on one physical machine Divide system resources between virtual machines VMware Isolation Fault and security isolation at the hardware level Advanced resource controls preserve performance

12 Key Properties of Virtual Machines : Continued
Partitioning Run multiple operating systems on one physical machine Divide system resources between virtual machines VMware Isolation Fault and security isolation at the hardware level Advanced resource controls preserve performance Encapsulation Entire state of the virtual machine can be saved to files Move and copy virtual machines as easily as moving and copying files

13 Key Properties of Virtual Machines : Continued
Partitioning Run multiple operating systems on one physical machine Divide system resources between virtual machines VMware Isolation Fault and security isolation at the hardware level Advanced resource controls preserve performance Encapsulation Entire state of the virtual machine can be saved to files Move and copy virtual machines as easily as moving and copying files Hardware Independence Provision or migrate any virtual machine to any similar or different physical server

14 Why Should I Virtualize?
1. Reduce the Complexity to simplify operations and maintenance 2. Dramatically Lower Costs to redirect investment into value-add opportunities 3. Enable Flexible, Agile IT Service Delivery to meet and anticipate the needs of the business Reduce the Complexity by moving from discrete, siloed infrastructure components, and the management of silos, to pooled infrastructure that can be managed holistically. Dramatically Lower Costs through maximum utilization of resources by effective pooling, increased automation of operational processes, and the appropriate use of available public cloud services. Enable Flexible, Agile IT Service Delivery through policy-driven automation and self-service capabilities, regardless of where these services are sourced from or delivered to. The net of these 3 initiatives is to drive new levels of IT agility, and thus drive increased business value through IT. Drive IT Agility to Increase Business Value 14 14 14

15 How Do I Get Those Benefits?
Consolidation - One-time event that moves existing applications onto a fewer number of servers Containment - An ongoing effort to virtualize new applications and manage growth of existing ones Availability – Introducing virtualization to increase application availability and data recoverability …there are many more benefits of virtualization

16 Save Time During Disaster Recovery
Physical Configure hardware Install OS Configure OS Install backup agent Start “Single-step automatic recovery” Virtual Power on VM 40+ hrs Restore VM < 4 hrs Eliminate recovery steps No operating system re-install or bare-metal recovery No time spent reconfiguring hardware Standardize recovery process Consistent process independent of operating system and hardware vSphere also simplifies the disaster recovery process, by eliminating many of the time-consuming manual steps. For example, it eliminates the need to reinstall and reconfigure operating systems and applications because all of that information is encapsulated in the VM data on disk.

17 Abstraction + Pooling = Reduced Complexity
Virtual Infrastructure Traditional View Exchange File/Print Virtual Infrastructure Operating System OS Operating System OS Virtualization Virtualization CPU Pool Memory Pool SAP ERP Oracle CRM Storage Pool Operating System OS OS Operating System Virtualization Virtualization Interconnect Pool

18 Abstraction + Pooling = Reduced Complexity
Exchange Operating System File/Print Operating System Virtual Infrastructure Interconnect Pool CPU Pool Memory Pool Storage Pool SAP ERP Operating System Oracle CRM Operating System

19 % workloads on virtualized infrastructure
Virtual Reality % workloads on virtualized infrastructure 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% Virtualization technology is the foundation of our success, today and for the future. VMware pioneered the market for x86 server virtualization, forever changing the landscape of both desktop and server computing. Virtualization addresses IT’s most pressing challenge: the infrastructure sprawl that compels IT departments to channel most of their budgets into maintenance, leaving scant resources for business-building innovation. Because X86 computers are designed to run just one operating system and application at a time, even small data centers have to deploy many servers, each operating at just 5% to 15% of capacity—highly inefficient by any standard. Virtualization software solves the problem by abstracting compute resources from the hardware on which they run, pooling them together, and automating their management. Today the vast majority of workloads run on virtualized infrastructure. VMware has continued to lead the virtualization market. VMware is the clear industry leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for virtualization vendors*, and accounts for over 80% of all virtualized workloads in the world. VMware’s virtualization infrastructure platform is battle-tested. VMware provides the only virtualization platform proven to deliver maximum uptime in the most demanding, in-production enterprise environments. IT is facing a new set of challenges posed by the shifting technology landscape… *Gartner “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure” by Thomas J. Bittman, George J. Weiss, Mark A. Margevicius, Philip Dawson, June11, 2013 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2015 Source: Gartner “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure” by Thomas J. Bittman, George J. Weiss, Mark A. Margevicius, Philip Dawson, June 11, 2012

20 VMware: The Industry-Leading Virtualization Software Company
$4.61 billion in revenues for 2012 More than 500,000 customers 99% of the Fortune 100 99% of the Fortune 500 99% of the Fortune 1000 100% of the Fortune Global 100 99% of the Fortune Global 500 Over 55,000 partners worldwide ~13,800 employees worldwide Fulfilling our vision to empower people and organizations has made VMware the industry-leading virtualization software company. More than 500,000 customers, from small and midsize companies to large enterprises—including 99 percent of Fortune 500 and 100 percent of Fortune Global 100 companies—use VMware technologies and services. More than 55,000 partners, including technology and consulting partners, top distributors and resellers, and system vendors and integrators, help provide customers with freedom and choice. Through the broadest set of cloud service provider partners—more than 10,000 of them—VMware is making the hybrid cloud a reality. VMware stays close to customers with offices in more than 100 countries. Innovation begins with the more than 13,000 VMware employees.

21 The Broadest, Most Mature Ecosystem for Virtualization/Cloud
2,200+ Technology Alliance Partners 10,000+ Service Provider Partners 55,000+ Total Partners Distributors, ISVs, OEMs, Solution Providers, Service Providers, System Integrators We are not in this alone—our partners are key to our success. We have invested heavily since our inception in building out a comprehensive ecosystem of partners to support our customers’ needs. Collectively, VMware and our Partner Network bring the expertise, technology, and services to help all of our customers achieve their full IT potential. The entire VMware partner community will be able to participate in selling and providing services that help VMware empower its customers. 93,000+ VMware Certified Professionals

22 Customers Are Benefiting from vSphere
Financial Resources Human Resources Earth’s Resources 50% - 60% CapEx Reduction 25%+ OpEx Reduction Delayed data center expansion 33% Reduction in Admin Time The impact to IT can be characterized in 3 categories of resource savings – financial, human, and the earth’s. The first category, Financial Resources, is what attracts most people to virtualization in the beginning – server consolidation. For example, VMware customers have seen on average a 50 to 60 percent cost reduction in server hardware when leveraging VMware technology. Of even bigger impact for some is the ability to delay costly datacenter expansion, because of the reclaimed floor space, power and cooling as a result of these consolidation efforts. The second category is Human Resources, or staff labor. This is all about shifting their focus away from managing hardware, to spending time on business needs. A study of our highly virtualized customer base showed that on average these customers were spending one-third less time on routine administrative tasks in IT operations due to virtualization and the automation achieved with it. That’s a third of your day, everyday, in return capacity. And finally, the Earth’s Resources, which contributes literally to green initiatives. Virtualization in the datacenter has shown the ability to save up to 80% in energy costs. The result of all of these savings can now be applied to the business. And with advances in automation and self-service enablement, IT can dramatically increase its responsiveness to the business. Up to 80% reduction in datacenter energy costs Source: Gartner; 29 July 2010 Q&A: Six Misconceptions About Server Virtualization, Tom Bittman.

23 VMware Virtualization Delivers Business Value
With vCenter Operations Management and vSphere , TUI InfoTec was able to identify root causes of IT issues, saving 70% on hardware investments and reducing time to indentify problems by 50%. Within two years, Ducati infrastructure went from zero-to-98% virtualized, all with no down time and supporting a 3x increase in production. This slide highlights 3 customers who transformed their IT environment with VMware virtualization. TUI InfoTec Is using vSphere + vCenter Operations Management together to improve utilization of their IT resources thanks to the optimization recommendations found in vC Ops. They are also leveraging vC Ops to help pinpoint problems in their environment quicker than ever before. This capability is helping to improve the efficiency of their IT teams as well as improve availability of applications. Ducati This is a customer who really saw the value of virtualization early on in their adoption which helped them go from 0-98% virtualized within the span of 2 years Virtualization has helped them eliminate downtime and improve production, both directly impacting their bottom line. Myron Steves Here’s another customers who adopted VMware virtualization and saw improvement in availability. They were able to improve the time it takes to recover from an outage and were also able to save a lot of money with their new solution in place – eliminating the $400,00 they were previously paying to their solution provider for DR services. With VMware virtualization, Myron Steves can switch their business over to their backup datacenter anytime and be up and running within a few hours instead of days. And they eliminated $400,000 service cost paid to a third-party disaster recovery service

24 vSphere Virtualization Platform
Server consolidation Integrated backup and recovery Automatic failure detection and restart of services Move running VMs between hosts Replication of VMs across the LAN or WAN Capabilities Before Virtualization After Virtualization Reduce CapEx, improve resource utilization, reduce IT management complexity Simplify backup and recovery infrastructure and processes Improve SLAs for virtualized applications Enable maintenance with zero downtime Simplify disaster recovery Benefits

25 Protect Against Failures
vSphere High Availability (HA) Detect server failures and provide rapid recovery by automatically restarting VMs on available severs Protect applications from operating system failures by automatically restarting VMs when an operating system failure is detected. vSphere vSphere High Availability vSphere No Reboot Seamless Cutover vSphere Fault Tolerance (FT) Single identical VMs running in lockstep on separate hosts Guarantee application availability and zero data loss even when a server fails No complex clustering or specialized hardware required SLIDE: Protect Against Failures HA: VMware vSphere High Availability (HA) provides easy-to-use, cost effective high availability for applications running in virtual machines. In the event of physical server failure, affected virtual machines are automatically restarted on other production servers with spare capacity. In the case of operating system failure, vSphere HA restarts the affected virtual machine on the same physical server. vSphere HA allows IT organizations to: Minimize downtime from server and operating system failure Increase protection across your infrastructure FT: vSphere Fault Tolerance (FT) provides continuous availability for applications in the event of server failures by creating a live shadow instance of a virtual machine that is in virtual lockstep with the primary instance. By allowing instantaneous failover between the two instances in the event of hardware failure, FT eliminates even the smallest chance of data loss or disruption. Automatically trigger seamless stateful failover when the protected virtual machines fail to respond for zero downtime, zero data loss continuous availability Automatically trigger the creation of a new secondary virtual machine after failover, to ensure continuous protection to the application vSphere Fault Tolerance

26 vSphere App HA Overview Benefits
Detect and recover from application or OS failure Supports most common packaged applications (Exchange, SQL, Oracle, SharePoint, etc.) vCloud Extensibility – APIs to Ecosystem vSphere OS APP VMware HA App Restart 1 2 3 Benefits Simpler management from vCenter Server Tier 1 application protection at scale Lower TCO than traditional application specific cluster availability solutions vSphere App HA is a new feature that complements the functionality of vSphere HA to detect and recover from application failure. App HA improves application uptime through policy-based, application-level monitoring and automated remediation with multiple recovery options, e.g. restart the application service or restart the virtual machine. App HA eliminates the need for application-specific clustering solutions, therefore reducing the complexity involved in managing infrastructure silos, as well as cost associated with the solutions. vSphere App HA leverages VMware vFabric™ Hyperic® to deliver uniform monitoring and support for the most commonly used, off-the-shelf applications. NEO-BO JF1

27 Eliminate Planned Downtime
vSphere vMotion Migrate VMs between vSphere hosts without application downtime Move VMs out of failing or underperforming servers without downtime Perform hardware maintenance without scheduling downtime or disrupting business operations vSphere vSphere vMotion vSphere Storage vMotion Perform live migration of VM disk file across heterogeneous storage array with complete transaction integrity and application availability Eliminate application downtime for storage maintenance Simplify array refresh/retirement, improve array performance and capacity balancing vSphere SLIDE: Eliminate Planned Downtime vSphere vMotion enables the live migration of running virtual machines from one physical server to another with zero downtime, continuous service availability and complete transaction integrity. vMotion is a key enabling technology for creating the dynamic, automated and self-optimizing datacenter. Move running virtual machines instantly Manage and schedule live migrations with ease Storage vMotion: Perform live migration of virtual machine disk files within and across storage arrays with vSphere Storage vMotion. Relocate virtual machine disk files while maintaining continuous service availability and complete transaction integrity. Simplify array migrations and storage upgrades Dynamically optimize storage I/O performance Efficiently manage storage capacity vSphere Storage vMotion

28 vMotion without Shared Storage
Live Migration Without Shared Storage Live migration of a virtual machine without the need for shared storage Extends VMware’s revolutionary technology for automated virtual machine movement Zero downtime migration No dependency on shared storage Lower operating cost Helps meet service level and performance SLAs SLIDE: vMotion without Shared Storage Enhancements to vMotion in vSphere 5.1 provide a new level of ease and flexibility for live virtual machine migrations. Prior to vSphere 5.1, both vMotion and Storage vMotion required shared storage to perform live migrations of virtual machines. (vMotion required shared storage between hosts performing the vMotion. Storage vMotion required a host to have access to the source and destination datastores.) vSphere 5.1 removes the shared storage requirement. vSphere 5.1 enables a virtual machine to change its datastore and host simultaneously, even if the two hosts don't have any shared storage in common. It allows virtual machine migration between clusters in a larger datacenter, which may not have a common set of datastores between them but also allows virtual machine migration in small environments without access to expensive shared storage equipment. vSphere 5.1 allows combining vMotion and storage vMotion into one process. This combined migration copies both the virtual machine memory and its disk over the network to the destination host. After all the memory and disk data are send over, the destination virtual machine will resume and the source virtual machine will be powered off. vSphere vMotion

29 vSphere Data Protection
Simplify Backup And Recovery With Integrated Data Protection Backup and recovery tightly integrated with vSphere Based on EMC Avamar technology Simple setup and management through vCenter Highly efficient global deduplication across all VMs Speedy recovery of VMs VMware vSphere Data deduplicated And stored on VDP appliance VDP vSphere Data Protection (VDP), an entirely new backup and recovery solution included with vSphere 5.1. It replaces vSphere Data Recovery and included with all editions of vSphere Essentials+ and above. First, VDP is very space efficient. The usage of a variable-length deduplication algorithm ensures minimum amount of disk space is used and reduces ongoing backup storage growth. Data is deduplicated across all Virtual Machines (VMs) associated with the VDP virtual appliance. A change at a beginning of a file will be processed to find that change – not considered as an entire file change. This type of algorithm has the highest rates of deduplication with an average of 99% seen in file systems and 96% in databases. Second, VDP reduces the load on hosts and required network bandwidth. Through tight Storage APIs for Data Protection (VADP) integration, VDP leverages Changed Block Tracking, sending only daily unique changes over the network in order to minimize traffic. The process is transparent and automated, enabling up to eight VMs to be backed up concurrently. Since VDP resides in a dedicated virtual appliance, backup processes are offloaded from production VMs. VDP is very easy to use and tightly integrated with vCenter, allowing users to quickly set up backup policies. And everything can be managed directly from the vSphere Web Client. Setting backup schedules is simple and efficient, since administrators can define different policies based on specified retentions and schedules. Policies are applied to groups of virtual machines, based on business needs and data types. Finally, VDP is based on EMC Avamar and provides numerous capabilities and performance optimizations for VMware Virtual Machine backup and recovery. The underlying technology found in VDP has been successfully deployed at over 6000 customers, so you can rest assure your data is reliably protected. This initial version of VDP is ideally suited to protect smaller environments with up to 2TB of deduplicated storage or 100VMs. Larger environments can be protected by scaling out multiple VDP virtual appliances. vSphere Data Protection vSphere Data Protection Advanced adds enhanced scalability and application integration

30 Virtual Machine Replication for Disaster Recovery
vSphere vSphere Replication Site A (Primary) Site B (Recovery) Simplify Disaster Recovery Virtual machine level replication by the vSphere host Included with vSphere Essentials+ and above Low cost, efficient replication option Simple setup from within vCenter Server Integration with SRM enables automated DR process SLIDE: Virtual Machine Replication for Disaster Recovery vSphere Replication has been designed specifically to provide very cost-efficient, simple, yet powerful replication for SRM deployments. It is more cost-efficient because it reduces both storage costs and replication costs. At the storage layer, vSphere Replication eliminates the need to have higher end storage arrays at both sites. Customers can use lower end, different storage across sites, including Direct Attached Storage. For example, one popular option is to have Tier 1 storage at the production site, but lower end storage at the failover site, such as older arrays or less expensive arrays. vSphere Replication is also bundled with SRM at no additional cost, eliminating the additional cost of storage-based replication licenses. vSphere Replication is also inherently simpler than storage-based replication. Replication is managed directly from vCenter, eliminating dependencies on storage teams. And it is managed at the level of individual VMs, making the setup of SRM much simpler. Despite its simplicity and cost-efficiency, vSphere Replication is still a robust, powerful replication solution. It can provide 15 minute RPOs, and gives the flexibility to set RPOs between 15 minutes to 24 hours. It tracks changed disk areas and only replicates the latest deltas to increase network efficiency, and will scale upwards of 500 virtual machines. It does however have a few limitations, such as the lack of support for automated failback (in this initial release), file-level consistency, no support for FT, linked clones, templates, and physical-mode RDMs. vSphere Replication

31 Simplify Anti-Virus Administration
Centralized and Simplified Protection Secure your VMs with offloaded anti- virus and anti-malware (AV) solutions without the need of agents Higher consolidation ratios by preventing the possibility of AV storms Improved performance SLIDE: Simplify Anti-Virus Administration VMware vShield™ Endpoint strengthens security for virtual machines while improving performance for endpoint protection by orders of magnitude. vShield Endpoint offloads antivirus and anti-malware agent processing to a dedicated secure virtual appliance delivered by VMware partners. The solution is designed to leverage existing investments by allowing customers to manage antivirus and anti-malware policies for virtualized environments with the same management interfaces they use to secure physical environments. Improve consolidation ratios and performance by eliminating anti-virus "storms" Streamline antivirus and anti-malware deployment and monitoring in VMware environments. Satisfy compliance and audit requirements through logging of antivirus and anti-malware activities. vShield Endpoint

32 Dynamically Align Resources With Business Demands
Resource Pool Dynamically Allocate And Balance VMs To Guarantee Optimal Access To Resources Align resources to meet business goals Increase system administrator productivity Automate hardware maintenance Minimizes power consumption while guaranteeing service levels (DPM) Another feature of vSphere that helps customers scale their environment is Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) DRS dynamically allocates and balances virtual machines to guarantee optimal access to resources. This can be a helpful capability as demand for applications grow especially in very dynamic environments The benefits include: Dynamic alignment of resources to meet business goals Increased IT efficiency and Increase in system administrator productivity Minimization of power consumption while guaranteeing service levels with Distributed Power Management (DPM) Distributed Resource Scheduler 32 32

33 Align Server Resources with Demand
Optimize DRS Clusters For The Lowest Possible Power Consumption Power up/down a host based on demand for server resources Up to an additional 20% reduction in power costs with DPM VMware vSphere SLIDE: Align Server Resources with Demand vSphere Distributed Power Management (DPM) continuously optimizes power consumption in the datacenter. When virtual machines in a DRS cluster need fewer resources, such as during nights and weekends, DPM consolidates workloads onto fewer servers and powers off the rest to reduce power consumption. When virtual machine resource requirements increase, DPM brings powered-down hosts back online to ensure service levels are met. Cut ongoing power and cooling costs by up to 20% in the datacenter during low utilization time periods Automate management of energy efficiency in the datacenter Distributed Power Management

34 vSphere Flash Read Cache: Server-based Flash to Accelerate VM Performance
Overview Virtualized flash resource managed just like CPU and memory Per-VM hypervisor-based read caching using server flash Compatible with vMotion, DRS & HA vSphere New Flash Pool CPU Pool Memory Pool Benefits Accelerates performance for mission critical applications by up to 5-10x Enables efficient use of server flash in virtual environments Fully transparent read-caching – no host agents or application changes Accelerate performance vSphere Flash Read Cache is vSphere feature that virtualizes server side flash providing a high performance read cache layer that dramatically lowers application latency. The caching is fully transparent to the VM without requiring any guest agents. vSphere Flash Read Cache enables allocation of flash resources at a per-VMDK granularity providing vMotion consistent read caching and integration with DRS for initial placement  SAN/NAS NEO-BO JF1

35 Simplify Networking Provisioning and Administration
Simplified Provisioning And Administration Of Virtual Machine Networking Enables the use of third party virtual switches such as Cisco Nexus 1000v in vSphere environments Enhanced security and monitoring for VMs migrated via vMotion SLIDE: Simplify Networking Provisioning and Administration A more aggressive feature we have is the vSphere Distributed Switch. As we move towards architectures like the cloud, we need to make sure the distributed switch is distributed across a large group of hosts. And that gives us the infrastructure we need to better track VMs. If there’s any troubleshooting, we have a single methodology that allows us to be flexible in finding what’s wrong with the environment. Distributed Switch

36 Simplify vSphere Host Management
Standardize And Simplify Configuration And Management Of vSphere Host Capture the blueprint of a known, validated configuration including networking, storage and security settings and it to many hosts to simplify setup Host profile policies can also monitor compliance Profiles SLIDE: Simplify vSphere Host Management Capture host level configuration settings and save them as a template to configure other vSphere hosts. Monitor hosts for configuration changes and automatically alert vSphere administrators if a host falls out of compliance. Reduce the time spent manually configuring vSphere hosts Ensure host configuration consistency and compliance Standardize storage, network and security configurations across vSphere hosts Enables stateless (diskless) host configurations with vSphere Auto Deploy vSphere Host Profiles

37 Simplify Deployment and Patching
Reduce Manual Deployment and Patching Processes Deploy and patch vSphere hosts in minutes using a new “on the fly” model Coordination with vSphere Host Profiles 2 new operating modes – stateless caching and stateful install Fast initial deployment and patching Centralized host and image management Continue deployment even when a failure occurs vSphere vCenter Server with Auto Deploy Host Profiles Image Profiles SLIDE: Simplify Deployment and Patching Stateless caching. Lets you continue operation if the Auto Deploy server becomes unreachable. Stateful install. Lets you obtain the master image from the Auto Deploy Server to quickly and easily install a new host. Auto Deploy

38 Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler
Scalable Storage Management Datastore Cluster Storage vMotion overloaded Affinity Reduce Time For VM Provisioning With Dynamic Storage Scalable storage management Reduce time for VM provisioning Eliminate VM downtime for storage maintenance Automated Out of space avoidance Automated I/O bottleneck avoidance SLIDE: Scalable Storage Management We’ve looked at a few technologies related to vCenter, now we’re going to look at some technologies related to storage. The first is Storage DRS, which is a new capability. Like the DRS function we mentioned before, the idea is to start applying a load balancing characteristic into the environment, but this time, not just CPU and memory, but storage specifically. As we start to bring virtual disks online and into our environment, we can load balance them across the 3 storage clusters. If we encounter a scenario where we’re overloaded, we can correct the action (either manually or automatically). In addition, it can handle the needs of virtual disks that live in the environment, and ensures that they are kept together. The last significant piece is the maintenance mode. It gives you the availability to take virtual disks offline without impacting the environment. Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler

39 Profile Driven Storage
Optimize Storage Utilization Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 High IO Throughput Tier Storage Based On Performance or SLAs Utilize the correct storage resources every time (no mistakes) Help IT personnel that may not be as familiar with storage characteristics align with business and application goals Improve storage utilization and efficiencies SLIDE: Optimize Storage Utilization Profile–Driven Storage can align different storage levels, and provides a better way of aligning and optimizing storage. In this case, when we have a new VM, we can make sure it’s put in the best storage place. This tool can be also be used if you have a VM that’s already been placed in the wrong place. Profile Driven Storage

40 Ensure Resource for Top Tier Applications
1. VM requests more resources 2. Other VMs are starved for resources 3. w/ I/O controls, can give VIP VMs preferential access Set Up SLAs For Use Of Storage And Network Resources Eliminate the “noisy neighbor” problem More granular SLA settings for network traffic Extend Storage SLAs to more VMs SLIDE: Ensure Resource for Top Tier Applications The last piece related to advanced functionality is the vSphere Network and Storage I/O Control. The idea here is to make sure there’s no access that isn’t relevant to the business, storage or network. If we notice this in the environment, we can intentionally move things around according to where they should be. We can also ensure we’re making the right allocations at the right time, and that functions remain dormant until they need to be used. Network and Storage I/O Control

41 vSphere Big Data Extensions
Hadoop Stack: vSphere extending to support Big Data workloads Overview vSphere extends support for Big Data workloads, including all major Hadoop distributions Virtualize Hadoop on common vSphere infrastructure for unmatched flexibility Separation of storage and compute enables elastic scaling and true multi-tenancy Benefits Elastic scalability Higher cluster utilization Easy to use interface Lower TCO through hardware consolidation Enhanced HA/FT leveraging vSphere Elastic Scaling: Separation of Storage and Compute One of the exciting new areas we are seeing dramatic growth in is around Big Data and Hadoop. We have been working for the past couple of years at VMware to figure out a way to make Hadoop workloads run better on vSphere. Through our efforts around Project Serengeti, we have created a management tool that integrates with vSphere’s vCenter to help customers deploy, run and manage Hadoop clusters running on vSphere. This brings all the benefits of virtualization to Hadoop, most notably agility, multi-tenancy, and reliability and security. One key advantage of virtualizing Hadoop can be found in the lower left hand side of the page. By deploying multiple virtual machines on a single physical host, customers are able to separate data and compute resources within the same physical host. This allows customers to spin up different compute VMs seamlessly (elastic scaling) while keeping their data persistent and secure. This allows customers to create true multi-tenancy environments and to scale clusters elastically at the click of a button. Even when virtualizing Hadoop on vSphere, customers are able to maintain data locality to ensure performance that is roughly equivalent to a native deployment. Additionally, by introducing the notion of VM-based isolation to Hadoop, customers are able to better control data, making their Hadoop clusters more reliable and secure. Resource, version and security isolation allows IT to specify resource pools amongst internal users, partition datasets to ensure data security, and simultaneously run different OS, distro, and app versions. This gives IT departments ultimate control of their data while leveraging vSphere’s industry leading HA/FT technology. VMware is continuing to improve its ability to support and run Hadoop workloads on vSphere and look for this to be an area of continued innovation. Physical Host VM Current Hadoop: Combined Storage/ Compute Compute T1 VM T2 VM Storage VM Storage VM

42 Virtualize Smarter – vSphere with Operations Managment
vSphere with Operations Management World’s leading virtualization platform Insight to workload capacity and health VMware vSphere The proven compute virtualization platform Capacity planning – know how many days before capacity runs out so IT can continue to be responsive Optimize efficiency – know on which virtual machines might be overprovisioned Improve performance - faster root cause identification of emerging issues vSphere with Operations Management allows you to virtualize smarter by providing insight to workload capacity and health. This means that you can optimize your capacity utilization – you can know how many days before your capacity runs out. Your IT is optimized for efficiency since you can know, for example, which virtual machines are overprovisioned. Finally, your overall IT performance is improved since you can diagnose and resolve problems much faster, allowing you to proactively identify issues before they even happen. How does this all happen? In the left hand diagram, you see your virtualized hosts with VMs running on top. vCenter Server collects the data coming from your hosts. vSphere with Operations Management then takes this data and presents it at a more holistic level, allowing you to get deep insight into your performance, capacity, and monitoring. It then scores you on your health, risk, and efficiency to give you a quick understanding of how your IT environment is doing. vSphere vCenter Server Proven virtualization platform – provide availability for your business applications

43 Gaining Visibility into Your Workload Capacity and Health
Comprehensive visibility Ensure and Restore Service Levels Optimize for Efficiency and Cost Detect Analyze Slow performance Current Utilization There are 2 major tasks to ensure your IT environment/cloud infrastructure is operating well. One is to Ensure and Restore Service Levels and the other is to Optimize for Efficiency and Cost. Ensure and Restore Service Levels is all about problem solving and troubleshooting. This generally starts with an Alert if you have the right system in place or if you don’t, likely from the application team facing a performance problem. The job of the IT admin is to Detect the problem in the cloud infrastructure (such as a slow performance in VM), Isolate the issue ( which could even be a config problem with a patch applied at the OS layer) and then Remediate the issue (by performing actions such as Rolling back the patch) The other is Proactive Maintenance to avoid the problem from happening. This task involves Analyzing (such as looking at Utilization), Forecasting (future needs) and Optimizing (such as reclaiming capacity). In order to do accomplish both these sets of tasks, the IT admin requires Comprehensive Visibility to current problems and future issues. ! Problem Maintenance Remediate Isolate Optimize Forecast Corrective action Identify source Reclaim capacity Future needs

44 Comprehensive Visibility for Diagnosing and Preventing Future Problems
Immediate Problems Future Problems Opportunities to Optimize Overview Comprehensive visibility for virtual infrastructure with health, risk and efficiency scores Single pane of glass for capacity and performance management Benefits End-to-end visibility into virtual infrastructure health Ensure service levels for IT services Optimize for efficiency and cost This is the dashboard that vSphere with Operations Management provides to give you visibility into your IT environment’s Health, Risk and Efficiency. It calculates health scores based on patented algorithms that dynamically calculate thresholds by observing behavior trends of the cloud environment and gives visibility into the red, yellow, green status of the VMs and clusters. You can see where the problems are, what’s the issue and if there is any trend of abnormal behavior in the environment. I’d like to now draw your attention to the middle column around risks, which provides insight into the resource consumption to tell you not only when you’ll run out if capacity but also which resources will run out. Finally, there is the efficiency column which lets you be proactive to optimize your environment and reclaim waste to be efficient.

45 Ensuring and Restoring Service Levels
Comprehensive visibility Ensure and Restore Service Levels Optimize for Efficiency and Cost Detect Analyze Slow performance Current Utilization Ensure and Restore Service Levels is all about problem solving and troubleshooting. This generally starts with an Alert if you have the right system in place or if you don’t, likely from the application team facing a performance problem. The job of the cloud admin is to Detect the problem in the cloud infrastructure (such as a slow performance in VM), Isolate the issue ( which could even be a config problem with a patch applied at the OS layer) and then Remediate the issue (by performing actions such as Rolling back the patch) The other is Proactive Maintenance to avoid the problem from happening. This task involves Analyzing (such as looking at Utilization), Forecasting (future needs) and Optimizing (such as reclaiming capacity). ! Problem Maintenance Remediate Isolate Optimize Forecast Corrective action Identify source Reclaim capacity Future needs

46 Detect: Find the Bottlenecks
! REMEDIATE ISOLATE CPU Demand is the bottleneck vSphere with Operations Management provides early warnings on these issues and impacts through Smart Alerts designed so you can not only get to the root cause quickly, but also view any impacts to the application.

47 Remediate: Intelligent Tools to Resolve Problems
DETECT Remediate: Intelligent Tools to Resolve Problems ! REMEDIATE ISOLATE Recommendations on how to fix issues The second step of automation is to provide recommendations on how to address this issue. These recommendations are based on VMware best practices. A knowledge base is used to provide additional insights into common issues and how to correct them.

48 Optimizing Your Capacity Efficiency
Comprehensive visibility Ensure and Restore Service Levels Optimize for Efficiency and Cost Detect Analyze Slow performance Current Utilization ! Problem Maintenance Remediate Isolate Optimize Forecast Corrective action Identify source Reclaim capacity Future needs

49 Analyze: Monitor and Plan Capacity Utilization
OPTIMIZE FORECAST Let’s look at capacity shortfalls Very low on capacity Now lets move on to the proactive side of operations activities. Datacenter-level view of current and future state of capacity in terms of VMs/Hosts/Clusters and CPU/Memory/Disk which allows effective planning for capacity. You can also run what-if analysis tools to model the supply and demand. 49

50 Forecast: “What-If” Analysis
ANALYZE Forecast: “What-If” Analysis OPTIMIZE FORECAST Capacity state today New capacity shortfall if I add 10 new VMs VM count capacity Actual VMs deployed Current capacity cross-over point You can forecast future needs using What-If Scenarios within vCenter Operations Manager to help address capacity planning. 50

51 Optimize: View Opportunities to Optimize
ANALYZE Optimize: View Opportunities to Optimize OPTIMIZE FORECAST Let’s look at powered off, idle and oversized VMs There are also out of the box reports and views that help you to Optimize capacity, by getting an insight into waste such as Idle VMs. Reclaimable capacity

52 Virtualizing with Capacity Optimization Increases your ROI
Benefits of running vSphere with Operations Management Impact beyond running vSphere alone Reduce diagnostics & problem resolution time Management Insights conducted a study of 200 customers – 100 had vSphere only, and other 100 had vSphere with Operations Management capabilities. The ROI that they found was real: customers deploying vSphere with Operations Management were able to increase their capacity utilization by 40%, consolidation ratios by 37%, and hardware savings by 30%. The time for diagnostics and problem resolution was reduced by 26%. vSphere with Operations Management allows you to achieve these type of incremental benefits vs. running vSphere only. Increase capacity utilization Increase consolidation ratios Increase hardware savings Source: Sept 2012 Management Insights Study

53 vSphere Essentials and Acceleration Kits
vSphere Essentials Plus Kit vSphere with Operations Management Standard AK vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise AK vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus AK Server Consolidation and Business Continuity Scalable Server Consolidation & No Planned Downtime Powerful & efficient resource management Policy based datacenter automation Entitlements (VM / Core / vRAM) Unlimited vCPU / VM 8-way 32-way 64-way Features vSphere Essentials Plus Standard Enterprise Enterprise Plus vCenter Operations Management Suite Foundation Health Monitoring and Performance Analytics Capacity Management and Optimization Operations Dashboard and Root Cause Analysis vMotion Storage vMotion High Availability and Fault Tolerance (1 vCPU) HA only vSphere Replication Data Protection Advanced vShield Endpoint Distributed Resource Scheduler and Distributed Power Management Storage APIs for Array Integration, Multipathing Application High Availability Distributed Switch Storage DRS and Profile-Driven Storage I/O Controls (Network and Storage) and SR-IOV Note: This is a partial listing of available features. Please see for the complete list.

54 Recapping the Business Benefits
vSphere with Operations Management delivers… Increased Service Levels Detect performance issues before they impact your business Run Business Critical Apps with Confidence Capacity Optimization Increase capacity utilization by 40% and hardware savings by 30%* Get More out of Your Hardware Investments Operational Efficiency Reduce time spent on diagnosing and resolving problems by 26%* Optimize Your Productivity * Sept 2012 Management Insights Study

55 VMware Leads The Market
Minimize Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Better hardware utilization vs Microsoft Hyper-V Spend less time on management tasks Minimize the negative impact of downtime 20% 91% Scalability OpEx Build for the Future Secure, reliable, platform not built on top of a legacy operating system Only virtualization platform proven across 500K+ customer deployments Move seamlessly from private to public cloud environments Virtualize Anything Virtualize servers, desktops, network, storage at your pace Simplify management, improve availability, increase flexibility, lower costs Run your business on public, private or hybrid clouds VMware - Get The Facts Total Cost Comparison: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V Principled Technologies Test Report Summary commissioned by VMW April 2012 principled_technologies_vmware_vs_mic rosoft_tco.pdf Comparative Management Cost Study: Managing VMware vSphere Using Microsoft System Center Increases Cost and Complexity Edison Group White Paper, August 2012 Edison_VMware_vs_Microsoft_System_ Center_CMCS_WP.pdf Quantifying the Incremental Value of vCenter Operations Management Suite for vSphere Customers Management Insights, September 2012 – overall vSphere benefits and savings, not specifically compared to MS VMware-vCenter-Operations- Management-Suite-Quantifying- Incremental-Value-WP-EN.pdf Virtual Reality Blog December 19, 2012: Study shows higher costs and complexity when managing vSphere using Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager” – Content references Edison Group study & Chris Wolf of Gartner presentation when-managing-vsphere-using-microsoft-scvmm-2.html) November 19, 2012: Flawed Logic Behind Microsoft’s Virtualization and Private Cloud Cost Comparisons – Content references Principled Technologies 2011 report and-private-cloud-cost-comparisons.html Press Release VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 55,000 partners. VMware press release: Maximize Uptime Extensive application insight to meet SLAs for critical apps Production tested reliability and performance for critical applications VMotion performs 5 times faster than Microsoft Live Migration VMware HA works when 50%+ cluster hosts go down – Microsoft HA doesn’t See notes for links to details

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