Presentation on theme: "Server Virtualization: Navy Network Operations Centers"— Presentation transcript:
1 Server Virtualization: Navy Network Operations Centers Lucas TaberJuly 13th, 2006University of San DiegoGSBA 573 IT Project Management
2 IntroductionThe Navy maintains several Network Operations Centers (NOCs) that are critical to their mission.The NOCs are overwhelmed by the rapid growth of information system:SpaceHeatPowerThis project will address this issue through the application of server virtualization technology.
3 Problem Navy NOC #1 has reached capacity ahead of schedule. Plant facilities require immediate and expensive upgrades to support additional systems.Modernized systems must be installed to reduce costs and improve capabilities, but existing systems cannot be immediately decommissioned.Operating at capacity is an operational risk to the Navy.
4 Project ObjectivesImplement server virtualization technology to reduce the number of physical servers:Eliminate the risk of systems failureOverheatingPower FailureEliminate the cost of interim fixes and schedule delayKeep Projects on ScheduleReduce the cost of future installations.Future Server DeploymentFuture Facility Upgrades (NOC #2)
5 Stakeholders The facilities management team at NOCs 1 and 2. The operations staff.The engineering team.The shore modernization team.The Fleet Readiness Certification Board (FRCB).The security Certification and Accreditation (C&A) team.The Navy Designated Approval Authority (DAA).All Navy Customers.
6 Project Justification Current server utilization is very low.Industry estimate = 5% on average.Additional capacity is wasted and wastes resources.Servers can be consolidated on a 10 to 1 ratio (maximum).Navy estimate = 4 to 1Consolidation can recover as much as 75% of the current facilities resources.Cost AvoidanceRisk Reduction
7 Project RequirementsThe project must achieve a minimum server consolidation ratio of 2 to 1.Consolidated server hardware resource utilization will not exceed 80%.Navy Designated Approval Authority (DAA) must approve the security certification and accreditation package.Fleet Readiness Certification Board (FRCB) must approve the installation.Consolidation efforts must not degrade the level of service provided by the servers or increase long-term operational risk.Overall maintenance costs must decrease within the following fiscal year.Virtualization technology will only be deployed at the two primary NOCs.No server installations will be performed to achieve the consolidation, only existing server hardware can be used.Additional Storage Area Network (SAN) materials can be procured if cost savings can still be achieved.Planned system downtime will not exceed three hours.
8 Deliverables Project Management-Related Deliverables Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)Project BudgetWeekly Activity ReportsBill of MaterialsProduct Related DeliverablesConcept of OperationsSite Survey ReportTest Plan DocumentTest Plan ResultsSystem Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) PackageInstallation GuideTraining CurriculumImplementation PlanRecommended Standard Operating Procedures (RSOP)System Operation Verification Test (SOVT)Trip Report / Lessons LearnedVirtualized Server Systems
9 Success Criteria Success Criteria The project is completed by February of 2007 (prior to the next scheduled installation).The facilities team for NOC 1 can avoid an emergency facilities upgrade.Operational risk is the same or lower.No additional manpower is required to operate the new software.
10 WBS: Phase 1 - Concept Concept Hold Kick-Off Meeting Identify Potential SolutionsPrepare Analysis of AlternativesContact Product VendorsResearch on the InternetGenerate Preliminary Cost EstimateWrite Concept of OperationsWrite DocumentPerform Document Q & A
11 WBS: Phase 2 - Development EngineeringSelect Software Product and Software VersionSelect Server Hardware or Identify Existing ResourcesPerform Site Survey of NOCIdentify Server Virtualization CandidatesGenerate Site Survey ReportWrite DocumentPerform Document Q & ADevelop Implementation PlanReview Implementation Plan With SiteObtain Implementation Plan Approval From SiteWrite Installation GuideWrite Recommended Standard Operating Procedures (RSOP)Write Systems Operation Verification Test (SOVT)Lab TestingDownload and Assemble SoftwareWrite Test PlanInstall Software in LabExecute Test PlanProduce Test Results and Analysis
12 WBS: Phase 2 - Development SecurityPerform independent security evaluationGenerate security test results and analysisWrite SSAAWrite DocumentPerform Document Q & ASubmit SSAA to DAAObtain Authority To Operate (ATO)TrainingDevelop Training CurriculumTrain Site OperatorsObtain FRCB Fielding ApprovalGenerate CASE FormProcurementGenerate Budgetary Cost EstimateObtain FundingProcure Software and HardwareReceive and Process Software and HardwareRecord Products in Configuration Management DatabaseDeliver Software to InstallersShip Hardware to Site.
13 WBS: Phase 3 - Implementation Travel to NOCPerform In-brief with SiteHardware and Software ImplementationMeasure Existing Resource UtilizationInstall New HardwareInstall Virtualization SoftwareVirtualize Existing Servers and Migrate to New HardwareMonitor PerformanceSite AcceptanceConduct SOVTObtain Site AcceptancePerform Out-brief with SiteReturn Travel
14 WBS: Phase 4 – Close Out Close-Out Generate Trip Report / Lessons LearnedWrite DocumentPerform Document Q & ATransition Program to Operations
15 Staffing Project Manager Lead Engineer Test Engineer Technical Writer Security AnalystSecurity TesterTrainerBuyerInstallerLogistician
18 Risk ManagementThe project will use a risk register to monitor risk areas and apply mitigation strategies.
19 Expected Benefits Short-term benefits Recovered rack space * Recovered server hardware (addl. spares)Reduction in thermal outputEliminate delays in current system fieldingAvoid emergency upgrade to NOC 1$500,000.00Long-term benefitsReduced monthly power costs$250,000.00/yr.Reduce the cost of upgrading NOC 2*Reduced future deployment costs