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1 Aaron Joseph Head of Data SE Team, NESE Region. Seamless Migration to Private Cloud with Avaya

2 Strategic Approach to Vision Deliver breakthrough experience Offer compelling applications in growth areas Upgrade to session based environment Virtual Services Fabric Next generation cloud network infrastructure Avaya VENA 2

3 Avaya Networking Vision Avaya Virtual Enterprise Network Architecture The Private Cloud Better time to service with less complexity Virtualized Data Center Backbone Operational efficiencies and flexibility Campus/Branch Network Virtualization Best effort moving to real-time ready 4

4 Avaya VENA Details Next Generation Network Virtualization Technology Enhanced IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging Switch Clustering Virtual Services Fabric Ethernet Switching Platforms Virtual Service Platforms Ethernet Routing Switches Network Management & Access Control Unified Communications Management Identity Engines Network Access Control 5

5 The Benefits of Virtualization Compute Access Data Center Core Campus Core Distribution Layer Access Layer Server Virtualization Allows aggregation of multiple independent virtual servers to exist on a physical server Network Virtualization Decouples the physical infrastructure from the connectivity services making the network adaptive and dynamic with simple one-touch provisioning Network Virtualization enabled via Shortest Path Bridging 6

6 Avaya VENA for the Data Center 7

7 Data Center: A Closer Look More real-time applications with 24/7 availability Legacy Network Challenges Designed for best effort traffic Inefficient network usage Poor management tools and high costs drive up TCO Deployment of new applications can be cumbersome Virtualization is top of mind Phase 1: Server Consolidation / Virtualization Phase 2: Mobilization of Virtual Machines Phase 3: Network Virtualization The transition to a virtual data center will be the most significant IT transformation since the Internet was born Zeus Kerravala - The Hitchhiker s Guide to the New Data Center Network, Nov

8 Why Avaya in the Data Center? Experienced in designing highly reliable and resilient networks (i.e. Switch Clustering providing subsecond failover for layer 2 and layer 3, consistent campus and data center topologies) Designed for high availability/reliability and scalability (hardware, software and system levels) Mobile devices smartphones, tablets put increasing demand on network availability, scalability Arguably, a reliable, end-to-end network architecture is critical to the success of computing in the cloud 9

9 Avaya Data Center Strategy Best of Breed Today s Data Center is a complex computing environment More real-time applications requiring 24/7 availability Pace of change is not uniform servers, network, storage evolving independently How do I put all this together Virtualization is top of mind CIO options single-vendor or best-ofbreed? Avaya conclusion no one vendor has all the answers and make it work? 10

10 Avaya s Proven Data Center Solution Existing architecture deployed by many Customers for 9+ years Active/Active connectivity for all links using Switch Clustering Top-of-Rack switches leverage Terabit bandwidth optimizing east/west traffic flows Energy efficiency leader for network infrastructure reduces overall TCO Dual Horizontal Stacks of ToR Switches Network Core Dual-homed Server Connections Server Access Top-of-Rack Server Server 11

11 The Virtual Services Fabric Core Creating the Virtual Services Fabric IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) Avaya enhancements allow for routing, Layer 3 extensions and dual homing Software upgrade for Modular Ethernet Switches Avaya ERS 8800/8600 software available now Avaya VSP 9000 software available now No changes required for connections to the Network Core Network Core SPB enabled in parallel with other protocols in the core Server Access Top-of-Rack Server Server 12

12 The Virtual Services Fabric Server Access Extending Virtual Services closer to compute infrastructure Continues simplification of the network Provisioning moves to Avaya VSP 7000 Top-of-Rack Switches Avaya VSP 7000 Top-of-Rack Switch for the Server Access Layer High density 1/10 Gigabit (SFP+) connectivity Multi-terabit Fabric Interconnect Stack Virtual Services Fabric extends to VSP 7000s Network Core Dual-homed connections remain Server Access Top-of-Rack Server Server 13

13 Empowering Virtual Service Networks Mapping Applications & Services to Virtual Networks Provides granular traffic separation & enhanced control Increased flexibility for resilient application deployments Layer 2 extension across the Virtual Services Fabric One-touch provisioning at the Fabric edge no need to touch the Core Create a virtual network in seconds substantially improving time-to-service Virtual Service Network Virtual Service Network 14

14 Extending Virtual Service Networks Any to any connectivity Simplifies logical provisioning Most efficient use of bandwidth between data centers Server Add another data center location with ease One touch provisioning at the fabric edge Virtual Service Network Eliminates network re-designs and scheduled outages Server Server 15

15 Open API Avaya Virtualization Provisioning Service Offered as a plug-in to Avaya Configuration and Orchestration Manager (COM) Integrates via a bi-directional data exchange (based on XML/SOAP and WMI) between Avaya COM and VMware vcenter Delivers a relay for end-to-end management of servers and network in the virtualized datacenter environment Full support for Avaya stackable and modular Ethernet switches in both SPB and non-spb environments VPS Rules Templates COM VMware vcenter 16

16 Converged Storage Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) and Data Center Bridging Existing solutions for: Internet Small Computer System Interface (iscsi) Network Attached Storage (NAS) ATA over Ethernet Future solutions for: Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Convergence at Top of Rack Existing Fibre Channel Storage Area Network 17 VSP 7000 with Integrated FCoE Gateway Server with Converged Network Adapter 17

17 Components Details 18

18 Avaya Virtual Services Fabric Enabled through IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging SPB advantages: Higher virtualization scalability with the use of the Service Identifier No chance of out of order packets as all traffic types use the same path IEEE 802.1ag for configuration and fault management Technology that has evolved from previous standards (802.1ah) SPB enhancements offer design options unique in the industry Dual-homing, Layer 3 routing, and Layer 3 VRF extensions possible with Avaya IETF drafts Highlights Generally available and deployed Extensible across the entire Enterprise network Creates a self-aware infrastructure 19

19 Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 8800 A refreshed platform delivering enhanced functionality Fully programmable network processor offers investment protection Simple software upgrade enables support for Virtual Services Fabric with Release 7.1 Proven technology offering industry-leading resiliency New more powerful and greener 8895SF Switch Fabric/CPU with higher capabilities and scalability Highlights Fully Featured 1/10 Gigabit Virtualization-enabled Flexible port configurations Positioned as a Gigabit aggregation switch with 10 Gigabit scalability 20

20 Avaya Virtual Services Platform 9000 Fully redundant hardware with no single point-of-failure Hardened Data Center operating system Instantaneous re-route Efficient Layer 2 & 3 network virtualization Operations-focused features Delivers high-density 10GbE today Future-ready for a seamless evolution to 40/100 Gigabit & Lossless 8.4Tbps today and an architecture that scales up to 27Tbps Highlights High Density 1/10 Gigabit Operations-focused Features Scalable Mid-Plane Design Future-ready for 40/100 Gigabit, Lossless, & Storage convergence 21

21 Avaya Virtual Services Platform 7000 Fit-for-Purpose for Today 24 ports of versatile dual-mode 1 or 10 Gigabit Ethernet via SFP+ Top of Rack Data Center grade hardware (airflow, power supplies) 5 th Generation ASIC architecture for software enabled services Future-Ready for Tomorrow Multi-Terabit Fabric Interconnect Stack Multiple connectivity options with Media Dependent Adapter (10G/40G/100G/FC) Architected for seamless integration of 40 or 100 Gigabit Data Center Bridging-ready to integrate Fibre Channel and converged storage Highlights Line rate performance Delivering mass 1/10 Gigabit today Future-ready for 40/100 Gigabit, Lossless, & Storage convergence Lifetime Warranty lowering TCO 22

22 Avaya Virtualization Provisioning Service Avaya VPS is Network virtualization management solution that delivers visibility, validation provisioning automation & reporting across the data center, including network infrastructure, servers, and applications, for both physical and virtual environments Network Visibility & Manageability Properly configures switches with server virtualization aware network Reports of network usage and access Automation & Control Dynamic configuration of the vswitch and physical infrastructure Historical reporting & tracking on VM moves & network provisioning Highlights Ensures consistent performance Helps enforce network provisioning VMware support Server Virtualization Integration VMware support initially Future ready for Microsoft, Xen, etc. 23

23 Avaya VENA Examples 2010 Avaya Inc. All rights reserved. 24

24 Existing Network Architecture Physical Topology Compute Access Data Center Core Campus Core Distribution Layer Access Layer Today s networks are not optimized for virtualized content delivery and next generation business collaboration VENA streamlines service delivery, provides traffic separation, and virtualizes network delivery 25

25 Transition to the Virtual Services Fabric The physical infrastructure becomes irrelevant On-demand connectivity services where needed Network tiers not important as Fabric becomes the interconnect Virtual Service Fabric extended from the Data Center to the Campus Switch Clustering to the Edge for active/active connectivity 26

26 Flexible Network Services Layer 2 Virtual Service Network Mapping of a Layer 2 into a Virtual Service Network delivering seamless Layer 2 extensions Virtual Service Network Layer 3 Virtual Service Network Mapping of a Layer 3 VRF into a Virtual Service Network delivering seamless Layer 3 extensions Virtual Service Network Inter-VSN Routing Enhancing 802.1aq by offering a policy-based Layer 3 internetworking capability of multiple Virtual Service Networks Virtual Service Network Virtual Service Network IP Shortcuts Native IP routing across the Virtual Service Fabric without the need for Virtual Service Networks or any additional IGP 27

27 Where are we successful Transportation Airports & trains Both offer multi-tenants solutions & mission critical Hospitality Mission critical services (mainly video surveillance) Highly scalable solutions (Video, gaming) Need for quick TTM to differentiate Education Addressing real scalability issues Secure isolation of services Research Ability to easily deploy trials, new projects 28

28 Example: Wireless Guest Services Layer 2 Virtual Service Network Mapping of a Layer 2 into a Virtual Service Network delivering seamless Layer 2 extensions Virtual Service Network Business Requirement Provide Wireless Guest Access in specified locations throughout the Campus Ability to quickly add / remove Guest Access from certain locations within the Campus Guest traffic must be isolated from internal network traffic Authentication of guest users required for compliance and security tracking 29

29 Example: Wireless Guest Services Many touch points for configuration / management / troubleshooting Broadcast domain seen at all points through the network Isolation of traffic Identity Engines Ignition Server Guest Manager Data Center Core Campus Core Distribution Layer Access Layer Internet Self-service Kiosk for Guest Access The complexities we have to deal with today... 30

30 Example: Wireless Guest Services Wireless Guest mapped into VSN maintains traffic separation Layer 2 extension across the Virtual Services Fabric /VSN provisioning at Fabric edge only Identity Engines Ignition Server Guest Manager Wireless LAN Guest Internet WLAN Guest Virtual Service Network Self-service Kiosk for Guest Access Wireless LAN Guest VRF separates guest traffic from all internal traffic with dedicated Internet connection 31

31 Example: Multi-tenant Networks The complexities we have to deal with today... Application with IGP configured for routing capabilities Dual Core IGP s and RSMLT for best resiliency and fast failover/recovery User s with IGP configured for routing capabilities Compute Access Data Center Core Campus Core Distribution Layer Access Layer VRF Configuration IGP Configuration ibgp Peering MPBGP Route Targets Route Distinguishers 33

32 Example: Multi-tenant Networks VRFs create traffic separation which is maintained through VSN Layer 3 VRF extension across the Virtual Services Fabric Use of shared services becomes simple and efficient Blue Departmental Virtual Service Network Green Departmental Virtual Service Network VRF Configuration VRF to VSN Mapping 34

33 Example: Workgroup Networks Inter-VSN Routing Enhancing 802.1aq by delivering a policy-based Layer 3 internetworking capability of multiple Virtual Service Networks Virtual Service Network Virtual Service Network Business Requirement Provide network access for a common set of users (department, agency, contractors, etc.) Maintain traffic separation for this set of users from the rest of the network Offer connectivity between this common set of users and applications that reside within the Data Center No desire to extend s across Campus to achieve this 35

34 Example: Workgroup Networks Workgroup able to communicate with each other and applications Traffic separation is maintained through VSNs Security without the need for complex ACLs or separate hardware Workgroup Location A Virtual Service Network Workgroup A Workgroup Application Workgroup Application Virtual Service Network Workgroup Location B Virtual Service Network Workgroup B Inter-VSN Routing allows communications between different Virtual Service Networks without the IGP complexities 36

35 Example: Business Collaboration IP Shortcuts Native IP routing across the Virtual Service Fabric without the need for Virtual Service Networks or any additional IGP Business Requirement Deploy new business collaboration services within the enterprise to provide high definition desktop video capabilities Simplify and optimize deployment across network infrastructure Ensure proper quality of service to provide acceptable user experience Reduce troubleshooting complexities associated with existing environments Avaya Desktop Video Device 37

36 Example: Business Collaboration Route directly across the Virtual Services Fabric with IP Shortcuts No need to configure and IGP on any s Policy allows redistribution control of IP routing over Fabric Aura Collaboration Server for the Flare Experience 38

37 Extending COM Management VPS Solution Architecture VPS integrates via a bi-directional data exchange (based on XML/SOAP and WMI) between Avaya Configuration solution and the Vmware Vcenter management systems VPS delivers a relay for end-to-end management of servers and network fully virtualized datacenter environment, Allows the orchestration of configuration of the network hardware and the vswitch Provisioning of connectivity profiles, isid and IDs in the appropriate VM management applications Inventory & Sync of VM related asset data Auditability and VM tracking Reporting VM Location (Switch, Port, Time etc) Allocated connectivity profile (VM to Network/profile) VPS COM VMWare VCenter DC Network Provisioning Solution 39

38 VPS - Automated Virtual Server Mobility Server Rack 1 VM VM VM Server Rack 2 Connectivity template applied to virtual machine App server template applied, Assign Set high priority Allow authorized Ips Deny unsupported protocols VM move is identified and connectivity role is automatically reapplied App server template applied, Assign Set high priority Allow authorized Ips Deny unsupported protocols Automatic (VMotion) or manual VM movements requires no reconfiguration of the infrastructure & maintains assigned attributes & configuration. 40

39 VPS Roadmap & Plan of Intent Release Themes & Strategy Introduce VPS 1.0 with Existing VMWare ESX 4.0 (non-lldp) Penetrate the market ESX 5.0 LLDP based solution Qbg support 2.1 1Q-CY11 2Q-CY11 3Q-CY11 4Q-CY11 1Q-CY12 2Q-CY12 3Q-CY12 VPS 1.0 VPS 2.0 VPS 2.1 Com integrated VPS with topology retrieval through VMAC mapping. VMWare Vswitch & DVswitch based VPS using ESX 5.0 with LLDP support VMWare Vcenter Plug-in LLDP support on TOR (6700) and EOR (VSP/8800) VMWare Vswitch & DVswitch based VPS leveraging full IEEE 802.1Qbg model Avaya Vswitch (VSP1000) or VMware VSwitch supporting IEEE.1Qbg standard 41

40 Example: Converged Storage Storage and Data today have separate Physical networks Interfaces in the server Management tools There is an opportunity to converge storage and realize efficiencies Existing Fibre Channel Storage Area Network Existing Top of Rack Switches Server with Separate Adapters for SAN and LAN 42

41 Example: Converged Storage Continued evolution path for storage traffic convergence Future convergence beyond the rack requires a scalable single-tier Lossless network architecture Delivered via future-ready Virtual Service Platforms Existing Fibre Channel Storage Area Network Line Card Extender All Packet Processing in the Core Scalable, Lossless Single Tier Architecture Server with Converged Network Adapter 44

42 Avaya s Partners Industry leader in Application Virtualization Industry leader in Converged Networking Industry leader in WAN Optimization Industry innovator in Converged Storage More to Come

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