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1 Information Infrastructure Forum, Istanbul Information Infrastructure Forum Swissotel the Bosphorus, Đstanbul 2010 IBM Corporation

2 Information Infrastructure Forum, Istanbul IBM Yeniden IP Đşinde! IBM Data Center Networking Çözümleri ile Avantaj Sağlayın Pierre Jean Bochard Veri Depolama ve DCN Satış Lideri, IBM CEE 2010 IBM Corporation

3 IBM Data Center Networking Customer Value CHOICE Best fit from a wide choice of Networking Products Multi network vendor maintenance and support with a global reach One global company simplifies procurement and reduces costs Standards based solutions reducing interoperability issues Choice for Networking Primary Partners SIMPLICITY Integrated manageable infrastructures EXPERTISE Solution innovation skills Operations process simplification with integrated software Evolve SAN to FCOE with integrated server/ storage / network tools Dynamic Infrastructure management enables the network to adapt to changes in servers and storage. Integrated Data Center Solutions Reduced time to deployment with integrated products and solutions Leadership in emerging VM mobility standards enabling choice Interoperability testing between servers, storage, network and mgmt Industry-leading Services and Support System Integration Data Center Networking enables innovative Dynamic Infrastructure solutions

4 Industry Analyst - Gartner Large data centers are becoming increasingly dependent on the network layer. Requirements for emerging data centers can involve thousands of Gigabit Ethernet server connections, with a requirement for a 10 gigabit (Gb) interconnection between the switches. An individual core switch must support many hundreds of gigabit connections and have dense, wire-speed, low latency 10Gb capabilities. Switches need to have enough combined port density to allow switch interconnection without seriously reducing the number of devices connected to the switch. We are finding the high-end market stratified, with vendors such as Brocade, Cisco and Juniper Networks emerging as the leading players in high-capacity, scalable architectures. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN (Global) 2009

5 Globally, systems & infrastructure are reaching a breaking point Explosion of data, transactions, and digitally-aware devices strains IT infrastructure and operations. Exponential growth in communications and services exposes bandwidth limitations. Supply inefficiencies and demand spikes tax energy and utility systems. 5

6 Data Center transformation goes beyond Server isation Spending (US$B) $300 $250 $200 $150 $100 $50 $0 Power and Admin costs keep rising +Physical Server Installed Base (Millions) Complexity adds to cost and risk Firewal l Server s Physical Server Installed Base (Millions) Power and Cooling Costs Server Mgt and Admin Costs New Server Spending Routers Switche s Special Purpose Appliances ization Management Gap Director y Servers Source: IDC, May 2006 Data Servers Application Servers Web Servers Mainframes Server virtualization by itself cannot reduce costs, improve service and manage risk Rising network and storage bottlenecks, together with management complexity, reduce the efficiencies gained through virtualization. Data Center evolution need to consider all aspects of the infrastructure especially the network and its management Storage File/Print Servers

7 Dynamic Infrastructure helps business grow while reducing costs BUSINESS NEED DRIVEN Infrastructure available on-demand and scales with business needs in the right time BEST-FIT Modular, Standards based architectures and technologies allowing the choice of the best of breed vendor for a given purpose Application Application Server Application Server Server Servers SERVICE MANAGEMENT Blades Storage Networks Physical Environment SMP Servers Clients ization & Management Storage Systems DECOUPLED Infrastructure that is decoupled from business logic does not get in the way of your time to value EFFICIENT Automated, workloadoptimized with virtual resource mobility and life cycle management that includes servers, storage and networks Cloud Cells Network Hardware

8 Pierre-Jean BOCHARD Data Center Networking Platform Leader IBM STG - Central Eastern Europe IBM Data Center Networking Products & Offerings

9 Today s Physical Data Center Infrastructure Analogy

10 Constant evolution of Servers Same for Networking Network Switch and specialized device sprawl Eliminate network choke points and adopt standards for vendor choice to enable scaling Reduce oversubscription enabling the gradual convergence of LAN and SAN Flatten the layers and integrate workload management with network Server/Storage Server and storage sprawl Server and storage Consolidation Server and Storage ization Dynamic, Workload optimized server and storage provisioning Current State Reduce Costs Reduce Complexity Increase Manageability

11 IBM Data Center Networking Solution Innovations CONVERGED Reduce costs of parallel networks with integrated, tested and managed Fiber Channel over Converged Enhanced Ethernet solutions INTEGRATED Automated response to changes in Dynamic Infrastructure with integrated tiered management design DYNAMIC Optimize the datacenter and extend its life using standards based support for VM migration through network port profiles Application Application Server Application Server Server Servers Core SERVICE MANAGEMENT Storage Networks Clients ization & Management.. Servers Storage FLATTENED Collapse the network to a single layer with virtual switch technology to achieve consistent latency, reduced CAPEx, few kwatts, improved utilization, simplified management. SCALABLE Remove chokepoints and support growth with low latency, nonblocking 1G/10G switches and routers SECURE Protect the datacenter with scalable security appliances and dynamic port profile migration

12 Today s Non-ized Data Center Network

13 Evolution of Data Center Networking Converged Networks, Flattened Networks, Integrated Appliances, Integrated Network Management

14 Integrated : IBM Systems Director Network Control Provides: Simplification of network management tasks, providing a unified view of the total IT environment, servers, storage and network. Device based launch in context point for IBM Data Center Fabric Manager. Integration of Tivoli based technology for advanced discovery and topology. Graphical view of L2 network connectivity using Director s topology perspective. Logical views of network systems arranged by the subnetworks to which they belong. Enables: End-to-end user tasks to be done with a single tool IBM Systems Director. Network monitoring at a glance via network topology perspectives with ability to see the components affected by network outages. Support for latest converged Fabric Ethernet technology (FCoCEE). Service Management Platform Management Network Server IT environment Storage

15 Converged: Reduce Cap-Ex by Eliminating Parallel Infrastructures From 2 Networks (SAN FC and Ethernet) to One Converged Network Next Generation Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) has improved capabilities to support Fiber Channel Access Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) maintains the same management paradigm and tools for storage and are matched with IBM SAN Products Servers Multiple Fabrics One Fabric IBM Converged Switch B32 24 ports FCoE and 8 ports 8 Gbps FC Top-of-Rack Cisco Nexus 5010/ / 40ports FCoE w/ 3 expansion choices IBM Information Infrastructure Forum Pierre-Jean Bochard Reduce number of server ports Reduce number of switches ports Reduce cabling Reduce power consumption Increase speed of links Increase utilization of links

16 Flattened: Reduce Cap-Ex by Eliminating Network Layers, using Cost-effective High-Performance Switches and Routers

17 Summary of DCN partner capabilities

18 WHY IBM DCN? Data Center Networking enables innovative Dynamic Infrastructure solutions

19 It s time to start thinking differently about Data Center infrastructure and Networking

20 Dynamic Infrastructure : Helping build a Smarter Planet IBM Data Center Networking in Support of Dynamic Infrastructure Thank you for your attention Pierre-Jean BOCHARD Data Center Networking Platform Leader IBM STG - Central Eastern Europe

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