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1 I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T P r i va t e C l o u d s : Easing Deploym e n t a n d M a nagement July 2013 Adapted from Worldwide Private Cloud IT Infrastructure Forecast by Mary Johnston Turner, Richard L. Villars, Jed Scaramella, et al., IDC # and Worldwide IT Infrastructure Hardware for Public and Private Cloud Forecast: Convergence, Hybrid Datacenters, and Open Computing Strategies Shaping Market by Richard L. Villars, Jed Scaramella, Dan Iacono, and Rohit Mehra, IDC # Sponsored by IBM Deployment of IT assets within private cloud architectures is becoming increasingly popular with IT decision makers who want to improve datacenter operational efficiency, launch new strategic application platforms, or reduce IT operational costs. While many companies implement private clouds in their own in-house datacenter, a growing number also plan to deploy private clouds within a service provider's datacenter to speed time to deployment. In either case, the resources of the private cloud are dedicated to the needs of a single customer and its approved customers, contractors, and employees on a noncommercial basis. IDC estimates that spending by end customers and hosted private cloud service providers for private cloud enabling IT infrastructure hardware and software totaled $9.8 billion in 2012, an increase of 31.2% over IDC expects total market revenue will grow from $12.3 billion in 2013 to $22.2 billion in 2017, representing a CAGR of 17.6% for This Technology Spotlight discusses the trends driving the deployment of private clouds and explores the role that IBM's System x portfolio of cloud technologies plays in this important market. Introduction Cloud computing is fast becoming one of the most widely discussed concepts in IT, for both businesses and consumers. Companies are exploring a variety of deployment models for IT to deliver services to the business units. Cloud environments enable the self-service provisioning, dynamic pooling, and elastic scaling of IT resources across diverse workloads and user groups leveraging virtualization, automation, and analytics as well as advanced server, storage, and network architectures. These environments also enable monitoring and chargeback based on resource utilization and provide end users and IT staff with a services-oriented approach to IT governance and optimization of end-to-end processes and applications. In addition, private clouds are instrumental in deploying a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), a model of computing that centralizes client management and moves client processing and storage to a datacenter, thereby improving security and easing management. IDC expects that demand for private cloud infrastructure hardware and software will continue to increase rapidly in the coming years as more and more IT organizations become more comfortable with their ability to manage and gain value from highly dynamic self-service environments. IDC also expects more applications and database resources will be designed to benefit from the highly elastic scaling and pooling of infrastructure resources that are provided by private clouds. IDC 1540

2 Key Business Drivers of Private Cloud IDC sees private cloud as the continuing evolution of virtualization. Private cloud is a journey that corporate datacenters are undertaking the first stage was hardware consolidation via virtualization, then automation/management, and eventually private cloud with self-provisioning. Initial adoption of virtualization is often driven by capex savings, consolidation of hardware, and floor space reduction. Business drivers evolve with mature adopters; while capital costs are still relevant, primary drivers center on IT agility, quicker provisioning, and operational efficiency. The second stage of virtualization involves software-defined solutions that will roll out in the next five years and will rapidly turn physical compute resources into a highly liquid asset. Compute won't be free, but it will increasingly be seen as a fungible and liquid resource that developers are starting to incorporate into their design and implementation strategies. Major adopters of private cloud environments will rely heavily on suppliers to provide the server, storage, and network hardware necessary to build out efficient, scalable, and manageable cloud environments. The motivations for adoption of private cloud include faster time to service/market, increased cost advantage and improved IT efficiency, and greater infrastructure and operational improvements. Adoption will be driven by key advantages, including ease/speed to deploy/run, flexible/efficient pricing models, reduction of in-house support costs, and forced standardization. Another rising driver is the continued investment by traditional trusted-brand IT vendors into the private cloud IT infrastructure market. The emergence of technologies that amplify the value of the cloud model including affordable wireless broadband Internet access; lower-cost, rich-function mobile devices (e.g., smartphones and mobile tablets); and the growth of Big Data and cloud-based analytics will also drive cloud adoption. And digitization/transformation of key industries (e.g., media/entertainment, healthcare, life sciences, energy, government, education, and retail) will accelerate demand for cloud. The growing desire among organizations to deploy their own private clouds for application, compute, and content emerged as another major driver of new IT infrastructure hardware consumption. Some of these private cloud deployments (e.g., large government and research sites) had ambitions to be comparable in scope and complexity to public cloud environments, but others are more limited in scope. According to IDC research, spending on IT infrastructure hardware for private cloud deployments reached $6.4 billion in 2012, an increase of 23.1% over 2011 spending. As a result, use cases and ROI models for private clouds will evolve from emphasizing rapid dev/ops deployment to focusing on runtime production application scalability, end-user productivity, and competitive business advantage. Computing and analytics applications that benefit from highly liquid IT architectures can be expected to help lead the transformation of datacenters and IT management strategies, while content and information storage, management, and distribution volumes will challenge IT decision makers to consider the best mix of resources to maintain service levels while keeping costs manageable. Requirements for Effective Deployment of Private Clouds Companies and service providers alike report to IDC that migrating to a cloud can be disruptive to operations and difficult to manage across the complex organization. To avoid inhibiting adoption, vendors must provide solutions that are simple to integrate and services that support customers in their IT transformation. Private cloud computing promises to drive efficiency and lower cost in the IT environment while acting as a transformative tool for the business IDC

3 Considering IBM The IBM System x cloud portfolio includes a spectrum of offerings from a fully bundled system to a flexible reference configuration and from complete, new ready-to-deploy systems to solutions that leverage a customer's existing infrastructure. IBM offers an entry point for each individual customer, whether the customer is new to cloud computing and is interested in the flexibility and efficiency a private cloud delivers or the customer is a sophisticated user seeking higher-level capabilities such as orchestration and life-cycle management. IBM cloud solutions are built on industry-proven IBM x86 server technology featuring Intel Xeon processors and easily scale in size and feature capability with the growth and maturity of the customer. IBM cloud offerings are available on a variety of IBM System x platforms; customers are not locked into a particular form factor and are able to select the system that best suits their individual environment. System x hardware includes: System x servers Intelligent systems that leverage industry-standard CPU architectures designed to reduce costs and complexity in the datacenter ex5 enterprise servers Enhanced systems, utilizing MAX5 memory expansion and exflash I/O to deliver greater performance, scalability, and storage density IBM BladeCenter Consolidated servers in one easy-to-manage platform; shared I/O and centralized management simplifies IT and increases flexibility IBM Flex System A modular blade system with server, storage, and network; simplified with unified management Depending on their needs and environments, customers can select from software-only cloud solutions, integrated software and hardware solutions, or flexible hardware and software reference architectures. Successful cloud implementations require strong performance and security, and the Intel Xeon processors are ideal for these workloads. The latest Intel Xeon E5 series processors feature data protection through pervasive encryption without loss of performance and create trusted pools of virtual resources, establishing a hardware "root of trust" to ensure systems and software have not been tampered with during or prior to launch. Entry Cloud Offerings IBM SmartCloud Entry offers customers a first step to transforming their IT environment to a private cloud. This software is designed for organizations that are making their first foray into the cloud and intend to proceed gradually; typically these organizations have limited in-house skills. For customers seeking to scale their IT without adding physical servers, manage the peaks in demand activity, and reduce software licensing costs, IBM SmartCloud Entry is a cost-effective solution. Customers are able to control expenses and increase IT agility with the following features: Self-service portal and provisioning to speed IT application delivery Image management and basic metering to gain increased visibility into the environment Support of many hypervisor environments VMware, KVM, and Hyper-V for openness and customer choice 2013 IDC 3

4 For many companies, IBM SmartCloud Entry provides all the cloud capability that they will likely ever need. In addition, as customers grow and increase their competency with cloud, IBM SmartCloud Entry is able to add capacity with upgrades and even scales to more sophisticated solutions, such as IBM SmartCloud Provisioning and Orchestrator. IBM SmartCloud Entry is available in reference configurations and as a bundled solution. IBM ReadyPack for Cloud is an IBM-tested and -validated entry reference configuration to optimize the utilization of IT assets and provide reliable on-demand access to IT applications. The offering includes IBM x3650 M4 rack servers, IBM DS3524 storage system, Juniper EX2200 Ethernet Switch, and the VMware vsphere 5.0 Essentials Plus. IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud is a preintegrated platform that includes BladeCenter H chassis and server blades, BLADE Network Technologies 10Gb Virtual Fabric Switch, and IBM Storwize or IBM System Storage DS3524. Suitable for virtualized and cloud environments, the modular design can scale easily and offers a single point of management. SmartCloud Entry may also be installed at client request. IBM System x Integrated Solution for Cloud is an integrated offering of IBM servers, storage, networking, and platform management, optimized for setting up an internal private cloud. The solution provides customers with everything required to deploy a private cloud in their datacenter. This one-stop virtualization platform can initially support more than 50 virtual machines, with the option to scale as needs expand. Unlike a traditional distributed system, IBM's preintegrated system with cloud computing capabilities enables IT to respond quickly to the changing needs of the business and speed time to delivery. Advanced Cloud Offerings For organizations that have more sophisticated needs as well as internal skills, IBM offers advanced offerings in cloud technologies. Customers have the option of upgrading from the entry-level IBM offerings or deploying these advanced technologies from the start. Building on the basic cloud features, customers are able to expand into advanced provisioning, orchestration and automation, and advanced management. With these offerings, customers have the option to leverage existing hardware to realize greater return on investment (ROI), improve their time to value by speeding provisioning times, and improve availability by reducing downtime and manual interventions. IBM SmartCloud Provisioning delivers a workload-optimized cloud environment with image life-cycle management and resilient high-scale provisioning across heterogeneous platforms. Infrastructure and platform capabilities increase business agility by accelerating application deployment. IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator is a unified cloud management platform that provides end-to-end automation of cloud service delivery. IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator integrates provisioning, monitoring, metering, chargeback, and capacity management and enables the automation of application deployment and life-cycle management for compute, storage, and network resources. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) IBM System x rack servers are optimized for VDI and are designed to deliver the compute performance, maximized memory, high-speed connectivity, high availability, and expandability many organizations require when deploying a VDI environment. The IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure offerings for System x (Citrix, Microsoft, VMware) deliver the following benefits: Productivity and mobility IDC

5 Security and compliance Improved manageability Lower IT costs IBM PureSystems IDC research indicates that IT organizations are using integrated systems as core platforms to enable private cloud service delivery environments. The IBM PureSystems family is a portfolio of expert integrated systems built from the ground up to deliver an optimized hardware and software platform. IBM PureSystems provide a broad range of infrastructure and platform systems with built-in expertise around specific workloads and use cases. For cloud environments, IBM PureFlex System is a preconfigured fully integrated system with unified management of compute, storage, networking, and virtualization resources that support a range of general-purpose datacenter requirements. IBM PureApplication Systems are highly optimized integrated systems with built-in Patterns of Expertise that are deployed and managed by the systems according to a set of policies. IBM PureData Systems are integrated systems optimized for delivering data services and analytics including big data. Challenges A company's ability to fully realize the benefits of cloud computing depends on the IT organization being willing and able to adapt to changes in not only technologies but also processes. Within the IT department, the separate infrastructure teams (server, storage, and networking) must be able to collaborate with each other and also with the application development teams. Beyond coordination, the IT team should also be working with the business stakeholders to build consensus on standard configurations and SLAs. To run an internal cloud, IT organizations will require a shift from the traditional decision making and ROI methodology used in the legacy technology silos to a mindset that focuses on end-to-end shared service delivery. Perhaps the greatest obstacle is the fact that not all customers are fully ready to adopt this change within their organization. A cloud infrastructure can help many organizations transform their datacenters and improve operational efficiency if they can overcome the obstacles on this journey. As described in this paper, IBM has a range of products in its portfolio to assist customers on their evolution to cloud from a flexible offering that is easily integrated and will not disrupt the existing environment or IT staff to more complete solutions for customers that are ready for a full transformation. Conclusion The private cloud IT infrastructure market is still emerging as IT decision makers experiment with self-service, dynamic pooling, elastic scaling, and consumption-based chargeback. At the same time, IT managers are also assessing how cloud-oriented automation will impact business agility, IT staff skill requirements, governance, compliance, and end-user productivity. To improve datacenter efficiency and reduce operational costs and at the same time improve the ability to launch strategic application platforms, IT decision makers are increasingly looking to deploy IT assets within private cloud architectures. If IBM can address the challenges highlighted in this paper, IDC believes the company has a significant opportunity for success in the market for private cloud computing IDC 5

6 A B O U T T H I S P U B L I C A T I ON This publication was produced by IDC Go-to-Market Services. The opinion, analysis, and research results presented herein are drawn from more detailed research and analysis independently conducted and published by IDC, unless specific vendor sponsorship is noted. IDC Go-to-Market Services makes IDC content available in a wide range of formats for distribution by various companies. A license to distribute IDC content does not imply endorsement of or opinion about the licensee. C O P Y R I G H T A N D R E S T R I C T I O N S Any IDC information or reference to IDC that is to be used in advertising, press releases, or promotional materials requires prior written approval from IDC. For permission requests, contact the GMS information line at or Translation and/or localization of this document requires an additional license from IDC. For more information on IDC, visit For more information on IDC GMS, visit Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA USA P F IDC

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