5 Technology trends: driving cloud adoption BENEFITS Speed Scale Economics Cloud Trend: 70% 2 weeks to deliver new services vs months with traditional solution Scale from 30,000 to 250,000 site visitors instantly $25,000 in the cloud would cost $100,000 on premises of CIOs will embrace a cloud-first strategy in 2016 (IDC CIO Agenda webinar) 430B+ Microsoft Azure AD authentications 280% year-over-year database growth in Microsoft Azure 50% of Fortune 500 use Microsoft Azure CLOUD ADOPTION
6 Cloud Challenges Security Lack of experience Loss of IT control TCO Monitoring Enterprise Scale Networking Hybrid Cloud Vendor Lock-in Privacy ROI Cloud Architecture Governance Performance Management Compliance
7 Organizational needs Whether it s public, private or hybrid cloud, organizations are becoming overwhelmed with the cloud services choices available. To compound the issue, organizations are not sure what the overall impact will be to their business specifically in the areas of cloud strategy, economics, adoption and optimization.
8 What s the answer? Cloudscape enables an organization to define a cloud strategy by providing an iterative solution framework to assist in the creation of a cloud vision that can be completed with reduced complexity and provide ongoing solution support and optimization.
9 CloudScape at a Glance CLOUD ASSIST is a phase to explore and capture high level opportunities and requirements to leverage cloud technologies. CLOUD VISION starts by planning your organization s cloud enablement journey. CLOUD COMPLETE is an agile and iterative approach to moving existing and new workloads to the Cloud. CLOUD WATCH allows your application or workload to be monitored after each iteration of Cloud Complete.
10 Network Strategy Level 3 Roger Greene
11 What are the Most Important Criteria to Consider Before Choosing Your Cloud Connectivity Provider? FLEXIBILITY 1% ESTABLISHED RELATIONSHIP WITH KEY CLOUD SERVICES SERVICE AVAILABILITY/ GEOGRAPHIC REACH 10% 10% PERFORMANCE/SLAs 8% 31% SERVICE RELIABILITY BANDWIDTH GUARANTEES 6% 8% 26% SECURITY VALUE Source: Level 3 Cloud Migration Survey; Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 11
12 You need a strong network strategy to build a successful cloud strategy 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 12
13 Key Network Strategy/ Design Considerations Business goals Applications Data Bandwidth requirements Security and compliance Public, private or hybrid Local, global 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential.
14 Deterministic Network Performance 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential.
15 Private Networks Public Networks Secure Networking Network Alternatives Network-based Security Customer BYOS Internet Multi-tenant, packets moved over shared, interconnected networks Physically isolated from public Internet Distributed Denial of Service mitigation Firewall Threat monitoring Identity and access management Data encryption at-rest and in-transit VPN Multi-tenant with logical separation of customer traffic User access authentication IPS/ IDS Data encryption in-transit IP address management/sub-nets Secure application design Transport Single tenant with physical separation of customer traffic Network, POP and data center operating policies and procedures Monitoring and logging Operational policies and procedures 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 15
16 Cloud Connectivity Network Considerations/ Alternatives Flexibility Security Control Reach Availability Performance Scale Cost Good Better Best Public Internet 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. VPN Optical Transport Fiber/ Equip 16
17 Use Cases Private Cloud External Apps Customers Data Center 2 Research Facility A Enterprise Data Center 1 Private Cloud Connectivity Popular Cloud Service Research Facility B Enterprise Headquarters Enterprise VPN Network Attached Storage Third Party Data Center <= 10ms from Public Cloud Internal Apps Branch Offices IOPS Intensive Apps 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 17
18 Secure, High Performance Cloud Networking Use Case: Internal Apps Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery Application Dev and Testing Business App Hosting ERP, CRM, , Intranet Big Data Analytics and Storage Branch Offices Data Center Headquarters Enterprise VPN IPsec Cloud Service Employee Customer Financial Large Volumes of Data Public Internet Mobile and Remote Workforce 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 18
19 Secure, High Performance Cloud Networking Use Case: Internal Apps Mission-critical apps Sensitive business information Large volumes of information BYOD and distributed business locations Multiple IT users Multiple ports open to public Internet Multiple premise-based CPE Software-based encryption performance issues Best efforts Internet data transmission IPsec Data Center Cloud Service Employee Customer Financial Large Volumes of Data Branch Offices Enterprise VPN Public Internet Headquarters Mobile and Remote Workforce 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 19
20 Secure, High Performance Cloud Networking Use Case: Internal Apps Private cloud connectivity Dedicated or VPN Improved security by consolidating/ containing data and activity over private network Improved performance/ reliability with deterministic network characteristics, guaranteed throughput, custom diversity or built-in mesh More efficient transmission of large volumes of data 2-factor remote access management Network-based Internet firewall Data Center Private Cloud Connectivity Cloud Service Employee Customer Financial Large Volumes of Data Branch Offices Enterprise VPN Public Internet Headquarters 2-factor VPN Gateway Mobile and Remote Workforce 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 20
21 Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions Improved Performance Deliver cloud-based mission critical applications more quickly and without interruption with Level 3 s highly redundant fiber network, low latency offers and virtual network class of service guarantees Greater Security Entrust your business s proprietary information to the cloud with Level 3 s private network and comprehensive portfolio of security services More Flexible Choose the cloud services and data centers that meet your needs (without forcing you into restrictive service bundles). Tap into bandwidth dynamically, pay only for what you consume Global Connectivity Connect offices around the world to the local cloud and data center resources needed to run mission critical applications Reduced Costs Turn-up new connections and scale bandwidth quickly and efficiently. Minimize upfront capital expenditures and lower your cost per unit by utilizing shared infrastructure A private network ecosystem which leverages Level 3's private network services to provide enterprises secure, high-performance, preestablished connectivity to leading cloud services and data centers 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential.
22 Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions Footprint Icons represent current and planned cloud aggregation and data center locations 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 22
23 Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions Partner Connectivity Matrix 2014 Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential. 3
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25 Questions? Aneal Roney Catapult Systems Roger Greene Level 3
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