ITQ Transform! - Cloud computing beyond Opex savings

ITQ Transform! - Cloud computing beyond Opex savings

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Jeffrey Kusters

November 21, 2017
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    Cloud computing beyond Opex savings How to create real business

    value Jeffrey Kusters Technology Officer VCDX #252
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    Besides low benefits, it’s potentially high on risk “Monthly Uptime

    Percentage” is calculated by subtracting from 100% the percentage of minutes during the month in which Amazon EC2 or Amazon EBS, as applicable, was in the state of “Region Unavailable” “Region Unavailable” means that more than one Availability Zone in which you are running an instance, within the same Region, is “Unavailable” to you.”
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    “My legacy app has been running fine for all these

    years” One of the more common threads I see running through cyberhorror news is that an attack vector was something old, as in legacy. Legacy OS, legacy platform, legacy apps, even legacy languages. Legacy is old, old is dangerous, and thus legacy is dangerous. Let me restate that: Legacy. Is. Dangerous. --- John Browne (Mobilize.net)
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    Data Center Team • Application architectures • Security best practices

    • APIs and management tools Increased complexity due to new silos Google Team • Application architectures • Security best practices • APIs and management tools Azure Team • Application architectures • Security best practices • APIs and management tools AWS Team • Application architectures • Security best practices • APIs and management tools Organizational Complexity Operational Complexity Increased Risk Exposure IBM Team • Application architectures • Security best practices • APIs and management tools
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    If you can’t scale down, cost will just keep going

    up! Cloud economics is all about ‘pay-as-you-go’ … but what if you just keep going and going? Can your applications scale down or easily be turned off and on again on demand? Cloud Resources
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    Forecast ahead: Growing clouds on the horizon This can feel

    like an incredible opportunity. To get there, organizations need to be ready to act. Analysts predict increasing cloud adoption Speed is the new currency Public cloud market by 2020, up from $146B in 2017 – Forrester *1 Projected growth for IaaS market in 2017, the highest for cloud services – Gartner *2 of organizations committed to hybrid architectures by 2018 – IDC *3 $236B 37% 80% 1. “The Public Cloud Services Market Will Grow Rapidly To $236 Billion in 2020”. Forrester. September 1, 2016. 2. “http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/3616417 3. “Enterprise Adoption Driving Strong Growth of Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, According to IDC.” Press release. IDC. July 14, 2016.
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    “W HY A R E N ’T W E IN

    THE CLO UD Y E T?!”
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    Demand Supply IM Business Strategy IM Strategy IT Strategy IT

    Architecture IT Ops & Technology Looking for a root cause • IT is often fundamentally disconnected from the business: • Cloud adoption is often driven by IT from a technology push perspective. • Cloud adoption is often driven by the business without IT alignment (aka Shadow IT). How should businesses plan to keep up to the continuously changing digital world? • That is the hardest question IT managers all around the world nowadays need to answer, if they want to keep ahead of the competition. 20 IM
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    Looking for a root cause • IT is often fundamentally

    disconnected from the business: • Cloud adoption is often driven by IT from a technology push perspective. • Cloud adoption is often driven by the business without IT alignment (aka Shadow IT). How should businesses plan to keep up to the continuously changing digital world? • That is the hardest question IT managers all around the world nowadays need to answer, if they want to keep ahead of the competition. 21 Demand Supply IM Wow! Cool technology! We’ve bought a new cloud app! We need cloud!
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    IT Transformation Services (ITTS) to the rescue 22 Preparation Assessment

    Focusing Mobilizing Execution ‘WHY’ ‘WHAT’ ‘HOW’ ‘Commit’ ‘Projects’
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    Our IT Transformation model 23 Strategy Guiding principles Architectures Action

    items Transformation portfolio CNA SDDC EUC HC Organization & Processes What are the requirements and main design choices? What is the target versus the current situation? What has to change to achieve our goals? How are we going to change? Why do we need to change?
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    Our IT Transformation model 24 Strategy Guiding principles Architectures Action

    items Transformation portfolio CNA SDDC EUC HC Organization & Processes What are the requirements and main design choices? What is the target versus the current situation? What has to change to achieve our goals? How are we going to change? Why do we need to change? WHY WHAT HOW
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    Why do businesses need a cloud strategy? “Digital business requires

    speed and agility that cloud computing provides through the use of cloud services.” -- Christy Pettey, Gartner
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    What 26 Consistent Infrastructure VM Infrastructure • Container Infrastructure Consistent

    Operations Management and Operations • Across Clouds VMware Cloud Infrastructure Public Cloud IaaS VISIBILITY OPERATIONS AUTOMATION SECURITY GOVERNANCE VMware Cloud on AWS for VMware Cloud Management VMware Cloud Services Cloud Native Apps Time to market • Innovation • Scale • Differentiation Existing Apps Reduce Costs • Security • Reliability • Control CONTAINERS VIRTUAL MACHINES Cloud Foundation VMware Cloud Run, Manage, Connect, Secure Any App on Any Cloud to Any Device
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    How – Workload strategy 28 SaaS Replatform Keep app as

    is, move to new environment Refactor Modify app, new environment, on-prem or in the cloud Multi-Tier Hybrid Shift portions of multi-tier app to public cloud Replace Move to SaaS version of packaged app Develop for Cloud New cloud native app deployed on-prem & IaaS Maintain Keep app as is in existing environment Cloud Native Apps Time to market • Innovation • Scale • Differentiation Existing Apps Reduce Costs • Security • Reliability • Control
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    How - Journey towards a Digital Enterprise 29 INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER

    BUSINESS PARTNER DIGITAL ENTERPRISE OPERATING MODEL MATURITY Reducing CapEx Maximizing Efficiency Generating Revenue Months to Days On Demand Any Platform Automated Infrastructure Automated Services Automated Business BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP
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    How - Journey towards a Digital Enterprise 30 INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER

    BUSINESS PARTNER DIGITAL ENTERPRISE OPERATING MODEL MATURITY BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP Private Cloud • IT Portal • Automated Provisioning • Resiliency • Showback Hybrid Cloud • Cloud Bursting • Relevant Service Metrics PaaS • Converged Application Authoring (WaaS, DBaaS) • Change and Configuration Management XaaS • Service Lifecycle Extensibility • Integrated Service Lifecycle Third Platform • Multi-Cloud • Cloud Native Apps • Big Data Driven • Agile Focused • API Driven • Continuous Service Improvement DevOps • Micro-service Architecture • Enhanced Network Security • Continuous Delivery Digital Convergence • New Business Models • Continuous Customer Engagement • Digital Engagement IaaS • Service Lifecycle Management • Service Catalog • Org and Process Transformation • Chargeback Virtual Infrastructure • Virtualize across Compute, Storage and Network Assets • Performance and Capacity
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    THE BIG OPPORTUNITY MOBILIZING CLOUD CENTER OF EXCELLENCE CLOUD CORE

    TEAM 8 INSTITUTE change 1 CREATE A sense of urgency 4 ENLIST A volunteer army 5 ENABLE Action by removing barriers 7 SUSTAIN acceleration 2 BUILD A guiding coalition 3 FORM A strategic vision & initiatives 6 GENERATE Short-term wins
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    5 key takeaways 1. Cloud migration is complex. There are

    no shortcuts. But relax, you are not alone 2. Cloud is not a technology topic, you need business-IT alignment and address people & processes challenges head on 3. Start with why. You need a cloud strategy. Make sure it aligns with your business strategy 4. Jumpstart your cloud initiative by creating a consistent cloud infrastructure with consistent operations. Then, match your application requirements with your cloud strategy 5. Finally, drive change and cloud adoption from a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE), a Cloud Core Team … whatever you want to call it, but put smart cloud enthusiasts together in a team and enable them! 32
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