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  1. 1. Hybrid Cloud & Hybrid Hosting Raj Dutt Sr. Vice President, Technology Internap 1
  2. 2. Clouds, clouds, everywhere Cloud hype at all time high, enterprise IT must react! 2
  3. 3. Pitfalls of the cloud: why hybrid? The cloud can save you money and make you happy Its much more flexible IF you can make use of that flexibility Allows you to have 100 machines for 1 day for the same price as having 1 machine for 100 days Or end up making you cry Its never cheaper for consistent workloads compared to virtually any alternative. Better margins for Voxel (and others we suspect) than dedicated servers Hybrid Cloud brings together the right tools to suit your app Private Cloud Public Cloud Contractual terms capex/opex mix Virtualized or not 3
  4. 4. What is hybrid hosting? Hybrid hosting leverages the best features of multiple IT services such as colocation, traditional managed hosting and dedicated servers, virtualized and non virtualized cloud, and on-premise datacenters: all into a single, optimized environment 4
  5. 5. What type of cloud is your business most interested in? Internaps cloud webinar series results: Nov. 2011 Jan. 2012 Sample size: 253 respondents. Public 8% Private 28% Hybrid or Combination 46% None or in-house 18% A cloud computing market forecast, GigaOM Pro, April 2012 Breakdown by cloud type growth 2011 - 2014 50% 20% 30% 46% 22% 32% 42% 23% 35% 37% 25% 38% Private Public Hybrid 2011 2012 2013 2014 5
  6. 6. Integrated Virtual & Bare Metal Cloud x86 Architecture Hypervisor Layer x86 Architecture CPU MemoryDisk Operating System (Windows, Centos, Ubuntu, etc.) Application Application Application Application Application Computing Resources Computing Resources Virtual Cloud (by the Hour) Bare Metal Cloud (by the Hour) Use cases: High I/O databases, resource- intensive applications scaling high- compute, more cost-effective at scale Use cases: Web servers, test and development environments, short-term web campaigns CPU MemoryDisk Guest OS Guest OS Guest OS Guest OS Homogenous Infrastructure & Management Systems Same operating systems and applications 6
  7. 7. On Premise and Off Premise Latency matters to your clients Choice of interconnection matters to you Location Location Location Tough(er) to certify on external providers Transparency is lacking Control: real versus perceived Compliance and Regulatory Remember the cloudy economics Do what makes sense for the workload Capex versus Opex 7
  8. 8. Online Gaming Hybrid Hosting Use Case 8 Flexible cloud for scaling VLAN for flexibility Managed Hosting for performance and security Bursting on-demand for peak events such as on-line tournaments or new game launches. A single custom layer 2 Virtual LAN provides secure, low-latency link for hybrid environment Some databases require direct access to physical disks supplying database information for optimal performance. Organizations with specific security requirements benefit from the isolated resources of a managed platform. 8
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