HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud

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HP and QAD
Reaching for the Cloud
Craig McKay and Derek Bradley / QAD
Carl Ramsey and Kent Lipschultz / HP
HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Safe Harbor Statement
The following is intended to outline QAD’s general
product direction. It is intended for information
purposes only, and may not be incorporated into
any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver
any material, code, functional capabilities, and
should not be relied upon in making purchasing
decisions. The development, release, and timing
of any features or functional capabilities
described for QAD’s products remains at the sole
discretion of QAD.
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Introduction
• This breakout session discusses the strong
relationship between HP and QAD
… and how they are working together to
deliver a co-operative CloudSystem strategy
to the benefit of QAD’s customers
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Aim / Audience
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IT Management
IT Planners
IT Technical Installer
Survey
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Agenda
• QAD’s commitment to green computing
and cloud based technology
• QAD’s strong history working with HP
• QAD and the HP PTAC
• Our working partnership
• HP’s CloudSystem and BladeMatrix
• Reaching for the clouds – the solution
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Green Computing
• HP is committed to green computing
• Sustaining the future
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Develop a sustainable green computing plan
Recycle
Make environmentally sound purchase decisions
Reduce paper consumption
Conserve energy
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Green Computing
• Data centers are high power consumers
• About 60% of the power costs are due to
inefficiency
• HP solutions
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Virtualization
Blade computing
Consolidating workloads
Private cloud
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Private Cloud
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HP BladeSystem matrix
HP cloud service automation
HP Storage Works Data Services
One Touch Provisioning
- Self service portals
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Private Cloud
• Common management environment
• QAD specific cloud maps
• Cloud consulting services
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Public Cloud – The Vision
• Help customers transition to cloud
infrastructures
- A single interface to connect home office,
mobile and enterprise users via any device to
always available infrastructure
- Integrated technology architecture for
supporting today’s explosion of data and
connectivity
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Private Cloud – The Business Case
• Favorable system hosting economics
- Reduced management and network infrastructure
costs
- Removal of CAPEX
- Pay as you go provisioning
• Improved user satisfaction
- Process automation and application mobility
• High availability
- Service level agreements
- Storage and network scalability
• Security and trust
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Private Cloud – QAD On Demand
Service Delivery
Management
Help Desk
Support
Application
Lifecycle
Management
Systems
Management
Infrastructure
Management
• Flexible model offers standard and optional services
• Global, agile resource pool provides expertise when and
where you need it
• Regular reporting gives full visibility and accountability to
SLA adherence
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HP and QAD: The Partnership
HP and QAD – Working Together
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP and QAD – Working Together
• QAD has a long history of working with HP
- Technical validation
- High user count performance testing
• PA-RISC (originally)
• HP integrity
• HP Proliant (blades and rack optimized)
- High availability testing
- Virtualization
- Sizing and rapid deployment
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP and QAD – Recent Highlights
• Recent highlights
- Over 3500 concurrent users on HP integrity super
dome 2
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Per hour day
80k orders
10k invoices
15k journal adjustments
• PTAC matrix validation
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP and QAD’s Product Lab
• QAD is working with HP to replace legacy
server and storage equipment in their labs
with HP infrastructure to provide state of the
art development and testing environment
- HP Virtualized Storage
- HP Proliant BladeSystem
- HP Integrity Server Blades
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP and QAD – Working Together
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CUSTOM SERVICES
- A SPECIAL
PREMIERRELATIONSHIP
PARTNERS ONLY
PTAC SERVICES
- Porting (assessments, assistance)
- ISV/HP Tech Integ
- 64bit Application Migration
- OS (validation, perf, tuning)
- APP Virtualization
- APP (validation, perf bm)
“AllianceOne” (fka: “DSPP”)
- APP Specific
Sizing
(Thousands)
- BladeSystem Validation
& Scalability Service
- High Availability Validation
DSPP TECHNICAL PARTNER SUPPORT
SOLUTION CENTERS
(aka: ASC, SC, CPC)
- Available to us along with a client
- Deal driven (linkage required)
- PoC
- Client specific implementation tests
- Client issues, client request
“MEGA” (2)
“Managed Partner”
(a few dozen)
HP Partner Division
Sales/Marketing & Technical Services
Steve Lape
HP - New Hampshire
Global Alliance Manager
Kent. Lipschultz
HP - St.Paul MN
Technical Alliance Mgr
HP PARTNER Resources (strategic)
QAD CLIENT Resources (deal driven)
Direct Access to HP Labs expertise (OS,CL…)
Equipment Loans
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP’s “Team QAD”
• Ensure tight integration of QAD solutions with
relevant HP technologies. (Servers, OS, Mgmt,
HA, Virtualization, SOA, etc…)
• Ensure that QAD solutions are optimized,
benchmarked and documented on HP platforms.
• Position HP as the preferred technology provider
for end-to-end solutions for QAD customers.
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP’s “Team QAD”
Delivering real technical reasons why HP is the
preferred QAD technology infrastructure.
Enhance and add functionality to the QAD enterprise.
Maximize choices while simplifying the vast
infrastructure, configuration and management options.
Define a solution set that is highly scalable, available,
applicable, tested, optimized, and documented.
Strategic projects with a focus on the near future
designed to keep QAD on HP enterprises happy.
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP and QAD – Technology
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Rack Mount
*HP BladeSystem
Stand Alone
APP
A
APP
B
APP
C
APP
D
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B
C
D
Blades
A
HP’s Strategy “In A Nutshell”
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C
D
1) Blade EVERYTHING
server, storage, interconnects,
power/cooling
2) Virtualize EVERYTHING
apps, storage, interconnects
3) Automate EVERYTHING
compute resources, mgmt / app
provisioning / installation / support /
updating / optimization
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
- BladeSystem is our strategic platform.
- Rethinking 20yrs of racked, stacked and wired.
- Built on industry standard (economics).
Rack-mount
HP BladeSystem
3 servers x 3 generations
1 power supply
1 fan
1 install procedure
1 service procedure
1 way of doing things
= 9 different power supplies
= 9 different fans
= 9 different install procedures
= 9 different service procedures
= 9 different ways to do things
Across multiple server generations
ProLiant, Integrity, interconnects
and storage.
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Step 1: BLADE EVERYTHING
HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Server & Storage Blades
Enclosures
Workstation Storage
Blade
Blade
Server Blades
UX / OVMS AND/OR NSK
on INTEGRITY blades (ITANIUM)
AND/OR
Win / Linux AND/OR Solaris
on PROLIANT blades (x86-64)
Virtual
Connect
LAN
Interconnects
Ethernet
NICs
SAN
Interconnects
Fiber Channel
HBAs
Infiniband
4X DDR
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP CloudSystem
HP VirtualSystem
Virtual Pools of Resources
HP AppSystem
Workload Optimized
Infrastructure to application
• HP CI products
• HP Services – build/host
• HP Management + HP Software
HP CloudSystem
Hybrid Service Catalog
Application - Multi Tenancy
• Integrated solutions for easy
deployment
• One SKU ordering
• Customizable
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP CloudSystem
SCALABLE UTILTY STORAGE
HP 3PAR
HP Cloud
Service
Automation
+
HP BladeSystem
Matrix
SECURING PHYSICAL & VIRTUAL
HIGH PERFORMANCE FABRIC
HP Networking
MISSON CRITICAL COMPUTING
Choice (OS & Virtualization)
SaaS AGGREGATION
Service provider
enhancements
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Service catalog
Cloud Maps
Integrated
system built
on proven
HP Cloud
service
automation &
converged
infrastructure
Orchestration
Provisioning,
monitoring, & lifecycle
management
Converged
Infrastructure
BURS
T
Public Clouds
HP CLOUDSYSTEM
HP CloudSystem
Traditional IT
(HP or 3rd party)
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP CloudSystem
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
HP and QAD – Solutions
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
QAD – Matrix Validation
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
QAD – Matrix Validation
• HP Cloud Maps accelerate automation of
business applications on Blade System Matrix
- Hardware and software templates
• Saving you days or weeks of solution design time
- Sizing solutions
- Workflows and scripts to automate installation
- Reference whitepapers
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
QAD – Notes on Virtualization
• VMware ESX4 is recommended by QAD
• For sizing and deployment considerations,
please contact QAD
- Performance tuning and deployment for optimal
database performance is not trivial
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
QAD and HP – The Benefit To You
• QAD and HP work together to ensure that
QAD’s customers :
- Can grow their computing environment with their
business
- Achieve greater value with their IT investments
• Reduced cost, greater ROI
- Simplified, streamlined deployment
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Metrics Affected
Process
Benefit
Value
More efficient servers
•Reduced power consumption
•60% less energy
consumption
Faster response times
•Happier users, more efficient processes
•$000’s
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Next Steps
• Stop by the HP booth in the EXPO center
and learn more about HP’s BladeServers,
CloudSystem and green computing initiative
• Ask your account manager about the
benefits of On Demand and HP hardware
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HP and QAD: Reaching for the Cloud
Questions & Answers
Steve Lape
Kent Lipschultz
Craig McKay
Derek Bradley
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
www.qad.com/ERP/HP
www.hp.com
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