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The Hybrid Infrastructure Journey

What happens when you need to support 100,000 remote users while simultaneously digitally transforming your business? You have to both innovate and keep the lights on. After you’ve solved the remote access challenge, how do you practically manage both your public cloud and private infrastructure environments? Is the right control plan for hybrid-infrastructure Kubernetes, VMware Cloud Foundation, or some other solution? What’s the difficulty level of these motions? Who can you turn to? The CTOAHI is the story of that journey told via teaming with Intel and other leading enterprise IT vendors.

The Hybrid Infrastructure Journey

What happens when you need to support 100,000 remote users while simultaneously digitally transforming your business? You have to both innovate and keep the lights on. After you’ve solved the remote access challenge, how do you practically manage both your public cloud and private infrastructure environments? Is the right control plan for hybrid-infrastructure Kubernetes, VMware Cloud Foundation, or some other solution? What’s the difficulty level of these motions? Who can you turn to? The CTOAHI is the story of that journey told via teaming with Intel and other leading enterprise IT vendors.

Phase 1:
Extending to the Public Cloud

In phase one of the CTOAHI journey, we tackle the access challenge presented by COVID-19. What happens when you need to support up to 100,000 remote users from only 10,000. Such as the case with Intel. The CTO Advisor followed Intel’s example and extended the CTOAHI to the public cloud using a 10Gbps network port and testing each of the major VMware cloud solutions.

The CTOA team worked with VMware, AWS, Google Cloud, and Oracle Cloud in an Oracle sponsored study to compare each of the cloud solutions.

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Extending to the Public Cloud

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Phase 2:
Hybrid-Infrastructure Management

The team has effectively created a hybrid infrastructure by extending into the public cloud. We now have the pain points of concepts such as multi-cloud data and control plan. At the very minimum, the team has to operate two physical environments as a single logical environment. What tools and processes are needed to continue that journey?

Phase 2:
Hybrid-Infrastructure Management

The team has effectively created a hybrid infrastructure by extending into the public cloud. We now have the pain points of concepts such as multi-cloud data and control plan. At the very minimum, the team has to operate two physical environments as a single logical environment. What tools and processes are needed to continue that journey?

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Hybrid-Infrastructure Management

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Hybrid-Infrastructure Management

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Phase 3:
Planning the Data Center Modernization

Remember when we handled that 100,000 user VDI use case back in phase 1. We should be back to a new normal. The team should now have a driver to repatriate the VDI workloads. It’s time to start planning the physical upgrade of the data center. At this point, we should be laying the foundation for increased network bandwidth and working with a data center partner on the physical upgrade to Intel Xeon Scalable processors based on IceLake. We’ll also plan for Intel Optane.

Phase 3:
Planning the Data Center Modernization

It’s time to start planning the physical upgrade of the data center. At this point, we should be laying the foundation for increased network bandwidth and working with a data center partner on the physical upgrade to Intel Xeon Scalable processors based on IceLake. We’ll also plan for Intel Optane.

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Planning the Data Center Modernization

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Planning the Data Center Modernization

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Phase 4:
Physical Data Center Upgrade

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Phase 4:
Physical Data Center Upgrade

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Physical Data Center Upgrade

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Physical Data Center Upgrade

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