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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Rented Virtual Servers
Shared or Dedicated


Disaster Recovery


Rented
virtual
database servers


Database
-
as
-
a
-
Service


Lync
, SharePoint,
Exchange, Dynamics


CRM, ERP, LOB apps


Custom LOB apps


Ecommerce sites


Company websites


Gaming &
entertainment


Windows desktops for
students or call centers


Mobile sales team
apps

Examples

Network

Virtualization

Disaster
Recovery with
Hyper
-
V Replica

VM Scalability
& Performance

Web
-
Farm
Scalability
with
IIS8

Storage Spaces

Live Storage
Migration &
Shared Nothing
Live Migration

Granular
Resource
Metering

Hyper
-
V
Extensible
Switch

Data De
-
Duplication

RDS
Improvements
for Desktop
Hosting

Al Gillen


IDC

Source: Worldwide Systems Infrastructure Software Top 10 Predictions
-

Dec. 2011

“Microsoft has grasped the
fundamental truth about the
transition to
cloud.”

Richard
Fichera

-

Forrester Research

“Poised against the current
features of VMware and
one
-
upped.”

Tom
Henderson
-

IT World

“Microsoft claims 300 new
features… we wonder whether the
marketing guys left off a
zero.”

Brian
Chee

and Doug
Dineley


-

InfoWorld

Gartner Magic Quadrant, 2011

Service

Delivery & Automation

Application

Management

Infrastructure

Management

Foundation for
Hosting Service Provider Offers

Windows Server 2012

Virtualization

Networking

Storage

Management

Remote Desktop Services

Web

Applications

Availability

Scalability

Security

Category

Resource

Microsoft

VMware

Advantage

Windows

Server

2008 R2

Windows Server

2012

vSphere

5.0

Enterprise

Plus

Scalability/

Performance/

Density

VM

Active VMs per Host

384

1,024

512

Microsoft

Memory per VM

64 GB

1 TB

1 TB

-

Virtual Processors

per VM

4

32

32

-

Cluster

Maximum Nodes

16

64

32

Microsoft

Maximum VMs

1,000

4,000

3,000

Microsoft

Network

High

performance with SR
-
IOV

No

Yes

No

Microsoft

Storage

Native 4
-
KB

Disk Support

No

Yes

No

Microsoft

Maximum

Virtual Disk Size

2 TB

64 TB

2 TB

Microsoft

Encrypted Cluster Storage

No

Yes

No

Microsoft

Secure Multi
-
tenancy

Open Extensible Switch

No

Yes

No

Microsoft

Confirmed Partner Extensions

-

4

2

Microsoft

Trunk Mode to Virtual Machines

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft

Resource Metering

No

Yes

Partner

Microsoft

Flexible Infrastructure

1GB

Simultaneous Live Migrations

1

Unlimited

4

Microsoft

10GB
Simultaneous Live Migrations

1

Unlimited

8

Microsoft

Shared

Nothing Live Migration

No

Yes

No

Microsoft

Network Virtualization

No

Yes

Partner

Microsoft

High Availability

Guest

OS
Application Monitoring

Yes

Yes

Partner

Microsoft

Guest Clustering with Live Migration

No

Yes

No

Microsoft


Microsoft is 1/4 the cost of VMware’s RAM
-
based pricing

1,248,600

Per VM

You can charge,

$1,051

annual
revenue

(VM
with
2GB

RAM @ $
0.12/
hr
)

$1,009

$851

$42

$159

MS Takes

4%


of revenue

Microsoft

VMware

More

margin

VMware
Takes
15.1%


of revenue

$42

Hosting Revenue and Margins for a
Single
VM Rented for 365 Days

Microsoft

VMware

Potential Service Provider
Profit

SPLA Core Infrastructure Suite
Cost

Potential Service Provider Profit

VMware Service Provider Program
(VSPP) 3.0 Premier Cost

System

Resource

Maximum number

Improvement
factor

Windows 2008 R2

Windows Server 2012

Host

Logical processors on hardware

64

160

2.5
×

Physical memory

1 TB

2 TB

2
×

Virtual processors per host

512

1,024

2
×

Virtual
machine

Virtual processors per VM

4

32

8
×

Memory per virtual machine

64 GB

1 TB

16
×

Maximum size per virtual disk

2 TB

64 TB

32x

Active virtual machines

384

1,024

2.7
×

Cluster

Nodes per clusters

16

64

4
×

Virtual machines per clusters

1,000

4,000

4
×

Shared Nothing Live Migration
of
VMs without requirement of
shared storage

Continuously available file server:
Benefits of a SAN out
-
of
-
the
-
box

De
-
duplication & thin
-
provisioning out
-
of
-
the
-
box

Support for VMware ESX
virtual
machine storage

via NFS data stores

Storage
Spaces and Storage Pools:
Pooled
storage that supports
commodity HW and is easily managed
and
expanded.

Rapid VM Provisioning & Migration
with ODX and intelligent storage arrays

Extensible Switch

Improved virtual machine traffic isolation
, prioritization,
security, usage metering, and
trouble shooting. Build your own extensions for the offers and SLAs you deliver to
customers!

Network Virtualization

IP
Mobility: Move
workloads without changing
network configurations
or

reconfiguring
physical
networks

Quality of
Service

Guarantee
minimum services bandwidth while maximizing network throughput

NIC Teaming out
-
of
-
the
-
box

Improved fault tolerance, traffic management, and works for all vendors

Resource Metering to prevent noisy neighbors
& enable
premium
services


Average CPU usage, measured in megahertz over a period of time


Minimum & Maximum memory
usage


Maximum
amount of disk space allocated to a virtual
machine


Total
incoming / outgoing
network traffic, measured in megabytes, for a virtual network
adapter

Storage Spaces


ACLs provide isolation for multi
-
tenancy

Extensible Switch provides isolation for multi
-
tenancy


Private
virtual local area network (PVLAN)


Virtual port access control lists (ACLs)


Virtual LAN (VLAN) trunk mode
support


Protection against
Address
Resolution Protocol (ARP)
poisoning, spoofing, and DHCP snooping

IIS Sandboxing & CPU metering


Website isolation

for improved security


SLA improvements via CPU metering

PowerShell 3.0: Automation Engine


Simplifies
administration of multiple servers, even in multiple
sites


Offers path toward full
automation


Makes
cmdlets

easier to
learn


Makes new scripts easier to write

Cluster Aware Update Management


Eliminates
downtime associated with cluster updating


Simplifies cluster updates through configurable automation


Transparent to users and hosted applications


Extensible to install even non
-
Windows software updates through custom
plug
-
ins

Integration with System Center 2012


End
-
to
-
end automation


Comprehensive deployment and updating for virtualized and physical server deployments


Monitoring of hardware, operating systems and applications!


New Hosted Business Opportunities
with Windows
Server
2012

Multi
-
Tenancy
& Isolation


Resource Metering


Security and isolation with network switch and improved ACLs


Dynamic placement workloads across premises

Higher
-
Scale, Higher Performance, and Lower
-
Cost


Improved scalability


Unlimited virtualization for Datacenter Edition


More choice to use commodity HW devices (storage/network)


Storage and Network performance improvements

High
Availability and Disaster Recovery


Live Storage Migration


Shared Nothing Live Migration


Hyper
-
V Replica

Resource
Metering


Average CPU / average physical memory usage


Minimum / maximum memory usage


Incoming / outgoing network traffic

Disaster recovery solution


Storage
-
agnostic and workload
-
agnostic solution


Efficiently, periodically, and asynchronously over IP
-
based networks


Works across different storage systems

Rapidly Growing Business Opportunity


Expand customers’ datacenter from on
-
premises
to
hosting
SP’s
datacenter


Premium
service within Hosting SP’s datacenter

Hyper
-
V Replica enables new disaster recovery solutions.

Service Provider benefit


Identical storage not required. Leverage existing storage hardware


R
eplication solutions at the right cost


IIS Sandboxing and CPU Metering

IIS scalability
improvements

Increased Site Density, Configuration performance improvement for multi
-
tenant scenarios, SSL via
SNI, Memory via NUMA
advances

Designed for rich HTML5 applications.

Improved support for asynchronous operations and client
-
driven
Web apps

SSL Manageability via Central Certificate Store

Access virtually anywhere from any device with full Windows
experience


PCs and laptops, Mobile tablets, Thin clients, Non
-
corporate PCs, USB flash drive
-
based flexible
workspaces,
and session
or virtual desktop
environments

Great desktop experience even over slow bandwidth!


RemoteFX

for WAN, Adaptive Graphics, Multi
-
Touch, USB Redirection, and Media
Remoting


Metro
-
style
Remote Desktop App


Personal User Disk

Simpler deployment and management


Simplified
deployment and management of pooled and personal desktops


Lower
-
cost storage options


Use of either storage area network (SAN) or direct attached storage (DAS) for pooled scenarios


Only 16% more over Windows Server
standalone licenses


Unlimited
end
-
to
-
end management and unlimited virtualization for one low price with DC edition
.


Per
-
proc

based licensing for virtualization scenarios.


Unlike VMware, no increase in licensing costs as
VM
density increases.


CIS Standard optimized for dedicated server offers.

Ideal for highly virtualized offers

Ideal for non
-
virtualized & dedicated
server offers


“Microsoft knows they need to be
v
ery active in the cloud.

And System Center 2012 will be one of its bigger power plays

this year.”





David Marshall, InfoWorld



Nothing from Microsoft, and I mean
literally

nothing
has ever

been this
ambitious.”



Jason
Perlow
, ZDNet



SQL Server 2012 delivers ROI of up to 189% with a
1
-
year

payback period.”





Forrester Consulting Study, T
otal
Economic Impact
of
SQL Server
2012 Upgrade, March
2012