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©2009 HP Confidential

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©2010 Hewlett
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Packard Dev elopment Company, L.P. The inf ormation contained herein is subject to change without notice.

©2010 Hewlett
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Packard Dev elopment Company, L.P. The inf ormation contained herein is subject to change without notice.

Speaker name

Job title, Organization

Date
,
2010

Building an IP SAN with HP


Agenda


The need for a converged infrastructure


How HP IP SANs address today’s virtualization
challenges


Storage for the virtual infrastructure


High availability and fault tolerant designs


Disaster recovery


HP solution overview


Summary and next step

IT sprawl has business at

the breaking point


Rigid & aging infrastructure


Application & information complexity


Inflexible business processes

Business innovation

throttled to 30%



Time to revenue



Cost of lost time, effort, opportunity



Unpredictable business cycles

70% captive in operations

and maintenance

Tomorrow’s business will be built on

a converged infrastructure

Power & cooling

Management software

Network

Servers

Storage

HP Data Center Smart Grid


Reduce power footprint and gain management
control over ever larger storage systems

HP Virtual Resource Pools


Maximize utilization while enabling storage and
compute mobility and resiliency

HP FlexFabric


Reduce the cost and complexity of storage
networking with a dynamic protocol stack

HP Infrastructure Operating Environment


Optimize performance and efficiency
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simplify
deployment of servers, storage, and networking for
business applications

HP Converged Infrastructure architecture

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Virtual IP SANs for a Converged Infrastructure

Modular

Scalable

Highly available

Efficient

Standards based

All inclusive software




Virtualized Storage Pool

HP StorageWorks P4000 G2 SAN

Microsoft

Exchange

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What is an IP SAN?


iSCSI block
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level storage over an Ethernet network


Ethernet links are typically dedicated between application servers and
iSCSI storage devices using the TCP/IP protocol


IP SAN Advantages:


Ideal for virtualized server environments to centralize server boot images


Help facilitate server workload mobility & improved resiliency


VMWare ESX 4.0 now supports Storage VMotion


Cost effective block
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storage solution


60% less than Fibre Channel


Simple to deploy and manage


Less need for highly specialized FiberChannel administrators


ProLiant Servers:

HP BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure

HP ProLiant BL460c G6 Servers

HP ProLiant DL380 G6 Servers

Remote / DR

Main

Leverage the HP Converged Infrastructure


HP Networking Switches:

HP Networking 8200/5400 Modular Switches

HP Networking 6600/2910 Fixed Switches

StorageWorks Storage:

HP P4500 G2 Virtualization SAN

HP P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance

HP D2D4000/4100 Data Protector

Replication path for P4000 and D2D

Backup/restore path

Restore path

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Problem: Virtualization puts new requirements on
servers, storage, and networking


Virtual machine sprawl pushes
infrastructure limits:


Unpredictable VM growth can cause
erratic storage and networking
capacity constraints


SANs may bottleneck performance as
they grow in capacity


Essential SAN features can be
an additional charge


Some vendors take a one size
fits all approach to SAN design



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Solution: HP fully featured, scalable IP SANs


Performance

Storage System

Storage Cluster


All inclusive, robust feature
-
set
optimized for server virtualization


Scale capacity and performance
together, online


Thin provisioning for superior
capacity utilization


Support for NFS and CIFS


HP P4000 Unified NAS Gateway


Simple to install and manage


Best Practice Analyzer

Capacity

Centralized

Management

Console

Capacity

Performance

Redundancy

SAN/iQ Storage Software

NFS & CIFS Support

Converged
Infrastructure

P4000 G2 SAN Solutions


©2009 HP Confidential

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©2010 Hewlett
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Packard Dev elopment Company, L.P. The inf ormation contained herein is subject to change without notice.

©2010 Hewlett
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Packard Dev elopment Company, L.P. The inf ormation contained herein is subject to change without notice.

HP Networking for IP SANs

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1.
Shared LAN infrastructure


Cost effective


Some security risks


Performance risks


2.
Dedicated VLAN on a shared LAN


Cost effective


Better security


Performance risks


3.
Dedicated LAN


Cost effective with HP Networking


Minimal security risks


Guaranteed performance

IP SAN

Possible Architectures

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IP SAN

Ideal Ethernet Switch Attributes


High performance


Gigabit Ethernet support


Line rate


> 512KB of buffer cache per port


Fault tolerant


Redundant power supplies, fans


Link aggregation (LACP) support


Spanning tree / rapid spanning tree


Flexible


Individual port speed and duplex setting


Basic IP routing


Flow control support


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IP SAN

Dedicated LAN Design

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IP SAN

iSCSI Optimized

H
P Networking Switches

2910al
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series

6600
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24G

5400/8200

Recommend

Small

Medium/Large

Medium/Large

Max. Backplane

speed

176 Gbps

345 Gbps

645 Gbps

Redundant Power

Supply

Yes with external PS

Yes

Yes


Redundant, hot
-
swappable fans

No

Yes

Yes

Max. Gigabit
-
ports (for
server and storage)

48

48

288

Max 10Gbit CX4

4

0

48

Max 10Gbit SFP+

4

24

48

Port Buffer

6 MB pooled buffering

750 KB/port

750 KB/port

LACP(802.3ad)
Distributed Trunking for
active/active server
connections

No

Yes

Yes

Airflow

Side to side

Front
-
to
-
back (reversible)

Side to side

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HP Networking Switches

Ideal for IP SAN


High performance switches


buffers, non blocking,
density, airflow


Very competitive TCO


High quality proven by industry
-
leading Lifetime warranty


Based on open standards


Embedded security


Easy to deploy and manage



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HP brings proven solutions today with
customers that span a variety of industries

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Additional Resources

http://www.HP Networking.com/solutions/enterprise/datacenter/iSCSI
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Networking.htm


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Selection Tool for iSCSI Optimized
Switches

Filtering
criteria

http://www.procurve.com/products/tools.aspx

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Customer Reference


Bluecube

“Our HP P4000 SAN helps us deliver on our promise to our clients of
removing the complexities caused by business technology. We already
expanded the SAN a couple of times, and it’s no big headache. The ease
of management, the ease of backups


everything about the HP P4000
SAN is just brilliant.”


James Hawker, Chief Executive

Bluecube Technology Solutions

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Bluecube Technology Solutions

Objective

Approach

Results


Flexible, scalable high
-
performance storage to meet
constantly changing client
needs


HP P4000 SAN

IT improvements


Highly available & flexible
storage


“Grow
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as
-
necessary” scalability


Ease of management

Business benefits


“Performance on demand”
meets changing client
requirements


Scalability enables fast
response to client demands


Cost savings from reduced
hardware footprint & energy &
cooling consumption can be
passed on to clients

Industry: Technology service provider

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One
-
stop shop


One number for support


Best in class solution:


#1 in server


#2 in storage


#2 in networking


Proven success


Open standards, high performance

HP Converged Infrastructure benefits

HP Servers/Storage/Networking

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