Target Partners ■ This solution is ideal for Microsoft partners targeting SMB customers and offering specialisation in virtualisation and Avnet Technology Solutions’ Products and Solutions System Centre ■ Private Cloud Appliance is also for new and existing NetApp partners who are looking to add value to customers via innovative solutions. Services From Avnet Avnet’s Partner Services team offers proven expertise in cloud solutions delivery and are available to complement and extend your own in-house capabilities should you require their support. As a leading distributor of computing technologies and services, Avnet Technology Solutions connects its partners to more customers and more solutions. 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Located in Avnet’s Bracknell and Warrington offices THE [resource] provides a setting for you to do business wherever your customers are. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Virtualisation Assessment Service Avnet’s Virtualisation Assessment Service is a vendor-neutral server virtualisation capacity planning service, enabling value added resellers, systems integrators and consultants to accelerate configuration, pricing and delivery of end to end virtualisation solutions. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Computer Components Display Solutions Document Management Technologies Embedded Computing Networking Security Server & Infrastructure Solutions Server Based Computing / Thin Client Services Software Storage & SAN Unified Communications Virtualisation Wireless & Mobility. Private Cloud Appliance from Avnet Take a step up to flexible cloud infrastructure System Centre Configuration and Customisation Services Avnet’s Partner Services team has created a range of packaged Professional Services to simplify the sales engagement process for Avnet’s private cloud appliance. In addition, a range of bespoke installation and integration services is available to enable Avnet’s partner community to deliver a full solution to the end user market. What Next? Private Cloud Appliance offers so many variable features that For more information on Private Cloud Appliance from Avnet please contact us: T +44 (0)208 286 5000 E [email protected] W www.ts.avnet.com/uk/vendors/netapp/ pricing cannot be achieved without fully scoping your customer’s particular need. The NetApp team in Avnet are available now to help you create a detailed specification and indicative pricing, simply get in touch Chris Whiteley, Alliances BDM via: T: + 44 (0)7796330001 E: [email protected] W: www.ts.avnet.com/uk/vendors/netapp/ Avnet Technology Solutions Ltd. 5 The Sterling Centre Eastern Road Bracknell Berkshire RG12 2PW, UK T +44 (0)1344 662000 F +44 (0)1344 662141 [email protected] www.avnet.com/ts/uk © 2011 Avnet, Inc. All rights reserved. The Avnet Technology Solutions logo is a registered trademark of Avnet, Inc. All other products, brands and names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. STORAGE The Solution Value Proposition Elevator Pitch Private Cloud Appliance from Avnet is an integrated solution providing a flexible, expandable and automated platform for Private Cloud Appliance is an integrated solution from Avnet delivering the latest Microsoft applications. It allows mid-sized enterprises to take advantage of private cloud technologies without that allows SMBs to take advantage of NetApp storage within having to invest in major new skill sets. Microsoft private cloud solutions. This platform-ready solution for Microsoft Virtual Infrastructure takes advantage of the unique integration between NetApp’s storage platform and Microsoft’s System Centre, delivering all management tasks and workflows from a single management Customer Benefits interface. NetApp is the storage vendor of choice for Microsoft private cloud solutions, providing Microsoft applications with advanced levels of automation and self-service. ■ Evolve from virtualisation to private cloud to: reduce costs, accelerate the delivery of new applications and improve IT Private Cloud Appliance is aimed at SMB customers upgrading a major application such as Exchange 2010, who want to take advantages of the flexibility and automation provided by the latest cloud architectures. The solution is flexible and expandable for efficiency ■ future applications and upgrades. Since the solution is based on a scalable architecture, customers with larger or more complex initial requirements can be accommodated by scaling the hardware components. Automate application delivery through a centralised, simplified private cloud ■ Manage all tasks and workflows through a single console – Microsoft System Centre Microsoft Private Cloud and NetApp Integration ■ Common workflows are pre-configured ■ Take advantage of a reference architecture including: management, hypervisor, compute and storage components The unique value proposition from Microsoft and NetApp is the degree of integration between NetApp’s advanced virtualisation ■ expandable via extra storage capacity and/or compute power feature set, and the Microsoft Private Cloud solution. Comprehensive integration is provided at hardware, hypervisor, automation, management and orchestration levels. Regardless of the compute layer chosen, the integration story with NetApp and Microsoft The basic system is sized for current needs, yet is ■ Private Cloud Appliance simplifies the existing infrastructure. remains the same and is outlined in the diagram shown. Target Customers ■ The Integration Stack Mid-sized enterprises, typically with employee counts of 200 – 750 Administration Microsoft System Centre Service Manager Sample Scripts Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Hosters Configuration Management Database: Fabric state User Interface: Initiate workflows ■ Customers looking to migrate to the latest version of Microsoft applications such as Exchange 2010 ■ Customers looking to implement a VDI solution ■ Customers looking for a simpler IT infrastructure that will allow them to grow and add applications. Orchestration Opalis™ Opalis Integration Packs End-to-end workflows Partner Benefits ■ Tap into a private cloud market that Forrester (2010) predicts will grow to $241 billion Management by 2020 with Avnet’s Private Cloud Appliance. Private Cloud Appliance provides Microsoft System Centre Operations Manager Microsoft System Centre Vitual Machine Manger MPs, PRO Tips, SSP 2.0 Scripts Manage processes and operations solutions customers really want ■ enterprises ■ services from NetApp, Microsoft and Avnet. The solution brings together: Automation NetApp ■ X86 Server x 2 ■ Ethernet switch x 2 ■ MS System Centre suite ■ A workflow pack ■ The hardware build – with gold image ■ Customer ready configuration (optional extra). Take advantage of a private cloud solution that’s aimed at the mid-market when most of the offerings available target affordable access to private cloud technologies, combining technology, software and ■ Move on from product only deals to offer the integrated Windows PowerShell 2.0 PowerShell Toolkit Centralised automation and configuration Priced for the mid-market, Private Cloud Appliance challenges the perception that NetApp is expensive ■ With some versions of Microsoft Exchange now going out of support your customers will be compelled to look at entire infrastructure upgrades, not simply software ■ Virtualisation Larger configurations are available on request. Hardware Windows Server ® 2008R2 Hyper-V™ SnapDrive® for Windows SnapManager ® for Hyper-V Virtualisation and Resource Pools WS-Man, PowerShell, SMI-S Interfaces Data ONTAP®, SDKs Management and Provisioning Microsoft and NetApp are actively promoting their private cloud synergies, creating market momentum that you can leverage for new business purposes.