May 8-11, 2017

Event Details

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Enterprise Cloud Offering Models and Service Strategies

In this session, we will explore Cisco IT’s deployment of OpenStack and how to offer an internal cloud service. As our deployments, have grown we will show the progression of our offering and support model to provide Infrastructure as a Service with true business value for our company. As the clouds continue to grow the capacity management and evolving cost model will be explained with our lesson learnt and challenges overcome. As we look to the future our Feature enablement strategy and automated ordering, provisioning and consumption capabilities will provide the best experience for our application owners, developers and users.

What can I expect to learn?

Cisco IT's experience on the following items:

  • Offering Models
  • Cost Models
  • Support models and the move to Devops
  • Capacity management
  • The change in application requirements

How these are combined for a business case to use OpenStack and the Return on Investment possibilities.

Wednesday, May 10, 1:50pm-2:30pm (5:50pm - 6:30pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Beginner
IT Program Manager
Rob is the OpenStack Program Manager inf Next Generation Cloud Services, part of Cisco IT.  Driving Cloud deployment and adoption Rob is the Product Manager and responsible for end to end deployment and strategy.  Rob has a focus on Enterprise OpenStack clouds to get return on investment and enterprise features for workloads.  Originally from the UK Rob now lives in San Jose,... FULL PROFILE
Business Analyst
Istvan is the lead Business and Finance Analyst in the Data Center Compute Service, part of Cisco IT.  Istvan leads  cost modeling, financial strategies and service efficiency to run an IT OpenStack service like a business instead of a profit center. FULL PROFILE