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Huawei FusionSphere

Optimize Business with Data Center Virtualization

Data Center Virtualization Improves IT
Efficiency and the Value of Existing IT Assets
Data center virtualization allows multiple virtual machines Data center virtualization, based on server virtualization,
(VMs) and applications to run on one physical server. This virtualizes physical resources, integrates software, and builds
technology decouples the services from IT hardware resources virtual resource pools for computing and storage. Virtualizing
and changes the traditional stove-pipe IT structure in which the data center therefore improves management and resource
one application occupies one physical server. scheduling, allowing advanced functions such as flexible
resource scaling and live migration.
According to Forrester's research report on virtualization,
more than 50% of x86 servers have been virtualized and this In addition, data center virtualization offers new ways to achieve
gure will increase up to 80% in the near future. Data center disaster recovery for services and data protection for both the
virtualization helps enterprises improve IT resource utilization virtualization layer and the service layer. With this technology,
efficiency enormously, dynamically allocate resources, and enterprises and carriers can schedule resources across data
accelerate service provisioning. Statistics show that the average centers and smoothly support continued development of
total cost of ownership (TCO) of IT resources decreases by 47% services.
and resource utilization increases by 56% after enterprises
adopt virtualization technology.

Advanced Cloud Platform-FusionSphere
The Huawei FusionCloud DataCenter Virtualization Solution helps enterprises and carriers integrate physical and virtual resources
in data centers, optimize service platforms, construct public and private clouds, improve IT infrastructure value, and provide better
customer services. FusionCloud leverages Huawei's FusionSphere cloud operating system (OS) and supports evolution toward hybrid
clouds. The software architecture of FusionSphere is as follows.

Openstack API Huawei Extended API Manage API


OpenStack Huawei Extension Northbound Interface

Cloud Service,API,and Scheduler

3rd party Virtual Infrastructure Huawei Virtual Infrastructure FusionManager

Virtualized Virtualized Virtualized Service

Computing FusionCompute FusionStorage FusionNetwork Automation
Storage Network

Heterogeneous Physical Infrastructure

Server Storage Network & Security O&M

Leading virtualization performance

Seamless integration with
in SPECvirt tes
heterogeneous infrastructure
Improve performance 3x via
Industry- Compatible with
distributed storage virtualization leading Open
OpenStackand AWS API
In-house developed platform virtualization Converged
performance Supports private, public and
converged with hardware-
hybrid cloud
assist virtualization for
business-critical application

FusionSphere Advantages

GUI service templates speed Minimum investment on

implementation software licensing
Deliver virtual datacenter within Flexible Most efficient Largest system capacity
10 minutes orchestration and scalable in industry (80K Virtual
Resource scheduling across Machines)
datacenters Professional tools to reduce
migration cost

Proven Success
Huawei FusionSphere has served customers in 42 countries and regions around the globe, covering elds ranging from government
and public utilities to telecommunications, energy, nance, transportation, health care, education, media, manufacturing and other
industries. FusionSphere helps customers integrate and optimize their data centers and service platforms, improving system reliability
and IT efciency.

FusionSphere has proven to be among the most cost-effective virtualization platforms

available today. FusionSphere employs a bare-metal virtualization engine that consumes less
than 5% of physical CPU resources, yet this engine improves server utilization up to 80%
Cost-effective and reduces costs for IT infrastructure deployment by 30%.
virtualization FusionSphere provides visual application templates to implement one-click application
deployment and highly effective operation and maintenance (O&M). In addition,
FusionSphere licenses are charged only by the number of physical CPUs the services use,
and not counting any other in-use physical resources.

FusionSphere provides high availability and metropolitan area active-active disaster recovery
(DR). These capabilities enable IT services that run on the FusionSphere platform to be
Secure, backed up and recovered in the event of a disaster. Live migration allows the system to be
upgraded or maintained without service interruption.
reliable services
The exclusive functions of Health Advisor and Operation Recorder are able to provide
operator early warning service and fast fault positioning on system exception.

System operation is the key element that determines the virtualization system utilization
efciency for enterprise cloud computing. Huawei FusionSphere provides visual templates
Easy and effective that allow customers to create virtual data centers, simplifying cloud computing operations.
operation FusionSphere's open and integrated platform provides Huawei's extended application
programming interfaces (APIs). FusionSphere also supports the OpenStack APIs, allowing
customers to quickly deploy on-demand cloud services.

FusionSphere Components
FusionCompute, the virtualization engine: FusionManager, the cloud management node:
FusionCompute virtualizes servers, storage, and network FusionManager enables customers to manage virtualized
resources and integrates them as an elastic IT resource pool. resources in a unified way with functions such as service
FusionCompute hides the differences between the underlying catalogs, automatic resource provisioning, and automatic
hardware from services and implements automatic virtual service deployment. FusionManager can manage 3rd party
resource scheduling and management. FusionCompute virtualization platforms such as vSphere and XenServer, allows
supports VxLAN networking and storage QoS control and also customers to schedule and manage virtualized resources using
provides a variety of cloud infrastructure services and open one interface, improving O&M efficiency. FusionManager
O&M APIs, simplifying IT service virtualization for carriers and also ensures system security and reliability, helping carriers
enterprises. While improving IT resource utilization efciency, and enterprises implement secure, and low-power cloud data
FusionCompute accelerates service provisioning. centers.
The software architecture is as follows: The software architecture is as follows:

FusionCompute Datacenter Management

Cloud service,API,and Scheduler

Image Admin Disaster Recovery ELB
VPC Multi-Tenancy Elastic IP
Resource Statistic
Cloud Service Automation and Monitoring
Service Scheduler
Virtualized Resource Automation Cluster Management
Infrastructure Virtualization
Infrastructure Management
Resource Scheduler

Availability Security Expandability

Virtualized Computing Virtualized Storage Virtualized Network Huawei The 3rd party
physical Infrastructure
FusionCompute virtualization platform

Performance Specifications
Huawei FusionSphere supports the industry's highest system capacity, provides industry-leading performance, and can be applied to
a variety of service deployment scenarios for carriers and enterprises. Table 1-1 lists the performance specications for FusionSphere.

System capacity Specications VMVirtual MachineCapacity Specications

Maximum number of hosts supported by a Virtualization Maximum VMs supported by a VRM 5000
Resource Management (VRM) node 256 Maximum VMs supported by a host 512
NOTE:A VRM node in the FusionSphere platform manages resources
in host clusters and logical clusters
Storage Capacity Specications
Maximum number of sites in a VRM domain 16
Maximum number of volumes supported by a VRM node 20000
Maximum number of host clusters supported by a VRM node 32
Maximum number of disks supported by distributed storage 2000
128(For LUN
Maximum number of hosts supported by a host cluster Storage Snapshot Capacity Specication
Maximum number of snapshots supported by the system 48000
Maximum number of VMs in one host cluster 3000
Maximum number of administrators by the system 300 VM(Virtual Machine) Specications
Maximum number of physical servers supported by thesy stem 4096 Maximum number of vCPUs supported by a VM 64
Maximum number of VMs supported by the system 80000 Maximum number of virtual network interface cards (NICs)
supported by a VM
One Physical server Specications
Maximum number of disks supported by a VM 11
Maximum CPU logical cores 160
Maximum memory size supported by a VM 1TB
Maximum RAM 2TB
Maximum disk capacity supported by a VM 64TB
Maximum VMs 512

Table 1-1 Performance specifications for FusionSphere

Success Stories

Sinotrans: Cloud computing improves IT value

With headquarters in Guangzhou, Sinotrans is the largest provider of integrated logistics services in China. The company
used the Huawei FusionCloud DataCenter Virtualization Solution to migrate more than 40 production service systems
and 200 physical servers to the Huawei virtualization platform. These resources included services that Sinotrans already
had running on the VMware virtualization platform. All of Siniotrans' resources can now be scheduled and managed in a
unied way.

Huawei Fusionphere includes a disaster recovery scheme that has two active-active recovery centers and one backup
center, signicantly improving the reliability of data and applications.

FusionSphere has helped Sinotrans improve its resource utilization efciency from 20% to 70%. Additionally, FusionSphere
dramatically reduced service rollout time from several months to three weeks or less.

Fujian Administration for Industry and Commerce:

Huawei cloud computing and government affairs virtualization

The Administration for Industry and Commerce of Fujian is the provincial agency responsible for market supervision and
management. The administration has 511 branches throughout the province. Huawei helped the administration build
a cloud data center that includes two local disaster recovery centers in Fuzhou city and an inter-city backup center in
Sanming city.

Based on FusionSphere, Huawei deployed virtual desktops and separated the administration's external and internal
networks on the service platform. With resource virtualization and unified resource scheduling, the solution greatly
improves the administration's efficiency. Compared with the budget for service platform construction without
virtualization, this project reduces by 30% of the construction cost for the Fujian Administration for Industry and

Sichuan Telecom: Help carrier transform to ICT Services

Telecommunication services have gone global with cloud computing, intelligent pipes, and mobile Internet, requiring
more telecom companies to focus on information and communication technology (ICT) services for enterprises. In 2011,
Sichuan Telecom launched the Cloud Sea project to develop its ICT services. This project uses Huawei FusionSphere, which
integrates all existing infrastructure as one cloud computing resource pool, thereby enabling Sichuan Telecom to provide
cloud desktops to internal employees, integrate the service platform, and provide Virtual Private Server (VPS) services to
external customers.

This project helped Sichuan Telecom increase its server utilization efciency from 15% to 85%, and shorten service rollout
time by 80%. All resources can be shared and managed in a unied way, while reducing power consumption signicantly.

FusionSphere Offerings
Huawei charges for FusionSphere services only by the number of CPUs on existing servers, counting no other in-use physical

Customers can try FusionSphere services in advance by taking advantage of the Huawei FusionSphere Foundation license for a 90-
day free trial period. You can download it from Huawei Enterprise website. Within this period, customers can purchase a license
to activate the product into the full commercial version. FusionSphere provides three types of commercial licenses: FusionSphere
Standard, Advanced and Platinum. These licenses differ in their functions and prices. Table 1-2 lists the functional differences.

Foundation Standard Advanced Platinum

Function Specication
(90-day Free Trial) (Per CPU) (Per CPU) (Per CPU)

Computing,network and storage

Virtualization virtualization and resource

Cloud Service and resource automation and

Management integrated O&M

Data Protection VM data backup

Cloud Services Cloud service.API and scheduler

Disaster Virtualization platform disaster

Recovery recovery

Table 1-2 FusionSphere offerings

Enterprise customers are invited to visit the following website to purchase a FusionSphere license as a registered partner:
You can also visit the following website to contact the cloud computing product department to nd a local representative ofce and
obtain more information:

Telecom carriers are invited to visit the following website to contact a local representative ofce for more information:

To obtain details about Huawei FusionCloud DataCenter Virtualization Solution, please visit the following website:

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