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3 Widely Misunderstood June 2009 study 41% of Senior IT Professionals don’t know what cloud computing is! 2/3 of senior finance professionals are confused by the concept!

4 CIO Priority

5 Definition Cloud Computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet. Cloud Computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand, like a public utility.

6 Same old thing…new name? ASP > SaaS > Cloud Computing Some new technologies – Platforms – Infrastructure – Management and Deployment New delivery and sales models – Subscription

7 3 Categories Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) – Provider provide servers, storage, management Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) – Set of software & development tools Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) – Access to software via front-end portal

8 Types of Clouds Public Cloud – Services sold to anyone on the network Private Cloud – Proprietary network and data centre – Services limited number of organizations

9 Why Use the Cloud? Cost Savings Reduction in IT Staff Increased availability Device & Location Independence Moves capital expense to operating expense Scalable and On-Demand Low Entry Point

10 Why Move to Cloud? Traditional IT (DataCenter) Cloud based service SAAS Highly Integrated, Secure Apps Standalone Functions. Highly scalable Consulting help needed Cloud Data Center


12 IT is Complex


14 IT Domain Internet Domain Waves of Innovation in IT IBM Internet Microsoft Yahoo Java Mainframe IT PC Client Server IT + Developers The browser Internet Web Developers Consumers eBay Google Amazon Web 2.0 Developers WebServices SOA SalesForce Open Source Cloud Computing Enterprises

15 Challenges with the Cloud Security Privacy Location of Data Legality & Liability Disaster Recovery Service Level Agreement (SLA) Ability to customize Back to Premise and Provider Change

16 Examples Hosted Microsoft Exchange Google Apps Managed VoIP Remote Backup Snapfish

17 Pricing Subscription License – typically named user Charges for storage and bandwidth Setup charges Data Migration Copy of Backup Training


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