AWS Start-Up Tour 2009 London, UK April 2009 Leveraging the Power of the Cloud
What is Skipso? Cleantech Innovation Marketplace Skipso is accelerating the Cleantech Revolution…….. enabling  sustainable...
What do we mean with Cleantech? enabling  sustainable innovation   www.skipso.com Renewable  Energy Energy  Distribution  ...
What problem are we addressing? Innovation  in the Cleantech Industry is  painfully slow and expensive … enabling  sustain...
What is our Solution? enabling  sustainable innovation   www.skipso.com People Information Transactions Capital Innovation...
Who Benefits from Skipso? <ul><li>Gain easier access to capital, resources & support services </li></ul>Cleantech Entrepre...
Why Does Skipso Love  ? enabling  sustainable innovation   www.skipso.com <ul><ul><li>Skipso WEB Application </li></ul></u...
What Amazon Technologies are we using? <ul><ul><li>Simple Storage Service (S3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elastic Compute ...
What is our planned Technical Architecture?  enabling  sustainable innovation   www.skipso.com Amazon EBS Amazon S3 and Cl...
What other AWS Services can we leverage? <ul><ul><li>Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Large Scale data processing) </li></ul></ul...
And Finally Before Rushing into the Cloud… <ul><ul><li>Understand your Apps requirements (Performance, Delay, throughput…)...
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Felipe Padilla, Co-Founder of Skipso presents about their use of AWS at the AWS Start-Up Event, London, April 28, 2009.

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AWS Customer Presentation - Skipso

  1. 1. AWS Start-Up Tour 2009 London, UK April 2009 Leveraging the Power of the Cloud
  2. 2. What is Skipso? Cleantech Innovation Marketplace Skipso is accelerating the Cleantech Revolution…….. enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  3. 3. What do we mean with Cleantech? enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Renewable Energy Energy Distribution & Efficiency Clean Products & Production Waste & Pollution Water Management Other Sectors What products and how do we produce them? What is left and how do we manage it? How do we get and use water? All other sectors How do we generate energy? How do we use energy? <ul><li>Solar </li></ul><ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><li>Bioenergy </li></ul><ul><li>Geothermal </li></ul><ul><li>Hydro </li></ul><ul><li>Marine </li></ul><ul><li>Other sources </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Industrial Production </li></ul><ul><li>Product Design & Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Waste Management </li></ul><ul><li>Soil Remediation </li></ul><ul><li>Water Treatment & Purification </li></ul><ul><li>Water Use Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Water Pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Management & Business </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  4. 4. What problem are we addressing? Innovation in the Cleantech Industry is painfully slow and expensive … enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  5. 5. What is our Solution? enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com People Information Transactions Capital Innovation Target Market Market Needs Skipso Proposition Skipso Partners Offline Networks Content Providers Investor Networks Companies & Providers Universities & R&D Centres Professional Network Skipso Self-Service Innovation Engine Content Management Marketplace Funding Innovation Accelerator Professionals, Executives, Researchers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Policymakers Clean tech Companies, Service Providers, NGOs, Government Agencies
  6. 6. Who Benefits from Skipso? <ul><li>Gain easier access to capital, resources & support services </li></ul>Cleantech Entrepreneurs <ul><li>Solve innovation challenges in return for cash, publish research findings </li></ul><ul><li>Generate leads to sell expert advice services to the cleantech community </li></ul>Professionals / Experts Industry Executives Cleantech Investors <ul><li>Tap into entrepreneurs globally as well as selected experts to support their deals </li></ul><ul><li>Network, share knowledge and find selected jobs globally </li></ul>Academics / Researchers <ul><li>Outsource R&D, sponsor innovation challenges, find top management talent </li></ul><ul><li>Share industry content reaching a broad professional cleantech community </li></ul><ul><li>Promote their research, get funding and participate in innovation challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Create a company profile and generate business leads </li></ul>Service Providers Businesses Content Providers Universities & Research Institutions <ul><li>Advertise products and services targeting specific talent pools </li></ul>Advertisers Community (Talent Pools) Organisations / Businesses Policymakers <ul><li>Promote their ideas and policy to stimulate growth in clean technologies globally </li></ul><ul><li>Develop ad hoc applications for the Skipso community </li></ul>Developers enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  7. 7. Why Does Skipso Love ? enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><ul><li>Skipso WEB Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Reach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No CAPEX (Pay as you go) </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to deploy and Manage </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to Scale on Demand </li></ul><ul><li>Fast time to market </li></ul><ul><li>Allows us to focus on our Business </li></ul><ul><li>Always available </li></ul><ul><li>Cost-effective </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to leverage Amazon Ecosystem and Infrastructure (Billing, payments, etc) </li></ul>Amazon Levels the playing field by removing the CAPEX entry barrier…. <ul><ul><li>Amazon Web Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Simple Storage Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Simple Queue Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Mechanical Turk </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What Amazon Technologies are we using? <ul><ul><li>Simple Storage Service (S3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) – Small and Medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elastic Block Store (EBS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Machine Image (AMI) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AWS Management Console </li></ul></ul>enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  9. 9. What is our planned Technical Architecture? enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Amazon EBS Amazon S3 and CloudFront Amazon EBS Amazon EC2 Elastic Array of EC2 Instances - DB Backup Audio/Video & Doc Files Serving - Caching - Elastic Disks Volumes - MySQL DB Replication <ul><li>WEB Servers </li></ul><ul><li>(Apache/PHP) </li></ul>Request from Internet Clients Audio/Video and Doc Files Front End 1 Amazon EC2 Security Layer (Firewall) Front End 2 Front End N Load Balancer 1 Load Balancer 1 Master DB Server Slave DB Server RightScale and Other Management Tools
  10. 10. What other AWS Services can we leverage? <ul><ul><li>Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Large Scale data processing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon DevPay and Flexible Payment Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services from the Amazon Ecosystem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compiere ERP Cloud Edition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RightPact (Online document signing service) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encoding.com (Video enconding/transcoding) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KnowledgeTree.com (Document Management) </li></ul></ul></ul>enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  11. 11. And Finally Before Rushing into the Cloud… <ul><ul><li>Understand your Apps requirements (Performance, Delay, throughput…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t forget Resiliency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your are responsible for Security (Amazon just helps) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automate, but don’t forget to know how to do it manually ! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery is key– Understand how to migrate out of the Cloud if you have to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good Luck and visit us at www.skipso.com </li></ul></ul>enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com

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