1. A Server CloudCamp Las Vegas 2009 5/18

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1. A Server CloudCamp Las Vegas 2009 5/18

  1. 1. Cloud Computing for Service Providers Arvid Fossen – Director Product Management - arvid@aserver.com A-Server - 2009
  2. 2. A-Server  Cloud infrastructure builder for Service Providers: Hosting Providers, ISV’s, Web 2.0  Belgian company  Offices in Belgium, Egypt, US & India  Team 15 years experience in datacenters & storage  Delivering to markets: APAC, Europe, ME, US A-Server - 2009
  3. 3. Cloud Computing Today ... what cloud should I look at as a Service Provider?  Software as a Service Clouds (SAAS): SalesForce, Google …  Platform as a Service Clouds (PAAS): Force.com, Azure …  Infrastructure Clouds (IAAS): Amazon, A-Server, GoGrid, Flexiscale, Sun …  … Service Providers? A-Server - 2009
  4. 4. Use Cases Infrastructure Clouds Service Providers use cases for IAAS ... Cloud Hosting Web 2.0 Demo & Test capacity Scalable Backup Storage Instant Disaster Recovery … A-Server - 2009
  5. 5. A Changing Marketplace ... ... big companies are moving into Hosting ...  Amazon Webservices: storage, servers, …  Hardware vendors go into services … they are building public clouds: IBM, SUN, …  Google Apps … hosting platform for applications ... Service Providers’ business are threatened ! A-Server - 2009
  6. 6. Existing Infrastructure Clouds Service Level Agreement? Reliability? Security? Hardware used? Control? Where is my data stored? Performance? A-Server - 2009
  7. 7. Cloud Requirements! Datacenter Auto Provisioning Redundant Storage Architecture HPC Cloud Infrastructure Control Panels & API’s Self-Healing Capacity Based Usage Model A-Server - 2009
  8. 8. Can Service Providers compete? What positioning to take in cloud offerings? How to meet the requirements? Should I Compete with the big boys? Is it worth it?: Margins? Absolutely! A-Server - 2009
  9. 9. Use a Ready 2GO Cloud!  Use ready to go clouds: just power the rack!  Delivered dedicated in your datacenter  Delivered with Control Panels & API’s  Launch premium, reliable, controlled Cloud Products! A-Server - 2009
  10. 10. Technology we use ...  100% redundant Storage Technology  HPC Cloud Infrastructure: SUN, Infiniband, Cisco  SUN Cloud Computing Software  Including Storage API’s, S3 compatible!  Hypervisor Agnostic: Virtual box & Xen!  Power Management Appliance A-Server - 2009
  11. 11. Example of Control Panels ...
  12. 12. Conclusion Go to market NOW • Use a Ready to go Private Cloud Close & Controlled • In own datacenter Position clearly • Customized cloud offer • Including A-Brands • More Personal Service A-Server - 2009
  13. 13. Thank You Arvid Fossen arvid@aserver.com www.daas.com A-Server - 2009

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