John Engates
CTO, Rackspace Hosting
Email: jengates@rackspace.com
Twitter: @jengates
3   Take Aways
    



    



    
        Cloud is a movement AND a technology
        Cloud is for everyone not ever...
IT’S A
MOVEMENT
DECISION #1: ARE YOU IN OR OUT??
“The bulk of business
 computing will shift out
 of private data centers
 to the ‘cloud’.”

    - Nicholas Carr
Not a cloud believer?

 $1200/square foot + servers



   Experts on huge sets of
         disciplines



    IT underperf...
Simple Advances, Big Impact
   Pooled Computing
   Powered by Software
Radical Cost Savings

Pooled Computing   Software Powered




                         Opex
       Capex



   Utilizatio...
Dedicated           Cloud                SaaS
 Hosting           Hosting
                  Compromise

              Cust...
One Twist
Dedicated            Cloud            SaaS
 Hosting            Hosting

            IaaS               PaaS
Dedicated
            IaaS       PaaS           SaaS
 Hosting




                   Service Provider
               Presc...
Everyone NOT everything

     Cloud gives IT new tools



        Old tools will remain




  Right tool for the right wor...
Hybrid Hosting
Dedicated        Cloud             SaaS

  ERP              Blogs           Email
  OSS              Wikis ...
Hybrid Hosting
Dedicated            Cloud              SaaS


                                        Email
              ...
THANK YOU
John Engates, CTO
Jengates (at) rackspace.com
Twitter: @jengates
210-312-4197
3. Rackspace CloudCamp Las Vegas 2009 5/18
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  • How many people at 10 or less? 50 or less?<number>
  • Adds to the confusionAnd ready NOWHow do you take advantage<number>
  • √ Some sort of title page? Way to break these parts up<number>
  • This sums it up. <number>
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  • You will never get what you want….your company will never get what it needs. IT is under resourced and therefore under delivers. <number>
  • EDIT: Would love it to say “And, its speeding up the movement.”<number>
  • Basic tenents of cloud services. Has to have these capabilities.<number>
  • Look if not cheaper it wont matter. This is what drives change. These technologies have big impact.9
  • Part of the software provisioned pieces – fully automated9
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  • Get a little more specific12
  • √ Make bigger?12
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  • 3. Rackspace CloudCamp Las Vegas 2009 5/18

    1. 1. John Engates CTO, Rackspace Hosting Email: jengates@rackspace.com Twitter: @jengates
    2. 2. 3 Take Aways    Cloud is a movement AND a technology Cloud is for everyone not everything Cloud is part of a computing strategy
    3. 3. IT’S A MOVEMENT DECISION #1: ARE YOU IN OR OUT??
    4. 4. “The bulk of business computing will shift out of private data centers to the ‘cloud’.” - Nicholas Carr
    5. 5. Not a cloud believer? $1200/square foot + servers Experts on huge sets of disciplines IT underperformance
    6. 6. Simple Advances, Big Impact  Pooled Computing  Powered by Software
    7. 7. Radical Cost Savings Pooled Computing Software Powered Opex Capex  Utilization  Automated  Asset life Pay for what you use
    8. 8. Dedicated Cloud SaaS Hosting Hosting Compromise  Custom code  Productized and bundled  Smooth Scaling OR Cloud For Custom Code OR Computing As A Service
    9. 9. One Twist Dedicated Cloud SaaS Hosting Hosting IaaS PaaS
    10. 10. Dedicated IaaS PaaS SaaS Hosting Service Provider Prescribed and Delivered On Demand
    11. 11. Everyone NOT everything Cloud gives IT new tools Old tools will remain Right tool for the right workload
    12. 12. Hybrid Hosting Dedicated Cloud SaaS ERP Blogs Email OSS Wikis Workspaces Workflow Subversion Chat Website Test/Dev IM Department sites
    13. 13. Hybrid Hosting Dedicated Cloud SaaS Email Scalable web heads Workspaces Database and Chat Application Servers IM
    14. 14. THANK YOU John Engates, CTO Jengates (at) rackspace.com Twitter: @jengates 210-312-4197

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