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  • Cloud Computing for Hosting Providers Clinton Gatewood A-Server - 2008
  • A-Server
    • Cloud infrastructure builder for Hosting Providers
    • Belgian company
    • Offices in Belgium, Egypt, US & India
    • Team 15 years experience in datacenters & storage
    • Delivering to markets: US, APAC, Europe, ME
    A-Server - 2008
  • What is Cloud Computing? A-Server - 2008 Wikipedia: Cloud computing is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet.
  • Benefits of Cloud Computing
    • Agility: respond innovative and competitive
    • Scalability : grow infastructure with your customers
    • Optimise infrastructure use: today 15% average use!
    • Need for Cost Effective Monthly Billing
    • Save Energy thanks to use of virtualization and auto provisining
    A-Server - 2008
  • Cloud Computing Pyramid A-Server - 2008
    • ... what cloud should I look at as a Hosting Provider?
    • Software as a Service Clouds (SAAS): SalesForce, Google …
    • Platform as a Service Clouds (PAAS): Force.com, Azure …
    • Cloud Infrastructure software : Citrix, 3Tera …
    • Infrastructure Clouds (IAAS) : Amazon, A-Server, GoGrid, Flexiscale, Sun …
    Cloud Computing Today A-Server - 2008 Hosting Providers?
  • A-Server - 2008 Hosting Providers use cases for IAAS ... Use Cases Infrastructure Clouds Web 2.0 Demo & Test capacity Scalable Backup Storage Instant Disaster Recovery Cloud Hosting …
    • ... big companies are moving into Hosting ...
    • Amazon Webservices: new web control interface …
    • Microsoft Azure: goes hosting, what will be next?
    • Hardware vendors go into services … they are building public clouds: IBM, SUN, …
    • Google Apps is hosting platform for applications ...
    A Changing Marketplace ... A-Server - 2008 Hosting Providers’ business are threatened !
  • A-Server - 2008 Existing Infrastructure Clouds Service Level Agreement? Hardware used? Where is my data stored? Security? Control? Performance? Reliability?
  • A-Server - 2008 Cloud Requirements! Redundant Storage Architecture HPC Cloud Infrastructure Control Panels & API’s Self-Healing Datacenter Auto Provisioning Capacity Based Usage Model
  • A-Server - 2008 Can Hosting Providers compete? Control of pricing? My Target markets? Billing Models? Build on top of big clouds? Should I compete with the big cloud boys?
  • A-Server - 2008 Can Hosting Providers compete? What positioning to take in cloud offerings? Should I Compete with the big boys? Absolutely! Is it worth it?: Margins? How to meet the requirements?
  • DAAS.com: first Cloud for HSP’s
  • A-Server - 2008 DAAS.com Ready 2GO Cloud!
    • Ready to go : no integration, just power the rack!
    • Delivered dedicated in A-Server’s or your datacenter
    • Built in Datacenter Control Panels & API’s
    • Launch premium, reliable, controlled Cloud Products!
  • A-Server - 2008 DAAS.com Technology
    • 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
  • Virtual Private Datacenter
  • A-Server - 2008 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 - 2008 Thank You Clinton Gatewood www.daas.com