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Learn the different types of cloud available and how match your application requirements with a cloud strategy.

Learn the different types of cloud available and how match your application requirements with a cloud strategy.

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  • Defining Your Cloud StrategyNovember 16, 2011Paul CarmodySVP, Product Mgmt and Business Development
  • Agenda Introduction Cloud definitions & differences Evaluation framework Performance factors Questions #defineyourcloud2
  • Our intelligent IT Infrastructure solutions can take your business to a higher level.2,700+ Enterprise Customers 450 Employees 2010 Revenue: $244M NASDAQ: INAP #defineyourcloud3 View slide
  • IT Platform Flexibility Performance to the End user #defineyourcloud4 View slide
  • Poll question Are  you  currently   leveraging  the  cloud   for  any  of  your   applica4ons?   #defineyourcloud5 CONFIDENTIAL
  • “Cloud” has become the IT buzzword of the dayFrom “ Maybe Im an idiot, but I have no idea what anyone is talking about. What is it? Its complete gibberish. ” Its insane. When is this idiocy going to stop? — Larry Ellison “ There’s no way that company exists in a year. (referring to Salesforce.com) — Tom Siebel ” #defineyourcloud6 CONFIDENTIAL
  • “Cloud” has become the IT buzzword of the dayTo “ The market as a whole has moved, in the past 18 months, from what the hell is cloud computing? to what do I do with it, how do I take advantage of it? 2011 will be much more a lets do it ” year, while 2010 was still a lets get to know about it year. — Industry analyst at Ovum “ The cloud services companies of all sizes… ” The cloud is for everyone. The cloud is a democracy. — Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com #defineyourcloud7 CONFIDENTIAL
  • Cloud is simply an evolution of outsourcing the IT stack “SaaS” = Turnkey App “PaaS” = Code and Load “IaaS” = OSaaS/FSaaS “HWaaS” = MH “DCaaS” = Colo #defineyourcloud8
  • SaaS has taken off while PaaS has languished   Excellent  for     “SaaS”   non-­‐core  apps  =     Turnkey  App   Too  inflexible  for   “PaaS” = Code prac4cal  use and Load #defineyourcloud9
  • DCaaS through IaaS form the building blocks of strategic applications Increased customization Increased agility “SaaS” = Turnkey App “PaaS” = Code and Load “IaaS” = OSaaS/FSaaS “HWaaS” = MH “DCaaS” = Colo #defineyourcloud10
  • IaaS definitions can be confusing Wikipedia Public cloud describes cloud computing … whereby resources are dynamically provisioned to the general public on a fine-grained, self-service basis over the Internet, via web applications/web services, from an off-site third-party provider who bills on a fine- grained utility computing basis. Private cloud is infrastructure operated solely for a single organization, whether managed internally or by a third-party and hosted internally or externally. Cloud storage is a model of networked online storage where data is stored on multiple virtual servers, generally hosted by third parties, rather than being hosted on dedicated servers. Gartner Tech Target In the broadest terms, private cloud computing is a Hybrid cloud hosting is a model that form of cloud computing that is used by only one allows organizations to provision dedicated organization, or that ensures that an organization is servers and storage and shared cloud completely isolated from others. This contrasts with public servers and storage on the same network cloud computing, where access to the service is open to any customer willing to pay ... #defineyourcloud11 CONFIDENTIAL
  • Internap defines IaaS as a continuum IaaS Private Cloud Public Cloud App App App App App App App App App App Instances Hypervisor Decreasing Cost, Increasing Capacity Increasing Control and Customization Cloud Storage #defineyourcloud12
  • Poll question What  type  of  cloud  is   your  business  most   interested  in?   #defineyourcloud13 CONFIDENTIAL
  • Preferred IaaS cloud types depend upon use cases Private cloud: standing uses •  Maximum managed hosting flexibility •  Virtualization farm outsourcing •  “Large N” servicing of internal departments •  Fine-tuning of VM sizing •  Heightened security/compliance sensitivities Public cloud: temporary uses •  Test/dev •  Project websites •  Application bursting •  “Toe in the water” •  Fine-grained pay for use Hybrid cloud: mix use •  Tiered web app •  Platform hybridization #defineyourcloud14 CONFIDENTIAL
  • Cloud is just one IT platform that can be used in conjunction with others IT Platform Flexibility Give me Application Portfolio Support options! Packaged E- Custom Point ERP commerce Apps Solutions Give me Application Optimization synergy! Storage/ App Web Database Archival servers servers Colocation Managed Private Public Hosting Cloud Cloud #defineyourcloud15
  • Every cloud is different.Questions to consider whenselecting a cloud type: #defineyourcloud
  • Every cloud is different. Questions to consider when selecting a cloud type:Importance to you What level of customization do you need? #defineyourcloud
  • Every cloud is different. Questions to consider when selecting a cloud type:Importance to you How much security? What level of customization do you need? #defineyourcloud
  • Every cloud is different. Questions to consider when selecting a cloud type:Importance to you How much security? How much What level of support is customization needed? do you need? #defineyourcloud
  • Every cloud is different Questions to consider when selecting a cloud type:Importance to you What about How much performance security? to the end How much user? What level of support is customization needed? do you need? #defineyourcloud
  • Every second counts in the cloud Performance to the End user 1 second of delay in website performance means: 7 %customer fewer conversions and: lost revenue. “The Performance of Web Applications: Customers are Won or Lost in One Second,” Bojan Simic (Aberdeen Group, 11/2008) #defineyourcloud21
  • Every second counts in the cloud Performance to the End user 58 % of enterprises are slowing their adoption of cloud-based applications because of performance concerns. Compuware/Vanson Bourne survey of 677 enterprises across North America and Europe, 3/2011 #defineyourcloud22
  • The solution: use technologies to accelerate content across the entire system Cloud latency + network latency = total system latency #defineyourcloud23 CONFIDENTIAL
  • Conclusion Define what cloud means to your business Understand your own specific cloud requirements Choose a high-performing flexible cloud solution Select a partner that can adapt and grow with you #defineyourcloud24
  • IT Platform Flexibility Performance to the End user #defineyourcloud25
  • Questions? www.internap.com #defineyourcloud #defineyourcloud26