Behind the Cloud:Cloud Computing Programs Demystified          Sonnet Ireland & April Grey            LLA Conference 2012
What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared r...
          Buy?             Rent?    o   Size          o Standard product    o   Customize     o High quality    o   Mainte...
Promises, Promises     • On demand computing power     • Hardware savings     • Administrator ease of use     • Labor cost...
Reality Sinks In  • Cost    o   Services    o   Bandwith  • Security  • Privacy  • Ethics  • Modification  • Administratio...
Clouds in the News 
Clouds in the Library Many cloud based applications you may already use! 
File Sharing  
PBWorks
Dropbox
GoogleDocs
Catalog 
Institutional Repository ScholarWorks http://scholarworks.uno.edu/ SelectedWorks http://works.bepress.com/sonnetireland/ L...
IR: ScholarWorks
IR: ScholarWorks
IR: SelectedWorks
IR: LOUISiana Digital Library
ULL Collections
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore
Social Networking    
LibGuides @ UNO 
LibGuides @ ULL 
Google Calendar @ Medaille 
Questions?       Sonnet Ireland       Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans       sebrown3@uno.edu       April G...
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Presentation on cloud computing programs. Presented at the Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference on March 23, 2012 in Shreveport, LA at 2pm by Sonnet Ireland and April Grey

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Behind the Cloud: Cloud Computing Programs Demystified

  1. 1. Behind the Cloud:Cloud Computing Programs Demystified Sonnet Ireland & April Grey LLA Conference 2012
  2. 2. What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as metered service over a network.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing
  3. 3.   Buy? Rent? o Size o Standard product o Customize o High quality o Maintenance infrastructure o Security o No maintenance
  4. 4. Promises, Promises • On demand computing power • Hardware savings • Administrator ease of use • Labor cost savings • Save your institution money       
  5. 5. Reality Sinks In • Cost o Services o Bandwith • Security • Privacy • Ethics • Modification • Administration • Legal ownership
  6. 6. Clouds in the News 
  7. 7. Clouds in the Library Many cloud based applications you may already use! 
  8. 8. File Sharing  
  9. 9. PBWorks
  10. 10. Dropbox
  11. 11. GoogleDocs
  12. 12. Catalog 
  13. 13. Institutional Repository ScholarWorks http://scholarworks.uno.edu/ SelectedWorks http://works.bepress.com/sonnetireland/ LOUISiana Digital Library http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/  
  14. 14. IR: ScholarWorks
  15. 15. IR: ScholarWorks
  16. 16. IR: SelectedWorks
  17. 17. IR: LOUISiana Digital Library
  18. 18. ULL Collections
  19. 19. Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore
  20. 20. Social Networking    
  21. 21. LibGuides @ UNO 
  22. 22. LibGuides @ ULL 
  23. 23. Google Calendar @ Medaille 
  24. 24. Questions? Sonnet Ireland Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans sebrown3@uno.edu April Grey Edith Garland Dupré Library, University of Louisiana at Lafayette aprilgrey@louisiana.edu
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