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  • Welcome to this webinar on "Cloud Computing and You".    In this webinar, you will learn about what is cloud computing and how cloud computing can maximize the productivity and efficiency in both your personal and professional lives. My name is Krishnan Subramanian. I am CEO of Geeklogix Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a company offering consulting services to businesses all over the world, in the field of Open Source and Cloud Computing. I am also a partner with Mr. Varadharajan on two business ventures in India. We are going to launch one of them in the early part of 2009 and Mr. Varadharajan will talk to you about it. I do independent consulting to enterprises and, also, sit in the advisory committees of leading conferences and expo in the field of open source and cloud computing. I am also part of the editorial board of a new blog, on Cloud Computing, called Cloud Avenue (, sponsored by Zoho Inc.
  • Cloud Computing And You

    1. 1. Cloud Computing and You Krishnan Subramanian Chief Technologist, CloudsDirect Independent Researcher Editorial Team, Cloud Avenue
    2. 2. Plan of this Talk <ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How we use computing devices today? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is Cloud Computing? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How Cloud Computing can make your life better? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Status and Future Promises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Introduction  
    4. 4. How we use Computing Today We are still Old Fashioned
    5. 5. Today <ul><ul><li>Powerful and Expensive Desktops/Laptops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expensive and Bloated Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Device Dependent Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data in Silos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very Little Knowledge or Business Intelligence gained from Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Under Utilize Broadband </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Phones are Productivity Killers </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Cloud Computing What? How?
    7. 7. What is Cloud Computing <ul><ul><li>Network is a Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raw Computing Resources from the Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data on the Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications in the Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On Demand Availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location Independent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Device Independent </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Different Types of Cloud Computing <ul><ul><li>IaaS - Infrastructure as a Service. Amazon, GoGrid, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PaaS - Platform as a Service. Google, Microsoft, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SaaS - Software as a Service. Google, Adobe, Salesforce, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. How Cloud Computing Can Help You <ul><ul><li>Drastic reduction in hardware and software expenditure. Low TCO and High ROI. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Device Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop Applications and Data wherever you go </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unreliable Power Supply or Broadband Connections cannot dampen your plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Level Scaling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete Peace of Mind </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Current Status and Future Promises <ul><ul><li>Betaish nature of many applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of integration among different applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of Open Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of SLA from vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Absence of Ubiquitous Internet Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications are maturing and getting diverse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors are starting to integrate and third party integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efforts are on for implementing open standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Companies are starting to offer SLAs for paid users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask ISPs/Government </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Conclusion <ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing increases productivity many fold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing is changing the business landscape upside down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing offers competitive advantage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing offers lower TCO and higher ROI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But you need help. We are there to help you. </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. CloudsDirect Pvt. Ltd.
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