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  • Leading with our future. That’s gonna be my exclusive focus for now on till the end of the presentation, I’ll be single minded about it.
  • History of Microsoft & computing.Windows in mid 80’sMicrosoft became an Internet company in 1996 (Bill Gates) “you don’t come down unless you know what the internet is”Business applications moving into consumer space <-> Consumer applications moving into businessThe fluffy cloud - Rapid adoption..Microsoft has just become a cloud company (Steve Ballmer) “you don’t come down unless you know what the cloud is”
  • Microsoft has just become a cloud company (Steve Ballmer) “you don’t come down unless you know what the cloud is”3 screens and a cloudOn-Premise if you really can’t move to the cloud
  • CapEx -> OpExRisk, Auditing, Compliance, Maintenance – all somebody else’s problemInstant, flexible delivery of business value – with world class software from world class data centres.Most important thing to note is speed of this trend – see Gartner quote.
  • Leading with our future. That’s gonna be my exclusive focus for now on till the end of the presentation, I’ll be single minded about it.
  • Leading with our future. That’s gonna be my exclusive focus for now on till the end of the presentation, I’ll be single minded about it.
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    • 1. An Opportunity to Transform Ireland
      Paul Rellis
      Managing Director
      Microsoft Ireland
    • 2. New Times for all of us
      West to East Transfer
      Economies still resetting
    • 3. CLOUD 2000s & Future
      Cloud Computing, Social Networks
      Products>Solutions>Services
      INTERNET Mid ‘90s
      Browsers, Email, eCommerce,
      Hosting, Wi-Fi, Web 2.0
      CLIENT/SERVER Mid ‘80s
      Distributed Computing
      PC & APPS Early ’80s
      Word Processor, Spreadsheets
      DOS, GUI, Windows
    • 4. What is Cloud Computing?
      “Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand, like the electricity grid.”
      Wikipedia
    • 5. Our Vision
      Whatever screen you live and work with
      CLOUD SERVICES
      TV/HOME
      PC
      MOBILE
      ON-PREMISES
    • 6. Why The Cloud Now?
      “By 2012, 80% of Fortune 1000 enterprises will be using some cloud computing services, 20% of businesses will own no IT assets.”
      NEW ECONOMICS
      REDUCED MANAGEMENT
      REDEFINING PRODUCTIVITY
      Pay for what you use
      Lower and predictable costs
      Shift from capex and opex
      Accelerate speed to value
      No patching and maintenance
      Faster deployment
      Robust multi-layered security
      Reliability and fault-tolerance
      Latest software for users
      Internet collaboration
      Anywhere access
      Instant self-provisioning
      “The bottom line: Early adopters are finding serious benefits, meaning that cloud computing is real and warrants your scrutiny as a new set of platforms for business applications.”
    • 7. Transformation Opportunities to a Leading Green Economic Force
      Excellence in Developer Competency
      Excellence in “Atoms to Bits” Competency
    • 8. Transformation : Key Requirements
      Education:
      Embed ICT into Curriculum
      “Softer Skills” – culture, collaboration, languages
      Build web development into leaving cert
      Adoption – put Citizen at the center AND create businesses:
      Health
      Education
      Mobile
      Make Broadband availability an even higher national priority
    • 9. Ireland: Our Heads in the Clouds and our Feet on the ground!
    • 10. © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.
      The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.