Government users US Defense Information Systems Agency's Global Information Grid (GIG) Rapid Access Computing Environment (RACE) DIA DoD CSC/Terremark - Trusted Cloud Apptis/Servevault - FedCloud
Enterprises working on internal clouds -potentially ‘cloudbursting’ BP Micron Technology UBS Economy Emerson Deutsche Bank Solvay Credit-Suisse VRM Eli Lilly Bechtel BT JP Morgan Chase Thales Citi T-Systems Merrill Lynch A.G. Edwards
Overcoming business challenges The economic argument is irresistible Pick suitable projects, demonstrate benefit, get buy-in - repeat! Hearts and minds - developers and business leaders Enfranchise cloud Imitate, emulate, replicate Sharing is not a dirty word!
Hmm, smells too rosy – what’s the downside? So what’s new here? Tips up incumbent management models Holistic approaches required – but economics don’t work Great expectations: can IT deliver? Grids and domains Those who have done it – did it themselves!
A way of using technology, not a technology itself
Enables execs to talk about big concepts in IT
Cost advantages vs. in-house
Are there big players with dependable clouds?
Reference use cases
Psst! It’s already being used in guerrilla projects
Baked-in process change
Not for the technology fainthearted
Choose carefully, the cavalry is coming
‘ Our way or highway’: can a cloud accommodate contractual requirements?
Will your business model work in the cloud?
Recommendations For Vendors Bottle that magic! Gold rush – don’t miss a trick New brand opportunities eBay for computing Mid-market goes first? Make it friendly, stable and secure Better pricing models and holistic management approaches Users with enterprise utilities are likely to consider clouds Don’t undershoot the market - fungibility will take longer to achieve