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An overview of cloud computing. Presentation given to CIO's of state housing finance agencies at the NCSHA annual conference.

An overview of cloud computing. Presentation given to CIO's of state housing finance agencies at the NCSHA annual conference.

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  • 1. A Cloud Computing Overview Kurt Voelker Hype or Opportunity?
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  • 8. Hi! I’m Kurt. CTO for Forum One email: kvoelker@forumone.com twitter: @kvoelker 7
  • 9. Cloud Computing: Hype or Opportunity • 3 Ways to Understand the Cloud • 3 Ways to Take Advantage of the Cloud Today 8
  • 10. Welcome to the Cloud • Old concept, modern techniques • Aggregation of computing resources • Access to, and use of computing resources from the network 9
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  • 13. Cloud Computing Provides 3 Key Things 1. 2. 3. 12
  • 14. What the Cloud Provides The Cloud’s “Guts”: Processing 1. Power and Storage • Instantly “stand up” entire server images examples: • “Unlimited” storage space for digital assets EC2 S3 • Accessed via API, or through vendor provider admin panels Cloud Servers Cloud Files • Only pay for the resources you use 13
  • 15. What the Cloud Provides 2. Development Platform Services • Processing Power and Storage PLUS: examples: • Full Development Environment for creating web applications • Support for .NET (C# and Visual Basic), C++, PHP, Ruby, Python, Java. • Typically provide other common web dev resources: Mail, caching, image manipulation, etc • Accessed via SDKs • Only pay for the resources you use 14
  • 16. What the Cloud Provides 3. Software as a Service • Applications and tools, accessed via a web browser examples: • All types of software available: – CRM, Email, Collaboboration, ASM, CMS, productivity apps, timesheets, invoicing, accounting,… • Automatically upgraded, • Typically integratable via API’s • Pay per seat/month 15
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  • 18. 3 Cloud Services Ready for Prime Time 1.EMAIL! 2.Web hosting & storage 3.CRM 17
  • 19. Photo Credits • Clouds - Kevin Dooley http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/4340727578/ • Laughing Buddha – Cangul http://www.flickr.com/photos/farsongul/4002688403/ • At the Peak – Rick Harrison http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/378834651/ • Plug – Jake Mates http://www.flickr.com/photos/jakematesdesign/3165600114/ • Power Meter – Scott Robinson http://www.flickr.com/photos/clearlyambiguous/17313010/ 18
  • 20. Thanks! Kurt Voelker @kvoelker 19