Putting the Cloud to Work Jim Locke, Principal ResultWorx Technology Group
Agenda <ul><li>What is Cloud Computing? </li></ul><ul><li>What is driving Cloud Adoption? </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Concerns...
What is Cloud Computing? <ul><li>Cloud computing is  Internet-based  computing, whereby  shared   resources ,  software  a...
You’re Already Using It… <ul><li>69% of Americans are already using some form of Cloud computing, including: </li></ul><ul...
What’s Driving Cloud Adoption? <ul><li>Cost controls and reductions </li></ul><ul><li>Access to strategic applications </l...
Cloud Concerns <ul><li>Privacy & Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General security concerns with vendor </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Cloud Computing Models <ul><li>Public Cloud </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure owned and managed by third-party </li></u...
Start with the Public Cloud <ul><li>Businesses of all sizes can benefit from the reduced costs and specialized services of...
Try the Hybrid Approach <ul><li>Small businesses are hesitant to move everything to the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Consider a...
Private Clouds <ul><li>Private clouds are ideal for mid-sized businesses with multiple locations that want to: </li></ul><...
9 Cloud Services to Get Started <ul><li>Hosted Exchange E-mail ($6-$15/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>CRM/Collaboration Tools ($10-...
Don’t Ignore Mobility <ul><li>Cloud computing is a primary driver for mobile technologies, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Please feel free to contact us: </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Locke </li></ul><ul><li>(626) 296-6892 </li></ul><ul><li>[em...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Putting Cloud Computing to Work

1,111

Published on

Putting Cloud Computing to Work

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,111
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Putting Cloud Computing to Work

  1. 1. Putting the Cloud to Work Jim Locke, Principal ResultWorx Technology Group
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Cloud Computing? </li></ul><ul><li>What is driving Cloud Adoption? </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing Models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public, Hybrid or Private Cloud? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Which one is right for you? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>9 Cloud Services to get you started </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility and the Cloud </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Cloud Computing? <ul><li>Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources , software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand like a public utility. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Wikipedia </li></ul>
  4. 4. You’re Already Using It… <ul><li>69% of Americans are already using some form of Cloud computing, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online backup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice-over-IP phone service </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What’s Driving Cloud Adoption? <ul><li>Cost controls and reductions </li></ul><ul><li>Access to strategic applications </li></ul><ul><li>Improved reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Business Continuity </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cloud Concerns <ul><li>Privacy & Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General security concerns with vendor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government concerns over privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FISMA, HIPAA, SOX, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service provider issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet connection issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cloud Computing Models <ul><li>Public Cloud </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure owned and managed by third-party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Productivity and specialized web applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Cloud </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some infrastructure owned and managed by user; others by a third-party </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private Cloud </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure owned and managed by user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secured access </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Start with the Public Cloud <ul><li>Businesses of all sizes can benefit from the reduced costs and specialized services offered in the public cloud. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify strategic web applications that your business can use to reduce costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Migrate office productivity applications to the web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for start-up businesses and very-small offices </li></ul>
  9. 9. Try the Hybrid Approach <ul><li>Small businesses are hesitant to move everything to the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Consider a hybrid cloud strategy that includes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local storage for files and specialized applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the public cloud for productivity applications like e-mail, web conferencing, telephones, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for small-to-medium sized businesses with 10-75 employees </li></ul>
  10. 10. Private Clouds <ul><li>Private clouds are ideal for mid-sized businesses with multiple locations that want to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce hardware and management costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve uptime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain a privately controlled, secure environment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mid-sized business can investigate private cloud strategies like desktop and server virtualization, web apps, etc. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 9 Cloud Services to Get Started <ul><li>Hosted Exchange E-mail ($6-$15/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>CRM/Collaboration Tools ($10-$50/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted Security (~$5/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Web Conferencing ($0-$99/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Access (~$5/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Backup ($5-$20/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Fax Service (~$10/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted telephone service ($0-$40/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Accounting (~$15/mo) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Don’t Ignore Mobility <ul><li>Cloud computing is a primary driver for mobile technologies, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iPads and tablets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Android and iPhone Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure you try mobile applications like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LogMeIn Ignition for remote access to your computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Please feel free to contact us: </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Locke </li></ul><ul><li>(626) 296-6892 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Us: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook.com/ResultWorx Twitter.com/ResultWorx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ResultWorx.com </li></ul></ul>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×