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Putting Cloud Computing to Work

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Putting Cloud Computing to Work


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