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  • Cloud Computing
    Lucas Morison
    Brendan Taylor
  • Relatively new concept
    software and storage are provided and accessed over the web.
    presents new opportunities for efficiency and innovation
    What is Cloud Computing
  • Came from how people referred to the internet as a cloud of information.
    Grew in popularity as
    people became more
    focused on sustainability
    and efficiency.
    How did Cloud Computing Start?
  • Businesses host cloud servers.
    Customers pay for the storage and software they offer.
    Layers
  • Hardware and/or software specifically designed for cloud computing.
    Includes computers, phones, operating systems, and browsers
    Client
    • Software as a service (SaaS) allows programs to run on a person’s computer without installation.
    • Simplifies maintenance and support
    Application
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    Platforms specially designed for cloud computing.
    Reduced complexity and cost relative to modern computing systems.
    Platform
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    Delivers servers, software, data-center space, and network equipment as a service.
    Infrastructure
  • Hardware and Software specially designed for cloud computing.
    Cloud specific firmware.
    Combined offerings.
    Servers
  • E-mail
    Facebook
    Flickr
    Pandora
    Youtube
    Mobile Me
    Modern Day Clouds
  • Computer operating system developed by Xcerion
    Provides software, application, and storage—through a web browser.
    Icloud
  • Cost of service reflects level of activity.
    Doesn’t require as much hardware.
    More battery space.
    Less chemical waste in production.
    Efficiency
  • Outsources information to a cloud.
    Business saves on:
    System Design
    Installation
    Maintenance
    Remote Accessibility
    Applications
    Advantages for Businesses
  • Do not have to worry about supporting complicated computer server software.
    All employees use the same software and firmware.
    Automatically installed updates and security patches.
    Advantages for Businesses cont’d
  • SaaS company founded 1999
    Serves more than 50,000 businesses on a subscription basis
    Part of the S&P 500 since 2008
    Customer Relationship Management
    Salesforce.com
  • Privacy
    Compliance
    Security
    Availability and Performance
    Issuesof Cloud Computing
  • Reduces data redundancy by allowing one copy of a file to be accessed from multiple devices.
    Examples:
    • DropBox
    • Google Docs
    • Skydrive
    • ZumoDrive
    • Gspace
    Cloud Storage
  • Companies only pay for space they use.
    Reduced IT and hosting costs.
    Maintenance, backup, and storage management are run by the service provider.
    Cloud Storage Cont.
  • Stores data over the internet, using web based services.
    Highly efficient
    Highly accessible
    Reduces data redundancy
    Much room for innovation
    Recap
  • http://webhostinghelpguy.inmotionhosting.com/web-hosting/what-is-the-cloud-and-what-does-it-mean-for-my-business/
    http://www.cloudcomputingtechnology.org/applications/top-cloud-computing-companies/attachment/cloud-computing-growth/
    http://blog.gogrid.com/2009/03/26/navigating-the-layers-of-the-cloud-computing-pyramid/
    http://homepages.uel.ac.uk/u0219091/Client%20server%20model.htm
    http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hinchcliffe/cloud-computing-and-the-return-of-the-platform-wars/303
    http://www.logichp.com/tag/servers/
    http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-photo-7224406-cloud-computing.php
    http://smokingapples.com/software/reviews/survey-the-current-status-of-mobileme/
    http://www.smartpower.org/blog/?p=1124
    http://www.busplan.cc/
    http://www.salesforce.com/
    http://www.sparkplugging.com/freelance-parent/weighing-the-pros-and-cons-of-outsourcing/
    Bibliography