IaaS: Improved efficiencies, legacy applicationsPaaS: New custom and internal applicationsSaaS: Commodity applications
Mobile: increases need for Internet storage and runtimeSocial: Internet accessibilityBigData/Analytics: dynamic workloadAlso: mobile enables social, mobile provides location data, social provides metadata to analytics
Cloud Computing 2013: Status and Trends
24/01/2013 1John Rhoton – 2013Cloud Computing 2013Status and TrendsJohn RhotonCloud Weekend, Giza, Egypt11-12 May 2013
24/01/2013 5John Rhoton – 2013Niche Successes• Security as a Service– SPAM/Malware protection– Policy Enforcement• Availability– Archiving and Backup• Service Management– Service Desk• Development Support– Testing– Code Management
24/01/2013 8John Rhoton – 2013Startups• Ideal Candidates– Small• No internal economy of scale– No legacy• Less integration effort– Unpredictable growth• Flexibility required
24/01/2013 9John Rhoton – 2013Enterprise• More Challenging Business case– Large– Significant legacy– More predictable future• Opportunities– Short term: Dev/test, Collaboration, Security,New outbound services– Long term: Private-> Hybrid -> Public
24/01/2013 10John Rhoton – 2013Private Cloud Optimization• Resource Efficiencies– Virtualization• Operational Efficiencies– Automation, Chargeback• Sourcing Efficiencies– Service Orientation, Modularization, GranularSecurityVirtualization is only the beginning
24/01/2013 15John Rhoton – 2013Stack ConvergenceProprietaryHardwareProprietarySoftwareOpenSourceConsortiumDrivenBalance ease with flexibility
24/01/2013 16John Rhoton – 2013Cloud TrendsIaaSPaaSSaaSFlexibilityEfficiencyLegacy Applications and InfrastructureNew Commodity ApplicationsNew Custom and Internal ApplicationsAim for the top of the stack
24/01/2013 17John Rhoton – 2013Complementary TrendsMobileSocialAnalyticsCloudLeverage cloud to enable other trends
24/01/2013 18John Rhoton – 2013Summary• Cloud adoption is replacing hype• Private cloud is the starting point• Public cloud is the final destination• Multiple stages of hybrid cloud in between• The cloud stacks are converging• Services maximize efficiency up the stack• Cloud is linked to mobility, social and big data
24/01/2013 19John Rhoton – 2013Contact DetailsFollow me: @johnrhotonConnect: linkedin/in/rhotonRead the books:amazon.com/author/rhotonDownload the presentation:slideshare.net/rhoton
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