Introduction Cloud Computing


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Introduction to Cloud Computing:
- understanding the basics
- flavours of Cloud Computing
- (dis)advantages Cloud Computing
- drivers of Cloud Computing
- opportunities Telecom Operators

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Introduction Cloud Computing

  1. 1. Introduction to Cloud Computing Roel Honning +31 6 1090 3170 @roelhonning
  2. 2. A revolution doesn’t happen when society adopts new tools, it happens when society adopts new behaviours.Clay ShirkyAssociate Teacher for New Media at NYU 2
  3. 3. Introduction Cloud Computing Cloud Computing explained in 3 mintues: 3
  4. 4. Current situation: company’s IT Devices Software Hardware, Operating Systems, Datacenters 4
  5. 5. What is Cloud Computing exactly? Cloud Cloud computing: Using others software, on others hardware, in others datacenter for own/business purposes 5
  6. 6. Key characteristics Cloud Computing:1. Pay-per-use2. Network Delivery3. On demand self-service4. Scalable and elastic5. Shared resources 6
  7. 7. Developments driving Cloud Computing• Increasing need of “Always On: anywhere, any time, any device”• Availability & performance broadband• Well developed virtualisation techniques• IP-technology as a standard• Resources (datacenters) 7
  8. 8. Provided by…. 8
  9. 9. We already make use of cloud…. 9
  10. 10. Delivered in 3 flavours1. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) • Network architects / specialists IT department2. Platform as a Service (PaaS) • Application Developers3. Software as a Service (SaaS) • End users 10
  11. 11. Compare it to organising your holdiay! IaaS: Build your own holiday!PaaS:Package deal: flight +hotel SaaS: All-inclusive: No worries, just relax! Including flight, hotel, transport, foods, drinks and entertainment. 11
  12. 12. Whereas SaaS is most common• No application software required at the client• Already completely adopted by consumers• No investments in user-licences any more• Software updates are centrally done• Forecast Gartner: • $ worldwide in 2014 ($21 bln) • 30% of all new business applications is cloud based (2015) 12
  13. 13. Cloud Business E-mail UMTS/HSDPA Mailservers Cloud provider ADSL Internet cloud @office @home ADSL Or UMTS/HSDPA 13
  14. 14. Cloud Business E-mail (2)• Professional e-mail services:• Without own hardware, software and licences• Allways up-to-date• Synchronised with all your devices (e-mail, agenda, contacts etc)• Possible to shared E-mail & Agenda with colleagues• Cost benefits: • No investment in hardware, software and licenses • No maintenance costs of mailserver 14
  15. 15. Cloud bookkeeping Simple terminalNTCS office Internet CloudAccountant office Server with bookkeeping software and backup 15
  16. 16. Cloud bookkeeping (2)• Client is contractor of the bookkeeping application• Client gives accounting firm access to administration• Client can work on administration anywhere/anydevice• Additional applications available for automation / integration: • Salary administration • Automatic invoicing • Integration with CRM database 16
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  18. 18. Cloud Back-up/storage ADSL Internet cloud FttH Servers Mass storage 18
  19. 19. Cloud Back-up & storage• All content on servers “in the cloud”• Highly security & backuped by Cloud Provider• Centralized storage is cheaper and more reliable• No need for external Hard Disks at home• Excellent bandwidth to the cloud is required• Ease of use: • Automtaic backup schedule • Reports with statistics • Simple Restore 19
  20. 20. Most important (dis) advantage SaaSAdvantages: Disadvantages:• No investments IT-serverpark • Security & Privacy• No maintenance needed by IT • Reliability provider• Only pay for use • Always connection needed• Anywhere, anytime, any device • No standards • No control on location data 20
  21. 21. Cloud Computing & Telecom Operators Many years of experience with a pay-per-use model Delivering services and support Large investment earned back by small transactions Maintenance of shared resources Only supplier to deliver end-to-end services Perfect (commercial) distribution network 21
  22. 22. KPN: Software as a Service
  23. 23. Roel Honning/ +31 6-10903170 / @roelhonning
  24. 24. WWW.NTCS.NL
  25. 25. Thank you!If you have any questions? Roel Honning +31 6 1090 3170