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Cloud for ISP's


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What is the Cloud and How do service providers make money from it

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Cloud for ISP's

  1. 1. The Cloud is Now: Get Your Piece Peter Radizeski of RAD-INFO Mike Belote of Telx
  2. 2. So What is The Cloud?
  3. 3. Hosting is Cloud
  4. 4. The Cloud is about High Availability of Data
  5. 5. 3 Types (or 11, but who is counting?) <ul><li>Cloud Services Types (Forrester) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure as a Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform as a Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software as a Service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plus 8 More (according to InfoWorld) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management as a service </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Variations on the Theme <ul><li>Public Cloud -- a service anyone can tap into with a network connection and a credit card. </li></ul><ul><li>Private Cloud – (also called internal cloud or corporate cloud) mimics the delivery models of public cloud but within the enterprise firewall. </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Cloud – Some resources are in cloud and some are managed internally. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Why All the Buzz about CLOUD Now? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ubiquitous Broadband
  9. 9. 3G, 4G, LTE, Wi-Fi, WiMax
  10. 10. <ul><li>Ubiquitous Broadband mixed with a mobile workforce means that cloud-based apps will be impactful to SMB space. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Proven Players
  12. 12. Think Apps Stores
  13. 13. Increasing Confusion <ul><li>Customers don’t know what cloud is or how it can help them. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(One poll showed 24% of users did not know what cloud computing was or identified it synonymously with SaaS or managed services.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where there is confusion there is opportunity! </li></ul>
  14. 14. So How Do SP’s Make $$?
  15. 15. Cloud Computing Specialty for CP <ul><li>IBM says 91 percent of IT professionals think cloud computing will overtake on-premise computing as the primary way organizations acquire IT by 2015. The specialty covers 5 types of channel partners: </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Application Providers — deliver business applications via a subscription model through the cloud such as Software as a Service. </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Builders — design, build and manage clients’ cloud needs, typically integrating with existing infrastructure and public, private and hybrid clouds. </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Infrastructure Providers — provide a public cloud infrastructure or Platform as a Service on which application providers and companies can host their offerings. </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Services Solution Providers — resell multiple public cloud services and offer complementary services such as training and integration. </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Technology Providers — provide the tools, services, and technologies — such as cloud management, billing metering and monitoring — that help clients use the cloud more effectively. </li></ul>
  16. 16. A Dozen Opportunities <ul><li>Web Hosting </li></ul><ul><li>MS Exchange & Email & Blackberry </li></ul><ul><li>Conferencing – Web, Audio, Video </li></ul><ul><li>Software like CRM, ERP and Office Suites </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted PBX and Voice Apps (IVR) </li></ul><ul><li>Security - including Video Surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring – network, security, data </li></ul><ul><li>TEM and TAM </li></ul><ul><li>Data Storage, Backup, E-mail Archiving </li></ul><ul><li>Verticals, like e-Health or M2M </li></ul><ul><li>Redundant Bandwidth + 4G </li></ul><ul><li>DR/BC and Network Design Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Think like a Net-Head! </li></ul>
  17. 17. +6 <ul><li>Be a Cloud Enabler! </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of DB, systems </li></ul><ul><li>Trusted Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting (BC/DR, design) </li></ul><ul><li>Network Services </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Want to know more about the Cloud? </li></ul>