Why this topic? Relate to Jim’s needs.Many customer discussions, people love to talk about the cloud, but don’t really know where to start and how fast to move. We’ve put a bit of material together, and hope we can discuss more with you during or after the baseball game.Let’s make this interactive… first question gets an autographedbaseball!
So it’s a fantastic time to be in our industry. We haven’t seen such a fundamental change in IT since the PC came to the workforce in the 80s!The market is huge and growing. Many ads on the side of highways would make you think that you can get the elastic resources, increase speed of innovation, increase productivity, increase you business agility, and do all with the simple push of a button!
Hitting Into the Clouds With CentriLogic
A Pragmatic Path to CloudMark Arruda, Director of Solutions ArchitectsSylvain Boyer, VP Marketing & Product 1
Cloud Could Cut $12 Billion from US GovernmentCloud Computing Annual Deficit: Study,Market Will Top Forbes$241 Billion in 2020,Forrester Agility Trumps Cost as Primary Cloud Computing Benefit, ITBusinessEdge 2
Some Cloud Trends82% of US companies run at least oneapplication in the cloud25% run a mission critical application… Like Wifi, Mobile, and other productivity waves, “rogue” cloud is leading the way for business and governments ~15% of apps cannot be virtualized
ChallengesSecurity Is my data secure? Who has access, both physical and logical?Performance Will my applications perform well in a virtual environment? Will user experience be acceptable? Can I scale performance on demand?Privacy I need to maintain security data standards such as SSAE 16, PCI, SOX.Portability Is my environment able to move between/interoperate with different cloud providers? Can I leverage different providers in a DR scenario?Rogue IT I need to stop my users from going outside IT’s walls for service – how can I improve my teams responsiveness while maintaining my security and compliance standards? 4
Roadmap to the Cloud Where do I begin?? Assessment Consolidation/Rationalization Cloud/Hybrid Decision• How many • Unused/forgotten • Some applications servers? servers suited for cloud• Can my apps • Many applications with • Some applications or be virtualized? low workloads workloads are not suitable at all – what to do? 5
CentriLogic Approach to Cloud? Start small, scale Hybrid IT fast Solutions prove the optimizes your model, and business IT quickly scale the needs benefits Data Sovereignty Passionate about you Patriot Act, Helping you build PIPEDA, EU Safe your Roadmap to the Harbour, Cloud compliance7