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"The IBM Cloud" Lightning Talk by Tom Chong at Toronto #3 on April 6th, 2010

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The IBM Cloud

  1. 1. CloudCamp Toronto Tom Chong Information Management Emerging Partnerships and Technologies [email_address] www.ibm.com/partnerworld/saas www.ibm.com/cloud
  2. 2. Today there are three primary delivery models that companies are implementing for cloud Enterprise <ul><li>Public Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>IT activities/functions are provided “as a service,” over the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Key features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic/rapid provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standardized offerings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumption-based pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-tenancy </li></ul></ul>Traditional Enterprise IT <ul><li>Private Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>IT activities/functions are provided “as a service,” over an intranet, within the enterprise and behind the firewall </li></ul><ul><li>Key features include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic/rapid provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widespread virtualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chargeback ability </li></ul></ul>Hybrid Cloud Internal and external service delivery methods are integrated, with activities/functions allocated to based on security requirements, criticality, architecture and other established policies. Private Cloud Public Clouds Hybrid Cloud
  3. 3. IBM has identified the workloads that offer the most favorable entry points for cloud delivery models Top private workloads Database, application and infrastructure workloads emerge as most appropriate <ul><li>Data mining, text mining, or other analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Data warehouses or data marts </li></ul><ul><li>Business continuity and disaster recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Test environment infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term data archiving/preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Transactional databases </li></ul><ul><li>Industry-specific applications </li></ul><ul><li>ERP applications </li></ul>Top public workloads Infrastructure and collaboration workloads emerge as most appropriate <ul><li>Audio/video/Web conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Service help desk </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for training and demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>WAN capacity and VoIP infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Test environment infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Data center network capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Server </li></ul>
  4. 4. IBM Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud IBM Software Delivery Services on the IBM Cloud <ul><li>What is it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A dynamically provisioned and scaled runtime environment that provides everything needed to develop and test applications. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application lifecycle management offerings from Rational that can be provisioned as services on the cloud </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customer benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant self-service provisioning of software images –lower TCO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic/elastic computing for tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualized development infrastructure to build solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible deployment options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can have IBM create this on a private cloud for you </li></ul></ul></ul>ibm.com/cloud/developer
  5. 5. IBM Partnership with Amazon Web Services <ul><li>What is it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM software in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) virtual environment. This is product-level code with all features and options enabled. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large breadth of IBM offerings on AWS from brands such as Information Management, WebSphere, Tivoli, and Lotus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customer benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible payment options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free for development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pay-as-you-go for production </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bring your own license </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to market on AWS with your value-added offerings on top of IBM software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed guides to help you deploy and re-bundle IBM software on AWS </li></ul></ul>ibm.com/developerworks/cloud/ec2.html
  6. 6. Product Overview: IBM DB2 9.7 FP 1 AMI <ul><li>Database server with powerful features for managing relational and XML data </li></ul><ul><li>Easy-to-use, includes self-managing capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise-proven performance and scalability </li></ul><ul><li>DB2 Express: Entry-level pricing for the Small and Medium Business (SMB) market, startups, and solution providers </li></ul><ul><li>DB2 Workgroup: Data server of choice for deployment of departmental, workgroup, and mid-sized applications, and comes with built-in capabilities for high availability clustering </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM DB2 Express-C, Express, or Workgroup software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Explorer Web-based application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YaST configuration modules for easy setup of EC2 and DB2 environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automated and configurable start-up of AMI instance through the use of instance user data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For more information, visit: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/downloads/im/udbexp/ec2.html </li></ul>
  7. 7. IBM Innovation Centers – 38 centers worldwide <ul><li>What they are… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are the physical and virtual gathering places for business, academic and technology innovators. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support locally and reach globally: Provide expertise in your local market while extending your reach worldwide . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why they matter… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a place where Partners, IT professionals, and academics can find answers to everyday questions, build cutting edge skills, and explore the latest open-standards-based and open source technologies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unite a community impassioned about building faster, smarter solutions for business, and create cooperative selling relationships across the globe. </li></ul></ul>The heart of the ecosystem Toronto IIC 3600 Steeles Ave. East 905-316-5534 [email_address] <ul><li>North America (6) </li></ul><ul><li>Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Dallas </li></ul><ul><li>San Mateo </li></ul><ul><li>Toronto </li></ul><ul><li>Waltham </li></ul><ul><li>Latin America (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Sao Paulo </li></ul><ul><li>NE Europe (7) </li></ul><ul><li>Copenhagen </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>Ehningen (formerly Stuttgart) </li></ul><ul><li>Hursley </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm </li></ul><ul><li>Zurich </li></ul><ul><li>SW Europe (6) </li></ul><ul><li>Amsterdam </li></ul><ul><li>Barcelona </li></ul><ul><li>La Gaude </li></ul><ul><li>Milan </li></ul><ul><li>Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Tel Aviv </li></ul><ul><li>CEEMEA (10) </li></ul><ul><li>Bratislava </li></ul><ul><li>Bucharest </li></ul><ul><li>Budapest </li></ul><ul><li>Casablanca </li></ul><ul><li>Istanbul </li></ul><ul><li>Johannesburg </li></ul><ul><li>Kiev </li></ul><ul><li>Moscow </li></ul><ul><li>Prague </li></ul><ul><li>Warsaw </li></ul><ul><li>Japan (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>Asia Pacific (7) </li></ul><ul><li>Bangalore </li></ul><ul><li>Ho Chi Minh City </li></ul><ul><li>Kuala Lumpur </li></ul><ul><li>Manila </li></ul><ul><li>Seoul </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai </li></ul><ul><li>Sydney </li></ul>
  8. 8. Key links for SaaS and Cloud Computing <ul><li>ibm.com /cloud </li></ul><ul><li>ibm.com /cloud/developer </li></ul><ul><li>ibm.com /developerworks/downloads/cloud.html </li></ul><ul><li>ibm.com /developerworks/downloads/faq-ec2/faq-ec2.html </li></ul><ul><li>ibm.com /isv/marketing/saas/demo_series.html </li></ul><ul><li>ibm.com /partnerworld/saas </li></ul><ul><li>www-304.ibm.com/jct01005c/isv/spc/events/index.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>aws.amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  9. 9. CloudCamp Toronto Tom Chong Information Management Emerging Partnerships and Technologies [email_address] www.ibm.com/partnerworld/saas www.ibm.com/cloud
  10. 10. Why IBM on Cloud? <ul><li>Client </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieves reduction in risk and faster time to value </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IBM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides know-how for building enticing solution stacks and integrating solutions into a cloud format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieves more usage of middleware </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Partner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a service to customers by being able to abstract the implementations of the HW and IT infrastructure, giving the customer the ability to only worry about using the application that they are focused on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieves broader value proposition and market reach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ISV(s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides industry specific know-how and software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieves greater market penetration and usage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Therefore potential scenarios are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting IBM products integrated into solutions that cloud providers can supply to customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making available base images so that other applications from ISVs can be integrated into solutions within the cloud provider’s framework </li></ul></ul>ISV(s) Infrastructure Provider IBM Software Cloud Solution

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