What is the Cloud?It’s what hot on the streets right now.- It’s a bunch of hype. But that’s a good thing.- The convergence & maturation of existing technologies.- Making people question the way they’re doing things is good.The computer industry is the only industry that is morefashion-driven than womens fashion. Maybe Im an idiot,but I have no idea what anyone is talking about. What is it?Its complete gibberish. Its insane. When is this idiocy goingto stop? Well make cloud computing announcements. Imnot going to ﬁght this thing. But I dont understand what wewould do differently in the light of cloud.
Mobile = Cloud TerminalsIt makes Mobile computing super awesome.- Mobile is the new frontier and [r]evolution of computing; its powered by the cloud.- Empowering- Agile- Accessible- Reusable- DisposableThe same concepts apply outside of the mobile context.
The IT Game Changer.Amazon.com: it’s not just for shopping.“58% of CIOs believe cloud computing will cause a radical shift” -CIO Magazine“What a developer gets when they have an account with the SunCloud is their own virtual data center.” Lew Tucker - CTO - SunCloud Group.“Cloud computing is empowering, as anyone in any part of worldwith internet connection and a credit card can run and manageapplications in the state of the art global datacenters; companiesleveraging cloud will be able to innovate cheaper and faster.” -Jamal Mazhar - Founder and CEO - Kaavo
Old vs New“The exchange server is down.” vs. Gmail/Google Calendar“You need to install the VPN client.” vs. Dropbox/Google Docs“My back hurts from carrying all this paper around.” vs. the iPad“OMG. I lost all my photos.” vs. iCloud/Google Picassa/Flickr“The new server will take 4 weeks to deploy.” vs. Amazon
What’s in it for Us?An always-up-to-date, interconnected future.- Cheap, Fast and Good. Pick all 3. Really.- No more carrying stuff around- Live, Interactive, Data-driven presentations to replacestatic content- Act quickly; be ad hoc- New infrastructures for deal-making; developers,brokers, tenants