Cloud: hype or realityA look at cloud from the customer’sperspectiveMatt McCloskey, Head of Applications & ServicesVirgin Media Business
We’re all consumers. Let’s have a lookat that world Facebook LinkedIn VOD iCloud Google Docs Picasa Flickr
We are demanding at home….. Everything everywhere Easy to use Fast Design Always on
….and Networks make this possible Global IP traffic has increased eightfold over the past 5 years, and will increase fourfold over Cisco forecast for Global traffic (Exabytes) the next 5 years.. 90,000 The number of devices 80,000 connected to IP networks will 70,000 be twice as high as the global 60,000 population in 2015.. 50,000 A growing amount of Internet 40,000 traffic is originating with non- 30,000 PC devices. PC = 33%, Other – 20,000 TV 101%, Tablets 216%, 10,000 Smartphones 144% 0 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Video-on-demand traffic will triple by 2015.
As a UK Telco this is central to ourgrowth We predicted it We built our Fibre Network We are ready for the growth Generation Y demand the latest tech Our fibre speeds deliver, 50Mb, 100Mb, 1.5Gig? Cloud is here and here to stay and it central to our growth
….and then we go to work?I am the same? Is it the same?I want what I can have at home I want to communicate the same wayI want responsive apps I want new things quicklyWhy does everything take so long? Why can’t it be like apps store? And if I am demanding, the next generation are unforgiving. Cloud is a great way to meet those demands. So what’s stopping Businesses fully embracing cloud?
So lets have a look at Cloud in Business.It looks promising…… “Adoption of Cloud in the UK”, Cloud Industry Forum, 2011
It’s more complex with business Security and performance Complexity Cloud’s not right for everything…. YET Culture and trust
But it shouldn’t be complex!Cloud and Virgin Media BusinessTake three ingredients…
But I want more and we want more! IaaS is just the start for Virgin Media I know I want more cloud but the next generation will demand it Your customers want it too and It’s all our jobs to meet customers’ demands The market need is there, cloud is here to stay. Now is the time to embrace this new world and help shape it but make sure whatever solutions you choose you have Security & Performance covered.