About The 451 Group<br />Independent technology industry analyst company<br />Focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation<br />700+ customers across<br />Vendors<br />Investors (150 VCs and 80 Investment Banks)<br />Service-providers (SIs, consulting, etc.)<br />End users<br />Offices in New York (HQ), Boston, London, SF<br />80+ total employees w/ 35+ analysts<br />Tier1 Research covers hosting, colocation, content delivery, Internet and enterprise services<br />
Introduction to CloudScape<br />CloudScape draws on the unique expertise of The 451 Group, with its ten year history of insight into grid, utility, and cloud computing, and Tier1 Research, the leading analyst company covering hosting, internet infrastructure and IT services. <br />
CloudScape: Who is it for?<br />Who will be your customer tomorrow?<br />Do you need to change your overall strategy due to the changing customer?<br />Partnerships/OEM’s/Direct?<br />Key technology requirements?<br />What services will your customer need?<br />What will it take to convince them that moving some or all of their workloads into the Cloud is a safe, cost-effective solution?<br />What kinds of service-level agreements will be required to be a full infrastructure-as-a-service provider for a hosting company supporting an enterprise? <br /><ul><li>What workloads are best for cloud deployment?
Where and how can your organization get started?
Which suppliers are likely to be your best bet?</li></ul>Technology Vendors<br />Technology Vendors<br />Enterprise IT end users<br />Enterprise IT end users<br />Hosting, managed and IT service providers<br />
The Cloud Codex: Our Definition<br />We began with a blank whiteboard and a vision of IT that seems to be hovering just over the horizon – ready to be actualized but tantalizingly out of reach right now. The path to achieving that vision in a reasonable time frame must begin with answering a set of basic questions, and that’s what the Cloud Codex is all about.<br />These questions include:<br />The Cloud Codex is available online now: http://www.451group.com/intake/cloudcodex <br />What are cloud services?<br />What are the different deployment models for an enterprise cloud?<br />Which cloud services will providers offer? <br />What features must be developed in order for cloud computing to reach a level of general deployment?<br />What are the criteria – hard and fast – for defining a cloud?<br />
CloudScape: Deliverables<br />30 – 40 short form reports per month<br />Monthly digest of short form reports<br />Market Sizing Reports/Data<br />10 to 11 long form reports per year<br />All analysts contributing to this service are available for advisory services<br />Webinars<br />
Published Long-Form Reports<br />Cloud Computing Market Monitor Overview (market sizing)<br />Managing the Cloud: Performance<br />Managing the Cloud: Automation<br />Cloud Infrastructure Services 2: Here Come The Heavyweights <br />Identity in the Cloud: Winds of Change Forecast <br />Journeys in the Cloud <br />Cloud Storage: Enabling the Distributed Datacenter <br />Cloud Infrastructure Services 1: Managed Hosters <br />
Long-Form Reports Coming Soon<br />Cloud Computing: Enterprise Selection <br />SaaS and the Cloud<br />PaaS and the Cloud<br />Cloud Codex 2010<br />Cloud Computing Market Overview<br />Elevation: Data and Application Security Rising Importance in Cloud Computing<br />Archiving in the Cloud<br />Mobile Cloud Computing<br />