Cloud Presentation

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Cloud Presentation

  1. 1. Hey You…Get Into My Cloud<br />
  2. 2. What IS the Cloud?<br /><ul><li>Servers accessed over the Internet
  3. 3. Store * Share* Access
  4. 4. Physical computers are not on YOUR premises
  5. 5. If you use G-Mail, Yahoo, or other online email, you already use “the cloud”.</li></li></ul><li>Traditional Computing<br /><ul><li>Mainframe – Node
  6. 6. One giant server
  7. 7. Lots of tiny terminal nodes
  8. 8. Workgroup – Peer-to-Peer
  9. 9. Individual desktops talk to each other
  10. 10. No centralized services or storage
  11. 11. Client-Server
  12. 12. One or more server “bosses” offer services and data
  13. 13. Individual computers access some or all data/services</li></li></ul><li>Traditional Computing<br /><ul><li>Software installed on individual computers
  14. 14. Separate client licenses
  15. 15. Multiple copies on different machines
  16. 16. Costs to own and run substantial
  17. 17. Software updates
  18. 18. Maintenance
  19. 19. Hard drive space
  20. 20. RAM</li></li></ul><li>Traditional Computing<br /><ul><li>File Transfers
  21. 21. Server to desktop
  22. 22. Office to home
  23. 23. Floppy disk
  24. 24. flash drive
  25. 25. CD
  26. 26. email
  27. 27. VPN</li></li></ul><li>Cloud computing<br /><ul><li>Mainframe – Node
  28. 28. One giant server
  29. 29. Lots of tiny terminal nodes
  30. 30. Internet Servers – Client access
  31. 31. Software applications
  32. 32. Databases
  33. 33. Internet connection
  34. 34. Apps instead of full-fledged programs</li></li></ul><li>WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?<br />1) It costs less up front<br />2) You only pay for what you use<br />3) Access all your data anywhere from multiple devices such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, and desktops any time you want.<br />4) Less maintenance and automatic updates, which means less cash outlay and more productivity.<br />5) Scalability for either the growth or downsizing of your business.<br />
  35. 35. What Are The Risks?<br /><ul><li>The need for a reliable Internet connection
  36. 36. Terms of Service
  37. 37. Contracts
  38. 38. Security
  39. 39. Privacy
  40. 40. Potential legal pitfalls</li></ul>WHO is at risk?<br /><ul><li>Attorneys
  41. 41. Doctors
  42. 42. Financial Managers
  43. 43. Investigators
  44. 44. Celebrity Managers</li></li></ul><li>Is Cloud Computing a Smart Business Move?<br /> In lean economic times, if used practically, the cloud can breathe new life into companies who might not have been able to afford to upgrade or add new technology projects to their budgets.<br />
  45. 45. Top 5 Practical UsesOf The Cloud<br />1) Offsite backup<br />2) E-Mail hosting<br />3) Online sharing and collaboration<br />4) SAAS – Software As A Service – <br /> pay as yougo<br />5) Expensive physical hardware offsite includingservers, storage, telephone equipment.<br />

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