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  1. 1. Cloud ComputingA Disruptive Opportunity for APAC<br />Ben Kepes<br />Diversity Limited <br />KANZ Summit<br />April 2011<br />Photo credit - svanes<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Who am I?<br />Understanding Cloud Computing<br />SaaS<br />PaaS<br />IaaS<br />Impacts<br />Challenges<br />
  3. 3. Ben Kepes<br />Cloud Educator – CloudU, CloudCamp<br />Cloud commentator<br />Advisor<br />Evangelist<br /><br />twitter @benkepes<br />
  4. 4. So What is Cloud Computing?<br />“Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.”<br />Nist definition [<br />
  5. 5. So What is Cloud Computing?<br />OSSM – Dave Nielsen<br />On-Demand<br />Self-service<br />Scalable<br />Measured<br />
  6. 6. Understanding Cloud Computing<br />
  7. 7. Understanding Cloud Computing<br />Scalability<br />Instantaneousness<br />Pay according to use<br />Focus on core business<br />Reliable/Stable/Ease of use<br />
  8. 8. “ …everyone on the planet deserves to have their own virtual data center in the cloud ”<br />- Lew Tucker, CTO of SUN cloud group<br />
  9. 9. “ …we are able to reduce our IT operational costs by roughly 30% of what we’re spending now ”<br />- Ingo Elfering, Vice President of Information Technology Strategy, GlaxoSmithKline<br />
  10. 10. “ The deployment time is really what impressed us, it's just shy of instantaneous ”<br />- Dave Powers Associate Information Consultant, Eli Lilly<br />
  11. 11. Understanding Cloud Computing<br />Source – Fronde Blog<br />
  12. 12. Understanding SaaS<br />Modern version of application service providers (ASPs) but,<br />Custom created for web based delivery<br />Single instance, multi-tenant architecture<br />Provider patch and upgrade management<br />May include application programming interfaces (APIs)<br />Generally subscription basis – per seat, user, instance<br />
  13. 13. Understanding PaaS<br />Services to develop, test, deploy, host<br />Web based user interface<br />Multi-tenant architecture<br />Integration with web services and databases<br />Support for development team collaboration<br />Utility-grade instrumentation<br />
  14. 14. Understanding IaaS<br />Resources delivered as a service <br />Dynamic scaling of infrastructure<br />Variable cost service<br />Multiple tenants on the same infrastructure resources<br />Enterprise grade infrastructure<br />
  15. 15. Case Study –<br />Leveraged OpenSource crisis relief app Ushahidi <br />Google People Finder<br />Cloud mapping and geo-location<br />Utilized SMS, email, web forms<br />Two hours to execution – auto scale and integration<br />Volunteers nationally and globally<br />Better, faster, more complete than official channels<br />
  16. 16. How will the cloud affect the organisation?<br />IT governance implications<br />Security needs<br />Service level agreements (SLAs)<br />Migration strategies<br />In-house integration<br />Regulatory impacts<br />IT Role impacts<br />
  17. 17. “Services designed to scale to tens or hundreds or millions of users will dramatically change the nature and cost of solutions deliverable to enterprise..”<br />- Bill Gates<br />Microsoft Internal memo<br />
  18. 18. “I believe, over time, more and more software will be delivered as a service. I totally believe that... We have to be good at this, or we have a problem”<br />- Larry Ellison CEO Oracle<br />
  19. 19. Impacts on APAC<br />Potential for companies here to play on global stage<br />Connectivity/Latency an issue<br />Democratization of markets<br />Localization/Regionalization opportunities<br />
  20. 20. Challenges?<br />Regulation – privacy, jurisdiction<br />International bandwidth<br />Access and retention of smart technologists<br />Velocity of change<br />Local infrastructure<br />