What Is Rain


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  • What Is Rain

    1. 1. RApid INnovation for the Service-Oriented Enterprise
    2. 2. Rain surrounds clients with enablers to create RApid SOE transformation <ul><li>Hardware Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Application Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Thought Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Business Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration Tools </li></ul>RAIN CLIENT
    3. 3. This transformation is powered by participants from diverse ecosystems Personal Internet Client Architecture IA-32 Internet Exchange Architecture Itanium Processor Family and Xeon mCosm, Above All, Enterprise Horizons, Intel Capital Cisco Microsoft IBM Oracle Microsoft Linux HP Rain Verticals DB OS HW Financial Services & Insurance Consumer Products Telco Media Networks (TMN) Manufacturing, Retail & Distribution Energy and Utilities Public Sector Oracle BEA Computer Associates SAP Microsoft Networks Capgemini ASE (Accelerated Solutions Environment) & VIE (Virtual Interactive Environment) Capgemini DDC (Distributed Delivery Centers) & Partner COEs (Center of Excellence) Software Intel Next Generation Networks Innovation IBM Dell Capgemini Rightshoring Voice & Data Devices
    4. 4. Rain delivers INnovation through its best of breed technologies Internet based applications for business, move from client/server Information gathered via crawling then monetized Services & Solutions Search Enabled Business RSS Publishing Tools and Readers RSS monitor 110 Wikis Enterprise focused Wikis Blogging Googles Acquisition of Blogger Blogging Infrastructure Infrastructure & Podcasting Online Desktop/ Virtual OS Platform for all apps Virtual Desktop Online MS Office Google and MSFT online suites in dev Virtual Office
    5. 5. Rain enabled INnovation leads to RApid transformation via mashups This scenario shows a situation in which a client has instant access to inventory and lead time data of multiple suppliers of applicable replacements. Urgency, not price, will determine the actual choice. By using Google Earth, showing live data on inventory location, routing, and traffic density, and a RFID dashboard, tracking can be done visually, enabling both the client and supplier to have real-time information on the product’s location.
    6. 6. This mashup dimension provides competitive advantage to clients <ul><li>Understanding consumer purchase behavior by region by mashup of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inventory data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer demographics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google earth </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. A sample benefit of Rain is up to 40% reduction in implementation time Requirements 40% Design 20% Build 30% Test/ Install 10% Traditional project timeline Rain enabled timeline Discover Develop Deliver RApid INnovation Faster solution build by prototyping and leveraging 24/7 assets to rapidly deploy solutions. 20% 10% 20% 10% Time saved = Opportunities 60% Rain-enabled project timeline Bringing decision-makers to the table and providing the environment for rapid decision making and design.
    8. 8. In summary, the clearest benefit of a Rain investment is a RApid, measurable, and INnovative path to VALUE Unparalleled Ecosystem Fast Track to SOE WELCOME TO THE END OF BUSINESS AS USUAL Global Sourcing Best In Class Innovation Network Real Time Collaboration VALUE TO CLIENT Greater Return on Investment 24/7 Righshoring Australia USA India France Cost Advantaged Solutions