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The Cloud Has Come To Business Computing

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A one page overview of what the adoption of cloud computing means to business owners and how they can benefit from this move.

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The Cloud Has Come To Business Computing

  1. 1. What is cloud computing?No longer on the horizon: the cloud hascome to business computing. Without cloud The next logical step Why consider moving to a cloud historical IT inefficiencies in business computing model? Why now? “Under supply“ Allocated IT capacities of capacities Load forecast “Cloud” is a much used IT industry term that means Greater business agility. A cloud model gives you the “Waste“ of different things to different people. Does it mean Web- ability to respond to business demands more effectively IT capacity capacities based applications? Web-hosted services? Centralised and helps ensure employees have on demand access to server farms and data centers? Platforms for developing critical business information, customers, partners, and each and running scalable applications? other, using nearly any device, from virtually anywhere. Fixed cost of IT capacities The result: They can give priority to the most critical In reality, the cloud can be all of these things. And more. business tasks first. Time IaaS, Paas, and SaaS: The core Greater resource agility. The management burden of anticipating and building out excess capacity IT of cloud computing infrastructure decreases. The result: less management, maintenance, and deployment time, with the additional The cloud is about providing services: Infrastructure as benefit of greater scalability to more easily handle peaks a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Software in demand. With cloud as a Service (SaaS). Another way to look at it: The cloud IT efficiencies is about providing a pool of computing resources that all Managed costs. From a financial perspective, you can operate together, effectively as a single computer. manage costs as a capital expense or an operational Allocated IT capacities Load expense depending on what works best for your business. No “under supply“ forecast The cloud has been called the next logical step in business computing. No longer as much about IT capacity Smaller carbon footprint. At the same time, using managing servers and infrastructure, computing is now off-premises IT infrastructure has the additional value Reduction of “over supply“ Possible more about managing information. It’s about having your of decreasing your environmental impact through a reduction of storage, your application development environment, reduction in the physical resources required to run IT capacities in case of your applications, and your security available to you when on-premises systems. Actual load reduced load you need them. JL Time But are there risks in cloud computing? What does it mean to me and my company? How much money can it save me? Does it mean giving up control? Our free 30-minute presentation aims to answer these questions and moreG. Allowing you to make an informed decision about what the cloud means for you.GG Send an email to info@ shapingcloud.com and book your free presentation today.@@£$G

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