SOA: Service Oriented Architecture Reuse
and Agility Web 2.0 Network Effect SaaS: Software as a Service Flexible pricing and delivery RIA: Rich Internet Applications Experience Software + Services Cloud Computing Service Utility
<ul><li>The Web is the Hub
of our social mesh and our device mesh </li></ul><ul><li>The Power of “Choice” as business moves to embrace the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Small Pieces Loosely Joined for developers, within the cloud and across a world of devices </li></ul>
Economy of Scale Low High
Control High Low Application runs on-premise Buy my own hardware, and manage my own data center Application runs at a hoster Pay someone to host my application using hardware that I specify Application runs using cloud services Pay someone to host my application without specifying the hardware (they promise to be “infinitely” scalable) Application is supplied by a vendor Pay for someone’s hosted application. Don’t care about the hardware, as long as it works.