Digital World, 6-8 Dec 2012.Bangabandhu Convention Center. Dhaka, Bangaldesh.Compiled by Md. Aminul Hassan.
Cloud Trends, Business Drivers and where the Jobs are At Ed Franklin Senior Advisor to RiverMeadow Software
Cloud Computing is the delivery of computing as a service, where shared hardware, software and information are accessed by devices as a utility It’s an Evolution in technology, pricing and delivery for a “pay as you go” business model to purchasing or using computing You’re already an expert and use it now! ◦ Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Spotify, Instagram, Google Mail, LinkedIn
34.3% of the world is connected to the Internet and worldwide IP traffic will quadruple by 2015 ◦ 30 billion pieces of content were added to Facebook in the past month ◦ 2 billion videos were watched on YouTube yesterday ◦ The average teenager sends over 4 thousand text messages per month By 2016, it is forecasted that there will be nearly 18.9 billion network connections―almost 2.5 connections for each person on earth― compared with 10.3 billion last year The Green Agenda mandates we MUST become more efficient in our use of computing ◦ Electronic waste makes up five percent of all municipal solid waste worldwide and is the fastest growing component ◦ CO2 emissions of the IT industry exceeds that of the entire worldwide aviation industry and will grow 4.5X by 2020 ◦ IT emissions from data centers today account for almost 5% of the world’s carbon emissions ◦ Two Google searches create the same energy required to boil a kettle of water Business models demand utility-based compute/storage as open systems enable applications growth McKinsey found today’s Internet economy was 3.4% of overall GDP in the nations they studied Start-up business plans are based on cloud technology, eliminating need for owned infrastructure
Software spending resulting from proliferation of smart technologies will increase by 25 percent ◦ Previous “dumb” devices will have software embedded in them and be linked to the internet to send and receive data The “mobile workplace” will enable decisions to be made in real time and reduce the need for location and time zone dependency The rise of “Shadow IT” ◦ IT is no longer “protected” in a closed environment, CIO’s have become business partners and not just technologists Web Services/SOA—Web becomes the #1 dev platform ◦ Rise of open sourced software, simple beats complex, heterogeneity rules “Big Data” and next-gen analytics ◦ Store, evaluate, analyze and monetize all of the information that’s being collected Through 2015, 90% of enterprises will bypass broad scale deployment of Windows 8 ◦ Era of PC dominance is coming to an end with the proliferation of tablets, smartphones and “BYOD” “Wearable” smart electronics will emerge as a $10 billion industry ◦ Shirts, shoes, glasses, Fitness tracking, gps, worker productivity, targeted advertisements Estimated that there will be 70 Billion app downloads every year by 2014 Estimated that 40% of world smart phone users will opt-in to context service providers that track activities of our digital habits Mobile payments becomes a real player worldwide
By 2014, IT hiring in major Western markets will come from Asian companies Market consolidation will displace up to 20 percent of the top IT services providers ◦ Lower cost cloud services will reduce upwards of 15 percent of top outsourcing revenue ◦ Global approach to staffing given the need for specific skills In-memory computing growth through advent of cheaper flash storage ◦ Violin Memory, FusionIO, SolidFire By 2015, “big data” demand will create 4.4 million new jobs globally, but at the current pace only one third of those jobs will be filled “Big Data” in the very early stages ◦ IT will focus on developing analytics that enable, track and store data to predict decision making ◦ Hadoop distributions, software, subprojects and related hardware, Next gen data warehouses and related hardware; ◦ Data integration tools and platforms, analytic platforms, applications and data visualization tools Bezos: Be passionate. Dont try to catch the hot thing. Start with the customer and work backwards
Social Mobile Analytics Cloud… it is SMAC (“Smack”)
Cloud technology is delivered through a fabric of services… Applications Business Process + ServicesManagement Software Applications DB, Platform Integration, Development Servers, Infrastructure Network, Storage …that need to be stitched together for optimum benefits
It’s 2012. World Population 7,030,000,000 Number on the Internet 2,267,233,742 (32.3%)Source: Internet World Stats & United Nation
Worldwide Internet Penetration 2011 North America Europe 266 million users 475 million users 77.4% penetration 58.4% penetration Asia 825m (of 3834m) 21.5% penetration Africa 110m (of 1014m) Latin America 10.9% penetration 204m (of 592) 34.5% penetration
We are the global labour exchange We Empower Entrepreneurs. Globally.
Freelancer Globally ➔ Started in 2004 ➔ World’s largest outsourcing marketplace ➔ > 6,700,000 users from > 234 countries / regions ➔ > 4,000,000 posted projects to date ➔ > $888,090,000 in posted projects, roughly equivalent to saving western businesses $500m to $1b in costs.. in $200 projects.. ➔ In top 300 websites globally (Alexa)
A few statistics ➔ Between 15-20k users on-site at any time ➔ >150 instances (c1.xlarge, m1.xlarge, m2.4xlarge) (high cpu, high memory) ➔ > 15TB of EBS storage ➔ > 500GB of S3 storage (in 20-40KB files!) ➔ Our databases serve: > 1.03B requests per day ➔ Our web hosts serve ~257M HTTP requests per day
Freelancer.com ishuge in thedeveloping world.Now ranks 21st inBangladesh(155m population) Below: Amazon.com Apple.com MSN.com Bing.com BBC Etc..
Bangladesh – A Potential Destination for Cloud Hosting Redundant Infrastructure Connectivity Support 6 terrestrial links Ample established Infrastructure through Support neighboring countries in 2012 Foreign Direct Thriving IT Resource Pool Investment Industry USD 310 M in FDI in Bangladesh Outsourcing 2012 with Strong resource Destination of more than 1B sustainable pool with deep USD in 2012 Emergence in growth of ~18% knowledge in Cloud Gartner’s Top 30 every year Outsourcing Destinations Cloud Experience Resource Costs Experience in 30-40% cheaper Private Cloud costs GPIT’s Cloud (resource, Project for infrastructure) than Grameen Phone India, Vietnam & Philippines Source: World Bank, Gartner, KPMG, BASIS
Potential Early Adopters for Cloud Computing in BangladeshEnterprise Industry Driver Cloud’s Value Proposition Information needed any Mobility & 24/7 Availability time anywhere Secured Information Secured Information Gateway Outsource IT Physical infrastructure infrastructure maintenance not required maintenance More production focused Information at finger tipSMEneed for efficiency so anytime anywhere ensures efficiency IT consolidation needed Provides IT consolidation Industry Driver Cloud’s Value Proposition Upfront investment No upfront investment sensitive required Averse to flat license cost Dynamic licensing Averse to flat charges Pay per use Agility to grow in capacity Scalability based on business demand
Drivers for Cloud Computing in Bangladesh e-Education ◦ Significant gap in educational standards in the rural and urban segments ◦ Bridge the digital divide by enabling the students to access the same kind of educational resources Pay per use No upfront cost of buying servers; No physical proximity is needed Cheaper to create space for back up data Many users for the same cloud creating a pooling demand that will make it easy to cut prices and maximize server efficiency. e- Governance ◦ Bangladesh predicted to emerge as the new Information Society hotspot as Cloud Computing features in the governments development strategy.• e- Banking ◦ Potential of providing micro-finance solutions/loans in rural areas through e-Banking ◦ Complement m-Banking and assist in reaching the vast unbanked population• e-Commerce ◦ Cellbazaar.com powered by GPIT is the pioneer e-Commerce website in Bangladesh with more than 200,000 active users ◦ More than 500,000 unique page views/day
Cloud Offerings SaaS ◦ CRM, E-Mail, Virtual Desktop, Games PaaS ◦ Execution Run Time, Database, Web Service, Development Tools• IaaS ◦ Virtual Machine, Servers, Storage, Load Balancers, Network
GPIT CLOUD – Bangladesh’s first private cloudGPIT CLOUD PROJECT Objectives Project Scope Objectives Project Scope Project Scope • Develop virtual datacenter • Maximize resource utilization and • Intel server virtualization high availability • Develop highly available web platform • Reduce OpEx and CapEx • POC for Exchange and File server virtualization • Time to market • Future readiness of CLOUD computing
GPIT CLOUD – Bangladesh’s first private cloud Physical Infrastructure Features of Non-Virtualized Environment H/W Classifications Blade Mid Level (RACK) Entry Level (RACK) 65 107 66 Initiation of Virtualization Total Computational Power Number of CPU Total RAM (GB) Total Storage (TB) 410 1990 >10 Average Utilization (Before Virtualization) CPU 32% Memory Storage (TB) Total 73% >10 Drivers for Server Virtualization• Replacement of end of life servers• Technological limitation in resource reusability• Long lead time for H/W procurement• Data Center and environmental effect• High availability & manageability