Hula Drive by EGLA Communications Edwin Hernandez, Ph.D Lucie Allaire, BSBA Henry Incer, MBA
Company DescriptionWho is EGLA Communications? We are a start-up technology company offering customizable cloud computing services at the lowest price in the industry. Located at FAU’s Technology Business Incubator in Boca Raton, FL. We currently offer two related services: Hula Drive – our low cost cloud storage platform. Mediamplify – media storage, media
Market OverviewWhat is cloud storage? Cloud storage is an online service where data is stored in virtualized servers on a pay-per-use-basis.
Market OverviewWhere is the industry now? Cloud storage and cloud computing are currently in their early stages and set to grow exponentially.
Market OverviewWhat are the benefits of cloud storage vs. traditional hard drives? Lower costs Scalable More accessibleWhat are some concerns? Security Availability
Competitor AnalysisWho are we competing with? Dropbox- is a service which lets you share files Officedrop- offers personal/business cloud storage Livedrive- offers cloud storage and online backup Joyent- provides application virtualization
Marketing and StrategyWhat makes us different? HulaDrive you get all the features of cloud storage at no additional cost. Includes storage, backup, mobile apps, multiple user support, and automatic synchronization. Low cost - 6¢ cents per gigabyte Example: 50 GB pay $50/yr with competitors, or $36/yr with HulaDrive. Kickstarter offer at 4¢ or $24/yr.
Marketing and StrategyWho are we going to reach first? Plan to pre-sell storage via our Kickstarter project. Will provide storage services to FAU and tenants at FAU’s Research Park. Eventually expand to various small and medium sized businesses, other colleges and universities.
Existing Clients Copley Retention Systems DMX Media Services Sonlife Broadcasting Network Hippocrates Health Institute
Management Management Team: Edwin A. Hernandez, Ph.D – Owner and chief executive Ph.D in Computer Engineering from University of Florida (UF) Lucie Allaire, BSBA – Marketing and Sales B.S.B.A in Marketing from University of Florida (UF) Henry Incer, MBA – Management MBA from Nova Southeastern (NSU)