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The Cloud and You - the 'as a service' disruption you can't ignore


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In any discussion about cloud, there are lots of buzzwords being thrown out by analysts and vendors. "Digital Transformation", "Democratization of IT", "Citizen Developer", and many more. Add in the 'as a Service" explosion and it is hard to make heads and tails over what will add value to your business. This session will cut through the hype and help bring a reality check to how the Cloud can help you. This session is for everyone: Administrator, Developer, IT Executive, or Business User. Plan on leaving with a deeper understanding and ideas of where you can take advantage.

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The Cloud and You - the 'as a service' disruption you can't ignore

  1. 1. IV105: The Cloud and You - the 'as a service' disruption you can't ignore John Head - PSC Group, LLC
  2. 2. 2 John Head 1051 Perimeter Drive Suite 500 Schaumburg, IL 60173 (847) 517-7200 (847) 517-7600 fax
  3. 3. PSC is a business and IT consulting firm specializinginstrategyandintegration. We match experienced professionals with proven and emergent technology to design, deliver, and service customized solutions. We turn IT into an effective strategic resource that improves efficiencies and work streams, delivers a measurable return oninvestment,andgrowscompanies.
  4. 4. What is the cloud? •Cloud is an elastic architectural structure that delivers its services widely across a network, sharing or pooling its resources among multiple customers so it can deliver rapid capacity growth on-demand and can be billed as a measured service
  5. 5. What is the cloud? • Elastic Architecture • On-demand self-service—The ability for an end user to sign up and receive services without the long delays that have characterized traditional IT • Broad network access— The ability to access the service via standard platforms (desktop, laptop, mobile, etc.) • Resource pooling—Resources are pooled across multiple customers • Rapid elasticity—Capacity can scale to cope with demand peaks • Measured service—Billing is metered and delivered as a utility service
  6. 6. IaaS PaaS SaaS DevOps Cloud
  7. 7. Infrastructure as a Service Platform as a Service Software as a Service Development & Operations Cloud
  8. 8. The Cloud is strategic and powering today’s innovations Cited cloud for innovation of competitive advantage Want to or already run their company in the cloud Use the cloud to generate revenue or product development 13% 2011 72% 2014 SaaS use is mainstream
  9. 9. Business is transitioning to the cloud 65-70% of respondents are moving some or significant processing to the cloud in the NEXT 12-24 Months 17
  10. 10. What are businesses transitioning? 18 Sales and Marketing Customer Service Business Analytics 52% 44% 44% Front Office is moving fast Transaction Processing Data center Consolidation Back Office is lagging Moving to Cloud Not Moving to Cloud 34% 31% 17%19%
  11. 11. The Chicago Fire and Mrs O’Leary’s Cow
  12. 12. IaaS PaaS SaaS DevOps Cloud
  13. 13. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a form of cloud computing that provides virtualized computing resources over the Internet
  14. 14. What about hosting providers? What is the difference? In most cases: Multi-tenant, leading to scale and performance
  15. 15. IaaS PaaS SaaS DevOps Cloud
  16. 16. Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model that delivers applications over the Internet. In a PaaS model, a cloud provider delivers hardware and software tools -- usually those needed for application development -- to its users as a service. A PaaS provider hosts the hardware and software on its own infrastructure. As a result, PaaS frees users from having to install in-house hardware and software to develop or run a new application.
  17. 17. IaaS PaaS SaaS DevOps Cloud
  18. 18. Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over a network, typically the Internet.
  19. 19. IaaS PaaS SaaS DevOps Cloud
  20. 20. DevOps is a software development method that emphasizes communication, collaboration (information sharing and web service usage), integration, automation, and measurement of cooperation between software developers and other IT professionals. The method acknowledges the interdependence of software development, quality assurance (QA), and IT operations, and aims to help an organization rapidly produce software products and services and to improve operations performance.
  21. 21. 47 The cloud is multi-dimensional and IBM addresses the enterprises’ needs Private Hybrid Public SaaS PaaS IaaS 100’s of IBM SaaS Applications in IBM Marketplace
  22. 22. • Highly virtualized infrastructure • Standardized virtual workloads • Web-based provisioning • Dynamic resource scaling • Higher availability of systems and applications • Lower total costs and better utilization of hardware • Labor savings and improved quality of IT services • Secure start behind enterprise firewall Many clients elect to start the cloud journey with a private cloud Clients are looking for benefits from private clouds And are preparing infrastructure to build the foundation Source: IBM Market Development Half of the leading cloud adopters plan to include multiple platforms in their private cloud infrastructures And are preparing infrastructure to build the foundation
  23. 23. Open Source Only Proprietary Open “Plus” ‘Some Assembly Required’ Vendor Lock-in Assured Enterprise-ready out of the box Organizations deploying cloud have a choice to make…
  24. 24. • Acquired sixteen cloud companies including SoftLayer • Invested $7B to build a high value cloud portfolio • Launched the IBM Cloud marketplace • Filed over 1,500 cloud patents • Skilled experts with deep industry knowledge • Increased worldwide cloud data centers to forty IBM is committed to the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud
  25. 25. 51 PSC helps you drive revenue growth and efficiencies utilizing the IBM Cloud • Drive competitive advantage • Leverage an API economy • Transform IT • Build to meet all functional, security, privacy, and performance needs • Assemble and deploy business services • Build a dynamic hybrid cloud environment • Run your business in the cloud • Leverage a platform to accelerate development and enable dynamic scaling • Improve agility and service quality
  26. 26. Considerations before you jump in Strategic Technology Considerations • Is the application mission critical? • Does the application have long batch cycles that would benefit from parallel processing? • How volatile is the data? Will data transmission be a bottleneck? How frequent? • How distributed is the application from an access perspective? • Will I need to integrate with internal and external systems? • Is it cost effective to manage capacity needs? 52 InvestMigrate Cloud Infrastructure Could Migrate Don’t Migrate Virtualization Legacy Modernized
  27. 27. Business Value Assessment Readiness Assessment Application Assessment 53 PSC Cloud Offerings Roadmap & Planning Application Enablement Infrastructure Enablement Service Delivery
  28. 28. Our experts help drive your success Advisory •Business Value Assessment •Readiness Assessment •Roadmap and Planning Infrastructure Enablement •Data Center Deployment Architecture •Virtualization •Operational Process and Procedures •Tools Infrastructure •Service Delivery Automation Application Enablement •Application Rationalization •Application Modernization •Development Enablement •Integration •Security Assessment Service Delivery •Service management •Infrastructure Management •Governance • Vision and Strategy • Gap Analysis • Roadmap • Private / Hybrid Cloud • Operations Practices • Development Best Practices • Modernization Path • On going support practices 54
  29. 29. IBM Verse Kickstart • PSC Offering around IBM Verse • Three components • Licensing • Migration • Application Discovery • Offered as part of IBM Verse Executive Briefings • PSC microsite, brochure and Checklist White Paper • TSL campaign in progress •
  30. 30. Application Development & Modernization
  31. 31. XPages Jumpstart • We can help you get started with your first IBM XPages project or apply our methodology to your existing efforts • Architecture • Development • Design • Mentoring
  32. 32. ThankYou Contact: JohnHead 331.684.7114|