Applications of Cloud Computing for Business	<br />Presented by Ken Leeser VarZero<br />140 Gould Street, Needham, MA  024...
What the heck is Cloud Computing???<br />Cloud computing is a set of services supplied over the internet on an on-demand b...
Are you using cloud computing in your business Today?<br />Payroll<br />Benefits Processing<br />Online Banking<br />Websi...
Cloud Computing Growing Exponentially<br />2010 Cloud Computing generated industry revenues of $60 billion/yr<br />Accordi...
Computing Resource Spectrum<br />How did we get here?<br />
Computing Resource Spectrum<br />All resources on one computer<br />
Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Resources Shared Among Computers - NETWORK<br />
Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Resources Shared Among Computers – VIRTUAL COMPUTING <br />
Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Cloud Computing<br />
Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Zero Client Cloud Computing<br />
Changing IT  Infrastructure<br />
Components of Cloud Computing<br />Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)<br />Platform as a Service (Paas)<br />Software as a...
Components of Cloud Computing<br />
Software as a Service<br />Most well known<br />“Renting” software<br />Hosted centrally<br />Saves $$$$ - Eliminates upfr...
Software as a Service<br />Productivity and Collaboration<br />Document Management<br />Web Conferencing<br />Research<br ...
Platform as a Service<br />Hosted Development Platform<br />Growing in popularity – often for specific application<br />Sa...
Infrastructure as a Service<br />Delivery of IT infrastructure as a complete outsourced service<br />Enterprise Level: Ama...
Security Issues<br />
#1: Critical Information Already in the Cloud<br />Payroll Data<br />Banking Data<br />Health Benefits Information<br />
#2: Large providers offer Better security than small companies<br />Security is built in<br />Back ups and redundancy are ...
#3: Cloud improves small business security<br />Minimize Data Stored on Devices<br />No files on laptop<br />Ability to ‘r...
SummaryBenefits of Cloud Computing<br />Economies of “Skill”<br />Reduced IT Staffing Costs<br />Improved Security<br />Ec...
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  1. 1. Applications of Cloud Computing for Business <br />Presented by Ken Leeser VarZero<br />140 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494<br />857-524-5137 ken.leeser@varzero.com<br />
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  3. 3. What the heck is Cloud Computing???<br />Cloud computing is a set of services supplied over the internet on an on-demand basis<br />Access Resources that aren’t on your computer<br />Storage<br />Programs<br />Data<br />
  4. 4. Are you using cloud computing in your business Today?<br />Payroll<br />Benefits Processing<br />Online Banking<br />Website Hosting<br />eMail Hosting<br />
  5. 5. Cloud Computing Growing Exponentially<br />2010 Cloud Computing generated industry revenues of $60 billion/yr<br />According to Gartner Group Cloud Computing Market is growing > 16%/year<br />
  6. 6. Computing Resource Spectrum<br />How did we get here?<br />
  7. 7. Computing Resource Spectrum<br />All resources on one computer<br />
  8. 8. Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Resources Shared Among Computers - NETWORK<br />
  9. 9. Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Resources Shared Among Computers – VIRTUAL COMPUTING <br />
  10. 10. Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Cloud Computing<br />
  11. 11. Computing Resource Spectrum<br />Zero Client Cloud Computing<br />
  12. 12. Changing IT Infrastructure<br />
  13. 13. Components of Cloud Computing<br />Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)<br />Platform as a Service (Paas)<br />Software as a Service(Saas)<br />
  14. 14. Components of Cloud Computing<br />
  15. 15. Software as a Service<br />Most well known<br />“Renting” software<br />Hosted centrally<br />Saves $$$$ - Eliminates upfront licensing costs and costly server implementation<br />
  16. 16. Software as a Service<br />Productivity and Collaboration<br />Document Management<br />Web Conferencing<br />Research<br />Blogging – Social Media<br />Practice Management<br />Accounting Management<br />
  17. 17. Platform as a Service<br />Hosted Development Platform<br />Growing in popularity – often for specific application<br />Salesforce.com –Force.com<br />Facebook.com<br />Small business – Method Integration<br />
  18. 18. Infrastructure as a Service<br />Delivery of IT infrastructure as a complete outsourced service<br />Enterprise Level: Amazon Cloud, Microsoft Azure<br />Small Business Level: Hosted Server Environment<br />InSynq<br />Zlago<br />
  19. 19. Security Issues<br />
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  21. 21. #1: Critical Information Already in the Cloud<br />Payroll Data<br />Banking Data<br />Health Benefits Information<br />
  22. 22. #2: Large providers offer Better security than small companies<br />Security is built in<br />Back ups and redundancy are built in<br />Equipment is protected<br />Secure locations<br />Environmental controls<br />Power management<br />
  23. 23. #3: Cloud improves small business security<br />Minimize Data Stored on Devices<br />No files on laptop<br />Ability to ‘remote-wipe’ devices<br />No disposal issues<br />
  24. 24. SummaryBenefits of Cloud Computing<br />Economies of “Skill”<br />Reduced IT Staffing Costs<br />Improved Security<br />Economies of “Scale”<br />Hardware cost savings<br />Hardware disposal savings<br />Power conservation<br />Real Estate conservation<br />Simplified growth <br />Anywhere computing<br />Multi-Device Support (the next wave!)<br />

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