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Major Cloud Platforms Players - Year 2015

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A basic comparative analysis of major cloud platforms players. Additionally some data points showing the market trends.

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Major Cloud Platforms Players - Year 2015

  1. 1. 1 Krishna Kumar Chair, Cloud Platforms Working Group Dated: 29th April 2015 Major Cloud Platform Players Materials for National Workshop @ CDAC, Bangalore
  2. 2. 2 Agena 1. Data Explosion & Cloud Growth 2. Leading Cloud Players Analysis – Gartner, IDC, Forrester 3. Top 10 Players – Illustration (Features, Strength & Weakness) 4. India Centric: Call for Action
  3. 3. 3 Surge in data requires a new approach for speed, agility, and security Data growth and IT complexity are soaring Data explosion The number of apps to manage is rapidly increasing IT complexity  1964-2014 - Birth of cloud computing http://www.thecloudnetwork.net/content/infographic-birth-cloud- computing  IDC predicts cloud will be $107B industry by 2017 compare to the $47B now!  By 2020, more than a trillion applications will be exchanging 58 zettabytes of digital data over 100 billion devices 1 trillion
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  6. 6. 6 Gartner Magic Quadrant for CloudInfrastructure Platforms
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  8. 8. 8 1. Gartner, Top Application Integration PaaS Players https://www.salesforce.com/blog/2014/03/gartner-apaas.html - Microsoft, Google, SalesForce 2. Gartner, Top IaaS Players https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140604161947-105411422- aws-microsoft-azure-ibm-softlayer-in-magic-quadrant-for-cloud-iaas - Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google 3. Top 10 PaaS companies http://www.networkworld.com/article/2288002/cloud- computing/10-most-powerful-paas-companies.html – Amazon, Google, Microsoft, CloudFoundry, OpenShift 4. Enterprise cloud preferred choice https://www- 03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/43893.wss - IBM, Cisco, HP 5. Top 10 IaaS cloud providers compared http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/the-enterprise- cloud/top-cloud-iaas-providers-compared/ - Amazon, Microsoft, RackSpace, Google, HP 6. Top 10 service providers http://www.ichitect.com/best-cloud/ - Amazon, Microsoft, RackSpace 7. Top 10 cloud computing providers in all category http://www.cbronline.com/news/enterprise-it/it-services/10-top-cloud-computing- providers-for-2014-4401618 - OpenShift, Vmware, SalesForce 8. Top cloud providers and key features 9. Compare cloud computing providers http://cloud-computing.softwareinsider.com/ 10. Mission Impossible: Sizing up the Cloud Contenders https://gigaom.com/2014/08/03/mission-near-impossible-sizing-up-the-cloud-contenders/ TOP PaaS Software AWS Azure App Engine OpenShift Heroku Cloud Foundry
  9. 9. 9 Amazon Features Strength & Weakness http://aws.amazon.com • BeanStalk PaaS • RDS(MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL) • NoSQL – DynamoDB • Market Place: 1-Click Launch • Big Data Elastic Map Reduce • Storage Services – S3 • Cloud Formation • Cloud Watch – Monitoring • Elastic Load balancing • Messaging, Queuing Service • First market Entry • Far ahead of Competition • Large scale deployment • Breadth of offerings • Huge investment • Public Cloud Business Only • Hardware pricing not controlled • No dedicated development tool • Complacency – must innovate • All vendors are chasing • No Managed plans - client self-manage
  10. 10. 10 Microsoft Features Strength & Weakness https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us • Integrated service offerings OS, DB, SDK, Office Apps, etc. • Dedicated hypervisor - Hyper-v • SQL Server Azure • Office 365 Online • System Center Managed Private • Development tools integrated • Easy-to-use platform • Azure CDN • HDInsight – Hadoop service • Azure Windows AD Service • Strong Software portfolio • User friendly back office IT integration • Strong in both public & private cloud • New focus on cloud • Easy-to-use platform • Can respond to Price war • Late entry • Mainly Windows brand • Not that much open source
  11. 11. 11 Google Features Strength & Weakness https://cloud.google.com • Compute Engine • App Engine – Python & Java • Cloud SQL DB • NoSQL services – Cloud DataStore • Google gears/Gadget access • Integrate with Google products • Dynamic scalable run time • MapReduce, Google Big Query • Big data services • Cloud Storage (GCS) • MemCache, Task Queues • Flexible – developer friendly • Innovation Leader • large Google Network • Space for differentiation • Cost is all under their control • Long way to go to Enterprise • Mainly end user type for • Google data centers. • Specific hosted application
  12. 12. 12 SalesForce Strength & Weakness https://cloud.google.com • Heroku & Force.com Powered PaaS • Leading SaaS solution CRM & other Sales solutions. • Buildpacks deployment • File collaboration and • Opportunity tracking • Analytics • Multi-regions, Dahsboard scaling • Pioneer & Leader in SaaS cloud solutions • Industry leading online support • Simple and lightweight usage model • Heroku Connect Tool for Integration • Customization is not easy • Hosting Specific solutions not a generic platform Features Strength & Weakness www.salesforce.com
  13. 13. 13 RedHat Features Strength & Weakness http://www.redhat.com/products/cloud-computing • Openshift for PaaS • Enterprise grade Linux • JBOSS Middleware • Enterprise MRG Grid • Enterprise virtualization server & desktop • CloudForms • Support continuous integration with Jenkin, etc. • Linux Openstack Integrated • Linux Storage Server • Strong Openstack vendor • OpenShift PaaS offerings • Alliance with Cisco, etc. • Private & hybrid cloud offerings • Industry leading Linux platform • Vendor lock-in • Not much specific app Suites • Long way to catchup • Not a HW player
  14. 14. 14 VMWare Features Strength & Weakness http://www.vmware.com/cloud-computing/overview • VCloud, vCenter – management Suites • Advanced hypervisor features • Network virtualization using NSXi • Integrated with leading Operating Systems • Hybrid service with Partner • CloudOps Service for Modelling • Availability, DR compliance features • Full Extensibility • Leading hypervisor • Leading private cloud portfolio • vCloud Hybrid service Software Defined (like firewall, etc.) • QoS, third party echo system • Cloud Foundry PaaS founder • Hypervisor is getting less important • Pricy solution vs free hypervisors • Microsoft owns the personal computer space
  15. 15. 15 IBM Features Strength & Weakness http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en • Use Cloud Foundry for PaaS Softlayer Consulting Services • BlueMix PasS Services • Cloudant scalable NoSQL • Strong SaaS presence (e.g: WebSphere commerce Suite, CRM) • Single Vendor entire HW & SW stack offerings integrated • Provide AIX VM managed cloud • BPaaS capabilities offered • Starter kit on cloud for Power • $1.2B more investing in cloud • Biggest IT solution Provider • $6B R&D investment – Huge intellectual property rights • Strong customer experience • Hybrid approach • Open Source Platform • Expensive for small players • Traditional player mainly
  16. 16. 16 HP Features Strength & Weakness http://www.hpcloud.com • Use Cloud Foundry for PaaS • Cloud System Enterprise & Foundation • Database services MySQL • DNS, CDN services • Automation & Cloud management • Professional Services support • Mobile Enterprise cloud solutions • Security risk & control advisory • Cloud Foundry PaaS Offerings • Development Platforms & Tools • Open source cloud - No vendor lock • Strong consulting services • Public & Private cloud portfolio • POD offerings • Leading in Automation capabilities, template creation, nicely designed UI • New player relatively – cloud strategy is deriving • Limited software offerings mainly IaaS.
  17. 17. 17 Cisco Features Strength & Weakness http://www.cisco.com/web/IN/solutions/trends/cloud/index.html • Unified Communication Server(UCS) • WebEX Product Suite • Cloud Intelligent Network • Unified Data Center deliver IT- as-a-Service • Unified Fabric & Management • Nexus Infrastructure • Wireless, virtual private cloud • Cloud Application and services • #1 Networking Provider • Canopy partnership – EMC, VMWare, Atos & Cisco • Free Accelerator kits for adoption • Proponent of internet of everything – Huge opportunity • Not much cloud consulting • Cloud is from router level up
  18. 18. 18 RackSpace Features Strength & Weakness http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/ • Web & App hosting • On-Metal cloud Services • BIG Data services • Cloud Databases – SQL and NoSQL • Networks, Load balancers, DNS, Queues • Managed Service levels for Infrastructure & Operations • Caching, Search, In-memory Analytics • Largest infrastructure deployment on OpenStack • Hybrid cloud • Openstack standards • Offering managed plans • Raw IaaS with Service offerings ONLY • Not much innovation - No proprietary stuff
  19. 19. 19 India Centric: Call for Action India-centric major Initiatives Challenges & Barriers in India Innovation Opportunities Use Case Scenarios Localization Major cloud Players in India Integration with other Traditional IT Domains Other concerns Thank You Contact us @ http://ccici.in/contact.php Platforms Working Group @ http://ccici.in/working_groups/platforms.php

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