Cloud computing and managed services (Sumit Dutta, CSSWA)

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Presentation at Making Links Conference 2010 in Perth, Western Australia.

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Cloud computing and managed services (Sumit Dutta, CSSWA)

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  2. 2. Insurance A broad range of appropriate insurance products. Reduced premiums through utilising the collective purchasing power of the community sector in WA; and Improved accessibility to insurance coverage. 2
  3. 3. 3 • ICT Project Management and Strategic ICT planning. • ICT auditing, consulting and advisory services. • Links to approved ICT vendors along with a fully qualified and referenced products and services directory (currently in development). • A range of ICT technology and cost planning tools; and • An online interactive helpdesk facility • Online facility where your Q & As can be posted and shared. ICT
  4. 4. 4 Community Sector Services seeks the most cost effective infrastructure products for community organisations. CSS
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  7. 7. 7 Source: http://atyourlibrary.com/cloud-computing.htm
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  10. 10. 10 Benefits • Short lead time to be up and running • Green • Reduced or zero infrastructure costs • Minimal administration
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  12. 12. 12 Questions to ask the vendor • What is the contract commitment? i.e., 12 months, 24 months etc • Can I add/delete/change the number of users easily and at what cost? • What Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) do you offer? • What disaster recovery/backup/restore facilities do you have in place? • How secure is my data? • Contract termination costs and getting the data back?
  13. 13. 13 Some Typical Costs Managed Server - $25 - $45 per desktop per month for file and email Cloud Apps are variable Gmail is free File Storage 2GB to 25GB is often free Microsoft Office Web App is free with a Windows Live ID plus Skydrive membership
  14. 14. Review your current ICT environment Technology Planning Link to ICT specialist partners and ICT Training sumit@communitysectorservices.org.au 14

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