Get the questions regularly from my 3 kids… and their cousins, and also from many partners and clients.1- examples of characteristics. Add 20 new employees. Merge with new company. Layoff workforce2- types of cloud public: typically self-serve. Build your app and figure out how to use it. Best economies of scale. Built to fail private: can be built with security in mind, with high performance, with DR / backups. Still meet characteristics3- SaaS – very familiar with this. anybody heard of Salesforce? Of Taleo? (now Oracle after 1.8B takeover), of Kronos, Workday, Kexana (1.3B purchase by IBM) and many more.4- technology was historically always IT. SaaS focuses on departments in an organization. With Marketing and HR being on top of the list.
1- Major deterrents across all industriesLack of knowledgeCost -- Cloud is an outsourcing contract. Read the fine print… SLAs are important and negotiable.Data security concerns (also cited as an advantage)Unable to keep control over data and upgrade process (see lack of knowledge)2- This study was mainly US based. Another concern in Canada and many parts of the world: Data Privacy PIPEDA needs personal and identifiable data to remain in the country. 3- Why does this matter? Many SaaS providers are based in the US and abroad. Risk is for your HR data to be in the hands of the US authorities.Many software providers have options where you can run the application as SaaS in a public cloud, or hosted in a private cloud, or run on premise. You can make the choice.
Most sighted reasons across all industriessimplified admin.Rapid deploymentImproved costs (TCO) and OPEX vsCapExDisaster recoveryCollaboration needs with increasing locations and global workforceIncreased mobilityBest FitThe highlights from this TechSoup Global study, were that Simplified Administration, Rapid Deployment, and improved Costs, were identified as the Primary Advantages of Cloud Computing. While Lack of Knowledge, was identified as the Primary Barrier. Also, as in other studies, Costs and Data Security, were listed both as an Advantage, as well as a Deterrent, highlighting potential variances by solution or provider.
Where do organizations start with cloud?Website, email, CRM and marketing automation Because it’s easier and better in the cloudCollaboration tools like wikis, IM, Because it’s faster to deploy and does not require much resourcesVDIHelps support new workforce with BYOD, helps reduce capex with hardware refresh, helps increase security of data
HR in the cloud has already started.Cloud solutions are coming fast because it makes sense.It’s up to you to embrace.
Everybody is talking about moving parts of their IT to the cloud.It just makes sense because of better agility, No need to hire and keep IT infrastructure specialists on staffLower costsFocus on business IT outsourcing and especially cloud does not mean SIMPLER.More complex systems for connectivity, security, performanceNuvollo is focusing on delivering predictable performance for your apps, on taking the headache away
5 levels of security: access cards, biometrics, perimeter firewalls, IPS and web applications firewall, application authentication with strong passwords and least access rights
This is a wordy chart. Do not spend time reading it. Main point: we do ERP outsourcing in private secure cloud. And we take pain away.FOCUS TODAY is ERP and CRM as a service.Doing ERP means expertize in :Virtualization – hyper-v, Vmware, XENRegular backups and archivingDR plansVDIHigh availability, securityPrivate cloud so we can replicate and automate our processes.And then we take headaches away. On complex IT issues, or cloud roadmaps, virtualization projects.
Flat organization Talk to CEO or head of finance or head of operations any dayOpen space, no closed door officeWelcome diversityIntern from ParisIndiansQuebeckersCreate your own opportunityYou get what you put in.We value initiative and ideas. If you want to learn about Openstack and deploy a cloud based on it, we will provide the servers and resources and supportExpectationsVery customer focused. For ethics, quick response to customers, security, using best practices for designsDrop everything and work all night long if required to fix customers or deliver projects to exceed expectations.
Meeting Nuvollo - La passerelle-I.D.E (french)
Discussion sur l’évolution des technologies de l’information avec le “cloud”
et discussion des besoins pour les entreprises comme Nuvollo