Cloud Computing - a five minute summary

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What is cloud computing, and why it's a good thing all in 5 mins

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Cloud Computing - a five minute summary

  1. 1. Cloud Computing Paul Thompson [email_address]
  2. 2. The Challenge
  3. 3. Your company is launching a new product worldwide in one months time… You need your IT department to enable the marketing, distribution and support of the product.
  4. 4. Your CTO Here’s my shopping list; New server hardware, New software licences, Upgrades to power , cooling and DRM . We’ll need 24/7/365 99.999 support Will the network be able to support the volumes? I’ll need to do some testing I’ll need at least FOUR MONTHS…
  5. 5. Why not Use to the Cloud… Pay only for the server resources, applications and bandwidth that you need. When the rush is over turn it off and stop paying
  6. 6. What is Cloud Computing?
  7. 7. Traditional Enterprise = software component enterprise enterprise enterprise
  8. 8. Cloud Computing enterprise enterprise enterprise Storage, Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service
  9. 9. Characteristics Utility Billing No Lock-in Instant Provisioning Scalable Service Driven Internet Technology Multi Tenancy Application Agnostic Virtualised
  10. 10. Benefits
  11. 11. 30% Reduction IT Capital Spend (Forrester 2008)
  12. 12. $110 $400 Amazon EC2 Enterprise Average Monthly Server Costs (Forrester 2008)
  13. 13. Low Lock-in Fast Deployment Cheap Sand Pit Environment Outsource non-core skills
  14. 14. Technical Challenges
  15. 15. Performance Stability Security ISV Support Locality Enterprise Standards Network
  16. 16. Cloud Computing Big savings, but it’s early days… Strong benefits

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