Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

The Cloud: Big Computing for Small Businesses

A short 15 min introduction to cloud computing. Presented at Rezonance conference: 22010-2020, le défi Cloud Computing : enjeux, opportunités et risques" http://rezonance.ch/rezo/classes/ft-first-tuesday/geneve/20110324/one-community.
by

Ian Prince

on 23 March 2011

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of The Cloud: Big Computing for Small Businesses

The Cloud Why now? security: already an issue (laptops, intranets, usb sticks)
shadow IT: legal compliance, integration, service budget
legal aspects: EU Data Protection Directive
loss of control/ownership/privacy
Richard Stallman: "It's worse than stupidity: it's a marketing hype campaign" (source Guardian)
lock-in: api-equivalents, data portability, cloud computing manifesto
English-centric
human costs: AWS Platinum Premium support: 15'000$/month Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, where technological capabilities are maintained off premises and delivered on demand as a service via the internet, not unlike a public utility.

source: wikipedia Big Computing for Small Businesses http://www.bigfoto.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/theplanetdotcom/4878813311/ Ian Prince
http://ian.inextenso.com
24.3.2011 Ubiquitous internet and web browser
Open Source
Virtualization
Commodity Hardware The New York Times
Creating 11M articles (1851-1922) in PDF
100 EC2 Instances
4TBs of S3 capacity
<24 hours, $240 What Examples Issues So... Cloud Computing What's different Cloud Desktop Remote Local Owned (Product) Rented (Service) Self-maintained Maintained for you Limited Un-limited OS-centric Browser-centric Software as a Service (Saas) Platform as a Service (Paas) Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) Exclusive Shared Multi-user Multiple users Mobile access Backed up Exportabl Exportable Cheap Flexible Big business computing at small business prices ...but beware migration & human costs Reliable ...but backup anyway New business opportunities ...but with new challenges http://prezi.com/kjn17vkzj4bk
http://ian.inextenso.com Freemium
business model Ian Prince
24.3.2011
http://ian.inextenso.com Outlook Gmail = web applications = custom web applications = virtual data center www.tiktrac.com www.slicehost.com Reliable http://open.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/11/01/self-service-prorated-super-computing-fun/ http://aws.amazon.com Big Fast, and cheap Reliable Pricing Small business data center Iaas data center Pricing, from $20 per month http://status.aws.amazon.com
Full transcript