Open Cloud Alliance. Choice and Control for the Cloud. Open Cloud Alliance

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Open Cloud Alliance. Choice and Control for the Cloud. Open Cloud Alliance"

Transcription

1 Choice and Control for the Cloud Open Cloud Alliance

2 Concept and Strategy Date: November 11, 2014

3 The Cloud from the Consumer's Perspective Cloud computing benefits, challenges and demands from end user organizations

4 Cloud Computing Tremendous Benefits for Enterprises Significant cost reductions for servers and other IT infrastructure (CapEx vs. OpEx) Professional critical IT services operations ensured, including 24x7 availability New services can be easily tested and deployed Data is securely provided centrally and can be accessed from anywhere (mobile, branch office / home office) IT and related costs can be flexibly scaled based on current business needs Reduces need for hard to find staff for tasks unnecessary to the core business, leaving it to the experts

5 Today's Cloud Offerings lock in Customers Popular cloud offerings (Google, Microsoft or Salesforce) combine cloud service, data storage, software, jurisdiction, SLA and more into one big all or nothing solution, leaving customers without a choice of where to store their data whether to run a service on premises or in the cloud which Cloud Service Provider to use (without changing the application) which application to use (without changing the CSP) Poor integration among competing cloud services and existing on premises infrastructure and services No software (and no source code) available Migrations are very complicated and often impossible This brings vendor lock in to an unknown dimension!

6 But Organizations Demand... Trust, data security and privacy To know where the data is A jurisdiction they know and can handle Choice and competition in regard to software and service providers Easy integration with existing infrastructure Integrated One Identity Management System for all applications Vendors and Providers they know and can speak to Easy to use solutions This is a huge opportunity for smaller, regional Cloud Service Providers

7 The Cloud from the Independent Software Vendor's Perspective Opportunities and challenges of cloud computing from the perspective of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)

8 Cloud Computing Tremendous Benefits for Software Vendors Testing, buying, deployment and scaling of software becomes much easier (no need to allocate technical resources inside the consumer organization) Standardized environments and professional operations decrease costs for development, tests, maintenance and support Usage and problems can be better monitored, makes improvement easier Cloud offerings can be brought to new markets easily Allows competitive and better fitting price models (e.g. Freemium ) and makes enforcement of compliance with licensing terms much easier Enables re occurring revenues New business is driven by the cloud!

9 Challenges for Software Vendors Still, most existing customers use on premises deployments Software was not designed with the cloud in mind (e.g. missing multi tenancy) Large competitors use existing presence to push customers into their own clouds (e.g. Microsoft, Google) Building a new cloud platform vs. leveraging an existing Cloud Service Provider (e.g. Amazon, Softlayer, Google, Rackspace, Microsoft)? Customers want to continue to work with local service providers How to integrate cloud offering with customer's on premises infrastructure and other cloud offerings? Each Cloud Service Provider uses his own cloud management, deployment and billing systems Complex, heterogeneous landscape with few standards and no integration

10 Most Software Vendors have not yet Adopted the Cloud In which stage of development is your company regarding Cloud Computing? Have not yet dealt with Clouds Existing business and cloud revenue Analysis and evaluation of potential technologies and platforms First pilot customers Development / Prototyping / Testing Planing and strategy business case Source: 8/24/2014

11 The Perspective of Hosters, System Integrators and Service Providers Cloud computing opportunities and challenges for classical Hosters, System Integrators and Services Providers

12 Cloud Computing Disrupts the IT Market Hosters: Providing web space and is a commodity in a challenging market and is only profitable for a few very large hosting vendors System Integrators and Value Added Resellers: Cloud based services do not need hardware and software deployed and integrated in the customer's premises Service Providers: They provide solutions instead of infrastructure and platform services The future is hybrid: Every cloud solution must be integrated with on premises infrastructure and other cloud solutions

13 Hybrid is the key to Success Source: 8/24/2014

14 Cloud Market keeps growing Revenue in cloud solutions (hardware, software, services) in bn EUR in Germany

15 The Cloud Hosting Market in Germany

16 The Money is in Customer Value Offer applications addressing the specific needs of your customers (software, integration, SLA, jurisdiction) Enable hybrid scenarios and integration with existing infrastructure Hybrid deployment scenarios and integration with existing infrastructure enable an easy start Integrate offerings as a pre requisite and to enable up sell potential Identity management is a huge opportunity as it is the key to integration Competing offers will ensure prices that are in line with the market and innovation Providing the whole solution for on premises deployment creates trust Only open source software enables maximum transparency, security and vendor independence This requires a standardized, open platform providing configuration and deployment facilities for previously integrated applications, identity management and connectors to existing infrastructure

17 The Building an open, integrated platform for Cloud Service Providers and Software Vendors for the benefit of customers

18 The The aim is to make available a large number of leading enterprise applications from many different Cloud Service Providers Integrated with a single Identity Management System Pluggable into existing infrastructure (Microsoft Active Directory) Uses a proven Open Source foundation to avoid lock in and encourage competition Enables a variety of mixed and hybrid deployment scenarios Supports local and global CSPs Keeps choice and control in the cloud Technical foundation: Univention Corporate Server with Univention App Center Initialized by Univention, a leading vendor of Open Source products, to run and manage IT infrastructure Supported and sponsored by leading industry partners

19 The benefit of an open platform

20

21 Founding partners Initiators Software vendors Cloud Service Providers

22 Applications More than 45 solutions already available Click to go to: Univention App Center

23 Charter Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is the integration platform UCS will be developed as an Open Source project governed by Univention Software vendors have a free choice of licence and support cloud and on premises scenarios OCA partners will not hinder migrations OCA partners will support cross cloud integration OCA partners will also support integration with non OCA cloud offerings (e.g. Microsoft or Google) Cloud Service Providers use Univention App Center as the central source of applications and will make a prevailing number of the applications available to their customers ISVs will use Univention App Center as the primary way to deliver software and updates to CSPs and customers running the UCS platform OCA is not exclusive

24 The Badge The OCA badge comes in three flavors For Cloud Service Providers For Independent Software Vendors For Value Added Resellers and System Integrators The promise: Openness, Interoperability, Flexibility, Choice and Control

25 The for CSPs Cloud Service Providers can offer a number of enterprise applications without having to integrate each of them, providing: wide choice integrated offering with one central Identity Management integration with on premises infrastructure (Active Directory) including other clouds accessible directly via the App Center The Badge for CSPs shows customers that the provider: uses open standards offers customers choice supports migrations and interoperability with other cloud offerings ensures flexibility, competition and interoperability

26 The for ISVs Independent Software Vendors supporting the through Univention App Center gain: availability of their application on premises and via many cloud service providers visibility from many testers and existing customers easy integration with existing infrastructure (Microsoft Active Directory) support for hybrid and mixed scenarios and existing infrastructure (Microsoft Active Directory) The Badge for applications shows customers that the app: is available from different Cloud Service Providers as well as for on premises use supports data migration integrates with the 's standard for Identity and Rights Management (if applicable) can be easily integrated with Microsoft Active Directory guarantees an environment that provides choice and competition

27 The for VARs and SIs Value Added Resellers and System Integrators supporting the : can implement all applications on premises and in the cloud can integrate between on premises and cloud can integrate with existing infrastructure can offer choice (between different software solutions and CSPs) can help with migrations The Badge for VARs shows: knowledge of the standards and techniques used in the ability to integrate Cloud based offerings and on premises infrastructure

28 Why Univention? More than twelve years experience in development of Open Source platforms Ready to use solution for IDM and integration Existing, growing network of VARs and ISVs "App Store" infrastructure already in place 100% Open Source Software

29 Technical Focus Univention Corporate Server Integrated identity management based on OpenLDAP with Samba 4, AD Connector, SAML and Kerberos support Abstraction of Cloud Management Systems (starting with support for OpenStack and Amazon S3/EC2) Docker Transaction Platform

30 Timeline Initial announcement First implementation of transaction platform Recruiting additional partners Partner program for resellers Starting marketing initiative 18. Nov. 11. Nov. Release of UCS 4.0 Q Q First CSPs go productive with offerings implemented based on the stack Joint marketing initiatives with CSPs

31 Activities Joint marketing efforts Technical cooperation (the software platform is and will remain Open Source Software) Provisioning of virtual machines Integration with OpenStack Interfaces for Shops Agreements Certification

32 Marketing Planned measures include: Landing page: cloud alliance.com Whitepaper: Download Whitepaper Explain Video: Click to watch Joint press releases PR and journalist relations Webcasts Events Adword campaigns

33 Sponsorship Opportunities Positioning on landing page Product shown in demo videos and screenshots Quote on landing page Inclusion in whitepapers Inclusion in press releases and press conferences Speaking opportunities at events Joint webcasts Lead generation

34 Platinum Sponsorship Package (max. 1) Very prominent logo position on landing page Demo or explain film with sponsor's solution Quote on landing page Prominent inclusion in whitepaper (if possible) Inclusion in press releases Joint press conference Joint webcasts Sold

35 Gold Sponsorship Package (max. 3) Prominent logo position on landing page Demo or explain film with sponsor's solution Quote on landing page Inclusion in whitepaper (if possible) Inclusion in press releases Joint webcasts Price 5.000, EUR

36 Contact Peter Ganten (Tel.) (Fax) Univention GmbH Mary Somerville Str Bremen

Open Cloud Alliance. Trust and Choice for the Cloud. Open Cloud Alliance

Open Cloud Alliance. Trust and Choice for the Cloud. Open Cloud Alliance Trust and Choice for the Cloud Open Cloud Alliance Trust and Choice for the Cloud Open Cloud Day 2015, Bern Peter Ganten Founder and CEO, Univention Todays Cloud Services Todays Cloud Services Todays Cloud

More information

Script Open Cloud Alliance Trust and Choice for the Cloud

Script Open Cloud Alliance Trust and Choice for the Cloud Script Open Cloud Alliance Trust and Choice for the Cloud 1 Slide 2 Open Cloud Alliance Thank you very much. Ladies and Gentlemen, this will be a very brief talk about what we at Univention are doing together

More information

Server and IT Management Software that Offers You Complete Control and Total Flexibility.

Server and IT Management Software that Offers You Complete Control and Total Flexibility. Server and IT Management Software that Offers You Complete Control and Total Flexibility. Identity Management Active Directory Functions App Center Cloud Services Management Console Univention Corporate

More information

Cloud Computing in the Enterprise An Overview. For INF 5890 IT & Management Ben Eaton 24/04/2013

Cloud Computing in the Enterprise An Overview. For INF 5890 IT & Management Ben Eaton 24/04/2013 Cloud Computing in the Enterprise An Overview For INF 5890 IT & Management Ben Eaton 24/04/2013 Cloud Computing in the Enterprise Background Defining the Cloud Issues of Cloud Governance Issue of Cloud

More information

Realizing the Value Proposition of Cloud Computing

Realizing the Value Proposition of Cloud Computing Realizing the Value Proposition of Cloud Computing CIO s Enterprise IT Strategy for Cloud Jitendra Pal Thethi Abstract Cloud Computing is a model for provisioning and consuming IT capabilities on a need

More information

AURO Enterprise Cloud

AURO Enterprise Cloud AURO Enterprise Cloud White Paper: How AURO Elimitates Vendor Lock In How AURO Eliminates Cloud Lock- In Cloud computing today is significantly improving enterprises and business IT speed, agility and

More information

It s All About Cloud Key Concepts, Players, Platforms And Technologies

It s All About Cloud Key Concepts, Players, Platforms And Technologies It s All About Cloud Key Concepts, Players, Platforms And Technologies 3-day seminar Description Cloud computing has gained a lot of attention in recent years. It has mostly been used for non business

More information

Making the Transition. From ISV to SaaS. with Xterity Wholesale Cloud

Making the Transition. From ISV to SaaS. with Xterity Wholesale Cloud Making the Transition From ISV to SaaS with Xterity Wholesale Cloud CONTENTS: 1 The New Business Model...Page 3 2 Business Challenges...Page 5 3 Technology Challenges...Page 7 4 Xterity Wholesale Cloud...Page

More information

On Premise Vs Cloud: Selection Approach & Implementation Strategies

On Premise Vs Cloud: Selection Approach & Implementation Strategies On Premise Vs Cloud: Selection Approach & Implementation Strategies Session ID#:10143 Prepared by: Praveen Kumar Practice Manager AST Corporation @Praveenk74 REMINDER Check in on the COLLABORATE mobile

More information

Transform the Shopping Experience Adopting Cloud-Based Retail Solutions. 2016 Openbravo Inc. All Rights Reserved. 1

Transform the Shopping Experience Adopting Cloud-Based Retail Solutions. 2016 Openbravo Inc. All Rights Reserved. 1 Transform the Shopping Experience Adopting Cloud-Based Retail Solutions 2016 Openbravo Inc. All Rights Reserved. 1 Simple steps to increase the value of today s webinar experience Today s presentation

More information

Delivering Managed Services Using Next Generation Branch Architectures

Delivering Managed Services Using Next Generation Branch Architectures Delivering Managed Services Using Next Generation Branch Architectures By: Lee Doyle, Principal Analyst at Doyle Research Sponsored by Versa Networks Executive Summary Network architectures for the WAN

More information

Hybrid Clouds. Krishnan Subramanian Analyst & Researcher Krishworld.com. A whitepaper sponsored by Trend Micro Inc.

Hybrid Clouds. Krishnan Subramanian Analyst & Researcher Krishworld.com. A whitepaper sponsored by Trend Micro Inc. Hybrid Clouds Krishnan Subramanian Analyst & Researcher Krishworld.com A whitepaper sponsored by Trend Micro Inc. Introduction The economic benefits offered by public clouds are attractive enough for many

More information

Public Clouds. Krishnan Subramanian Analyst & Researcher Krishworld.com. A whitepaper sponsored by Trend Micro Inc.

Public Clouds. Krishnan Subramanian Analyst & Researcher Krishworld.com. A whitepaper sponsored by Trend Micro Inc. Public Clouds Krishnan Subramanian Analyst & Researcher Krishworld.com A whitepaper sponsored by Trend Micro Inc. Introduction Public clouds are the latest evolution of computing, offering tremendous value

More information

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PRESENTS MAX DOLGICER IT S ALL ABOUT CLOUD CONCEPTS, STRATEGIES, ARCHITECTURES, PLAYERS, AND TECHNOLOGIES

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PRESENTS MAX DOLGICER IT S ALL ABOUT CLOUD CONCEPTS, STRATEGIES, ARCHITECTURES, PLAYERS, AND TECHNOLOGIES TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PRESENTS MAX DOLGICER IT S ALL ABOUT CLOUD CONCEPTS, STRATEGIES, ARCHITECTURES, PLAYERS, AND TECHNOLOGIES APRIL 2-4, 2014 RESIDENZA DI RIPETTA - VIA DI RIPETTA, 231 ROME (ITALY) info@technologytransfer.it

More information

Modern Application Architecture for the Enterprise

Modern Application Architecture for the Enterprise Modern Application Architecture for the Enterprise Delivering agility, portability and control with Docker Containers as a Service (CaaS) Executive Summary Developers don t adopt locked down platforms.

More information

6 Cloud strategy formation. 6.1 Towards cloud solutions

6 Cloud strategy formation. 6.1 Towards cloud solutions 6 Cloud strategy formation 6.1 Towards cloud solutions Based on the comprehensive set of information, collected and analysed during the strategic analysis process, the next step in cloud strategy formation

More information

NCTA Cloud Architecture

NCTA Cloud Architecture NCTA Cloud Architecture Course Specifications Course Number: 093019 Course Length: 5 days Course Description Target Student: This course is designed for system administrators who wish to plan, design,

More information

Modern App Architecture for the Enterprise Delivering agility, portability and control with Docker Containers as a Service (CaaS)

Modern App Architecture for the Enterprise Delivering agility, portability and control with Docker Containers as a Service (CaaS) Modern App Architecture for the Enterprise Delivering agility, portability and control with Docker Containers as a Service (CaaS) Executive Summary Developers don t adopt locked down platforms. In a tale

More information

Hosting and Colocation Regional Strategies for Growth. April 2015

Hosting and Colocation Regional Strategies for Growth. April 2015 Hosting and Colocation Regional Strategies for Growth April 2015 Key Findings Location is becoming increasingly important for colocation and hosting providers alike, with a growing need by those providing

More information

Five More Myths About SaaS and Cloud Computing

Five More Myths About SaaS and Cloud Computing A For Senior Corporate Decision-Makers and Cloud Computing What You Really Should Know To Compete In Today s Rapidly Changing Marketplace An Independent analysis published on behalf of SoftServe. Executive

More information

A study of Cloud Computing Ecosystem

A study of Cloud Computing Ecosystem EIS A study of Cloud Computing Ecosystem Vikram Gawande Juan Mario Álvarez Aguilar The Tuck School at Dartmouth 10/11/2010 About Cloud Computing: Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand

More information

Introduction to Cloud Computing. Srinath Beldona srinath_beldona@yahoo.com

Introduction to Cloud Computing. Srinath Beldona srinath_beldona@yahoo.com Introduction to Cloud Computing Srinath Beldona srinath_beldona@yahoo.com Agenda Pre-requisites Course objectives What you will learn in this tutorial? Brief history Is cloud computing new? Why cloud computing?

More information

Cloud Computing: Elastic, Scalable, On-Demand IT Services for Everyone. Table of Contents. Cloud.com White Paper April 2010. 1 Executive Summary...

Cloud Computing: Elastic, Scalable, On-Demand IT Services for Everyone. Table of Contents. Cloud.com White Paper April 2010. 1 Executive Summary... Cloud Computing: Elastic, Scalable, On-Demand IT Services for Everyone Cloud.com White Paper April 2010 Table of Contents 1 Executive Summary... 2 2 Motivation Around Cloud Computing... 2 3 Comparing Cloud

More information

CHECKLIST FOR THE CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

CHECKLIST FOR THE CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR CHECKLIST FOR THE CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR [4] CHECKLIST FOR THE CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR 1. Introduction Although the use of cloud services can offer significant benefits for public

More information

Accenture Cloud Platform Unlocks Agility and Control

Accenture Cloud Platform Unlocks Agility and Control Accenture Cloud Platform Unlocks Agility and Control 2 Accenture Cloud Platform Unlocks Agility and Control The Accenture Cloud Platform is at the heart of today s leading-edge, enterprise cloud solutions.

More information

HYBRID CLOUD: THE NEXT FRONTIER

HYBRID CLOUD: THE NEXT FRONTIER 2014 HYBRID CLOUD: THE NEXT FRONTIER AN INDUSTRY PRIMER This report is solely for the use of Zinnov client and Zinnov personnel. No part of it may be quoted, circulated or reproduced for distribution outside

More information

Understanding Object Storage and How to Use It

Understanding Object Storage and How to Use It SWIFTSTACK WHITEPAPER An IT Expert Guide: Understanding Object Storage and How to Use It November 2014 The explosion of unstructured data is creating a groundswell of interest in object storage, certainly

More information

Cloud Computing in Higher Education: A Guide to Evaluation and Adoption

Cloud Computing in Higher Education: A Guide to Evaluation and Adoption Cloud Computing in Higher Education: A Guide to Evaluation and Adoption Executive Summary Public cloud computing delivering infrastructure, services, and software on demand through the network offers attractive

More information

Cloud Computing An Elephant In The Dark

Cloud Computing An Elephant In The Dark Cloud Computing An Elephant In The Dark Amir H. Payberah amir@sics.se Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) Amir H. Payberah (Tehran Polytechnic) Cloud Computing 1394/2/7 1 / 60 Amir

More information

SELLING SHAREPOINT ENGAGEMENTS IN THE CLOUD ERA A GUIDE FOR MICROSOFT SI PARTNERS

SELLING SHAREPOINT ENGAGEMENTS IN THE CLOUD ERA A GUIDE FOR MICROSOFT SI PARTNERS SELLING SHAREPOINT ENGAGEMENTS IN THE CLOUD ERA A GUIDE FOR MICROSOFT SI PARTNERS Sponsored by Microsoft Corporation 1/ Selling SharePoint Online 2/ Selling SharePoint Farms on Windows Azure 3/ Selling

More information

GRC Stack Research Sponsorship

GRC Stack Research Sponsorship GRC Stack Research Sponsorship Overview Achieving Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) goals requires appropriate assessment criteria, relevant control objectives and timely access to necessary

More information

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Introduction to Cloud Computing Introduction to Cloud Computing Cloud Computing I (intro) 15 319, spring 2010 2 nd Lecture, Jan 14 th Majd F. Sakr Lecture Motivation General overview on cloud computing What is cloud computing Services

More information

An enterprise- grade cloud management platform that enables on- demand, self- service IT operating models for Global 2000 enterprises

An enterprise- grade cloud management platform that enables on- demand, self- service IT operating models for Global 2000 enterprises agility PLATFORM Product Whitepaper An enterprise- grade cloud management platform that enables on- demand, self- service IT operating models for Global 2000 enterprises ServiceMesh 233 Wilshire Blvd,

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Gary Chen Research Manager, Enterprise Virtualization Software C a p i t a l iz i n g on the Cloud Revo l u t i o n w ith OpenStack March 2014 OpenStack was a project

More information

Unified Communications and the Cloud

Unified Communications and the Cloud Unified Communications and the Cloud Abstract Much has been said of the term cloud computing and the role it will play in the communications ecosystem today. Undoubtedly it is one of the most overused

More information

Second CRM CRM Solution for Mid size Companies

Second CRM CRM Solution for Mid size Companies Second CRM CRM Solution for Mid size Companies Technologize Your Business TM Introductory Presentation June 2010 Agenda Second CRM On Demand CRM Solution Introduction Second CRM Features Pricing, Implementation

More information

Ariett Purchasing & Expense Management. Go Paperless, Go Mobile, Go Easy.

Ariett Purchasing & Expense Management. Go Paperless, Go Mobile, Go Easy. Ariett Purchasing & Expense Management Use Ariett on Any Device Ariett Purchasing & Expense Management Ariett in the Microsoft Azure Cloud Microsoft Recently Published Case Study on Ariett Product Solutions

More information

SOA and Cloud in practice - An Example Case Study

SOA and Cloud in practice - An Example Case Study SOA and Cloud in practice - An Example Case Study 2 nd RECOCAPE Event "Emerging Software Technologies: Trends & Challenges Nov. 14 th 2012 ITIDA, Smart Village, Giza, Egypt Agenda What is SOA? What is

More information

PARTNER PROGRAM GUIDE

PARTNER PROGRAM GUIDE PARTNER PROGRAM GUIDE Version 1.0 April, 2015 The Partner Program Guide is meant as a reference document only; it contains no binding obligations to either Apttus nor any prospective partner. All such

More information

Ensim Unify INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS. An Ensim Business Whitepaper

Ensim Unify INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS. An Ensim Business Whitepaper Ensim Unify INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS An Ensim Business Whitepaper Table of Contents INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS...3 KEY CHALLENGES FACING

More information

RED HAT OPENSTACK PLATFORM A COST-EFFECTIVE PRIVATE CLOUD FOR YOUR BUSINESS

RED HAT OPENSTACK PLATFORM A COST-EFFECTIVE PRIVATE CLOUD FOR YOUR BUSINESS WHITEPAPER RED HAT OPENSTACK PLATFORM A COST-EFFECTIVE PRIVATE CLOUD FOR YOUR BUSINESS INTRODUCTION The cloud is more than a marketing concept. Cloud computing is an intentional, integrated architecture

More information

The Definitive Guide to the Cloud and Kentico CMS THOMAS ROBBINS

The Definitive Guide to the Cloud and Kentico CMS THOMAS ROBBINS The Definitive Guide to the Cloud and Kentico CMS THOMAS ROBBINS Contents Introduction... 4 What is Cloud Computing?... 4 The Benefits of the Cloud... 6 Full Hardware Utilization... 6 Lower Power Costs...

More information

Mobile cloud business

Mobile cloud business 1 Mobile cloud business Sakari Luukkainen 2 Introduction term "cloud" was first used as a metaphor for the Internet, based on the cloud drawing used to depict the Internet as an abstraction of the underlying

More information

Astera Alliance Partnership Program Brochure

Astera Alliance Partnership Program Brochure Astera Alliance Partnership Program Brochure Table of Contents Overview 3 Astera Partnership Opportunities 4 OEM Partners 4 Reseller and Integration Partners 4 Astera Alliance Program Benefits and Costs

More information

Boosting Business Agility through Software-defined Networking

Boosting Business Agility through Software-defined Networking Executive Summary: Boosting Business Agility through Software-defined Networking Completing the last mile of virtualization Introduction Businesses have gained significant value from virtualizing server

More information

Cloudsourcing: Cloud Computing Meets Outsourcing

Cloudsourcing: Cloud Computing Meets Outsourcing Cloudsourcing: Cloud Computing Meets Outsourcing With all the recent hype (and counter- hype) about the cloud, it s easy to lose track of the real innovation that s taking place every day using cloud computing

More information

A Business Owner s Guide to: Landing Pages

A Business Owner s Guide to: Landing Pages A Business Owner s Guide to: Landing Pages A Business Owner s Guide to: Landing Pages Are you looking to increase your online conversion rates? Are you tired of getting traffic but not having anything

More information

Informatica Vibe Ready Partner Program Guide

Informatica Vibe Ready Partner Program Guide Informatica Vibe Ready Partner Program Guide This document contains Confidential, Proprietary and Trade Secret Information ( Confidential Information ) of Informatica Corporation and may not be copied,

More information

+44 (0) 1189 908 0850 partners@voxclever.net www.voxclever.com

+44 (0) 1189 908 0850 partners@voxclever.net www.voxclever.com ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS: AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW +44 (0) 1189 908 0850 partners@voxclever.net www.voxclever.com Table of Contents Why choose us?... 2 How do we help?... 2 Product as a Service...

More information

Essential Guide to Selling Managed Cloud Services

Essential Guide to Selling Managed Cloud Services Essential Guide to Selling Managed Cloud Services The cloud market for SMB According to Gartner, by 2016 cloud computing will be the bulk of new IT spend 1. This is a huge opportunity for managed service

More information

Why Architecture Matters

Why Architecture Matters Unified Communications Why Architecture Matters A UCStrategies White Paper sponsored by ezuce October 2014 Copyright ezuce 2014, all rights reserved Why Architecture Matters Unified Communications (UC)

More information

The Top ISVs for SaaS business in Europe. The project covers DACH region UK France Italy Spain Nordics BNL

The Top ISVs for SaaS business in Europe. The project covers DACH region UK France Italy Spain Nordics BNL The Top ISVs for SaaS business in Europe The project covers DACH region UK France Italy Spain Nordics BNL Part 1 The EMEA ISV ecosystem 2 ISV population - Key figures ISV Companies with software publishing

More information

HRG Assessment The Cloud Computing Challenge

HRG Assessment The Cloud Computing Challenge HRG Assessment The Cloud Computing Challenge What is Cloud Computing? Cloud Computing can be described as application services provided to end users through the web and managed by a third party. The services

More information

Cloud 101. Mike Gangl, Caltech/JPL, michael.e.gangl@jpl.nasa.gov 2015 California Institute of Technology. Government sponsorship acknowledged

Cloud 101. Mike Gangl, Caltech/JPL, michael.e.gangl@jpl.nasa.gov 2015 California Institute of Technology. Government sponsorship acknowledged Cloud 101 Mike Gangl, Caltech/JPL, michael.e.gangl@jpl.nasa.gov 2015 California Institute of Technology. Government sponsorship acknowledged Outline What is cloud computing? Cloud service models Deployment

More information

World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018

World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 Phone: +44 20 8123 2220 Fax: +44 207 900 3970 office@marketpublishers.com World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 Date: April 25, 2013 Pages: 151 Price: US$ 2,400.00

More information

What Cloud computing means in real life

What Cloud computing means in real life ITU TRCSL Symposium on Cloud Computing Session 2: Cloud Computing Foundation and Requirements What Cloud computing means in real life Saman Perera Senior General Manager Information Systems Mobitel (Pvt)

More information

Sutherland Insights. Network Function Virtualization

Sutherland Insights. Network Function Virtualization Sutherland Insights Network Function Virtualization Page left intentionally blank e NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION Communication service providers (CSPs) are facing several challenges due to a decline

More information

Unified Communications as a service : Tata Communications with Skype for Business

Unified Communications as a service : Tata Communications with Skype for Business Unified Communications as a service : END-TO-END SKYPE FOR BUSINESS UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTION FOR GLOBAL ENTERPRISES SEAMLESS, CONSISTENT QoS GLOBALLY TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive summary 3 Getting

More information

Choosing the right solution for your Corporate Email

Choosing the right solution for your Corporate Email Choosing the right solution for your Corporate Email Corporate email Private Cloud Public Cloud Traditional Choosing the right solution for your Corporate Email One of the core IT applications for all

More information

New Computing Models, and What They Mean to the Small and Mid-Sized Business Consumer

New Computing Models, and What They Mean to the Small and Mid-Sized Business Consumer New Computing Models, and What They Mean to the Small and Mid-Sized Business Consumer How your business can make practical decisions between The Cloud, Utility Computing and Hosted Services 1 Business

More information

TBR. IBM Cloud Services Balancing compute options: How IBM Smart Business Cloud can be a catalyst for IT transformation

TBR. IBM Cloud Services Balancing compute options: How IBM Smart Business Cloud can be a catalyst for IT transformation T EC H N O LO G Y B U S I N ES S R ES EAR C H, I N C. IBM Cloud Services Balancing compute options: How IBM Smart Business Cloud can be a catalyst for IT transformation Author: Stuart Williams Director,

More information

Insight. Microsoft Channel Partners Feel the Pain and Ecstasy of the Cloud. Summary. Analysis. The Commitment to the Cloud

Insight. Microsoft Channel Partners Feel the Pain and Ecstasy of the Cloud. Summary. Analysis. The Commitment to the Cloud Microsoft Channel Partners Feel the Pain and Ecstasy of the Cloud Summary Microsoft is changing itself from the tried and true model of selling software product licenses, to a cloud company. While, this

More information

Cloud Computing Backgrounder

Cloud Computing Backgrounder Cloud Computing Backgrounder No surprise: information technology (IT) is huge. Huge costs, huge number of buzz words, huge amount of jargon, and a huge competitive advantage for those who can effectively

More information

Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Frequently Asked Questions

Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Frequently Asked Questions Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Frequently Asked Questions Copyright 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved lished July 2014 2014 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft Cloud

More information

The Cloud Backup Opportunity

The Cloud Backup Opportunity The Cloud Backup Opportunity BackupAgent for Service Providers Parallels EMEA Partner Forum 2010 October 2010 1 BackupAgent Online Backup for Service Providers Agenda Introduction of BackupAgent Introduction

More information

Horizontal Integration - Unlocking the Cloud Stack. A Technical White Paper by FusionLayer, Inc.

Horizontal Integration - Unlocking the Cloud Stack. A Technical White Paper by FusionLayer, Inc. Horizontal Integration - Unlocking the Cloud Stack A Technical White Paper by FusionLayer, Inc. August 2013 Copyright 2015 FusionLayer, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced,

More information

Lync What is it and How to Make Money? Julie Jass Microsoft Corporation julieja@microsoft.com

Lync What is it and How to Make Money? Julie Jass Microsoft Corporation julieja@microsoft.com Lync What is it and How to Make Money? Julie Jass Microsoft Corporation julieja@microsoft.com Agenda What is Lync & Why is it Important to You Lync in the Enterprise Customer Momentum Lync + Skype Partnering

More information

SOLUTION BRIEF Citrix Cloud Solutions Citrix Cloud Solution for On-boarding

SOLUTION BRIEF Citrix Cloud Solutions Citrix Cloud Solution for On-boarding SOLUTION BRIEF Citrix Cloud Solutions Citrix Cloud Solution for On-boarding www.citrix.com Contents Introduction... 3 The On- boarding Problem Defined... 3 Considerations for Application On- boarding...

More information

Without the need to purchase hardware, software licenses, or implementation services, an organization can deploy cloud computing rapidly.

Without the need to purchase hardware, software licenses, or implementation services, an organization can deploy cloud computing rapidly. This paper seeks to help in that process. It provides a high-level overview of cloud computing models (discussed previously), outlines some of the important benefits it could deliver to higher education,

More information

Cloud Computing in the Enterprise: A Question of Control.. And who has it. INF5210 Ben Eaton 12/11/2013

Cloud Computing in the Enterprise: A Question of Control.. And who has it. INF5210 Ben Eaton 12/11/2013 Cloud Computing in the Enterprise: A Question of Control.. And who has it. INF5210 Ben Eaton 12/11/2013 1 The Cloud We all use it as consumers But I m going to talk about cloud computing in an enterprise

More information

International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) e-issn: 2395-0056. Volume: 02 Issue: 05 Aug-2015 www.irjet.net p-issn: 2395-0072

International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) e-issn: 2395-0056. Volume: 02 Issue: 05 Aug-2015 www.irjet.net p-issn: 2395-0072 Fear of Cloud Vinnakota Saran Chaitanya 1, G. Harshavardhan Reddy 2 1 UG Final year student, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh, India 2

More information

Cloud-based business innovation, transformation, and the future of enterprise IT

Cloud-based business innovation, transformation, and the future of enterprise IT Cloud-based business innovation, transformation, and the future of enterprise IT Professor Marco Iansiti David Sarnoff Professor of Business Administration Harvard Business School May 3, 2011 Copyright

More information

Cisco, Microsoft merge IP telephony with CRM The Cisco CRM Communications Connector software was developed with Microsoft's help

Cisco, Microsoft merge IP telephony with CRM The Cisco CRM Communications Connector software was developed with Microsoft's help Page 1 of 5 IDG Network: Login Register Computerworld White Paper: Best Practices for Pipeline Management Factors impacting your ability to effectively manage the pipeline. Knowledge Centers Security Storage

More information

Quick guide: Using the Cloud to support your business

Quick guide: Using the Cloud to support your business Quick guide: Using the Cloud to support your business This Quick Guide is one of a series of information products targeted at small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). It is designed to help businesses

More information

Solution White Paper Build the Right Cloud, Quickly

Solution White Paper Build the Right Cloud, Quickly Solution White Paper Build the Right Cloud, Quickly BMC Express Cloud Table of Contents 1 THE PROMISE OF CLOUD COMPUTING Getting Started 2 SUCCEEDING WITH CLOUD COMPUTING 3 INTRODUCING BMC EXPRESS CLOUD

More information

Ensuring High Service Levels for Public Cloud Deployments Keys to Effective Service Management

Ensuring High Service Levels for Public Cloud Deployments Keys to Effective Service Management Ensuring High Service Levels for Public Cloud Deployments Keys to Effective Service Management Table of Contents Executive Summary... 3 Introduction: Cloud Deployment Models... 3 Private Clouds...3 Public

More information

CUMULUX WHICH CLOUD PLATFORM IS RIGHT FOR YOU? COMPARING CLOUD PLATFORMS. Review Business and Technology Series www.cumulux.com

CUMULUX WHICH CLOUD PLATFORM IS RIGHT FOR YOU? COMPARING CLOUD PLATFORMS. Review Business and Technology Series www.cumulux.com ` CUMULUX WHICH CLOUD PLATFORM IS RIGHT FOR YOU? COMPARING CLOUD PLATFORMS Review Business and Technology Series www.cumulux.com Table of Contents Cloud Computing Model...2 Impact on IT Management and

More information

Outlook. Corporate Research and Technologies, Munich, Germany. 20 th May 2010

Outlook. Corporate Research and Technologies, Munich, Germany. 20 th May 2010 Computing Architecture Computing Introduction Computing Architecture Software Architecture for Outlook Corporate Research and Technologies, Munich, Germany Gerald Kaefer * 4 th Generation Datacenter IEEE

More information

The NREN s core activities are in providing network and associated services to its user community that usually comprises:

The NREN s core activities are in providing network and associated services to its user community that usually comprises: 3 NREN and its Users The NREN s core activities are in providing network and associated services to its user community that usually comprises: Higher education institutions and possibly other levels of

More information

WhitePaper. Private Cloud Computing Essentials

WhitePaper. Private Cloud Computing Essentials Private Cloud Computing Essentials The 2X Private Cloud Computing Essentials This white paper contains a brief guide to Private Cloud Computing. Contents Introduction.... 3 About Private Cloud Computing....

More information

WatchGuardONE Technology Partner Program Guide

WatchGuardONE Technology Partner Program Guide WatchGuardONE Technology Partner Program Guide Partner. Promote. Solve. Contents The WatchGuardONE Technology Partner Program 1 Partner with a Global Leader in Network Security 1 Build a Powerful Partnership

More information

Cost effective methods of test environment management. Prabhu Meruga Director - Solution Engineering 16 th July SCQAA Irvine, CA

Cost effective methods of test environment management. Prabhu Meruga Director - Solution Engineering 16 th July SCQAA Irvine, CA Cost effective methods of test environment management Prabhu Meruga Director - Solution Engineering 16 th July SCQAA Irvine, CA 2013 Agenda Basic complexity Dynamic needs for test environments Traditional

More information

Cloud Services Catalog with Epsilon

Cloud Services Catalog with Epsilon Cloud Services Catalog with Epsilon Modern IT enterprises face several challenges while building a service catalog for their data center. Provisioning with a cloud management platform solves some of these

More information

Software Solutions. Microsoft Dynamics CRM. SoftASA Business Software. masventa Business GmbH Von-Blanckart-Str. 9 52477 Alsdorf

Software Solutions. Microsoft Dynamics CRM. SoftASA Business Software. masventa Business GmbH Von-Blanckart-Str. 9 52477 Alsdorf Software Solutions SoftASA Business Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM masventa Business GmbH Von-Blanckart-Str. 9 52477 Alsdorf Tel. 02404 91391-0 Fax 02404 91391 31 rainer.wendt@masventa.de www.masventa.eu/en

More information

VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD FOR ENTERPRISES

VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD FOR ENTERPRISES VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD FOR ENTERPRISES DEFINITION Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is an on demand configurable pool of shared computing resources allocated within a public cloud environment, providing a certain

More information

Welcome To The Real-Time Financial Services Cloud

Welcome To The Real-Time Financial Services Cloud Welcome To The Real-Time Financial Services Cloud Stephen Morse Senior Director, Asia Pacific salesforce.com Le Phuc Nguyen Tuan IT Manager Prudential Vietnam Peter Disney Chief Operating Officer Essential

More information

The Next Generation Data Centers: SPECS and The 3 rd Platform.

The Next Generation Data Centers: SPECS and The 3 rd Platform. The Next Generation Data Centers: SPECS and The 3 rd Platform. Dr. Silvio La Porta Senior Research Scientist EMC Research Europe Dr. Said Tabet Senior Technology Strategist Corporate CTO Office, EMC 1

More information

cloud functionality: advantages and Disadvantages

cloud functionality: advantages and Disadvantages Whitepaper RED HAT JOINS THE OPENSTACK COMMUNITY IN DEVELOPING AN OPEN SOURCE, PRIVATE CLOUD PLATFORM Introduction: CLOUD COMPUTING AND The Private Cloud cloud functionality: advantages and Disadvantages

More information

Asigra Cloud Backup V13.0 Gives You Greater Flexibility and Expands Your Total Addressable Market

Asigra Cloud Backup V13.0 Gives You Greater Flexibility and Expands Your Total Addressable Market Datasheet Asigra Cloud Backup V13.0 Gives You Greater Flexibility and Expands Your Total Addressable Market As a provider of cloud-based data protection services, you want to offer customers a spectrum

More information

Optimizing Service Levels in Public Cloud Deployments

Optimizing Service Levels in Public Cloud Deployments WHITE PAPER OCTOBER 2014 Optimizing Service Levels in Public Cloud Deployments Keys to Effective Service Management 2 WHITE PAPER: OPTIMIZING SERVICE LEVELS IN PUBLIC CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS ca.com Table of

More information

The PBX Is Dead. Long Live the Integrated Communications System (ICS)

The PBX Is Dead. Long Live the Integrated Communications System (ICS) The PBX Is Dead. Long Live the Integrated Communications System (ICS) Computing Environment Today The computing industry is currently facing many changing trends. Predicting the future of computers over

More information

Service providers and the IT Channel - the future of Distribution in the Cloud

Service providers and the IT Channel - the future of Distribution in the Cloud Service providers and the IT Channel - the future of Distribution in the Cloud Peter Wüst Director Strategic Pathways, NetApp Steve Pearce Vice President Business Innovation, Arrow ECS Exploring the channel

More information

White Paper on CLOUD COMPUTING

White Paper on CLOUD COMPUTING White Paper on CLOUD COMPUTING INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Features of Cloud Computing 3. Benefits of Cloud computing 4. Service models of Cloud Computing 5. Deployment models of Cloud Computing 6. Examples

More information

AURO Enterprise Cloud

AURO Enterprise Cloud AURO Enterprise Cloud The only enterprise cloud in Canada Build on OpenStack What is AURO? AURO Enterprise Cloud (AURO) is the Canadian leader in cloud computing and was developed out of a need for a highly

More information

CLOUD COMPUTING: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

CLOUD COMPUTING: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW CLOUD COMPUTING: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW There is hardly a topic creating more of a buzz in software industry, than the Cloud. Cloud computing is a dramatic shift in the way we think about providing computing

More information

Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/3050461/

Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/3050461/ Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/3050461/ Global Cloud Computing Market Service (Software, Infrastructure, Platform)- Strategy, Overview, Size, Share, Global Trends,

More information

20 th Year of Publication. A monthly publication from South Indian Bank. www.sib.co.in

20 th Year of Publication. A monthly publication from South Indian Bank. www.sib.co.in To kindle interest in economic affairs... To empower the student community... Open YAccess www.sib.co.in ho2099@sib.co.in A monthly publication from South Indian Bank 20 th Year of Publication Experience

More information

Cloud Computing Paradigm Shift. Jan Šedivý

Cloud Computing Paradigm Shift. Jan Šedivý Cloud Computing Paradigm Shift Jan Šedivý Business expectations Improving business processes Reducing enterprise costs Increasing the use of information/analytics Improving enterprise workforce effectiveness

More information

Cloud for Your Business

Cloud for Your Business Whitepaper Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform A Cost-Effective Private Cloud for Your Business Introduction The cloud is more than a marketing concept. Cloud computing is an intentional, integrated

More information

Security in Changing IT Ecosystem: Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Security in Changing IT Ecosystem: Virtualization and Cloud Computing Security in Changing IT Ecosystem: Virtualization and Cloud Computing Dr. Dhiren Patel Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India dhiren@iitgn.ac.in Cloud Computing World is further shrinking!!!

More information