Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

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STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

Cloud Computing

for Small Businesses

Christopher Urban

SUNYIT

Department of

Computer and Information Sciences


STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

Agenda


A little history


PCs, cell phones, e
-
commerce, cloud computing


Cloud computing


Driving forces


5 myths


Some definitions and concepts


Providers of cloud services

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

A Little History


John Atanasoff (born in Hamilton, NY) invented

the first digital computer (late ’30s)


Thomas Watson, President, IBM, 1943:


I think there is a world market for maybe

five computers.



In the mid
-
1950s, businesses began to see
computing technology as a means to increase
efficiency

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A Little History


In the 1970s business began to see computing
technology as a means to increase
effectiveness


Personal computer sales began in 1970s


Just over 1M sold by 1981


IBM: Releases the PC in August, 1981


Over 5M personal computers sold 1981
-
84


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A Little History


By 1990 over 20M personal computers sold


Windows 3.0 released in 1990


WWW publicly available in August 1991


Mosaic introduced in in 1993


By 2000 over 140M personal computers sold


By 2008 over 1B personal computers sold


By 2014 over 2B personal computers sold

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A Little History


Today there are over 6B cell phone subscribers


75% of the world

s population has access to a

cell phone


Metcalfe’s Law: the value of a tele
-
communications
network is proportional to the square of the
connected users of the system.


Tom Freidman: the world
is

flat

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E
-
Commerce


1994



Yahoo



Amazon



1995



E
-
Bay



Google

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E
-
Commerce


1997



Virtually every major company,
organization, government, and media
outlet had a Web presence

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Cloud Computing


1997


Ramnath Chellapa: “
computing paradigm
where the boundaries of computing will be
determined by economic rationale rather than
technical limits alone.






1999


Salesforce.com

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Cloud Computing


2002


Amazon develops a business model to allow
other organizations to make use of
Amazon's

necessary excess capacity



2002 to today


Explosive growth in Cloud Computing


Services provided to anyone, anytime,
anywhere

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Driving Forces of Cloud Computing


Pervasive and mobile computing


Squanderably abundant bandwidth


Proliferation of Internet services


Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc…

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Cloud Computing Myths & Truths


5 Cloud Computing Myths and Truths for

Small Businesses

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The Cloud: A Layered Approach





Ready
-
to
-
Use and/or Tailorable Applications


Development / Testing / Quality Assurance


Operating Systems / Virtualization


Servers / Storage / Cabling / Power / Cooling

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

The Cloud: A Layered Approach

Infrastructure as a Service (
IaaS
) :


Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Google Compute Engine



Ready
-
to
-
Use
and/or
Tailorable

Applications


Development / Testing / Quality Assurance


Operating Systems / Virtualization


Servers / Storage / Networking / Power / Cooling

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

The Cloud: A Layered Approach

Platform as a Service (
PaaS
)


Windows Azure, Google App Engine



Ready
-
to
-
Use
and/or
Tailorable

Applications


Development / Testing / Quality Assurance


Operating Systems / Virtualization


Servers / Storage / Networking / Power / Cooling

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

The Cloud: A Layered Approach

Software
as a Service
(
SaaS
)


Dropbox
,
Salesforce
,
Quickbooks
,
OfficeTime



Ready
-
to
-
Use
and/or
Tailorable

Applications


Development / Testing / Quality Assurance


Operating Systems / Virtualization


Servers / Storage / Networking / Power / Cooling

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INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

A Natural Starting Point For Small Businesses


Software as a Service (SaaS)


Why build something that you can buy if


The cost is at or below the price of building it


The quality meets your expectations


The delivery time is certain to be well ahead of
your build delivery time


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The Cloud: Enabling Software

This software allows:


On
-
demand access and service


Self
-
provisioning


Metering


Elasticity


Multi
-
Tenancy

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The Cloud: Public, Private, Hybrid


Public: outside an organization’s firewall


Private: inside an organization’s firewall


Hybrid: part public and part private

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Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


Office Time


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2405820,00.asp



Sage One


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2405001,00.asp



Adobe
FormsCentral


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2405001,00.asp

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INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


DocuSign Pro


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2393565,00.asp



Office 365


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2383731,00.asp



Adobe Connect


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2387818,00.asp


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AT UTICA/ROME

Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


Gliffy


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2403220,00.asp



Mindomo


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2381226,00.asp



Salesforce


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364726,00.asp


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Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


Quickbase


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2338771,00.asp



Box


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2410914,00.asp



Freshbooks


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2411886,00.asp


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AT UTICA/ROME

Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


Intuit Online Payroll Plus


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2406340,00.asp



Abukai Expenses


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2395848,00.asp



Microsoft Skydrive


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2409569,00.asp


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INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


Google Drive


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2403546,00.asp



Rebit Pro


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2411940,00.asp



PureCloud


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2412584,00.asp



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INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AT UTICA/ROME

Providers of Cloud Services

for Small Businesses


Lynda


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385781,00.asp

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Who Should Be Driving the Cloud Train?


The IT folks?


The CEO?


Both because cloud computing is not just about
technology, it is also about business models

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Cloud Computing is Not a Panacea


As with any major move, you need to do your "due
diligence"



Basic Checklist for Cloud Computing Customers


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Questions?


Ask anything…