Cloud-Computing as a catalyst for eGovernment in the Pacific Region

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PTC‘12 Conference Research Workshop, 15th January 2012: Cloud Computing as a Business Opportunity for the Pacific Region

Cloud-Computing as a catalyst for eGovernment
in the Pacific Region
PTC‘12 Conference
Research Workshop, 15
th
January 2012:
Cloud Computing as a Business Opportunity for the Pacific Region
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Dr. Martin Fornefeld
CEO of MICUS Management Consulting
Managing director of Konext GmbH
Chairman of the Broadband Investment Index Network
Cloud-Computing enableslocation-independent useofinternet
services
￿SaaS= Software-as-a-Service
￿PaaS= Platform-as-a-Service
￿IaaS= Infrastructure-as-a-Service
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￿Cloud-Computing isa keyinnovationforthemobile data world
Different architecturesmeetdifferent needsofCloud-Users
￿Private Cloud = Internal „company“-cloudsorexternal„trustedclouds“
withindividual companycontract
￿Public Cloud = Cloud-system withopen accessforspecificusers
￿Hybrid Cloud = Cloud-system withopen andprivate sector
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￿Cloud-Computing providesadaptedIT-solutions forall sectors
Ordinaryserverinfrastructureshold large overcapacities
￿Unusedserverscostmoneyandenergy
￿Peak-usecanleadtoserverbreak-down
￿Capacityutilizationof
servers
in
companies
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servers
in
companies
oftenbelow20%
Cloud infrastructuresarescalableandthusefficient
￿Cloud serversreduceovercapacityandsave money
￿Peak-usecanbetackledbyupscalingofthesystem
￿Fixed costcanbetransformedintovariable cost
￿Capacityutilizationof
serversoflarge cloud-
providers
reach
80%
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providers
reach
80%
￿Server capacitycanbe
reducedby60% !
Cloud-Computing isa milestoneon thepathtoGreen IT
Exchange ofdatabetweenGovernment, Business & Consumer is
inefficientandexpensive today
￿Every participanthastomaintaindata infrastructure
￿Offices spendbillionson serversandstorages
￿Data trafficisvulnerable tosecurityissues
data
data
Citizen
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Public
Authority
data
data
data
data
data
￿Inconvenientorganisationforcitizensandcompanies
￿Inefficientorganisationforpublicauthorities
￿Generation oflarge data volumes
Company
right
Cloud-Infrastructure avoidsdata trafficandthushelps to save time
andmoney
￿All participants„feed“ thecloud
￿But data setsarenot transportedback
￿Data stayin oneplaceonly
￿Access isonlypermittedforprocessorienteddata
Cloud foreGovernment
Access Management
data
Citizen
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right
right
data
data
data
Access Management
Public
Authority
￿All participantsonlyhavetomanage theiraccount, nohardware
￿Public authoritiescansave billionsforlessserversandIT
￿Improvedsystemsecuritysincevulnerable data trafficisavoided
Company
10152025303540
Other
Fibre/LAN
Cable
DSL
OECDaverage
High broadbandpenetrationisa preconditionforthesuccessof
cloud-computingin eGovernment
Penetration
in %
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Source: OECD
OECD Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, by technology, 2011
Pacific Region needstoboostbroadbanddevelopment
0
5
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Source: International
Telecommunications Union
(ITU)
Penetration
in %
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0
Fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2010 in APEC-Economies
￿Broadband isa futurebaseforinternational competitiveness,
not onlyin eGovernment
￿ManyAPEC-countries lack behindandneedtospendfurthereffort
Cloud-Computing andBroadband togetherarekeyfactorsforthe
Pacific Telecommunications Sector
Cloud-
Computing
Broadband
enables
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￿Win-winsituationforpublicandprivate sector
RecommendationsforthePacific Telecommunications Sector
1.Developcloud-basedeGovernment solutions!
Usingcloud-computingasa meansofeGovernment canincreasetheefficiencyofthe
publicsector. Pacific Region cangaincost-leadershipin governmentservices.
2.Increasebroadbandpenetration, basedon fibrenetworks!
The developmentofPacific businessesshouldnot beimpededbyinsufficientbroadband
infrastructure. Rather, thebroadbandinfrastractureofthePacific Region shouldfoster
innovation.