Computing in the Cloud

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Computing in the Cloud

14 October 2011

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Cloud Computing in the News

SaaS (Software as a Service)

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Cloud Computing Market

UK is a leading adopter of cloud computing with
Government introducing early systems

Total spending in 2011

will be £33 Billion

Increasing to £43 Billion

by 2016

Consumers & small

businesses will spend the

most on cloud services.



Source: ITCandor


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Benefits of the Cloud

Connect via any PC, anywhere

24/7 365 access

Cost savings

Scalable

Efficient

No expense to update

licences &

infrastructure.


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Benefits

of the Cloud

Secure

Enterprise level IT

for SME’s

Disaster recovery

99.9% reliable

Energy efficient.


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Perceived Negatives



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Data security

Physical security.



Servers are the heart of your
Business

One day your server WILL fail, it’s just a
matter of when

The average business suffers 235 hours a
year of downtime

90% of businesses that suffer severe data
loss are forced to close within 2 years.

Source: London Chamber of Commerce

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Hosted Desktop

Stress free IT

Access your data, software & files from any PC,
anywhere

Always backed up &

up to date

Never run out of server

space or suffer downtime

Pay as you go

Scale up or scale down

as required

No more costly unplanned IT expenditures.

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Case Study 1


Small Start up

Provision of email, accounting,

MS
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Office and business

management applications

No capital investment

No running or management hassles, allowing time
to be focused on the new business

Access from anywhere

Scalable


started with 2 users, steadily growing

No in
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house IT management.

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Case Study 2


established,
medium size

Approximately 35 users

20 office based

15 field sales and service

Updated infrastructure

Reduced in
-
house IT management

Flexible increase or decrease in user numbers.

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Case Study 3


established
larger SME

Approximately 90 office users over 5 sites

Plus approximately 200 field users

Updated infrastructure

No in
-
house IT management

Peace of mind

Physical security

Retired ageing hardware

No need to manage or monitor data backups

Add new acquisitions with ease.

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Key Computers

Local IT Experts

Hosted Desktop

IT Support

Software Development


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‘Your hosted desktop service has revolutionised the way we work, all our data

is in one place and secure, no headaches managing a server on site and no

chance of losing the data in the event of a break in or fire. Plus our team can

log in literally anywhere in the world, one of our staff lives in Cyprus.

Thanks again for the excellent service.’

Project Manager, Medical Pipeline Services.


Manage your IT the Smart
Way with Key

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