What Is The Cloud?. Be Smart, Use PwrSmart. Where Did The Cloud Come From?. We get the term “Cloud” from the early days of the internet where we drew a fluffy cloud to define a network of remote computers. 1 st Cloud was TCP/IP, Networking Abstraction 2 nd Cloud was WWW , Data Abstraction
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Our Cloud has evolved!
The cloud Today - Abstracts infrastructure complexities of servers. Heterogeneous platforms, Applications, and Data.
(e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort, or service provider interaction.
- Location independence
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
On Demand Self-Service
Broad Network Access
Low Cost Software
Which IaaS Does NBT Use?
GoGrid. It’s not a server sat under a developer’s desk in Minneapolis.
Better Management Tools than EC2, Salesforce, and Rackspace.
24/7 Phone Support
100% Uptime SLA
Dedicated Support Teams
f5 Hardware Load Balancing
Multiple Datacenter Provisioning