Required Slide. SESSION CODE: COS209. Building Momentum with Windows Azure. Prashant Ketkar Sr. Director Microsoft Corporation. Agenda. Market Dynamics Facing Enterprises and How Cloud Can Help. Customer Examples. How We Have Started Thinking About Cloud Internally.
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Market Dynamics Facing Enterprises and How Cloud Can Help
How We Have Started Thinking About Cloud Internally
Cloud Assessment – Considerations for Moving to the Cloud
Say “Yes” to the business
Speed of deployment
High capex costs
Loss of customer data/privacy
Changing customer preferences
Exponential increase in innovation, data, & compute
Declining natural resources, increasing cost of inputs
Hours or Days
Speed to Market
Own or Operate
Cloud, Windows Azure
3 yr depreciated assets
Opex, turn off at will
~100% with dynamic scaling
Build new DC or colo
WW footprint (6 DCs plus CDN)
Windows Azure Fundamentals
BING SEARCHES – JAPAN VS. UK
By using the cloud to scale up/down you can:
Source: Microsoft, Alexa
Content Processor (Queue)
Content Ingestion Services
Content Processor(Worker Role)
Number of Deployed Servers
Discrete LT properties
While many applications can benefit from moving to the cloud, we found some may not
We found that most applications can be categorized into several areas
Applications in which a subset of the functionality such as web tier makes sense to move
One of the biggest benefits of the cloud is the ability to try new business models that would previously have been subject to capex constraints
We have developed a Cloud Assessment so other enterprises can apply astructured thought process when moving to the cloud
Apply Business Considerations
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