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Cloud Knowledge Bites

 

Snippets to get you up to speed with Cloud Computing

 

Cloud Computing - Definitions

 

The three most common definitions of  Cloud Computing.

Cloud Service Paradigms

 

The fundamental arguments for adopting Cloud over traditional IT.

Basic Cloud Layer Stack

 

Showing the corresponding areas of influence and responsibility between Providern and Customer for each Cloud Offering (Iaas/PaaS/SaaS).

Cloud Layer Functions

 

A slightly more detailed look at the same comparison between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

IT Function Layers

 

Describing the content and purpose of each functional layer within an IT system.

Cloud vs On-Premise SaaS Cost Comparison

 

 

Generic example

 

 

Cloud vs On-Premise Hidden Costs Comparison

 

 

Generic example

 

 

Cloud vs On-Premise IT Cost Comparison

 

 

Typical example

 

 

Cloud vs On-Premise SaaS Cost Comparison

 

Generic example showing the 5-year CAPEX spike involved with upgrading in-house solutions.

 

 

Cloud vs On-Premise Azure Cost Comparison

 

A Generic example for a sample SaaS business application running under Public Azure.

 

 

CAGR Values for Cloud

 

Compound Annual Growth Rates for the various elements withing Cloud.

 

Provides an indicator for the growth in value of the investment.