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
Cloud vs On-Premise Hidden Costs Comparison
Cloud vs On-Premise IT 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.
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