Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – OpenID – Identity in the Cloud?

Nat Sakimura – Founder of OpenID Japan – Senior Researcher http://www.sakimura.org/en Cloud makes solutions Faster Cheaper Safer Well, System is but what about account Management? We need some kind of Federated Identity Two Types of Federation Closed Federation Out of  bound trust exchange Open Federation Dynamic OpenID Assertion Format: Tag=Value Protocol for request/response of the Assertion Discovery of IdP through XDRS Dynamic association through DH Supported by AOL, Yahoo!, France Telecom, Goolge, Facebook Soon to come? Microsoft , NTT Is this enough? No. In cloud computing we also need the following Roles and Authorization We need to extract attributed from … Continue reading Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – OpenID – Identity in the Cloud?

Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – Migration to the cloud, Strategies and tools – Taking immediately benefit from the cloud

John Thorburn from Citrix Iberia – System Engineer / Technical Director Ingredients of the Cloud Abstraction of Infrastructure Service Oriented Elasticity / Dynamism Utility Model of resource consumption Citrix C3 Focus on IaaS – Infrastructure-as-a-Service Components of IaaS Security NetScaler VPX Repeaters Access Gateway Virtualization XenServer 5.5 Abstraction Essentials for XenServer Foundations NetScaler MPX Branch Repeater Access Gateway Xen Server 5.5 +- 6.000 customers based on the Xen.org 100% compatible with Microsoft’s Hyper-V 100% free in the base version 100% free virtual infrastructure Essentials XenServer Newly released Distributed Virtual Switch for Xen Server What works today? C3 Labs in Amazon … Continue reading Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – Migration to the cloud, Strategies and tools – Taking immediately benefit from the cloud

Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – Why The Cloud is Perfect for SMB Companies: No Upfront Costs and No Risk

Robin Daniels – SalesForce.com Cloud Delivers lower TCO The Cloud Offers Fast Return on Investment End Customer View: Just Plug in and Success This is what we should try to achieve when making Cloud Solutions Behind the Scenes ISO 27001 Real-Time Security Application Security ISO 27001 SSL Encryption Identity Confirmation SAS 70 type II, SysTrust certified Network Security Fault tolerant, multi-tenant firewall Intrusion Detection   Proven Reliability > 99,9%             “SalesForce.com’s constant availability and reliable uptiime have been critically important to us” Double-Click Proven Real-Time Scalability Fast Deployment and Real-Time Scalability Proven by large companies like Symantec => 25.800 Subscribers … Continue reading Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – Why The Cloud is Perfect for SMB Companies: No Upfront Costs and No Risk

Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – User data protection and confidentiality – Legal perspective

Carla Pinheiro from Clarke, Modet & Co. Clarke, Modet & Co is a Consultancy company in Intellectual Property management. What’s the public main concern? According to a report of the Pew Internet and American life Project: What happens if the company is sold? What about data switching from one company to another? Is Cloud Computing a Trap? For Richard Stallman from Free Software Development, Cloud Computing is evil and will make proprietary technologies to grab more customers and entrap them. Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder Technology Stallman- Cloud computing is ‘stupidity’ Business Tech – CNET News Stallman … Continue reading Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – User data protection and confidentiality – Legal perspective

Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – How Cloud Computing Lets Businesses Focus on What Matters

Robin Daniels – SalesForce The Cloud Computing Model Multi-Tenant: No capital Expenditure One application shared by several customers, and that makes cost lower Pay as you go: Low Operating Expenditure Elastic: Scales with You This days it’s even more necessary because businesses are seasonal and so what we need is that the applications are the same way in Costs and also Scalability The Real-Time Cloud Force.com Cloud Infrastructure ISO 270001 Certified Security > 99,9 % Proven reliability Proven Real-Time Scalability < 300ms Real-time Query Optimizer Trust – Real-Time Transparent System Status Real-time Upgrades > 100M API calls/day Real-Time Sandbox Enhancements … Continue reading Cloud Computing Conference 2009 – How Cloud Computing Lets Businesses Focus on What Matters