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
  • Force.com Cloud Platform
    • Real-time mobile Deployment
    • Integrated Content library
    • Real-Time Analysis
    • Granular Security and Sharing
  • Force.com Applications
    • CRM

Criteria of IT Project evaluation

  1. Time to Value
    • Cloud Computing is faster in two ways
      • Initial Project  Rollout time (80% faster)
        • Design
        • Development
        • Testing
        • Training
        • Deployment
      • Application Agility increases in 72%
        • Change Requests
        • Upgrades
        • Additional users
        • New functionality
  2. Capital Expenses
    • On-Premise Development requires Significant Upfront costs
      • Hardware
      • Facilities
      • Storage
      • License Fees
      • Stack Integration
    • Cloud doesn’t require upfront costs
  3. Operational Costs
  4. Technical Resources
    • Two ways to save your developers time
      • Leverage the business to expand teams
        • Business users can create applications
        • Rapid prototyping
        • Better centralized governance
      • Make existing technical resources more productive
        • Provide more investigation and enhancements

Force.Com is Cloud Computing for the Enterprise

  • 1.600+ Developers Sites
  • Force.Com sites will be made available later this month
  • Customers
    • City Bank
    • Electronic Arts
      • 14 applications in Force.com
    • Starbucks
      • Starbucks Pledge 5

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