Cloud is all the buzz...what is it really?!?!

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Published on March 4, 2014

Author: MichaelMaharas1

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I'm sure that you've had the word "cloud" lobbed towards you many times in the past couple years. However not all cloud is created equal. So rather than only share all the ways AT&T's cloud is among the best. I am going to share a deck which will shed some much needed light on what cloud is and why it's going to be vital to your business

Cloud Computing: Explained… © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Technology Trends Reshaping Business Powerful Mobile Computing Devices Fast, Widespread Wireless/Wireline IP Networks Cloud Computing Companies are reengineering the way they do business. 2 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

What is “Cloud Computing”? “…a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.” - National Institutes of Standards and Technology 3 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T Cloud-based, On-demand Solutions Meet Customer Needs Improve My Productivity • Real time collaboration across employees, partners, customers • Requirements for applications to work across devices Demand to mobilize and virtualize assets, applications and activities Reduce My Cost • Low storage and server utilization in non-peak periods • Desire to pivot from Capex to Opex Remove the Complexity • Simplification due to limited IT staff down market • End-to-end ownership vs. multi-vendor service integrations 4 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. • Off-premise • Web-enabled • On-demand • Device Agnostic • Easy to Use • Tiered Support

AT&T is Helping to Set Industry Standards for Cloud AT&T, as a member of The Green Grid, is helping the industry drive more efficient data centers. We helped found the CSA and are promoting standards for enterprise-grade security in cloud services. Our services are audited against ISO standards. We are determined to quantify cloud efficiencies and are working with CDP to do so. 5 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T is Focused on Delivering Highly Secure, Reliable Cloud Building on a history in multi-tenancy and infrastructure services Layered Security Protects the Cloud • Global experience securing 38 data centers globally, with audited network, logical and physical controls • Broad experience managing and securing multi-tenant environments • Extensive experience providing separation in virtual, shared infrastructures • Corporate wide focus on layered security, including investment in AT&T Labs to combat cyber threats Logical Physical Network 6 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

The AT&T Network is Foundational to our Cloud Solutions Security, Reliability, Intelligent Routing • Largest, Most Advanced IP/MPLS Network – 182 Countries • Network Intelligent Routing and Control • Industry-Leading Security • End to End Management and Reliability • Unmatched Interoperability - Standards Community Leadership • Open to Innovations – 100+ Exposed APIs 7 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. These Core Strategic Services Provide The Foundation For Emerging Solutions

Our Cloud is a Part of a Broader Vision that Includes our Network and Mobile Assets AT&T Network 8 Cloud © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Platforms User Experience

Cloud Deployment Models Transfer Responsibility Customer Management Responsibility Software as a Service Application Database Operating System Servers Storage Platform as a Service Application Database Operating System Servers Storage Infrastructure as a Service Application Database Operating System Servers Storage 9 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Service Provider Management Responsibility

Cloud Deployments: Infrastructure as a Service Enterprise A AT&T Synaptic Storage and AT&T Synaptic Compute • Benefits –Reduced capital costs –Increased flexibility –Meet dynamic demand for applications • AT&T Difference –Combine network + IT resources for greater control –Network based security 10 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Users Internal IT VPN Compute Storage VPN Enterprise B What is Infrastructure as a Service? • Storage and Computing resources delivered via the network. • Provision easily and immediately via a portal. • Turn on and turn off resources as-needed. • Pay for only what you use.

Multiple Deployment Models for IaaS Extensibility and flexibility Enterprise Private Cloud Virtual Private Cloud Public Cloud • Single Customer Focus • Hybrid Model • Internet Based • Dedicated Infrastructure Expense/ Unused Capacity • Trusted Logical Separation • Massive Multi-Tenancy Economics • On-Premises or Hosted • Highly Complex Virtual Routing • Enhanced VPN Routing • Private or VPN Connectivity • Security and Reliability Issues • Ethernet and MIS Capabilities with VPN Managing Solutions With Appropriate Levels Of Sophistication To Match Your Needs 11 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Cloud Deployments: Platform as a Service Developers AT&T Platform as a Service • Benefits – Quickly launch applications – Automate business processes – Meet needs of users • AT&T Difference – Broad portfolio of complementary services like mobility and networking. – Stability, scalability, performance and global reach 12 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. What is Platform as a Service? • Complete, ready-made technology stack. • Standardized infrastructure on which you can deploy applications. • Scale up as you draw more users. • Pay per user, per month.

Software as a Service AT&T Workforce Delivered & Siebel® Case Management Enterprise A AT&T Today • Software on shared infrastructure • Subscription licenses offered on a “term” basis for certain applications Enterprise B • Initial upfront payment for hardware • Per user, per month fee thereafter for certain applications AT&T Tomorrow • One application instance deployed in AT&T IDC • Multiple organizations access and use the application. Benefits • Lower total cost of ownership for applications • Easy access for distributed workforces • Reduce time to deployment 13 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Enterprise C Software as a Service? • Full software functionality • One software instance delivered to multiple customers over the Internet • At term end, customer has no access to application. • Pay per user, per month.

Our Vision for Our Cloud is Robust • Deliver on the promise of mobile cloud • Extend cloud capabilities into Software as a Service • Build cloud-based tools for business collaboration. • Create an open ecosystem for customers to choose the cloud services that meet their needs. Reliable, Secure, Predictable, On Net 14 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Our Cloud Is Part Of Our Strategy To flexibly deliver integrated content, applications and services… Network Sourcing Mobile Productivity …to any device, anywhere, anytime. 15 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. As a Service

Delivering Customer-centric Solutions Network Sourcing Mobile Productivity As-a-Service Manage Complexity, Reduce Cost Mobilize Business Processes Integrate, Move To Shared Infrastructure • Architect, operate client networks • Business process assessment • Multi-vendor integration • Solution architecture, development, and creation • Transform with emerging technologies • Act as Infrastructure CIO • Integrated solutions (network, device, software) • Infrastructure on demand • Innovation platforms • Finished services – IT, communication and collaboration services • On-demand experience • Innovation platforms Our Foundation 16 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Wireless and Wireline Network Scale, Speed, Security and Intelligence

Next Steps How can AT&T help you launch your enterprise into the cloud? Identify cloud adoption strategies and tactics. Determine the need for cloud networking or internetworking. Establish application requirements for movement to the cloud. Assess your current state. 17 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

18 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T helps local school districts with archiving records Business Challenge • The state board of education requires school districts to retain student transcripts, health and immunization records for 60 years after students attendance • School districts are also required to retain budget, financial, and other selected records for 10 years • Capital budgets to fund additional equipment for the purchase of SAN, NAS, or Tape Storage are constrained • Retrieval of records stored on tape is expensive and does not allow the School District to respond to parent or other requestors in a timely manner Enabled Solution • AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service SM Value Delivered • • • • • • • Data Archival and data storage in geo-diverse locations Reduced total cost of ownership versus in house solutions Lower latency data access than tape options Ability to scale storage up or down on demand to accommodate data aging, retention, and deletion rules Pay only for the amount of storage used, always right sized, minimizing cost of ownership Integration with current archiving and back up tools to minimize costs Security, audit, and retention policies to meet compliance requirements © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T helps School districts prepare disaster recovery planning Business Challenge • School districts must have a recovery plan in place in the event of a severe storm, fire, or another emergency that could cause the districts’ computers to be inaccessible, or records to be destroyed • Capital expense associated with building a duplicate data center in a local bunker or in another region of the country was not financially feasible • Paying for Disaster Recovery services and then competing for the use of resources in the event of an emergency does not seem operationally or financially prudent Enabled Solution • AT&T Synaptic Compute as a ServiceSM • AT&T Synaptic Storage as a ServiceSM Value Delivered • Off site location allows for geographic diversity • Inexpensively stores critical data while still making it available in a matter of minutes to internet enabled recovery sites and end users with appropriate security authorizations • Easy and inexpensive to conduct regular tests of the disaster plan • Meet other temporary needs during non-disaster times for special projects, test and development work, financial closeout periods, payroll processing or other computing capacity needs • Avoid capital Investment while minimizing risks from disasters, weather, and emergencies © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T helps schools eliminate underutilized data equipment Business Challenge • The District was faced with rising costs and capital investment to maintain enough computing capacity for peak processing times • Applications like payroll, monthly/quarterly financial close outs, registration, testing, grading and others only required computing capacity during certain parts of the day, week, month, or school year • Excess operating costs during non-peak hours in the form of real estate, maintenance, security and other fees to maintain equipment that is underutilized Enabled Solution • AT&T Synaptic Compute as a ServiceSM Value Delivered • Eliminates the need for over building and the associated costs • Offers scalability to meet fluctuating demands • Minimizes cost of ownership • Minimizes capital investment in IT equipment • Retain control of capacity, operating system and software © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T helps large municipality with data archiving Business Challenge • Like most municipalities, this city is required to oversee mountains of data, everything from municipal records to data storage • In house data solutions can be costly to agencies that may require additional hardware or physical real estate space necessary to maintain archived records • IT resources needed to monitor and maintain equipment taking time away from more strategic projects and initiatives Enabled Solution • AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service SM Value Delivered • Provides a seamless way to retain and archive data housed in one of AT&T’s highly reliable data centers that can be accessed at any time • Improves total cost of ownership by not having to pay unnecessary capital costs for additional hardware, upgrades, real estate expansion and IT resources. • Flexible and scalable solution allowing agencies to scale up or down, depending on data size • A pay-as-you-go service providing data storage “in the cloud” that allows agencies to have complete control over how and when they use it and pay only for the amount of storage needed © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T helps world’s leading provider of integrated logistics with the flexibility to meet business demands Business Challenge • Rolling out a new global print application for end of month bookings and needed to scope dedicated hardware into their existing infrastructure • They had capital expenditure, along with staff and supporting cost concerns and needed to be able to leverage flexible scalability for the print and other similar applications Enabled Solution • AT&T Synaptic Compute as a Service℠ Business Value Delivered • Flexibility & scalability to support their new global print application along with other similar applications in the same environment. • Capability to scale up or down instantly over a web interface and turn off resources when not in use – giving them the flexibility to utilize the global print application for 10 days out of the month as they need • Cost effective solutions with rapid provisioning • Controlled costs and reduced capital expenditures by buying only those computing resources that were needed • Reduced capital investments by procuring computing capacity as a service rather than buying equipment 23 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T Helps Insurance Providers with Testing and Development Business Challenge • Customer is a leading provider of customized, innovative, reinsurance and insurance solutions. • Needed a place without investing more hardware for testing and developing their applications Enabled Solution • Synaptic Compute as a Service℠ Business Value Delivered • Confidence in a trusted provider • Leveraged existing applications for both production & for testing and development • Reduction of capital expense investments for customer’s seasonal needs, (analytical reports/research) by procuring computing capacity as a service rather than buying equipment • Leveraged existing relationship to provide better overall value • Additional security by leveraging their existing AVPN network • Cost effective with rapid provisioning 24 © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T alleviates a Leading Expense and Travel Management Provider’s Storage Concerns Business Challenge • A leading expense and travel management provider for Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, required increased space and power to support their continuously growing SAN environment Enabled Solution • AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service SM Business Value Delivered • Strategic relationship that will enable their business to grow and remain a leader in their industry. • Leverage multiple services to meet their needs • A true enterprise grade pay-per-use environment that allows for storage of fax images, internal documents, and flat files • Low-cost alternative to in-house data storage with the ability to expand as their business and storage needs grow. • Maintain control of storage management without the worry of expanding hardware and data center space © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

AT&T helps a global automation and information solution company streamline Test and Development processes Business Challenge • Increasing demands to streamline test and development processes • Lengthy procurement processes for resources • Limited IT resources Enabled Solution • Synaptic Compute as a Service SM Business Value Delivered • Streamlined technology processes for “right sizing” customer’s test server infrastructure to one that could be easily and quickly scaled up/down as needed • Reduced IT capital expenditures for additional server infrastructure • Eliminated a lengthy procurement process for new resources • Improved IT productivity and lead time to end user customers • Increased revenues by improving time to market for new applications © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Helps Doctors, Hospitals Store Millions of X-Rays, MRIs, and Other Digital Images & Quickly Access Them from Virtually Anywhere Business Challenge • Large statewide health care system operating four hospitals • Conducts 25-30K medical imaging studies per month • Over 2M imaging studies are archived and not readily available for clinical use • Needed alternatives to proprietary PACS vendor system and tape back ups Enabled Solution • AT&T Medical Imaging and Information Management Solution Business Value Delivered • • • • • • • • 27 Cloud-based storage of medical images in standard neutral format Stored in two AT&T Internet Data Centers for business continuity Image storage, access and sharing independent of vendor system or location Consolidated expandable storage and backup Gain efficiencies with image access for physicians in various centers Pay only for the amount of storage used , always right sized, minimizing cost of ownership Solution integrates with current PACS and archiving systems Enforced security, encryption, audit, and retention policies to meet compliance requirements © 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other AT&T marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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