Introduction To Cloud Computing

Thursday 30th September 2010 at 9:00am - 9:00am


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Cloud Computing, Software as a Service (SaaS), On Demand are all buzz words in the IT industry, but what does it all mean? Should you be looking at this for the future of your business? Can you drive added value and agility from this new paradigm?

Join us for an interactive day providing you with an introduction to what all of this actually means to you and what products and services are available to leverage your investment in SAP.

 Jon Collins from Freeform Dynamis will be presenting Cloud Computing – An Analytical Perspective     
Jon Collins, Managing Director of independent analyst and research organisation Freeform Dynamics will discuss what he believes Cloud Computing is and what  it means to you and your organisation going forward.

Allan Coulter from IBM will be delivering An IBM Perspective on Cloud Computing – Faster, Cheaper , Smarter 

Roland van Breukelen from SAP will be delivering On Premise, On Demand, On Device. A look at the On Demand portfolio. SAP is delivering a portfolio of  on-demand business solutions along with transactional, collaborative and analytical services that partners and customers can use to extend, build, integrate and manage them. SAP on-demand solutions are designed to be cost-effective to purchase and deploy, and deliver fast time to value.

 Anne Breadmore from SAP will present SAP Business ByDesign. Business ByDesign is the best of SAP delivered On-Demand. Explore SAP’s Business ByDesign solution for SME’s to see how it can help you unify your business, streamline operations, control costs, and ultimately increase profits.

Carl Streatfiled will present SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand (incl Streamwork) - This will explore, report, and share data with the SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand solution. It's a comprehensive business intelligence solution in a software-as-a-service model that can utilise all your existing investment in BusinessObjects reporting. SAP is also offering a new collaborative decision-making application – SAP StreamWork. This software-as-a-service (SaaS) application can enable you to unite people, information, and methods to drive swift, informed decision making in your business.

Craig Dale from the User Group will deliver an User Group Conference Update     



Event Resources

SAP On Premise, On Demand, On Device - RVB (5.97 MB)
SAP Business ByDesign - Anne Breadmore (1.22 MB)
SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand - Carl Streatfield (2.37 MB)
Beyond The Clouds - Jon Colins - Freeform Dynamics (2.20 MB)
Beyond The Clouds - extra links (113.67 KB)
IBM perspective - Allan Coulter (2.33 MB)

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