10 min

Traditional IT Economics Cloudcast Basics

    • Technology

SHOW: Season 3, Show 1

OVERVIEW: From the creators of the Internet's #1 Cloud Computing podcast, The Cloudcast, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely) introduce this new podcast,  Cloudcast Basics.

TRADITIONAL IT ECONOMICS
Introduction & Explanation: 
Dominated by proprietary hardware and software. 3yr, 5yr, 7yr hardware refresh cycles - required to depreciate assets1yr, 3yr, 5yr software contracts - often include in “Enterprise License Agreements” (ELAs)Successful POCs were often contractually bound to buy the solution.Not all software was easy to upgrade between tiers of features. No “free-tier”.Large vendors would have financing arms to create loans, or “on-demand” pricing (typically based on “true-up” reports at various times of year).Businesses still needed to pay for all the facilities to house the data center (building, power, electricity, insurance, etc.)Open source software began to change some of those dynamics, but not all companies had the staff to operate open source software.SUBSCRIBE: Please subscribe anywhere you get podcasts (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music, Pandora, etc.).
CLOUD NEWS OF THE WEEK - http://bit.ly/cloudcast-cnotw

LEARNING CLOUD COMPUTING:
Here are some great places to begin your cloud journey, if you're interested in getting hands-on experience with the technology, or you'd like to build your skills towards a certification. 
CBT Nuggets - Training and CertificationsA Cloud Guru - Training and CertificationsCloud Academy - Training and CertificationsKatakoda - Self-Paced, Interactive LearningGitHub - Code Samples and CollaborationFEEDBACK?
Web: Cloudcast Basics Email: show at cloudcastbasics dot netTwitter: @cloudcastbasics

SHOW: Season 3, Show 1

OVERVIEW: From the creators of the Internet's #1 Cloud Computing podcast, The Cloudcast, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely) introduce this new podcast,  Cloudcast Basics.

TRADITIONAL IT ECONOMICS
Introduction & Explanation: 
Dominated by proprietary hardware and software. 3yr, 5yr, 7yr hardware refresh cycles - required to depreciate assets1yr, 3yr, 5yr software contracts - often include in “Enterprise License Agreements” (ELAs)Successful POCs were often contractually bound to buy the solution.Not all software was easy to upgrade between tiers of features. No “free-tier”.Large vendors would have financing arms to create loans, or “on-demand” pricing (typically based on “true-up” reports at various times of year).Businesses still needed to pay for all the facilities to house the data center (building, power, electricity, insurance, etc.)Open source software began to change some of those dynamics, but not all companies had the staff to operate open source software.SUBSCRIBE: Please subscribe anywhere you get podcasts (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music, Pandora, etc.).
CLOUD NEWS OF THE WEEK - http://bit.ly/cloudcast-cnotw

LEARNING CLOUD COMPUTING:
Here are some great places to begin your cloud journey, if you're interested in getting hands-on experience with the technology, or you'd like to build your skills towards a certification. 
CBT Nuggets - Training and CertificationsA Cloud Guru - Training and CertificationsCloud Academy - Training and CertificationsKatakoda - Self-Paced, Interactive LearningGitHub - Code Samples and CollaborationFEEDBACK?
Web: Cloudcast Basics Email: show at cloudcastbasics dot netTwitter: @cloudcastbasics

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