A place for startups and entrepreneurs to meet in Pune
Time: March 9, 2013 from 9am to 1pm
Location: Shekhar Natu Hall, MCCIA, 5th Floor, ICC Towers
Street: Senapati Bapat Road
Website or Map: http://www.eventnu.com/events…
Event Type: half, day, workshop
Organized By: TiE Pune
Latest Activity: Mar 5
Cloud Computing is in vogue, everywhere you go you will hear someone talking about Cloud, every technology and even business magazine you pick up you will see numerous articles about Cloud Computing. So what exactly is Cloud Computing? And as a startup or SME should I be using Cloud Computing? If yes, where do I start from?
There are lot of advantages of Cloud Computing like elasticity, reliability, and low costs etc., but the real value of Cloud Computing is the access to technology and services it enables for small businesses, which till a few years back was only available to large enterprises. Cloud Computing levels the playing field and blunts the IT advantage that large enterprises had.
This session intends to introduce Cloud to starters, it will break the myths around Cloud Computing for people who understand Cloud and essentially it will educate participants on how to leverage the power of Cloud for their small businesses.
1. Introduction to Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing is using computer resources both hardware and software as services. Rather than investing the limited cash into procuring and maintaining expensive hardware, companies can now focus on their core competencies.
2. Cloud for Start Ups: Cloud Computing provides a level playing field to start-ups, giving them access to the best of hardware and software resources, previously very expensive and allowing them to focus on their core competencies rather than managing hardware resources.
o Top 5 reasons why Start-ups should use Cloud Computing.
o Case Study of a Startup reaping the benefits of cloud.
3. How to start with Cloud Computing? There are many vendors offering a range of services on Cloud. This session will evaluate few of the top vendors providing Infrastructure, Platform and Software services.
4. Getting Started: A quick demo of launching a CRM on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.
Varoon D. Rajani is Founder and President- Cloud Consulting, BlazeClan Technologies, a young and fast growing Cloud Consulting Company based in Pune. At BlazeClan Varoon is responsible for Cloud Computing Consulting and overall growth of the Cloud Consulting Services.
Varoon has 10 years of experience in Information Technology, before founding BlazeClan with his colleagues; he has worked with Infosys Technologies & Tata Consultancy Services. He has worked extensively with enterprise applications and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.
Varoon is a cloud enthusiast and is always eager to innovate and explore new technology solutions to achieve greater cloud infrastructure efficiency. He is a voracious reader on technology and regularly blogs about his thoughts around the same