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The presentation I gave at Kickstart Forum, includes web links for references in the notes (below)

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Giri FoxSales Director, ANZ & ASEAN @girifox

RightScaleProvide management software for cloud computing

$15M D round closed two weeks agoTotal $62.8M venture capital investedWorld Economic Forum, Technology Pioneer 2013

###RightScale is based in southern CA, Santa BarbaraThe business went global from the start, and we now have offices in London, Tokyo, Singapore, and Seoul260,000+ users5M servers launched250 new clients last year###3

cloud###The further you are from cloud, and the less experience you have in it, the few distinctions you can make.Most of our clients are quite close to cloud.4

IaaSPaaSSaaS###

IaaS

###Within the IaaS cloud space, there are a number of major public cloud providers we support.6

IaaS

begets

PaaS

SaaS###Lesser known is that many SaaS offers (eg. Dropbox, not one of our clients, but well known) is a SaaS which is built on top of an IaaS.7

###Animoto story https://www.rightscale.com/customers/animoto-turns-user-generated-content-cinematic-video.phpBehance https://www.rightscale.com/customers/behance-uses-rackspace-rightscale-to-scale.phpZynga https://www.rightscale.com/customers/zynga-grows-to-1-social-gaming-site-with-rightscale.phpIHG http://www.rightscale.com/info_center/slide-decks/fall2011-scott-johnson-intercontinental-hotels.phpEA (acquired PlayFish who are a client, one amongst a few divisions using RightScale) http://aws.amazon.com/solutions/case-studies/playfish/ and http://www.slideshare.net/rightscale/rightscale-user-conference-david-lowe-sr-technical-director-eai

8Trends, more like noise from IT global vendorsCloudwashingonly works from a distanceDefensive acquisitions

###On cloud-washing zdnet http://www.zdnet.com/cloud-vendors-whos-cloud-washing-7000006391/From the Reg http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/18/who_is_the_cloudiest_of_them_all/9

www.nzcloudcode.org.nz###Trends marketMiddlemen gold rushCloud, from secret to strategicHybrid cloud the new normal68% of our survey pursuing multi-cloud strategy###Survey on hybrid cloud https://www.rightscale.com/news_events/press_releases/2012/rightscale-survey-reveals-companies-choosing-multi-cloud.phpMore on the trends https://www.rightscale.com/news_events/press_releases/2013/rightscale-reveals-impressive-growth-in-cloud-management-adoption.php11Thank youGiri Fox @girifox