Cloud Computing in Education

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Virtualization and Cloud Computing are the latest developments revolutionizing information technology in higher education. This presentation will help you: 1. Understand what Virtualization and Cloud Computing are and are not 2. Learn about both short-term and long-term values, such as little or no upfront costs for infrastructure and the ability to scale up and down as demands change 3. Gain a perspective on what is happening through the cloud to simplify applications management and enable online learning 4. Understand cloud options for your data center 5. Visualize next steps to implement virtual labs on your campuses


<ul><li>1.Next Generation Computing for Higher EducationThe IT Cloud is Bursting with Benefits: How Educators Can Take AdvantageDate: October 5th , 2010 Time: 10:30 11:30 a.m. (Central) Steve Smith, Pradeep Sethi, and Terry Vaughn Dell | Services Next Generation Solutions </li></ul> <p>2. The Education Ecosystem Key issues driving technological change in Higher Education:GreaterIncreasedInfrastructure Escalating CostConnectivity Accountability ExpansionStructureMore staff,Tighter budgets, Data security, Increased costsstudents,increasing data centerstemming fromconstituents, andregulatory reporting efficiency and growth in storagestakeholders requirements capacity and archivingrequiring mobilityrequirements capacity levels,and remote accessnew capabilities, and end-user demandsIs it possible to address all of these with one solution? 3. Defining the cloud Enter Cloud Computing Scalable and virtual platformWhat it is: On-demand availability As with any new concept, Dells perspective is that Cloud services can bethere are many definitionsCloud Computing is a delivered into your Pay-per-use costingof Cloud Computinghighly automated, readilyexisting server and datawithin the industry:scalable, on-demandcenter environments, or Gartner defines Cloudcomputing platform ofcan be managed and High degree of automation Computing as a style ofvirtually unlimitedhosted at a service computing in which massively scalable IT-related capabilities processing, storage, and providers facilities. Limitless storage are provided as a serviceconnectivity, always using Internet technologies to available to carry out a multiple external customers. Faster processingtask of any size andcharged based uponusage. Seamless connectivity What it is not! It is not about owning a dedicated IT infrastructure It is not the same as the outdated concept of grid computing It is not just about reducing costs It is not about sharing your applications and data with others on the cloud 3 4. How Is Cloud Computing Delivered?Public Cloud Private Cloud Open to use by multiple Accessed by a singleorganizations enterprise or community (Customer or Dell DC) Location of data and resources unknown Dedicated PlatformHybrid Cloud Model Bursting from Private to Public Split by tier or usage4 5. Where does Dell play in the Cloud?InfrastructureConsulting Building Blocks Services Virtualized Compute, IT Strategy and Storage and Network Transformation Virtual Desktops Virtual Desktop Application and Content Implementations Hosting Data Center Migrations and Transitions Custom Solutions Application Refresh Managed Services SaaS Enablement 5 6. Long-term VisionScalable and Virtual Service Oriented Private Cloud PlatformArchitecture Optimized Digital On-Demand Availability CurrentContent DeliveryFuture Model Pay-Per-Use UtilityFederated IDMRoadmapFully Managed and Integration and Data Monitored ServicesConnected LearningPlatform 7. Virtual Desktops: Example of Cloud-based Services Physical desktops converted to virtual desktops: Processing moved from the desktop to the data center Only the presentation layer is processed on the end-user device Access from anywhere from a variety of devices Desktop and data management is centralized: All management and support is centralized No field resources required to support the desktopdevice Data and security is controlled centrally Financials converted to pay-per-use: No up-front capital to implement virtual desktopinfrastructure End-user computing costs scale dynamically One bundled monthly price 7 8. Dell Connected Learning Platform Single Tenant Enterprise Applications Multi-Tenant SaaS Applications Collaboration Digital Content Storage and DeliveryCompetition Intelligent Data Management (IDM) and End-User Portal Innovation Integration and Data ServicesERP/SIS LMS/VLECurriculum SocialPortal Media IDMEnterprise Service BusVirtual Desktops&amp; Labs DellUniversalContent Multi-LDSSLTSearchand Files Media EDU tailored multi-mode cross-platform Service Desk8 9. Example - Virtual Learning PlatformCore LMS &amp; Collaboration Community LCMSSSOPortalEmailOrchestration and IntegrationIdentity VirtualContent DesktopsePortfolioMgmt Mgmt&amp; Labs End-to-end Multi-mode Education Service Desk 10. Educators achieving Next Gen Computing with DellThe Dell ApproachIndustry-focused with Dells IT EfficientRecommendations Starting to transitionan end-to-end Enterprise surrounding the even part of your ITtechnology portfolioAssessment for most-suitable infrastructure now totailored and focusedEducationalinfrastructure (Cloud take advantage offor Education.Institutions is an up- and non-Cloud Cloud benefits setsfront service that opportunities). up your organizationidentifies strategiesfor future efficienciesand offers guidancein Virtualization andto enhance other emerginginformation systemstechnologies.that support yourgoals for studentachievement.10 11. Resources from Dell Services If you would like acopy of todays presentation, youcan download it at dellservices 11 12. Thank You! Please visit us at EDUCAUSE Booth #1800Check out our Consulting Services Giveaway drawing at the booth. Contact our presenters: Steve Smith: Pradeep Sethi: Terry Vaughn: </p>


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