Innovation and Business Opportunities in Cloud Computing

  • Published on

  • View

  • Download

Embed Size (px)


Presentation by Software Park Thailand's Director at APEC Workshop on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Cloud Computing, 13 Dec 2011, Bangkok, Thailand


  • 1. Innovation and Business Opportunities in Cloud Computing Dr. Thanachart Numnonda Director Software Park Thailand 13 December 20111

2. AgendaThailand ICT PositioningCloud Computing Situation in ThailandCloud Opportunity after the Crisis2 3. Thailand PositioningRank 27: World Competitiveness Index (IMD)Rank 10: Economic Competitiveness (IMD)Rank 50: IT Industry Competitiveness Index2011 (EIU)Rank 76:E-Government Development 2010 (UN)Rank 7: Global Services Location Index 2011( AT Kearney)3 4. ICT Situation inThailand17.486 Million Internet Users; 26.3%Penetration [ITU, 2009]International Internet Bandwidth 818 bps[World Bank, 2008]Broadband Subscription 994,000 users[ITU, 2009]Mobile Cellular Subscription 65.9 M users[ITU, 2009]4 5. Emerging Technology MarketBroadband market is growing 2.6 Million Homes has broadband Software Market 84,233 Million Baht in 2010Mobile App & Technology is growing Tablets & Smartphone explosion Local Mobile Apps 530 Apps in 2010 [1,300 Apps 495Million Baht in 2011] Demand on mobile contents, m-commerce, m-paymentCloud Computing is coming & large opportunitiesfor Thai Enterprises 5 6. Four Converging Trends That Will Change the Face of IT and Business Cloud Business impact of social computing Context Aware Computing Pattern Based Strategy 6Source : Gartner 7. Cloud computing will transform the IT industryas it will alter the financial model upon which investors look at technology providers, and it will change vertical industries, making the impact of the Internet onthe music industry look like a minor bleep,.Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president at Gartner7 8. Cloud Computing No Capital Expenditure Pay as you go Pay only for what you need Application Programming Interface (API) Scalability and Elastic Capacity Reliability Device and location independence8Source : Architecting for the cloud : Amazon Web Services 9. Cloud ComputingOpportunity for SMEUse ICT for their business with lowinvestment (no CAPEX; pay as you go)Buy ICT as Services (subscription model)such as SaaSCan focus on their businessBusiness ContinuityNew Business Opportunity 9 10. Issues of Cloud Services for SMEsLack of awareness // Misunderstandingabout Cloud ComputingSecurity issueLow Broadband/Internet AccessData ProtectionLimited Cloud Service Providers; bothSaaS (Application) and IaaS (Data Center)10 11. Cloud Readiness Index 201111Source : Asia Cloud Computing Association: September 2011 12. Thailand Flood CrisisWorst floods in half acentury$45 Billion Damage (WorldBank)Central Bank slashed its2011 GDP forecast from4.1% to 2.6%Seven big industrial parksnorth of Bangkok wereeffected; 9,859 factories and12about 660,000 jobs. 13. Opportunity after the CrisisMore investment in IT infrastructure,software solutions.Long-term growth opportunities for the ITindustry, especially technologiesassociated with cloud computing, databackup centres, data recovery andbusiness continuity services.Broadband and 3G is growing // CloudComputing for SMEs13 14. Cloud Thailand Local Training CloudCloud Cloud CloudThailand OutsourcingDataDevelopers GroupCenter Center with ATPAC 14 15. Business Continuitywith Cloud Solutions 15 15 16. Thank


View more >