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Leveraging the Power of the Cloud to Grow Your Business

Leveraging the Power of the Cloud to Grow Your Business

About this Workshop

Date: 26 July, 2013
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Venue: SME Creativity Center, Suite 917, Kwong Loong Tai Building,[masked] Tai Nan West Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon (Lai Chi Kok MTR Exit B)
Language: English

What is cloud?

  • Introduction of SaaS: Separate out the SaaS from the IaaS/PaaS. How it differs from traditional IT, hosting and virtualization?

  • Why IaaS came about and why is it a revolution

  • How to use cloud effectively, including what not to do

  • Cloud is for everyone, but not everything.  How Hybrid plays a role?

  • Cloud Security: misconceptions and the best practices to achieve security.

  • How can you, as a small business, start leveraging the power of the cloud to help your business grow?

About Speaker

Nate Taylor
Sales Manager, APAC
Rackspace Hosting

Nate Taylor has worked closely with hundreds of Senior IT and business executives globally on their IT reliability, security and infrastructure. He helped clients run a safe IT environment, increase system performance, and reduce their IT expenses.

He is currently working for Rackspace®, the open cloud company. The world's leading hosting company and co-founder of OpenStack. He leads the efforts in APAC to engage new enterprise clients and help them create their own "Journey to the Cloud". Steeped in hosting and cloud experience, he helps companies learn what the technology does and help them evaluate ways they can leverage hosting and cloud to realize bottom-line improvements in their business.


This project is organised by SME Creativity Center and funded by the SME Development Fund of the Trade and Industry Department, HKSAR Government.

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