Connecting the client to the cloud – The Sputnik Story

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Connecting the client to the cloud The Sputnik Story. Barton George Director, Developer Programs Michael Cote Director, Software Strategy OSCON July 24, 2013 . The Sputnik Journey. Thank You!. Developers are a big deal. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Dell presentation template Wide screen 16:9 layout</p> <p>Connecting the client to the cloud The Sputnik Story </p> <p>Barton GeorgeDirector, Developer Programs</p> <p>Michael CoteDirector, Software Strategy OSCON July 24, 2013 # 7/23/131The Sputnik JourneyThank You!# 7/23/13Developers are a big dealSource: IDC: It Cloud Services At The Crossroads (Stephen Hendrick, Robert Mahowald, Malanie Posey), April 2013, doc #240572</p> <p>85% of net new software built in 2013 will be built for cloud delivery - IDC</p> <p># 7/23/13So why dont more large companies engage with Developers?</p> <p>Large company developer programs# 7/23/134</p> <p>Enter# 7/23/13An awesome but impractical idea</p> <p># 7/23/13An awesome but impractical idea</p> <p>Dell Innovation Fund# 7/23/13Project Sputnik goalsGain traction with Developers: key in web, cloud, IT in general</p> <p>How: Involve developer community to guide product development</p> <p>How: Work with Canonical, OpsCode and The Frontside</p> <p>Why: Elevate conversations above infrastructure</p> <p>Why: Add sizzle to client line, change perceptions</p> <p>Why: New accounts, additional HW/SW/services</p> <p># 7/23/138The Concept Phase (will we embarrass ourselves?)March 15 Approved by Dell incubation teamApr 6-10 Feedback from select alpha developers April 16-20 Customer visits to get feedback April 20- May 7 Getting ready to go public</p> <p># 7/23/139The Pilot Phase (get feedback and validate)May 7 Project announced via blog and at UDS</p> <p>Unique visitors to bartongeorge.net</p> <p>We struck a nerve!</p> <p># 7/23/1310The Pilot Phase (get feedback and validate)May 7 Project announced via blog; IdeaStorm kicked off</p> <p>Dont make it more expensive than WindowsMake it work with the vanilla imageAt least 8GB of RAMNo Windows PreinstalledNo CD/DVDProSupport</p> <p># 7/23/1311The Pilot Phase (get feedback and validate)</p> <p>June 20 Touchpad driver written (now in 3.9 kernel)July 2 Beta program announced (6K+ people) </p>