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Defining the Scope

Mission Statement: IIMK Central Project

Product Description

• An all purpose centralized portal for facilitating communication and information sharing between various stakeholders in IIM Kozhikode

Key Business Goals

• To introduce a real time information and knowledge sharing portal by March 2013

• To achieve 100 % student and faculty subscription by June 2013

Primary Market

• Students

Secondary Markets

• Faculty, Teaching Assistants

• Administrative staff


• Robust IT infrastructure and support available at all times on-campus

• Good and convenient training imparted to portal users

• Basic functionalities can be extended to other uses and features later on


• Student Community (PGP)

• Faculty

• Teaching Assistants

• Administrative and Normal Staff

• Recruiters

• Alumni

• Other institutes

• General Public




5 major functionalities


-Knowledge Management




W Interface

• User friendly GUI

• Pleasant

• Appearance

• Customizable

• Self Help wiki links and documents




D Knowledge Management

• Case Analysis and Project Submissions

• Course Material and extra references

• Historical project information

Previously done thesis and term papers Case analysis, project submissions, course, thesis, term papers.


W Security

• Data

• 2 Access Level Control - View/Edit

• 5 profile types Login, profile, access.


D Centralization

• Student, faculty and staff profiles

• Time table

• Course materials

• Electives in all 6 semesters

• Committee related activities Time table, electives, committee.


D Integration

• Pre-existing features such as Moodle, blackboard, webmail, placement repository and all earlier repositories.

Moodle, blackboard,

webmail, placement. HIGH


1. Detailed Design

2. Developing a Prototype

3. Functionality Implementation and Integration

4. Future Scope


Marketing: Amazon Web Services

Cloud Computing for Business Project

Submitted to

Prof. M P Sebastian


Group 1

David Grandgi IE/15/002

Elies Benourie IE/15/003

Gaikwad Chetan Bhagwanrao PGP/15/015

Raghav Rohila PGP/15/039

Rathna Vasanth Lal M PGP/15/043

Sri Khethawat Srinivas PGP/15/055

Ranjani R PGP/15/017

Vidisha Mohapatra PGP/15/123


Table of Contents

Cloud Computing for Clients 4

Advantages and benefits of cloud computing 4

Fulfilling client requirements 5

Mapping business requirements with client requirements 5

Amazon 6

Products and Services 8

Amazon Web Services 9

Benefits of AWS 10

Reasons customers are saving money with AWS 11

AWS Architecture 12

AWS Products & Services 12

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud 12

Amazon CloudFront 14

AWS Identity and Access Management 15

Global Infrastructure 16

Amazon Web Services - Solutions 17

Pricing 21

Easy to get started with AWS free usage tier 21

Types of purchasing models 22

Additional resources 23

AWS comparison with others 23

Comparison with top IAAS providers 24

Amazon's cloud strategy 25

Best practices 25

Implementing a secure and scalable cloud architecture 28

Economics of AWS 28

Implementing security best practices 29

Inferring the business value 30

Strategy for small and medium businesses 31

Case Study 32

Portfolio of solutions hosted 32

Client Portfolio 32

NASA Jet propulsion laboratory 32

Mahindra Satyam 33

References 35


Cloud Computing for Clients

Cloud computing are the web services to businesses. Client experiences a large number of benefits from cloud computing by giving opportunity to replace up-front capital infrastructure expenses with low variable costs. It provides the necessary flexibility to match infrastructure requirements with business requirement. With the Cloud, the expenditure on advance booking to plan for and procure servers and other IT infrastructure is mitigated. Instead, businesses can instantly spin up hundreds or thousands of servers in minutes and deliver results faster.

Advantages and benefits of cloud computing

Cloud computing offers a wide variety of advantages and benefits that powers large number of businesses around the world. These include:-

Cost Effective

The need to invest time and money into using stand-alone servers is gone with the advent of cloud computing. It is a cheaper way in cost and time since the development and maintenance functions are handled by the service provider. The cost of using cloud resources is very economical for resources such as such as centralized, real estate, bandwidth, and power. It also eliminates the capital expenditures on replacing equipment.

Speed & Scales

Cloud computing provides flexibility to user in scaling their operations according to requirements. There is no need to purchase and setup hardware manually.




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