After the April Showers, it was the turn of OCC Bangalore and WOLF to bring a different kind of "Cloud-showers" in Bangalore.
Approximately 50 people gathered on last Saturday, 8th May 2010 for the OCC Bangalore business meet hosted by WOLF Cloud Computing Platform. Focused primarily on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), the meet attracted PaaS providers, several SaaS companies, a myriad of professional service companies looking at Cloud Computing as the way ahead; as well as technology consultants, aspiring entrepreneurs and a few enterprise folks.
The Registration Desk:
The meet saw several presentations showcasing current offerings & highlighting the potential of Cloud Computing, open discussions about the growth expectations of Cloud services and methods to address pain areas.
Sunny Ghosh & Ankit Jain of WOLF Frameworks shared the elegance of Platform-as-a-service approach to SaaS and cloud computing.
Lux Rao of Jamcracker shared that Jamcracker has emerged as a leading Cloud Service Broker and its Cloud broker platform enables all aspects of Cloud Services delivery and lifecycle management within the enterprise
Prakash Bhaskaran of Pawaa software highlighted the threat of data leakage and prevention through the use of Pawaaweb and pawaafile providing control and freedom simultaneously.
We then had Navin from eLagaan and Girish from Recuiterbox.com sharing their product/service and seeking help from the gathering on how to address specific SaaS related business and technical issues.
According to Gaurav Lochan of VMWare Force is an enterprise cloud java developers. With VMForce, Java developers can build apps that are instantly social and available on mobile devices in real time.
Finally Suresh Sambandham shared about the Orangescape Platform-as-a-Service offering for developing web applications.
Conversations and Coffee:
Freebies & Goodies for SaaS Entrepreneurs:
Create & access 25 users WOLF account for 90 days – FREE (SaaS startup's can build-test and even pilot for customers without incurring any cost)
Invitation to register and attend WOLF Developer Orientation program. This program gets participants hands-on familiarity in developing web applications rapidly using WOLF.
Access the “Help a Customer” event. This intensive event invites customers to throw their requirements and potential WOLF competent developers to work side by side to address the challenge on a one day session. The event is open to all OCC members who are open to learn and complete the WOLF Application Developer exercise successfully.
Bid for customers projects and work independently as a partner.
We would like to thank all the participants for their active involvement & insightful discussions and a special thanks to Amarinder and Vaibhav of OCC for making the event a success.
Sunny Ghosh (WOLF Frameworks) with Amarinder and Vaibhav of the OCC Bangalore Team.