Title: Building the Cloud – Terminology and Architecture that Lawyers Need to Understand
Speaker: Rex Balboa, Lincoln Mead
Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Track: Cloud
Topic Level: Beginner



You may already use the cloud, but acronyms and terms like IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, private, public, hosted, hybrid, community all sound like rain in your brain. The difficulty is that you must understand the basics of the underlying architecture of cloud-computing options so you can make informed decisions about what cloud-based options will work for your firm and your clients. This session will give you all the details that you need to know while describing the strengths, weaknesses and vulnerabilities of each option so you can be an educated consumer of cloud-computing services.