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					PHP Fog – The New Platform for PHP
          Lucas Carlson - Founder and CEO
We are PaaS built for PHP
            I am a web developer
PHP contractor, builder of Mog.com, author of the
                                 Ruby Cookbook
Let me tell you a story... 
I love making websites...
I hate maintaining servers...
   1
Install OS


10:15am
      2
Configure System


   11:17am
  3
 Food


12:03pm
     4
Secure system


  1:04pm
      5
Configure Apache


    2:14pm
      6
Configure MySQL


    3:46pm
    7
Grab a snack


  4:15pm
       8
Configure Firewall


     4:53pm
    9
Deploy code


  5:18pm
         10
Call spouse and apologize


        5:45pm
          11
Forgot stupid dependencies


         6:36pm
     12
Upgrade packages


    8:33pm
        13
Fix broken dependencies


       10:15pm
  14
Grab a Jolt


11:50pm
 15
Launch!!!


1:23am
   16


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Pick the size of your servers


          9:15am
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Pick a domain name


     9:17am
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Launch!!!!


 9:20am
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     Heroku for Ruby,
but what about PHP?
Relative Number of Websites in Top 1M Based on Language


       PHP                Ruby                 Python




          5,851                      331,764
                  5,414




                                       Source: trends.builtwith.com
... it rhymes with “Trucking Luge!”




        ~ 20 million Internet domains run PHP
        ~ 5 million programmers code in PHP
Offering
Business Model
Subscriptions

 Free shared hosting service

 Tiered monthly fee for effortless deploy and
  easy scaling on dedicated servers
Business Model
‣ Add-ons

 Memcached

 MongoDB

 CouchDB

 And many more...
Business Model
‣ Support

 99.99% SLA contracts

 Managed software upgrades
We are the best solution for PHP

‣ We are focused on providing the best UX for PHP



‣ We save time for people and companies



‣ We radically simplify the life of an IT department
  with unified management of many disparate apps
Praise
Woah! Hit a nerve…
‣ Over 12,383+ beta sign ups
‣ Huge anticipation for 1.0 imminent release
‣ Our Goal: Put us in every PHP programmers toolkit




                         Apps

    Users                                   Waiting List
Use Case 1 – Enterprise

‣ >$5,000/month

‣ Hosting is not your core competency, it is ours

‣ Finding people is hard

‣ Bare metal costs too much to maintain and risky

‣ “My gut feeling is that it will never be more economical
  for us to do this in-house” - Founder
Use Case 2 – Developer


‣ Developers and entrepreneurs

‣ No time to deploy and maintain

‣ Needs traffic based scaling

‣ PHP Fog fits the bill
Recap
‣ 12,383+ beta signups

‣ Much anticipated launch

‣ Paying enterprise customers on board
  ( $5k+/month )

‣ The Leading PHP PaaS by mindshare

‣ Named regularly by Werner at Amazon, and others
Team

Team                                 Investors and Advisers
  Lucas Carlson                          Rob Hayes - First Round
   - Mog + O’Reilly Author               Tim Porter - Madrona
  Maciej Skierkowski                     Chris Devore - Founders Coop
   - Azure Program Manager               Dave Morin
  Rein Henrichs                          Bob Pasker
   - Puppet Labs                         Scott Kveton
  Jacob Olsen                            Rohit Sharma
   - Motorola Infrastructure
                                         Raj Kulkarni
  Matthew Lyon
                                         David Hyman
   - Tender + Lighthouse
                                         Surj Patel
  Josh Pyles
   - Expert UX Designer
  Jeremy Voorhis
   - Kongregate (sold to GameStop)
      Developers love us and
your IT department needs us!
                  info@phpfog.com

                 @phpfog on twitter

				
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