A Telecom Operator’s Checklist to the Cloud

Telecom Operator

Declining revenues, economic challenges, technology transformation and price competition are all contributors to the rapidly changing telecom industry alongside the evolving requirements of customers. As telecom operators look to transform to overcome these challenges, the cloud has become ever more important. The cloud enables telecoms to support businesses and consumers in our anywhere, anytime culture. It also enables them to reinvent their business and their role in this technology transformation. Support for digital services, the Internet of Things (IoT), next generation services and even Over The Top (OTT) cloud services are major opportunities for telecoms.
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Extend Your Value in the Cloud with Backup as a Service

Backup as a Service

Data protection should be a key concern for every one of your customers today. If just one of their virtual machines (VMs) were to fail for any reason, chances are that it would have a detrimental impact on their business – in the most extreme cases it can even put the company out of business.
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Why Telcos Need Cloud Orchestration

Cloud Orchestration

Orchestration is key for telcos to quickly and easily increase the variety and number of products they offer. It also keeps them focused on what they do best: selling solutions wrapped with value-added services instead of commodity infrastructure.

“We have seen a lot of telcos rush into cloud, but the infrastructure space is still being dominated by commodity players,” such as Amazon Web Services LLC says GoGrid CEO John Keagy in a LightReading article. After investing tens of millions of dollars creating cloud service platforms, telecom operators need to be able to give their sales teams solid products to sell and “that has been a problem for most of the telcos,” he adds.
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The Cloud Risk Factors for Telecom Operators

Telecom Operators

Telecom operators are in a period of rapid transformation while facing many risks. In a sample of annual reports by telecom operators globally, declining revenues is the number one issue of concern, followed by threats from global vendors, IT downsizing and rationalization, and data regulations:
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Introducing the Flexiant Marketplace

Flexiant Webinar

Flexiant has long argued that a strong partner ecosystem is key for a service provider to differentiate themselves and build a successful cloud offering. If you are to stand out from the crowd, a quality Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering is critical, but not enough on its own. A broad scope of features and functionality that complement your core services is also needed.

Since our launch in 2006, we have built a comprehensive ecosystem of best of breed technology partners to arm service providers with the solutions necessary to launch revenue generating cloud services quickly and easily.
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