To take full advantage of the cloud opportunity, telecom operators are transforming their business and operating models. Key elements of this transformation will likely include embracing a higher level of automation and leveraging their network management capabilities.
Download our white paper, which looks at the current state of affairs, both risks and cloud demands, offers some advice on the cloud transformation, what’s needed to transform and how technology, available today, can help automate some of the cloud transformation.
To be successful in the cloud, telecom operations must compete with established cloud service providers – both giants like AWS, Google and Microsoft and smaller regional vendors already in the market. And because telecom operators historically do not move as fast as service providers while they maintain their legacy business and customer-base, they are losing cloud customers hand over fist.
Most telecom operators will have already started their cloud transformation. Whether you are at the beginning of this journey or deep into it, here is a checklist of recommendations spanning the business side to the technology, all the way to customer acquisition.
Cloud service providers are using this checklist, so you should too!
The market opportunity exists and it is not just for giants like AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google. Imagine if you could get just .01% of the $24.6 billion IaaS pie? That’s just under $2.5 million. To gain some of this market share requires technology, business planning and market positioning to differentiate and compete.
If you are a service provider and need a guide in the cloud or even a quick check list to see where you are at on your journey, read on. Use this guide by checking the boxes you’ve already completed to get you from zero to cloud.
Janakiram MSV recently published a GigaOm report, ‘Infrastructure-as-a-Service basics: a guide for IT pros’, in which he lists the top 10 factors for customers to consider when choosing an IaaS platform.
We don’t normally do this, but we wanted to measure Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator against these criteria so service providers can understand the full breadth of our product. Find out how Flexiant stacks up by reading the top 10 vs. Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator.
Storage is a widely recognized major, if not main, infrastructure challenge. For many years, service providers could choose only between two network-storage options: local or centralized. Download the Flexiant and Inktank – Delivering a Complete Cloud Storage and Orchestration Solution paper.
Competing in cloud services industry requires differentiation, expansion through new services and resellers, development of new revenue streams that can give you a competitive edge. Want to find out how some of your peers are capitalizing on the cloud? Download 6 Real-World Examples of Service Providers Capitalizing on the Cloud Market Opportunity now.
A Question and Answer Session with 451 Research, Colt Ceano and Flexiant
We asked 451 Research, the CEO of ThinkGrid and Director at Colt Ceano, part of Colt Technology Services and Founder of Flexiant about what the cloud service provider needs to succeed. Here are some of the questions and answers.
This report provides valuable insights into the benefits of online marketing, what your competitors are already doing and how you compare to them. Use this report to understand where you reside and what you need to do to surpass your competition.
This white paper sets out to help you select the appropriate hypervisor for your business by reviewing what a hypervisor does, what you should consider and reviews four of the leading hypervisors in the market.
Any service provider looking to spin up cloud services is going to hear mention of OpenStack, the three year old open source project which has attracted nearly as many critics as it has ardent supporters in its short life. This whitepaper examines if OpenStack is commercially viable for service providers.
Want or investigating a cloud services reseller business? There are 10 ‘must haves’ for you to consider in order to support a cloud reseller channel. Download the whitepaper to also learn how one organization was able to use this model to sell to over 2,500 resellers.
Service providers looking to orchestrate their cloud shouldn’t bet on vCloud Director – find out why in this paper.
In this white paper, Tony Lucas follows on from his panel debate at Structure:Europe to discuss how service providers can compete against Amazon.
In this white paper, we highlight common pitfalls in cloud billing systems, and explain how Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator can be used to help to solve them.
Cloud blueprints are much like the blueprints used in the construction industry – they contain all the key information to successfully build and deploy applications in the cloud.
In the first installment of a three part white paper series, Flexiant will explain the journey service providers can take to move from virtual private servers to cloud services to future-proof their business.
In the second of a three part series, Flexiant addresses the problems IaaS is solving beyond VPS and what this means for the service provider by showcasing five areas where IaaS is better equipped to meet the requirements of a cloud service provider’s customers and business.
A large proportion of the service provider market has not yet developed a true cloud offering. These organizations remain at the virtualized level with virtual private servers (VPS) masquerading as cloud services. Learn why IaaS is the starting point from which to grow Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and (Software-as-a-Service) SaaS solutions.
The market place is inundated with cloud service providers. It is necessary to keep a competitive edge and the only way to do that is by differentiating. This was a key theme throughout the event with many speaking sessions and panels focused on differentiation. For advice on differentiation, access our guide.
Transitioning from VPS to IaaS can seem daunting to some and to others, completely unnecessary. Flexiant believe this transition can be simple and is absolutely imperative to future-proof your business. We have developed a three part white paper series entitled VPS and Beyond to outline why you should make this transition and the benefits you will see in your business.
As one of our most popular white paper series ever, these papers explain everything you need to know about providing cloud services in a swiftly changing market.
Despite the advancements in Cloud every data center manager around the world is calling out for an innovation that can keep a data center running without manual intervention at every stage in the provisioning process. Download this white paper to learn about the five reasons to automate.
This independent report, written by 451 Research Group, includes an analysis of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator version 3.0 and Flexiant’s overall place in the cloud market. By reading this report, you will learn why 451 Group concludes that Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is an industry double threat.
In this report you will read why Info-Tech has recognised that Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is the leading cloud management solution by awarding it the only Trendsetter Award among all of the cloud management vendors reviewed.
Gartner has forecasted the public cloud services market to grow 18.5% in 2013 to a total of $131 billion worldwide. This white paper offers five decisions to consider for a reseller strategy quickly to ensure that your business doesn’t lose out on your share of this exponentially compounding market.
If you are a service provider, or you are an organisation looking to capitalise on the cloud market, then read this step-by-step guide now and discover how to adopt outlining a cloud strategy that will maximise revenue opportunities while ensuring long term stability.
You will find a list of the benefits of offering public cloud to your customers and the reasons why private cloud is inadequate.
Understand how you can build a cloud-specific billing system that keeps pace with the demand of cloud services and your customers.
Tony Lucas, SVP Product and Founder of Flexiant, walks you through his journey as the CEO of a Managed Service Provider at XCalibre, to the founding of Flexiant and onto his vision of for the future.
Learn how cloud orchestration is helping drive IT efficiency gains and productivity benefits that Service Providers simply can’t afford to ignore.
5 common objectives to Public Cloud dispelled