Innovation is at the heart of every cloud service provider’s business – how to innovate to get more customers, how to provide a service like no other, how to differentiate. That’s exactly why at Flexiant, we are constantly adding new features to Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, the number one solution for service providers to arm themselves with a platform to turn innovative ideas into revenue generating services quickly and easily.
It is hard to believe we’ve made it to the end of June already. With the first half of 2015 behind us, we are bringing you our top content dedicated to helping you generate new revenue, expand your services and differentiate to compete.
First up, the blog that received the most attention this month was the Flexiant/SoftLayer install challenge. We were challenged to perform a live install and configuration of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator in an IBM SoftLayer datacenter. You can read the blog or watch the video to see just how fast (40 minutes) this task was completed.
Gaining market traction can be difficult which is why differentiation of business benefits and technology combined with great marketing is essential for cloud service providers. And that can be hard work. So, if you need a reminder why you are working hard to differentiate, here are 7 encouraging stats from the Odin SMB Cloud Insights Report:
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:
We often hear horror stories from cloud service providers that have selected a cloud management (cloud orchestration) solution only to realize it doesn’t give them the capabilities required to launch a successful cloud. To help as you select your solution, here are 10 mistakes to avoid when selecting a cloud management (cloud orchestration) solution.