Change is in the air this week as news from around the Web shows that Cisco is expanding its hybrid cloud management solution, Rackspace edges away from public cloud, Oracle wants to be a cloud powerhouse and NTT is revamping its cloud offering. Also, US vs. Europe becomes an issue with cloud pricing. Read on for our news around the Web.
Public Cloud Services Grow, Are Cloud Providers’ Opportunities Shrinking?
AWS and Azure are leaders in cloud, more companies are moving to the public cloud, telcos want more of an opportunity and multi-cloud is a reality. There is a lot happening in the public cloud services market – does this mean more opportunity for cloud service providers or are these opportunities shrinking? This month we offer our take on these issues.
You can also read how some companies are making the most of multi-cloud with Flexiant Concerto.
Managing your cloud resources requires sophisticated solutions targeted at telcos and service providers. But often these cloud management solutions are not fit for purpose for a commercial provider of cloud services. There are a number of reasons you may need cloud orchestration and benefits you’ll receive from this. But there are also a number of added benefits that you might not be receiving from your cloud management solution. Here are a few to consider:
The worst cloud billing pitfall you can make is clearly not understanding what your customers are using and therefore not billing correctly. Why offer a service after all if you cannot monetize it properly?
Billing keeps your cloud business ticking, yet the process for it is often one of the last things to be considered when building out a new cloud service. We believe there are five cloud billing pitfalls all telcos and cloud service providers should avoid.