Cloud scalability concerns the ability of a cloud system to scale, and the cost and performance implications of doing so. As any cloud system is made up of a multitude of components, cloud scalability raises two questions:
Scalability issues thus result in a maximum size and an optimum size (where the cost of providing service is lowest).
William Fellows at 451 Research released his market impact report on Telefónica’s selection of Huawei’s OpenStack for its public cloud.
The 451 Take on the news? “Telefónica expects customers will want to use multiple cloud services, sourced together with business services, from a single front end and delivered to any channel. With the addition of the public Open Telefónica Cloud, the company becomes a ‘full service’ supplier. Telefónica is a significant second key reference customer for Huawei, as it brings its public-cloud experience in its home market to Europe and Latin America.”
Recently I came across another service provider that is just now thinking beyond IaaS and how to position for the cloud. In 2016, I’m surprised this is still the case especially given the size of the market. By 2017 the public cloud services market is predicted to exceed $244B. There is a huge cloud service opportunity out there and one that you need to position your business to take. Check out our infographic which offers key statistics and advice for taking advantage of this market opportunity.
The cloud market is big – the cloud services market just passed $6 billion in quarterly revenues and the growth rate is increasing – are you making the most of this market? This month’s newsletter we look at the crown jewels of cloud, in-depth Flexiant product videos and more.