Another Ones Bites the Dust: Verizon Shuts Public Cloud Services

Cloud

Verizon is shutting down two public cloud services and telling users to move their workloads by April 12, 2016 according to @Kennwhite’s Tweet from February 11.

Verizon will discontinue its Public Cloud Reserved Performance and Marketplace services. As an alternative Verizon will offer its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) to customers. Verizon says VPC provides the cost effectiveness of a multi-tenant public cloud, but includes added levels of configuration, control and support. It claims this will improve isolation and control for more advanced businesses. Customers that don’t move face data loss as Verizon warns that no data or content will be retained.
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Why Tierpoint Buying Windstream is Important for Telcos

Cloud Orchestration

News this week that cloud service provider TierPoint has entered into a definitive agreement with comms vendor Windstream to buy its data center business for a pure cash transaction of $575 million marks continued change for the telco industry.
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Telecom Operators: Your Customers are Confused

Telecom Operator

A study of 500 US and UK small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) showed that while there is a strong demand for cloud computing services, the buying decisions are delayed by confusion over which services will best suit their needs.
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The Telecom Transformation into Cloud

Telecom Operator

Transformation can be a challenge for many telecom operators. While once a historically slow process, now time is of the essence to deliver a valuable cloud offer. For a telecom operator to transition to the cloud is not just about getting there, but about doing it quickly and achieving operational, cost and energy efficiencies.
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Flexiant’s August Reading List

July Newsletter

Ahh the lazy days of summer are here. It’s the perfect opportunity to kick back with one of these carefully selected pieces of content to catch up on the latest technologies to help you grow your cloud business while you relax in the sun (or rain for some of us!).
Flexiant and select partners have picked out the best assets and put together a choice selection just for you. Topics range from cloud management to serving the DevOps community, but all provide advice on paths to increase your cloud revenue and simplify the cloud and application deployment.
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