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How ‘cloudification’ of telecom networks can help CSPs grow

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Large carrier service providers (CSPs) have thrived for many years selling connectivity, voice and data, but that model has become too limited to keep them growing and profitable. Over the next decade, the CSPs that successfully transform will become digital service providers (DSPs), offering consumers and businesses a broad mix of services that generate new […]

What CloudStack really is and why it matters to you

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If you’re looking for a new open-source cloud and you search for CloudStack on Google’s first page, you’ll find CloudStack compared to OpenStack. It should not be compared to OpenStack! Yes, both started as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds, but they quickly took very different paths. Today, OpenStack is a complex ecosystem of IaaS […]

Solve IoT data management issues with a ROBO design approach

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Data coming in from Internet of Things (IoT) devices is exciting, massive―and potentially crippling. To manage the data effectively and reduce system stress we need to proactively build support mechanisms to make it sustainable. Modern Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) systems can help. ROBO is not new. Splitting workloads and tasks across local and centralized […]

6 digital transformation trends for 2019

Business transformation will pick up speed in 2019 as enterprises make critical decisions about their digital strategy. Our six digital trends will guide those decisions. 1. Enterprises go after digital business moonshots In 2019, more enterprises will make bet-the-company commitments to digital business. It’s a new kind of corporate race as companies adopt these moonshot […]

Cloud Foundry: Do-it-yourself platform as a service

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You can certainly run a platform as a service (PaaS) cloud on one of the major public clouds. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has Elastic Beanstalk, Microsoft Azure has the self-explanatory Azure PaaS, Google Cloud has Google App Engine, etc., etc. But did you know you can also run your own private — or hybrid or […]

4 raisons d’adopter un modèle d’exploitation informatique hybride et devenir un courtier de services

De nos jours, un nombre croissant d’entreprises consomment des services de cloud public, contournant souvent les règles de gouvernance de leur DSI. Il incombe justement aux DSI d’adopter un modèle hybride pour centraliser la gestion des ressources, tout en restant pertinentes en matière de services agiles de cloud public. Le défi auquel sont confrontées les […]

Quattro ragioni per adottare un modello operativo ibrido IT e diventare un broker di servizi

Oggigiorno un numero crescente di unità aziendali nelle organizzazioni utilizza direttamente i servizi di cloud pubblici, ignorando in molti casi la governance IT centrale. Spetta alle organizzazioni IT adottare un modello operativo IT ibrido per centralizzare la gestione delle risorse e rimanere pertinenti nell’era di servizi cloud pubblici più agili. La sfida che devono affrontare […]

New strategies to help your cloud deployment survive an outage

Many view the cloud as a fail-safe, always available environment. In reality, though, almost all the large cloud providers have suffered one or more major outages in the last 12-24 months. As magical as cloud can seem, these services are being provided by computing resources housed in a data center, and when that data center […]

Insurers: Getting from here to there on your digital transformation

Most insurers are aligned around a common vision of the future, so strategy is about charting the course from here to there. Whether the focus is new business, claims, or filling the white space in between, the journey starts with an outside-in view of the personas being targeted (e.g., customer, agent, adjuster); the capabilities and […]

How you can use NFV to reinvent your enterprise network

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Software-based network devices offer agility, simplicity and security that physical devices can’t match Based on our experience with clients, around 10% of the average IT budget is spent on network technology. As organizations look for ways to optimize their IT environments, that portion of the budget is well worth reviewing—especially when you look at the […]