Monday, 21 June 2010

The Role for Telcos in Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Journal
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The role for telcos in cloud computing" report to their offering. Over the last two years, cloud computing has grabbed the attention of the IT industry because of its potential to offer a new model for the provision of computing and applications to enterprises. More recently, leading global telcos have developed and launched their own cloud computing services, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), as they plan to compete head-on with solutions from leading players in the IT industry. We believe that major telcos have an important part to play in promoting the awareness and understanding of cloud computing, and bringing enterprise-grade cloud computing solutions to a broader base of users. Telcos also have a unique opportunity to position cloud computing as an extension of their managed networking solutions (such as MPLS-based VPNs), by offering on-net cloud computing capabilities backed up by end-to-end service-level agreements (SLAs).

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