Category archives for Telco Cloud Services

Enterprise Cloud solutions program

At you can find the start of our online guide to Enterprise Cloud solutions. This a complete solutions program that includes audit consulting and will be delivered through MSPs and telcos, where Enterprise Cloud design will span across both internal private Cloud as well as public services. Fundamentally it’s a best practices program that […]

Microsoft Telco Cloud Services

The portfolio of solutions I suggest in my white paper ‘Telco Cloud Services‘ can be enabled entirely on the Microsoft suite, amonst others of course. This vendor specific review highlights a number of key points from the document, and again further provides a context for where new start-ups have fertile niche opportunities to innovate.

White paper: Cloud Computing Roadmap

Cloud Computing Roadmap Telco product strategies for the Cloud Aware age Download 13-page PDF This white paper provide an overview of the maturing Cloud landscape, and how telcos can align their product strategies accordingly to offer attractive service offerings for key client markets like Government. Central to this is a roadmap for ‘Cloud Aware’ applications, […]

Synch the Lync! UC and the Cloud

As it sounds Unified Communications refers to unifying your modes and methods of communications, building on ‘convergence’ of IP networks such that your phone, emails and faxes are all simplified into one toolset. Microsoft made big waves in the telco industry a few years back by entering the telephony market with the release of their […]

Mobile Private Cloud

For telcos considering their Cloud Computing product strategy, one key area is the overlap between enterprise applications and the mobile markets, aka ‘Mobile Private Cloud’. As an example of this is the instance of hosted Microsoft Sharepoint described in the Outlook Social Connector article. More specifically, explained in this diagram. Often when people talk about […]

Cloud OSS : Inter-Cloud Provisioning Services

For our ‘Target Architecture‘ campaign I de-composed the Canadian Federal Governments’ Cloud Computing Roadmap into a matrix of each of the component part technologies they plan to adopt. One of these components is ‘Cloud Provisioning Services‘, for enabling “everything as a service”, a common automation layer across infrastructure, platforms and software as a service, and […]

Microsoft SaaS Ventures 3.0

A key type of Cloud Venture is a SaaS (Software as a Service) start-up, especially so if it is natively integrated with the underlying Cloud infrastructure, better yet with a Microsoft Cloud. Even better again if it leverages a social media Enterprise Web 2.0 strategy, with an eye towards the emerging Semantic Web. – The Coming of Cloud Aware Applications

In this great blog from Mike Vizard he describes how IT vendors are engineering their products to directly become a more integral part of the Cloud. “For that reason, we’re seeing the emergence of application-aware storage services in the cloud. For example, StorSimple has created cloud computing software that is aware of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint […]