Informa Telecoms & Media ranked CE On-Demand amongst seven leading cloud enablers for telecom operators worldwide.
Industry research firm Informa Telecoms & Media (“Informa”) cites CE On-Demand amongst seven leading cloud enablers for telecom operators worldwide. Informa has shared strategic insights, key market data and forecasts that have led the telecoms, media and technology market for more than 25 years. “Navigating the Telecom Cloud: Growth Perspectives” offers perspectives and guidance to Communication Service Providers (“CSPs”) seeking to deploy their cloud strategy and so help defend their very core – broadband. The report concludes that strategic partnerships with cloud enablers is key for telco’s.
Drawing from its analysis of 130 CSP cloud strategies worldwide, Informa identifies enablers such as CE On-Demand for their expertise in helping telecom operators monetise the cloud. “Using cloud services, CSPs have a multi-billion dollar opportunity to change the dynamics of ICT wallet share” writes Principal Analyst, Camille Mendler. In 2011 CSPs (particularly those in North America and Asia) spent almost US$14 billion on cloud pursuits, yet only a handful of telecom operators generate more than 5% of overall revenues from cloud services.
As a sub-set of telecom managed and professional services, cloud enablement comprises go-to-market and operational services, both of which lie at the core of CE On-Demand’s service offering. Go-to-market services help CSPs sell cloud services to end subscribers. Operational services comprise construction and operation of cloud infrastructure, as well as the migration of telecom operators’ existing processes to a cloud operating model eg. provisioning, billing and service orchestration. CE On-Demand’s CSPs reference base includes 27 strategic partners, 17 of which are telecom operators.
The report concludes that CSPs must act now to secure long-term profits from the cloud. “As demand for cloud services shifts to emerging markets and across customer segments, CSPs’ cost bases are under increasing pressure – and competitors are increasingly diverse and sophisticated”, concludes Camille Mendler. Partnerships with cloud enablers simply, effectively and quickly address such challenges.
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