SaaS is a market that lacks substantive differenciation. Service Providers must blend services for unique propositions.
Informa Telecoms & Media identifies Neostratus as one of the world’s leading cloud enablers for telecoms operators. ITM’s analysis has consistently demonstrated the expertise of Neostratus in helping telecom operators monetise the cloud. By joining the Telco Cloud World Forum as a Knowledge Partner, Neostratus brings on the experience of enabling the Cloud of major European telcos.
The four new services are good examples of advantages offered by the cloud market concerning the time needed for the launch of certain products. It is very important to choose partners carefully and that is why we are happy to have achieved great cooperation with Neostratus who proved to be a professional and proactive partner
We had no integrated solution to manage our staff database, no shared calendar to schedule lifeguard shifts or training, no unified communications scheme. Everything was done manually across different platforms. It wasn’t very efficient.
[Communication Service Providers] should look to take advantage of vendors’ expertise by utilizing their cloud enablement services or establishing go-to-market partnerships in order to quickly establish themselves in the market.
The next set of winners in the SaaS market will be companies that enhance interoperability and integrate cloud solutions into a single unified framework or control panel.
Communication service providers should remember that cloud computing can – and must – defend the core: broadband.
Developing the system in-house seemed like the most expensive option for us, especially because it was important to keep our IT team focused on other critical applications—the software-plus-services model was the main alternative.
We’ve calculated a 60 percent direct saving with the hosted Exchange messaging service, plus a bonus from the redeployment of two full-time IT staff to higher value work.
Within only six months of implementing our hosted Microsoft Outlook with Unified Communication Services solution, we managed to integrate our staff communications, save tens of thousands of euros in travel costs, and free up over 1,500 man-days in staff resources to do what we do best – saving lives on our country’s lakes and rivers.