Public cloud: An essential but not singular solution for CSPs

According to our research, most CSPs have deployed less than 5% percent of their operations software in the public cloud, at a time when investment in new operational and business support systems (OSS/BSS) should be on the rise in preparation for 5G.

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Public cloud: An essential but not singular solution for CSPs

Technologically, culturally and in terms of business models, the public cloud is still the Wild West for telcos. It is no less complex than traditional networking and is perhaps even more complex. It is also risky. Historically, any one of these concerns would be show-stoppers for CSPs that prefer a more principled engineering environment. This explains why, according to our research, most CSPs have deployed less than 5% percent of their operations software in the public cloud, at a time when investment in new operational and business support systems (OSS/BSS) should be on the rise in preparation for 5G. Read the report to understand: Register here for the related webinar - Public Cloud: An essential but not singular solution for CSPs.

  • What the drivers are for CSPs to embrace cloud architectures, and conversely why CSPs are wary of cloud
  • Which types of workloads CSPs are moving to the cloud first
  • The difference between cloud-native, public cloud, hybrid cloud and multicloud
  • How Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft are partnering with CSPs and how they manage multicloud environments
  • How OSS/BSS suppliers such as MYCOM OSI and Optiva are delivering cloud-native applications
  • Why the AT&T-Microsoft deal is important and how other leading CSPs such as Dish Network, Rakuten, Telefonica, Three UK, TIM, Truphone, Vodafone and Verizon are partnering with cloud providers