Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The race to the cloud is not a sprint

By Tom Platt, BCSG
Friday 13 June 14

There's an imperative to act now before competitors occupy the cloud service space, but not at the expense of long-term planning.

How can telcos succeed with cloud services? It's a question that the industry's struggling to answer, judging by conversations at the World Cloud Forum in Munich this year. Businesses are aware that they need to do it, and quickly if they're not to miss the boat. But they're hesitant because of previous failures in what was, only a few years ago, an immature market. Now there's a real opportunity to get it right. So what's the answer? Take the long view There's an imperative to act now before competitors occupy the cloud service space…

How can telcos succeed with cloud services? It's a question that the industry's struggling to answer, judging by conversations at the World Cloud Forum in Munich this year. Businesses are aware that they need to do it, and quickly if they're not to miss the boat. But they're hesitant because of previous failures in what was, only a few years ago, an immature market. Now there's a real opportunity to get it right. So what's the answer? Take the long view There's an imperative to act now before competitors occupy the cloud service space…

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