What is a telco cloud? How is the difference between telco and IT cloud? What are the industry solutions to migrate to telco cloud? Who are the leading telco and IT cloud vendors? What are their solution offerings and strategies? How can telcos successfully migrate to telco cloud?
In a world where operator budgets are squeezed, and the personnel required to keep up with the demand for services, operators are streamlining their network operations to manage OPEX and CAPEX. Therefore, finding a way to keep pace with customer expectations and monitor the network efficiently is becoming more and more imperative.
Telco 5G network & IT teams are under pressure to deliver applications and services faster, out-maneuver competitors, and provide exceptional user experiences while facing tighter budgets and a severe lack of cloud specialist skills. While the move to cloud-native network operations is relatively new for operators, it’s old hat for enterprises and web/hyper-scalers.
The Dickensian duality succinctly characterizes where we are with 5G — pushing towards monetization is challenging, commercially-available network slicing is fledgling at best, but 5G promises rewards for those enterprising and persistent.