Marcela Adan

Integrated service management for cloud: The heart of the IBM Cloud Service Provider Platform

Note: Through the end of the year, we’ll be posting one blog per day from our top 10 “greatest hits” from Thoughts on Cloud since we launched in September. This post is #6 and was originally published on Sept. 16.

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It’s all about the business: Winning in the cloud with IBM Cloud Service Provider platform

In a previous blog post, “The new “C” in CSP: from communications to cloud service provider”, I discussed the analysts’ estimates on public cloud market opportunity and expected growth. I explained why communications service providers (CSPs) are uniquely positioned to take advantage of this opportunity. I also summarized the actions that CSPs must take to […]

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IBM Cloud Service Provider Platform pumps new life into old networks

The IBM Cloud Service Provider Platform offers an end-to-end cloud computing solution portfolio specifically designed for CSPs. The IBM Cloud Service Provider Platform is a carrier-grade, advanced, reliable, highly secure, and scalable platform for creating, managing, and monetizing cloud services, and that provides the following benefits:

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IBM SmartCloud Executive Corner: Interview with Craig Sowell, IBM Marketing Director of Cloud Computing (Part 2 of 2)

Vasfi Gucer interviewed Craig Sowell, IBM Marketing Director of Cloud Computing. Below is a transcript of the second part of their conversation. You can access Part 1 of this interview here. Vasfi Gucer:    What are the considerations for migrating applications from a private traditional IT environment to a private or public cloud environment? Craig Sowell:   […]

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IBM SmartCloud Executive Corner: Interview with Craig Sowell, IBM Marketing Director of Cloud Computing (Part 1 of 2)

Vasfi Gucer interviewed Craig Sowell, IBM Marketing Director of Cloud Computing. Below is a transcript of the first part of their conversation. You can access Part 2 of this interview here. Vasfi Gucer:    There are many cloud options available today. To set the stage for our discussion, can you summarize the deployment and service options […]

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The new “C” in CSP: from communications to cloud service provider

I’m sure you’ve seen the estimates from analysts on public cloud market opportunity and expected growth. They vary depending on the study, but conservative numbers have the opportunity at $89 Billion in 2015. This prediction represents a 25% compound growth rate (CGR) for all public services. Analysis shows that the software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) […]

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