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Making it easier for CSPs to move to Converged Cloud

By Ken Howard, HP Enterprise Services Marketing


CSP_cloud_broker.jpgHere at HP, we have been focusing a lot of our attention this week on the Communication Service Provider (CSP) industry segment. Yesterday, we announced the new HP Telco Big Data and Analytics services, which support CSPs’ ability to transform the data collected from a variety of sources into actionable intelligence.


Today, during the HP Discover Conference at Frankfurt, we announced the HP Cloud Solutions for CSPs. These offerings help CSPs harness the cloud to identify new revenue opportunities, accelerate delivery of new services to their business customers and achieve higher retention rates among subscribers. Building on the HP Converged Cloud portfolio, the new solutions and services enable CSPs to build, manage and monetize their public cloud environment.  


To delve a bit deeper into this announcement and what it really means for CSPs, I interviewed Michel Ferachoglou, Applications and Cloud Enablement Marketing Lead with HP Communications and Media Solutions.

Cloud Computing versus Outsourcing – Nadhan’s Top 5 considerations

A few months back, I had blogged about the aftershocks triggered by Cloud Computing in the world of IT Outsourcing. In that post I had outlined the strategies that outsourcers would have to adopt to accommodate the paradigm shift to cloud computing. ZDNet blogger Joe McKendrick says that the line keeps blurringbetween IT outsourcing firms and cloud providers. This poses an interesting challenge to enterprises. How do they determine when to go to outsourcers and when to avail cloud services directly instead?

GS1 reduces time to recall contaminated food with cloud computing

Did you know that 1.9 million people die annually from eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water? So, how can technology help? In 2008 the food and grocery industries asked GS1 to help make the food recall process more efficient. Working with HP, GS1 implemented a cloud-based system to help speed to the process.

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