Category Archives: Cloud

To Cloud or not to Cloud?

To Cloud, or not to Cloud? Honestly, that’s not really the question. Of course to Cloud! But which, how, when, where, why (and how much) – all must be answered during your cloud journey.  In order to answer them all correctly and professionally they need to be answered by a group of people – a team – who live, eat, breathe and dream CLOUD. Cloud has many options, standards and methodologies for implementation and configuration. If you let your enterprise run freely without standardizing, securing, and aligning the work around cloud you will quickly find yourself “losing your head” , […]  More >>

We had an AWSome Day…the first of many!

The first question I might hear from the people reading this blog is, “Why did you leave the ‘E’ out of awesome?”  Because the AWS in “AWSome” stands for Amazon Web Services, and on March 23rd AWS held a one day event for close to 100 Amdocs employees in Tel Aviv, Israel.  In attendance were Amdocs developers, solution architects and engineers who were briefed on the latest features and services available from Amazon Web Services. This is an example of Amdocs technology leadership, as we continually work with cutting edge partners such as AWS to deliver innovation to our customers. This […]  More >>

Wi-Fi In The Clouds

I’d never heard of the cloud the first time I used it. I was writing a paper for one of my marketing classes, but didn’t have time to finish it before heading off to school. I didn’t have any disks available, and so, in a moment of desperation, I emailed the document to my Yahoo account. It was simple, painless, and ensured that when I arrived at school, I could open the document and continue working on it from the university computer lab. Though I didn’t have the vocabulary at the time, it was a seamless cloud experience, and one […]  More >>

Selling Cloud Services isn’t about the Technology

Service providers trying to sell cloud services to small and medium sized businesses should stop focusing on the technology, and focus on the benefits available to SMBs.  More >>

Cloud brokerage and Maslow: The common denominator

Service providers offering cloud services to SMBs need to understand what small and medium sized businesses actually need from the cloud, so they can create bundles that work for large swaths of the market.  More >>

4 Elements Your Cloud Ecosystem Needs

To be successful, service providers offering cloud-based services need to build partnerships, and develop these four elements as part of their cloud offering.   More >>

The paradox of choice

Too many choicesService providers need to offer their small- and medium-sized business customers easy to understand packages that include cloud services, or risk scaring those customers off to find other OTT cloud providers.   More >>