On Cloud 9 after MWC23
Did you miss any of the exciting haps around the public cloud and telco at MWC23? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered in my latest blog.
We’ve just scratched the surface on machine learning in telco
Telcos can use ML to improve experiences, reduce churn, increase ARPU, and more. And they need to use the public cloud to do it.
Turn your data into customer love
These MNOs and MVNOs are using subscriber data, AI, ML, and the public cloud to deliver personalized experiences, proactive support, targeted offers and customer love to their subscribers.
Bring the CLOUD to your BSS
Totogi is bringing the public cloud to BSS on the ground. Why? Because BSS capabilities are what’s important—not necessarily where it’s running.
The $1 billion Telco Transformation Fund supports the strategic acquisition, development, and cloudification of software products for the telco market.
The elephant in the cloud
Let’s talk about the elephant in the cloud: should you build your workloads in the public cloud with the idea that you can move them back on prem?
TelcoDR’s re:Invent recap
This year’s AWS re:Invent included more than 2,000 sessions. Here are announcements from the event that telcos should care about most.
Coding with connectivity: Using the new DISH network APIs
DISH Wireless has a new open network API platform that anyone can use to add connectivity to anything with unfettered access.
An AWS re:Invent Telco Experience
AWS re:Invent starts next week. Here’s a playlist of top sessions for telcos to attend. There’s so much great stuff, it’s kinda insane!
Stop differentiating on price. Start personalizing the customer experience.
MVNOs can set themselves apart by delivering exceptional, personalized subscriber experiences thanks to telco tools built with public cloud technology.
What dropped at Google Cloud Next and Microsoft Ignite
Google Cloud Next and Microsoft Ignite happened earlier this month. Here’s a recap of announcements from both events that affect telcos the most.
Cloud it up: Microsoft Ignite and Google Cloud Next
Google Cloud Next ’22 and Microsoft Ignite kick off this week. Both offer a peek into product roadmaps and opportunities to learn about what these tech giants have to offer.
Keep talkin’ Larry: How Amazon weaned itself off Oracle databases
Amazon’s consumer business shut down 100% of its Oracle databases. Here’s how they did it so you can do it too.
Why the public cloud is perfect for India
The public cloud is perfect for India’s unique telco market. The only catch is that operators have to select software that’s built for the public cloud.
Public cloud outages are *your* problem
It’s time to set the record straight on public cloud outages.
Deploying a new charger used to take a year. The Totogi Charging System takes hours.
The Totogi Charging System is so easy to deploy that people can’t quite believe it’s true. But it’s the real thing.
Vodafone is putting on a public cloud clinic
Vodafone has been rebuilding its business intelligence infrastructure piece by piece, replacing outdated tech with the latest and greatest.
The double bubble is NOT double trouble
There are two common approaches telcos use when moving workloads to the public cloud. Which one is best?
Need innovation? You won’t find it in an RFP
RFPs were great when new software installations were costly, once-per-decade efforts. Now, they’re holding you back.
DISH: The Telco Pioneers
DISH Wireless EVP and Chief Network Officer Marc Rouanne talks about DISH’s cloud-native 5G network – a game changer for telco.
So you want to be a tech-co
Lots of telecoms are thinking about pivoting to become tech companies. Before you decide to do this, consider the challenges.
Why do people think Kubernetes is cloud native?
In today’s cloud native infrastructure and applications, Kubernetes is not the final step. You’ve got to use more of the public cloud than just containers.
Another great reason to use the public cloud: Variable data-storage pricing
The economics are simple: you’ll save money by storing data in the public cloud.
Nothing’s better than the real thing
Telco CTOs and CIOs, use these questions to figure out which vendors are doing cloud native right.
Bet on the future
Instead of making technical decisions based on where technology is today, factor in the hyperscalers’ plans for the future.
Why is everyone downloading TM Forum Open APIs?
TM Forum recently announced more than 500k downloads of the OpenAPIs. Here’s shy they’ve taken off.
The 3 hurdles keeping telco from maximizing the public cloud
Telcos can gain competitive advantages by using the public cloud. But you have to change the three things slowing you down.
Three can’t-miss sessions for public cloud fans at MWC 2022
MWC22 runs from February 28 to March 3, 2022 in Barcelona (and also online). Here are three top sessions that telcos shouldn’t miss.
How to keep cloud costs under control (and what to do if they get away from you)
When workloads shift to the public cloud, it’s suddenly easy to try new things. The result can be bill shock for finance. Here’s how to keep costs under control.
The journey to the cloud starts with a single step
Your people are ready and excitement is building about your public cloud transformation. Now what? Here are three steps to follow.
How to start your move to the cloud
More and more telco execs are ready to make their move to the public cloud. Now, they’re asking how to get started. Here’s where to begin …
2022: All aboard the public cloud train
What will the biggest telco and public cloud trends be in 2022? Find out what you need to know.
Recap of re:Invent: It’s time to ride the dragon
AWS had lots of news to share during re:Invent 2021, but the biggest headline for telco was the announcement of its new AWS Private 5G offering.
AWS re:Invent: Our top session picks for telcos
The last of this year’s hyperscaler events, Amazon re:Invent, runs from November 29 – December 3. Use this playlist to catch the sessions that matter most to telcos.
Microsoft Ignite: three takeaways for telcos
Microsoft made dozens of announcements at its Ignite Fall 2021 conference, including these three that telcos should know about.
Google Cloud Next 2021: what happened, and what it means for telcos
Google unveiled a number of solutions and features at this year’s event that make it easier and faster for telcos to move to the public cloud.
Getting fired up for Microsoft Ignite
The second of the three hyperscaler events, Microsoft Ignite, kicks off this week. Here’s a list of the sessions telcos shouldn’t miss.
A telco playlist for Google Cloud Next ’21
It’s hyperscaler event season! Up first, Google Cloud Next ’21. Use this cheat sheet for the sessions that matter most for telcos.
The software of the public cloud
A lot of people think the public cloud is just a way to outsource a data center. But its true power can be found in the software and services it offers.
DISH & AWS vs. 1&1 & Rakuten: two different approaches to new networks
We now have two companies developing blueprints for cloud native networks. We dig deeper to see what’s below the surface.