Cloud Provider Topics

Cloud Services Infrastructure

Cloud providers building out multi-tenant public and hybrid cloud architectures for commodity and enterprise cloud services can find up-to-date information on cloud services infrastructure from data center architecture and cloud networking, to virtualization technology and cloud computing equipment and tools for the evolving cloud ecosystem, including servers, data security, application-aware networking, content delivery networks and evolving cloud computing standards. More about Cloud Services Infrastructure

Cloud Service Management

Learn how cloud service management can help you plan and provision cloud services using monitoring tools to provide customers with a wide range of secure multi-tenant services that include backup, disaster recovery and service continuity. Keep up with how cloud providers are helping customers assess cloud plans, address portability issues and adapt traditional operations and business solutions (OSS/BSS) to customer-facing and back-office cloud operations. More about Cloud Service Management

Cloud Business Models

Cloud services can be offered using a number of cloud service provider business models, from network providers that own their own data centers to pure-play cloud providers that own their data centers and lease needed network facilities, to value-added resellers (VARs) and Managed Services providers (MSPs) increasingly entering the cloud services market. Find out about the issues facing cloud providers of many types and the partnerships and agreements that are enabling go-to-market cloud services. More about Cloud Business Models

Cloud Services Platforms

Learn how software-based cloud services platforms are enabling cloud providers to build, deliver and manage cloud applications and services with the necessary database links using a variety of operating systems, including open source options. Find out how providers are working with application developers and integrating cloud platforms with their back-end systems to ensure multi-tenant data security, service availability, application performance, while also enabling Platform as a Service. More about Cloud Services Platforms