Cloud Outlook & Implicationsfor CommunicationsArchitecture   The webinar will begin in a   few moments...
Todays Speakers        Sameer Hilal        COO        vCom Solutions        Leslie Leach        VP of Marketing        vCo...
Agenda•   State of the Market•   Impact on Network Architecture•   Management Options•   Q&A3                  telecom man...
State of the Market  Telecom management made simple   4
The Case for Cloud    Cloud Computing Market                    • More mature                                             ...
Cloud Spectrum – Public and Private                        Sources: Xerox, clouds360.com6                telecom managemen...
Top Choice of Application for Cloud Migration               Sources: Cisco Global Cloud Networking Survey, 20127          ...
Top Challenges of Cloud Migration1. Availability/Reliability2. Device-based Security3. Application Performance            ...
Communications Carriers    • CaaS       – Audio/web/video conferencing       – Unified communications    • SaaS       – Ma...
Cloud Adoption         Plans to Move Business                              • >60% of companies          Applications to Cl...
Impact on NetworkArchitecture  Telecom management made simple   11
Increased Importance of the Network     • Strategy        – Network performance and          reliability        – Fault to...
Network Performance & Reliability                                 • Elements impacting                                   a...
Fault Tolerance• Understand business  requirements for uptime  and redundancy     – Modality-based fault       tolerance f...
Security                              • Confidential                                information                           ...
Remote Access and Mobility                              •   Platform support                              •   Node securit...
Reality Check: Network ChallengesAlmost two in five of those surveyed said they would rather get a root canal, dig aditch,...
Management Options  Telecom management made simple   18
Management Components of NetworkInfrastructure19            Telecom management made simple
Required Resources     • Designing, building and supporting the       cloud strategy is paramount     • Managing “the plum...
1. Hire & Build     • Key Skills       – Network architecture & design       – Contract negotiation       – Billing, inven...
2. Purchase Software & Services                         • TLM Software                           – License                ...
3. Outsource         • Professional           Services and           TLM Software           (Subsidized by           Distr...
“Distribution Model” Advantages• Subsidized software• Subsidized professional services• Aggregated buying power     – Acro...
Questions & Answers25           telecom management made simple
Thank You.Contact Information:Leslie Leach925.415.2115www.vcomsolutions.com
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Cloud Outlook & Implications for Communications Architecture

  1. 1. Cloud Outlook & Implicationsfor CommunicationsArchitecture The webinar will begin in a few moments...
  2. 2. Todays Speakers Sameer Hilal COO vCom Solutions Leslie Leach VP of Marketing vCom Solutions2 telecom management made simple
  3. 3. Agenda• State of the Market• Impact on Network Architecture• Management Options• Q&A3 telecom management made simple
  4. 4. State of the Market Telecom management made simple 4
  5. 5. The Case for Cloud Cloud Computing Market • More mature applications • “Pay-as-you-go” financial model $207b 2016 • Prevalence of $109b intelligent devices 2012 • Ubiquity of broadband access Gartner Research, 20125 telecom management made simple
  6. 6. Cloud Spectrum – Public and Private Sources: Xerox, clouds360.com6 telecom management made simple
  7. 7. Top Choice of Application for Cloud Migration Sources: Cisco Global Cloud Networking Survey, 20127 telecom management made simple
  8. 8. Top Challenges of Cloud Migration1. Availability/Reliability2. Device-based Security3. Application Performance Sources: Cisco Global Cloud Networking Survey, 20128 telecom management made simple
  9. 9. Communications Carriers • CaaS – Audio/web/video conferencing – Unified communications • SaaS – Managed security – Collaboration • IaaS – Hosting and co-location • PaaS – Platform of CaaS and SaaS tools – Single point of support – Consolidation under one contract9 telecom management made simple
  10. 10. Cloud Adoption Plans to Move Business • >60% of companies Applications to Cloud planning to move key 3+ Years 1-2 8% No business applications to PlansYears27% 31% cloud over next two years – Economic reasons – Flexibility – Rapid deployment – Real-time, actionable data 7-12 0-6 • SMB’s adopting fastest Months Months 12% 22% • Consumer-led trend Sources: Cloud Computing Magazine, Armanino McKenna 2012 CFO Evolution® Benchmark Survey10 telecom management made simple
  11. 11. Impact on NetworkArchitecture Telecom management made simple 11
  12. 12. Increased Importance of the Network • Strategy – Network performance and reliability – Fault tolerance – Security – Remote access and mobility • Architecture – Public – Private – Hybrid • Support systems12 telecom management made simple
  13. 13. Network Performance & Reliability • Elements impacting application performance – Latency – Jitter – Bandwidth – Quality of service13 telecom management made simple
  14. 14. Fault Tolerance• Understand business requirements for uptime and redundancy – Modality-based fault tolerance for connectivity – Low-cost backup data network through alternate carrier – Automatic routing of traffic across different network segments14 telecom management made simple
  15. 15. Security • Confidential information • Regulatory standards • Selecting the right cloud partner • Data storage – Own data center – Physical third party data center – Virtual third party data center15 telecom management made simple
  16. 16. Remote Access and Mobility • Platform support • Node security • Performance • Cost16 telecom management made simple
  17. 17. Reality Check: Network ChallengesAlmost two in five of those surveyed said they would rather get a root canal, dig aditch, do their own taxes than address network challenges associated with public or private cloud deployments. Sources: Cisco Global Cloud Networking Survey, 201217 Telecom management made simple
  18. 18. Management Options Telecom management made simple 18
  19. 19. Management Components of NetworkInfrastructure19 Telecom management made simple
  20. 20. Required Resources • Designing, building and supporting the cloud strategy is paramount • Managing “the plumbing” is critical, but may require additional resources – Tools – Time – Expertise20 Telecom management made simple
  21. 21. 1. Hire & Build • Key Skills – Network architecture & design – Contract negotiation – Billing, inventory & dispute analysis – Project management of service implementations – Technical support and escalation expertise • Key Tools – Inventory management – Invoice consolidation tool – Cost allocation automation tool – Business Intelligence & Reporting21
  22. 22. 2. Purchase Software & Services • TLM Software – License – Subscription • Professional Services – Network Design – Contract Negotiations – Bill Audits – Benchmarking – Project Management – MACD Support – Dispute Management22
  23. 23. 3. Outsource • Professional Services and TLM Software (Subsidized by Distribution of Services)23
  24. 24. “Distribution Model” Advantages• Subsidized software• Subsidized professional services• Aggregated buying power – Across multiple carriers• Carrier agnostic sourcing and benchmarking – Client-driven carrier selection – Transparency• Centralized customer-support and operations24 telecom management made simple
  25. 25. Questions & Answers25 telecom management made simple
  26. 26. Thank You.Contact Information:Leslie Leach925.415.2115www.vcomsolutions.com

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