- Data centres and networks, above all else, are key to enabling any cloud service.
- The gatekeepers of infrastructure will not reap the early and mid-term rewards of cloud services.
Data centres and public networks are key to enabling clouds, whether they are IaaS, PaaS or SaaS; hybrid, private or public clouds. The very notion of ‘the cloud’ springs from the visualization of networks and data centre elements as a cloud. Without data centres, cloud content and applications have nowhere to be stored and interaction would not be possible. Without public networks, cloud customers could not access centralized data centres. So, data centre owners and network providers reasonably expect to gather a major chunk of the value from customers’ spending in the growing cloud market. Continue reading “Who Should Provide Your Cloud Infrastructure and How Would You Like to Pay?”