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Mobile operators should capitalise on cloud, says research firm

Mobile operators should look to provide cloud services, according to IHS

The opportunities for wireless services providers to offer cloud services are vast, according to new research. While traditional IT vendors, such as Google, Dell, Amazon and Microsoft dominate the cloud computing market, mobile operators have competitive advantages over these players, according to Market intelligence provider IHS iSuppli.

Telstra to pump £500m+ into cloud services

Telstra will invest AU$800m in cloud computing over the next five years

Telstra has announced a £500m+ (AU$800m) investment in cloud computing over the next five years to support what it says is a growing demand from Australian organisations for cloud services. The telco is rumoured to have invested AU$200m in cloud to date and this latest announcement will kick-off the construction of a new data centre, the modernisation of existing facilities, increased automation of utility computing services and the expansion of the telco’s range of enterprise applications, among other things. Construction of a new data centre in Melbourne is already underway.

EU Commission launches consultation process on cloud computing

The European Commission has called for input on the development of cloud computing in the EU

The EU Commission has launched a public consultation process into how businesses, public administrations and other interested parties can benefit from a cloud computing market that the Commission predicts will be worth €35bn in Europe by 2014.

Multinationals trust telcos with the cloud

Multinationals increasing need for on-demand computing has enhanced telcos' status as cloud providers

As uptake of cloud computing services by multinational corporations takes off, Ovum research indicates that the credibility of telcos as trusted providers in the space has increased significantly in the past year.

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