CIOs and the New Service Provider: What You Need to Know

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As we move further into the decade, new service providers will provide a range of smart network-based cloud services that best leverage the asset base, whether that is a rich fiber network, extensive data center footprint, unique network services or vertical industry specialization.

Take a look at your business and technology needs today and determine what type of cloud and network services will best support your successful growth.

The explosion of new services combining cloud and network services is being delivered by a mix of "new service providers" emerging from the ranks of established telecommunications firms like AT&T, data center infrastructure providers like Equinix and unexpected firms like Google and the NYSE. Recent moves by business giants HP, Oracle and IBM demonstrate that they are also trying to transform themselves into cloud providers using the full suite of technology they’ve amassed over the decades. If your organization is in the market for cloud services, you’ve got a number of options. Ciena, the network specialist, has identified seven points that CIOs need to consider.

 

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