UK: TCL (Tariff Consultancy Ltd), the specialist research company in Data Centre pricing, highlighted the importance of Telecoms Providers investing in new Data Centre infrastructure in a recently published report.
The Telecoms Provider is developing its own new flexible Data Centre infrastructure to support 3 business trends including –
• The migration of services to the Cloud - including computing, storage, archiving, security and back up services.
• The rise in partial application outsourcing - including selective application outsourcing based in the cloud.
• The spread of Unified Communications (UC) – including the integration of voice, audio conferencing, web conferencing, VoIP and messaging.
The growth in these trends are identified in TCL’s New Telco Data Centre - Pricing for the New Telecoms Data Centre – 2014 to 2019 report. A key part of the report is a TCL survey of 57 key Telecom Providers around the world who have developed their own Data Centre infrastructure.