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Operator strategies for cloud connect services

Catherine Hammond Principal Analyst, Research

"Operators must deliver flexible and secure connectivity to multiple clouds in order to meet the evolving network requirements of enterprises."

As enterprises re-architect their network solutions around cloud connectivity, access to cloud platforms via the Internet may not deliver adequate performance. Operators can address enterprise demand for improved network performance by offering private, dedicated cloud connectivity. This report outlines the market drivers for private cloud connect services and highlights the ways in which operators can best meet enterprises’ evolving requirements.

This report provides:

  • an outline of the market drivers for dedicated cloud connectivity
  • an overview of the ways in which operators are delivering connectivity to multiple clouds and multiple geographies
  • a discussion of the ways in which dedicated cloud connectivity services can be differentiated.