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Terry is VP Cloud Sales & Business Development at Mitel.

The Cloud Is Not A ‘One Size Fits All’ Solution

Hybrid cloud generally has a bad reputation – primarily because pure cloud providers like to denigrate hybrid cloud, claiming that organisations only go hybrid when they have not yet realised what cloud can do for them. This reputation, however, is both peculiar and unfair. Not only does cloud move at different speeds, but it is also driven by a number of different factors depending on particular business needs. The telecommunications industry has long had to deal with the challenges of reliability, scalability, and distribution that lie at the heart of the hybrid cloud discussion. To centralise or to distribute? Just how much of a solution needs to be on a customer’s premises? How persistent does the solution need to be? All of these are age-old questions in the development and deployment...