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Orange sees potential for ‘industrialised’ cloud in US and AsiaPac

Orange Business Services’ lead for international cloud operations, Chis McKay

In the wake of Orange Business Services taking its enterprise cloud infrastructure to Asia and North America, Business Cloud News had a chance to speak with Orange Business Services’ lead for international cloud operations, Chis McKay.

CTO, Comcast: “We believe in convergence; we believe in change”

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Tony Werner, executive vice president & chief technology officer of Comcast Cable, USA is delivering a keynote speech on Day Two of the Broadband World Forum 2012, taking place on the 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the show we speak to him about how Comcast is using innovation to keep the cable company at the forefront of the broadband market.

Old Mutual Kenya: “Lower costs, enhanced flexibility and new revenue streams are making cloud a technology of choice”

Tom Juma is the Head of ICT and Service Delivery for savings and investments firm Old Mutual Kenya and will be a speaker on Day 1 of the Cloud Africa Com at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg on 23-24 May. We caught up with him ahead of the show to get his views on the future of cloud services in Africa.

Invisible Children: “Cloud services will see a rapid decline in opex across the continent”

Josh Parolin is the Manager & Developer of awareness organisation Invisible Children, which made headlines recently with the Kony 2012 campaign. He will be a speaker on Day 1 at the Cloud Africa Com at the Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg on 23-24 May. In this interview he shares his views on the future of cloud services in Africa.

Founding father

American programmer and entrepreneur Paul Buchheit has a CV that reads like Silicon Valley by numbers in terms of employers. Prior to his joining Google in 1999, Buchheit worked at Intel, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft. When he joined Google, he was employee number 23 and is credited with the creation and initial development of Gmail, as well as the prototype of AdSense.

Shaping the cloud to meet business needs

Costas Leonidou, Engineer for Value Added Services, Planning and Development Networks at CYTA will be giving a presentation at May’s Telecom Cloud Services Summit in Berlin. Telecoms.com talked to him about running a successful cloud services business within a telecom operator environment.

Developing and deploying the enterprise cloud

The Telecom Cloud Services Summit takes place in Berlin in early May. Telecoms.com caught up with speaker Jorge Caraphina, Engineer at PT Inovação, a research and development company under Portugal Telecom Group, to talk about the challenges of scaling, reliability and security while meeting the opportunities that cloud provides in the enterprise customer segment.

From ‘the cloud’ to ‘my cloud’

Ahead of the Telecom Cloud Services Summit in Berlin in early May, telecoms.com caught up with Eduardo Mendez Polo, global services and cloud computing manager at Spanish carrier Telefónica, to talk about cloud as a technology and a business.

Cloud formations

Jose Luis Gamo, global cloud services director at Telefónica, talks to James Middleton about the firm’s activities in the space.

Blue sky opportunities

Manuel Gallo heads up business development for cloud computing at Japan-based vendor NEC. With Spanish carrier Telefónica onboard as the company’s first big operator client, Gallo runs a cloud computing competence centre out of Madrid, which develops platforms for EMEA and Latin America. Here he speaks to telecoms.com about opportunities that have emerged from the cloud.

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