Cloud computing and cloud services have been celebrated as the next big thing and also slammed as the next over-hyped re-tread of an application area that already exists. Everyone from IBM to Microsoft has been viewed as a potential winner, and though telcos have been seen as well-positioned to take advantage of the trend, it has not been clear how that might happen. Now, Telephony has a report looking a little deeper at the benefits of cloud services for telcos, including increasing network traffic, and the less obvious revenue boon that could witness telcos gaining revenue both from end users and cloud service firms as both parties pay a fee for quality of service delivery.
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