Cloud native software

Managing and scaling the cloud-native infrastructure

Scaling up cloud operations and charting progress 

  • Identifying how transitioning to the cloud might best support the delivery of hoped-for business outcomes in terms of cost, agility, and innovation
  • Defining where the business should be in 10 years' time in terms of markets, cost structure, and deliverables
  • Ensuring that the pathway to the cloud stays aligned with key objectives

Creating an open, cloud-native digital architecture 

  • How soon will a cloud-native network become critical in order to deliver on the promise of 5G?
  • Planning, building, deploying, managing, and optimizing the network – identifying and addressing the transformation challenges at every stage of the network lifecycle
  • How cloud-natives network components are changing procurement, planning, deployment, and operations

Meeting the challenges of containerization at scale 

  • Tackling the challenges of vendor-specific containerized apps such as security posture, restricted operational visibility, and dependencies on other libraries and apps
  • Logging and monitoring tools to ensure that every app that touches the telco cloud passes muster
  • Making 100% sure that every piece of software is running the latest security patch level

Increasing flexibility and cost-efficiency with a multi-cloud approach 

  • Choosing the right public cloud environment for each workload
  • Building a foundation for flexibility and rapid innovation
  • Drivers for a multi-cloud approach: Advantageous sourcing, the efficiency of modern architecture, and governance streamlining
  • Enforcing IT and security standards and governance which can be applied across multiple environments

Getting vendor management right in multi-cloud environments 

  • Challenges of managing relationships with multiple cloud vendors
  • Identifying the right mix of vendors to work with to meet business needs and get the best value  for your investment
  • How to manage security and compliance across multiple vendors

Benefiting from a microservices architecture 

  • How to use microservices to scale up and deploy new features quickly without affecting the functioning of other services
  • Practical considerations of breaking a monolith into microservices and the potential to cause increased network complexity
  • Managing the performance of microservices from end to end
  • How to avoid latency and ensure that the performance quality of 5G applications and services is not affected