Welcome to CHR Solutions Blog, the only source you need
for news, information, and articles for the telecommunications
industry. The CHR Blog provides insightful perspectives that keep
you informed and help you make decisions for your telecom
Tuesday November 20, 2012
U.S. public IT cloud services revenue will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5% --from $18.5 billion in 2011 to $43.2 billion in 2016, according to a new report from IDC. LINK: Shared among “unrelated enterprises and consumers” and “open to a largely unrestricted universe of potential users,” IDC, in its “U.S. Public IT Cloud Service by Industry Sector” report, segments public cloud IT services into five functional categories and six vertical sectors.
Thursday November 15, 2012
Securing the growing number of personal mobile devices their employees are using to access internal networks and information systems needs to be much more prominent on the minds of small business owners. While a majority allow employees to use mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, for work purposes, only a few have actually taken steps to ensure those devices are safe from cyber threats: a recent survey conducted by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU) for AT&T found.
Thursday November 1, 2012
CHR Solutions Executive Vice President Marc Hayden recently participated in Telecompetitor's Cloud Services Summit as the keynote speaker. In this two part video interview, Marc offers great insight into the growing opportunity of offering cloud services as an important revenue diversification strategy for today's telecom service provider.
Wednesday October 31, 2012
Global data center traffic will expand four-fold to reach a total 6.6 zettabytes (one zetabyte [ZB] equals 1 billion terabytes [TB]) annually by 2016, according to the second annual Cisco Global Cloud Index, which was released Oct. 23. The fastest growing component of overall data center traffic, global cloud traffic will grow six-fold—a 44% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), from 683 exabytes annually in 2011 to 4.3 zettabytes by 2016, Cisco predicts.
Thursday October 18, 2012
The data center market continues to evolve as virtualization, the cloud, and managed services impacts the market for data centers. A decline in the number of U.S. data centers continues even as capacity continues to increase. The number of U.S. data centers fell for the first time in 2009, down 0.7%, as the economic crisis hit. In contrast, U.S. data center capacity increased 1%. That's become a trend in ensuing years, reflecting “a major change in data center and IT asset deployment that will accelerate further in coming years,” according to a new report from IDC.