In this interview we explore The Role of Telecom Carriers in Support of Public Cloud Strategies.Telecom carriers have a critical part to play as provider of Wide Area Network services that connect enterprises to cloud providers. But beyond connectivity, regional, national and international carriers are emerging as brokers, systems integrators and even security providers in the cloud space. Increasingly, their value added services are provided as a cloud offering.
About Our Expert
Andrea Bilobrk is a Cloud & Virtualization Strategist with a focus on security. As a member of the Cloud Security Alliance, Andrea is involved in the Canadian and Telecom Working Groups which represent the largest global chapters, with a focus on driving governance and standardization for cloud & virtualization environments worldwide. Her blog, Tinder Stratus, is a daily blog highlighting key trends and issues relating to cloud & virtualization from a strategic perspective. In addition to her involvement in cloud & virtualization, Andrea has been working in the security industry for over 5 years, most recently as Senior Product Manager, Enterprise Security for Allstream
Allstream is a division of MTS Allstream Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. As one of Canada's leading national communication solutions companies, MTS Allstream provides innovative communications for the way Canadians want to live and work today. The Company has more than 100 years of experience, with 5,500 employees across Canada dedicated to a mission of delivering true value as seen through the eyes of our customers. MTS Allstream has nearly two million total customer connections spanning business customers across Canada and residential consumers throughout the province of Manitoba. The Company's extensive national broadband and fibre optic network spans almost 30,000 kilometres. Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.'s common shares are listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (trading symbol: MBT). Customers, stakeholders and investors who want to learn more about MTS Allstream are encouraged to visit: www.mtsallstream.com.
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