Amdocs teams with MS to launch Cloud-Fusion

Networks Asia staff
Networks Asia

Amdocs has unveiled a new service called Amdocs Cloud-Fusion in collaboration with Microsoft.

The solution enables service providers to provide connectivity and more secure cloud applications for enterprise and small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

It enables enhanced cloud service offerings such as premium bandwidth, wide area network (WAN) optimization, and committed service level agreements (SLAs).

Cloud-Fusion is the result of an ongoing collaboration between Amdocs and Microsoft to help service providers diversify their business through new cloud offerings optimized for enterprise customers.

Designed to meet the critical application and high performance needs of enterprises and SMBs, the service combines Microsoft Azure’s cloud infrastructure with Amdocs Network Cloud Service Orchestrator, which continuously designs, fulfills and assures network services from any virtual network function (VNF) vendor.

This facilitates access to Azure’s value-added business services and third-party Microsoft Azure Marketplace solutions through more secure managed communications networks.

The vendor-agnostic Amdocs Cloud-Fusion provides unified management, monitoring, orchestration and assurance, enabling service providers to automate fulfillment and operations of cloud-based services to fulfill orders in minutes instead of weeks.

“Today 17% of all businesses each have more than 1,000 virtual machines supporting a range of business-critical applications that reside in the public cloud1, up from 13% in 2015,” said Ann Hatchell, head of network marketing at Amdocs.

“With Amdocs Cloud-Fusion... service providers can offer a one-stop shop for differentiated hybrid cloud services with service guarantees for enterprise customers, and streamline end-to-end service.

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