Amdocs Lunches Cloud-Fusion in Collaboration with Microsoft

The collaboration will benefit the service providers by opening new revenue streams and the SMEs and Large enterprises will be able to get enhanced and secure public cloud services.  Amdocs that is the leading provider of client experience solutions, announces a new solution called Amdocs Cloud-Fusion in collaboration with Microsoft. The solution will enable service providers to offer connectivity and more protected cloud applications for ventures and small and medium sized businesses. It enables improved cloud service assistance such as first-class bandwidth, wide area network optimization, and dedicated service level agreements.

According to Amdocs, the Amdocs Cloud-Fusion will facilitate the development of cloud service offerings in many ways and the service provider will get more revenue streams. This solution combines Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure and Amdocs NFV ready Network Cloud Service Orchestrator that also provide it the capability to plan and bring VNFs from any network vendor.

The combination of two will allow admittance to Azure’s business services and third-party Microsoft Azure Marketplace solutions. The Cloud-Fusion platform is planned to offer unified management, monitoring, orchestration and assurance, enabling service providers to automate fulfillment and operations of cloud-based services. The expected result is to advance client experience.

“Today 17 percent 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 percent in 2015. With Amdocs Cloud-Fusion, businesses can now access these services in a more secure and assured manner with enhanced network options that also improve quality of experience,” said Ann Hatchell, head of network marketing at Amdocs.

With this solution the 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 management across telecom sector and public cloud environments, thereby improving service agility and reducing complexity.

Together with Amdocs, we are enabling service providers to introduce attractive new cloud-related offerings through the Cloud-Fusion self-service portal, and seize revenue that typically would go directly to over-the-top players. This elevates the service provider’s position within the value chain,” said Bob De Haven, general manager, Worldwide Communications & Media at Microsoft.

The solution will enable the Service providers to capture fresh profits streams from their business sector customer base by adding cloud services and providing access to Microsoft Azure’s value-added business services and Azure Marketplace’s solutions through secure service provider networks.