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Telcos have a less-than-stellar track record in the cloud industry. Many have gambled, but most have beaten a hasty retreat in the last 24 months to focus on providing secure access to public cloud services. With scarce dividends after some major investment in cloud, telcos would be taking a risk by making cloud services one of their key investment bets.


  • This report explains and details Vodafone's approach to private cloud globally and what the company believes differentiates it in the marketplace.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes what is required to be successful in cloud globally, especially in private cloud.
  • Evaluates Vodafone's strategy and its chances of success in private cloud.

Key questions answered

  • What are the top drivers feeding growth in the cloud industry over the next 12 months?
  • What will be Vodafone's top challenges in succeeding in cloud globally?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

Ovum's assessment

  • Channels to market are critical to achieve scale
  • Consulting expertise and capabilities
  • Portfolio should include OpenStack cloud offering and machine learning features


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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