KT, Korea's largest fixed-line operator and its second largest mobile carrier, has launched the nation's first large-scale, private cloud. It will serve as a platform for data-intensive services to devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs, as well as to deliver computing infrastructure to its internal enterprise.
"Telcos should focus on the explosion of data from smartphones, the Internet, and multimedia. We should prepare for continued data growth in the future. There will be many opportunities to provide applications supporting this data explosion. We think cloud is the right technology solution to accomplish this," said Jung-sik Suh, senior VP, cloud services business unit, at KT.
Source: Information Week