What do you think about the "cloudification" of mobile?
nanog at ics-il.net
Fri Jan 28 11:28:25 UTC 2022
There's a big difference between a website (admittedly a complex one) and a mobile core.
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From: "Michael Thomas" <mike at mtcc.com>
To: nanog at nanog.org
Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2022 3:54:57 PM
Subject: Re: What do you think about the "cloudification" of mobile?
On 1/26/22 11:11 PM, Mark Tinka wrote:
> On 1/26/22 17:10, Tom Beecher wrote:
>> Those folks also tend to learn hard lessons about what happens when
>> the Magic Cloud provider fails in a way that isn't possible to
>> anticipate because it's all black box.
>> Saving 12 months of opex $ sounds great, except when you lose 18
>> months of opex $ in 2 days completely outside of your ability to
> I don't disagree.
> What this does, though, is democratize access into the industry. For a
> simple business model that is serving a small community with a handful
> of eyeballs, not trying to grow forever but put food on the table,
> it's somewhere to start.
Didn't Netflix for the longest time run on AWS? I imagine if I were
talking to a VC these days and said the first thing I was going to do is
rack up a bunch of servers, I'd get laughed at. Cloud makes sense until
it doesn't make sense. Just like everything else.
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