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Off-premises cloud market to reach $414 billion
PUBLISHED: Oct 30, 2018
According to a report from IHS Markit, the off-premises cloud service market could reach $414 billion (yes, billion, with a "b") by 2022. The report specifically pegged cloud-as-a-service (Caas) and platform-as-a-service as emerging markets in the off-premises cloud world. Caas targets mainstream enterprises, while Paas is targeted toward developers. 

"To improve agility and realize cost savings, enterprises are migrating applications off-premises to the cloud," IHS Markit's Devan Adams, senior analyst, enterprise and IT, wrote in the report. "Upfront capital expenditures can be shifted to as-needed operating expenditures, by using off-premises cloud services—shifting from investments in equipment and staff to leveraging a cloud service provider’s automated data center infrastructure, supported by highly skilled data center experts."

The report also mentioned several partnerships that are driving the industry forward:
  • Adobe, Microsoft and SAP partnered to introduce the Open Data Initiative, designed to provide customers with a complete view of their data across different platforms.
  • Google Cloud and Cisco announced a partnership that improved the connection between Google G suite and Cisco WebEx.
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) and Salesforce expanded their alliance, adding new product integrations for customers to share and synchronize data across AWS and Salesforce Lightning.
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HPA facilitates businesses in determining the best communications solution for their company. This involves voice and data networks, call centers and broadband applications. In addition, HPA manages the telecom expenses for businesses to get them the most cost effective telecom solutions possible. HPA also helps telecommunications providers and manufacturers with their marketing, sales and business planning.

Since HPA's formation in 1994, over 400 clients have contracted to HPA for services. HPA has planned, designed and implemented a variety of voice and data solutions that have enabled businesses to enhance their operations in a cost-effective manner. HPA has also audited telecommunications invoices and recommended changes to client’s telecommunications services that have resulted in millions of dollars in savings for HPA’s clients.

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  • Designed and implemented a complete new voice, data and security network for a regional bank and their branches. Results included improved customer service in their call center, improved communication between locations and redundancy at all locations including the branches.
  • Designed and implemented a new VoIP telecommunications network including new equipment and services for a Rochester based not-for-profit with over 15 locations.
  • Redesigned a not-for-profit organization’s telecommunications system in five cities by implementing new services and pricing and auditing telephone bills. The savings paid for all new telephone equipment in less than two years.
  • Manage the communications network for a regional hospital in central New York. HPA has lowered the costs for the hospital and at the same time implemented a more up-to-date network with more functionality and redundancy.
  • Designed and implemented a Call Center for a Benefit Company in Rochester. Project resulted in drastic improvements in customer service.
  • Planned and designed a new voice and data network for a Law Firm with six locations in New York State.

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