With the process of digital transformation, in the future, carriers’ IT system will be a hybrid, heterogeneous and multi-cloud environment because of the requirements of business, security and cost. So physical machines and virtual platforms, private cloud and public cloud, heterogeneous resource pools from multi-vendors will coexist in the environment for a long time. The legacy resources must continue to be used, the IT system can evolve in the future.
So we need a cloud management platform to manage the physical machines and virtual platforms, private cloud and public cloud, heterogeneous resource pools from multi-vendors. And it also can manage the legacy resources and support to evolve in the future. Through the cloud management platform, we can provide the on-demand, self-help, agility, flexibility cloud services to the applications.