What do a Bank and a Telecom Operator have in common?
I’m not an expert in banking or the FinTech industry, but simply as an observer, and I notice a lot of similarities with the Telco industry. We can already see a large number of FinTech startups around, but just a few next-gen telecom operators, it might just be a matter of time.
The IT department of an expanding company normally has a well-documented procedure that describes all the tasks that involves opening a new branch. Getting the SP to setup the VPN may take several weeks.
With virtualizaiton and Automation this time can be reduced enormously.