TM Forum Names Cloud Council Chair

TM Forum names ING CTO Tony Kerrison as chairman of Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council

August 24, 2011

1 Min Read

MORRISTOWN, N.J. -- TM Forum today announced Tony Kerrison, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Infrastructure Services of ING as Chairman of the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council (ECLC). The ECLC provides a forum for enterprise cloud users to drive business and technical requirements for enterprise-grade cloud services. In addition to supporting the collaborative development of TM Forum’s Frameworx suite of standards for cloud services operations and management, the council also works toward removing the barriers to enterprise cloud services adoption.

The ECLC provides strategic direction to TM Forum’s Cloud and New Services Initiative and is comprised of some of the largest and most innovative global enterprises, including: AT&T, Auxia Partners, Boeing, CA Technologies, Cisco, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, the Defense Information Services Agency (DISA) of the U.S. Department of Defense, Deutsche Bank, ING, HP, Microsoft, Northrop-Grumman, SWIFT, Telstra, West Avenue Capital Markets Partners and many more.

“The ECLC are the thought leaders that have active cloud programs and are driving the standard and the marketplace for the adoption of cloud services for all types of enterprises. ING’s experience in adapting training methods and common process models, like ITIL, to cloud environments are helping to create a full set of cloud services standards that can be used by any organization,” says Kerrison. “The collaborative nature of the ECLC makes it extremely beneficial for every company involved. ING is proud to play a leading part in this positive, proactive approach to cloud services standardization.”

TM Forum

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like