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The Architecture of a Private Cloud Service

Published: 15 March 2010

ID: G00171868

Analyst(s): Thomas Bittman , Milind Govekar , Cameron Haight, Donna Scott


While technical implementations may vary, fully architected private (or on-premises) cloud offerings should consist of four logically separated layers, which are outlined in this research.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Access Management Tier
  • Service Management Tier
  • Resource Management Tier
  • Resource Tier
  • Bottom Line

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