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Data in the Cloud: The Changing Nature of Managing Data Delivery

Published: 01 March 2011

ID: G00210129

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo


Data in the cloud must be accessible and capable of being integrated into an enterprise's broader IT environment. Overall public cloud-based IT trends are impacting data management efforts in several distinct areas: emerging technologies, evolving data needs and data delivery planning.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Importance of Data Delivery in the Cloud Services Environment
  • Know the Level of Data Support That the External Party Can Realistically Provide
  • Plan for Cloud-Related Data Delivery Scenarios
  • Extend the Enterprise's Data Integration Infrastructure to Manage Cloud-Related Data Delivery
  • Assess the Applicability of Data Integration Services

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