Gartner Research

The Cloud Is Less Important Than the Cloud Operating Model

Published: 29 March 2011

ID: G00211464

Analyst(s): Cameron Haight

Summary

Several large public cloud providers have developed an agile service delivery approach that synthesizes technology, process and people. Gartner has identified the five key elements of the cloud operating model.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Data Centers — The Emerging "Acme Architectures"
  • Applications — Designed With Failure in Mind
  • Management — Leveraging DevOps Tools and Processes
  • Organization — It's All About Relationships
  • It's Not a Model for Everyone

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