Gartner Research

How to Build an Enterprise Cloud Service Architecture

Published: 05 March 2012

ID: G00231120

Analyst(s): Cameron Haight, Ronni Rosenstein , Donna Scott , Milind Govekar


Fully architected enterprise private or hybrid cloud offerings and the associated management functionality should consist of five logically separated layers. A cloud service should have independent layers that maximize deployment flexibility, while enabling multivendor substitution opportunities.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • Access Management
  • Service Management
  • Service Optimization
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Tier

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