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Five Things That Private Cloud Is Not

Published: 03 August 2012

ID: G00238288

Analyst(s): Thomas Bittman


Private cloud computing is a major IT trend just past the Peak of Inflated Expectations on the Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing. To help reduce the hype and identify the real value of private cloud computing for IT leaders, we discuss five common 10 misconceptions and realities about private cloud.

Table Of Contents


  • Private Cloud Is Not Virtualization
  • Private Cloud Is Not Just About Cost Reduction
  • Private Cloud Is Not Necessarily On-Premises
  • Private Cloud Is Not Only IaaS
  • Private Cloud Is Not Always Going to Be Private

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