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China's CIOs Discuss Strategies and Concerns About Cloud Computing at Gartner's CIO Forum

Published: 20 November 2012

ID: G00237384

Analyst(s): Evan Zeng


In May 2012, Gartner held its first CIO Forum in Beijing and Shanghai. While interest in cloud computing was high among the Chinese CIOs, there were many misunderstandings and lessons shared about cloud computing. This research presents the main findings and addresses them with answers.

Table Of Contents


  • Misunderstanding and Confusion About the Cloud Computing Concept and Technologies
  • Valid IT Strategy and Business Cases Are Key for Cloud Implementation
  • How to Start Building Private Cloud in Enterprises
  • Security Concerns About Cloud Adoption

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