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Technology Overview for Cloud-Enabled System Infrastructure

Published: 29 November 2012

ID: G00245325

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong


Cloud-enabled system infrastructure combines hardware and software components, and enables services, such as cloud infrastructure as a service, to be built on top of the resulting platform. But a service built on such a platform may simply be a cloud-enabled service, not a true cloud service.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
  • Technology Definition
  • Uses
    • Cloud-Facilitated Service
    • Cloud-Native Service
    • Other Cloud-Enabled Services
  • Selection Guidelines
    • Implementing an Enterprise-Class CESI
    • Implementing a Global-Class CESI

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