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Technology Building Blocks for a Successful Private Cloud Deployment

Published: 16 October 2014

ID: G00269969

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith


Infrastructure and operations leaders that want to effectively demonstrate the full benefits from their private cloud deployments must reach maturity in each of four areas — virtualization, standardization, automation and optimization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Private Cloud Deployments Aren't Delivering


  • Virtualize More Than Just the Compute Resources
  • Standardize Your Services
  • Automate Repetitive Tasks
  • Monitor and Optimize the Environment Through Triggered Invocation of Automation Workflows
  • Bottom Line

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