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When Private Cloud Infrastructure Isn't Cloud, and Why That's Okay

Published: 13 May 2016

ID: G00302342

Analyst(s): Thomas Bittman

Summary

The term "private cloud" has been used to describe two entirely different strategies that address different business and IT goals. Recognizing the difference is important. We discuss how I&O should approach private cloud infrastructure strategies going forward, based on workload needs.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What Is Private Cloud — and What Is Not
  • Bimodal IT and Evolving Application Demands
  • Private Cloud Versus Cloud-Inspired Infrastructures

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