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Contrasting Perspectives on Cloud Computing

Published: 18 September 2008

ID: G00161461

Analyst(s): David Smith , David Cearley

Summary

The term "cloud computing" is being loosely applied and defined differently in the market by users and vendors. Understanding these perspectives and setting proper expectations regarding results are important to obtaining anticipated benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What This Means for Users, and Why They Should Care

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