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Five Refining Attributes of Public and Private Cloud Computing

Published: 05 May 2009

ID: G00167182

Analyst(s): David Cappuccio , Thomas Bittman , Daryl Plummer , Donna Scott , David Smith , David Cearley , Rakesh Kumar, Bruce Robertson


We refine our definition of cloud computing and add key attributes. We also provide insight into distinguishing public cloud computing from private cloud computing.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Five Attributes
  • Distinctions of Private Cloud Computing
  • Conclusion

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