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Virtual Data Center E-Zine Volume 32: Public vs. Private: Comparing Cloud Architectures

A recent TechTarget survey shows that roughly one-third of respondents have either implemented cloud computing or plan to do so in the next 12 months, but choosing between a private cloud or a public cloud can be tricky for some organizations. Before committing to either architecture, evaluate the benefits and especially the tradeoffs associated with each and learn how to make the most of the cloud you choose. Also in this issue, determine what needs are most important when planning your virtual applications, and find out how to monitor the performance of applications in the cloud.

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