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Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models

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Learn what it takes to ensure succesful cloud delivery

This second white paper in a series on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture focuses on the activities, processes, and requirements that cloud players need to follow in order to ensure a successful delivery of cloud services. It addresses the three active cloud players that may be involved in delivering cloud services to cloud consumers. The cloud provider is a cloud participant that is always involved in the delivery of a cloud service. The remaining two, cloud broker and cloud auditor, are dependent on the specific business and operational requirements of the cloud consumer.

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    Addressing data center problems like overutilization with physical expansion doesn’t always make financial sense. The need for flexibility and cost-efficiency is growing, and data center admins are turning to the cloud, in its many forms, as a viable alternative.

    This classroom provides guidance for re-architecting the data center and deploying new products and services to facilitate workloads in the public and private cloud. 

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