Cloud management platforms (CMP) provide a simplified architecture and allow the company's systems to co-exist and interact. CMPs create an additional layer on top of existing cloud systems to provide an integrated view and set of tools to control and manage an IT environment.
"For a CMP to work consistently and coherently within a business, companies should integrate all business strategies and policies into this platform," he says. "CMPs require a strong strategy and vision to contribute successfully to the IT environment."
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