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Gartner highlights five trends that will shape cloud computing

Jack Loo | April 3, 2012
Hybrid clouds, cloud brokerage providers and cloud-optimised applications are among the five listed from its report.

In public cloud computing, an enterprise is acting as a consumer of services, with the cloud services provider handling the implementation details, including the data centre and related operational models. However, to the extent that the enterprise continues to build its own data centres, they will be influenced by the implementation models used by cloud services providers. Gartner recommends that enterprises apply the concepts of cloud computing to future data centre and infrastructure investments to increase agility and efficiency.


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