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The Economics of the Cloud

White Paper Published By: PC Mall
PC Mall
Published:  Jun 22, 2011
Type:  White Paper
Length:  22 pages

Computing is undergoing a shift from client/server to the cloud, a shift similar in importance and impact to the transition from mainframe to client/server. Speculation abounds on how this new era will evolve in the coming years, and IT leaders have a critical need for a clear vision of where the industry is heading. This white paper from Microsoft discusses the underlying economics driving this long-term trend. The economics of the cloud, using in-depth modeling, is also reviewed to better understand the long-term IT landscape.



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cloud computing, virtualized datacenter, network security, private cloud, public cloud

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