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Cloud Computing, A Practical Approach by Robert Elsenpeter, Anthony Velte, Toby Velte

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CHAPTER 2Your Organizationand Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is not a one-size-fits-all affair. Just as the hardware and software configuration you use in your organization is different from that of the company down the street, your cloud computing needs will be different as well.

This chapter will help you understand how your organization can best use cloud computing, and which solutions might be most appropriate for your needs. And while we talk about what cloud computing is good for, we also talk about cloud computing limitations. That is, cloud computing is not perfect, and there are times when you shouldn’t turn to it. We’ll examine those cases, as well.

When You Can Use Cloud Computing

Whether or not you should use cloud computing depends ...

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