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cloud computing

Cloud computing is a specialized form of distributed computing that introduces utilization models for remotely provisioning scalable and measured IT resources. The primary benefits associated with cloud computing are:

  • Reduced Investment and Proportional Costs
  • Increased Scalability
  • Increased Availability and Reliability

When appropriate, these benefits can help realize the strategic goals of service-oriented computing by extending and enhancing service-oriented architectures.

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