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Cloud Computing Forecast—50% Chance of 483s! 3 Things You Should Do To Weather the Storm
And unfortunately, many casual users do not understand the full impact of their actions in the new computing frontier called the cloud. For those in life

cloud computing benefits and challenges  and easy access to cloud computing services on all stacks of the IT solution space is making it easier and easier for even casual users to access powerful infrastructure, platform, and application services via the cloud. Vendors are rolling out new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings at a rapid pace. Yet, as the saying goes, with power comes responsibility. And unfortunately, many casual users do not understand the full impact of the

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