Inside the hybrid cloud, Part 2, Federation is key to XaaS

From the developerWorks archives

Grace Walker

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: May 22, 2012

Services in the cloud are increasing rapidly. As more and more cloud computing projects are implemented, the ever-expanding collection of cloud tools and services required to manage an enterprise seems to be growing exponentially. The implementation of a federated cloud with an appropriate command and control regimen is the key to managing this growth. Part 2 of this series describes the hybrid cloud in more detail as well as the federated cloud, which is the epitome of the hybrid cloud formation.

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