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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Cloud computing

The growing cost pressures on businesses in a highly competitive world forced IT teams within organizations to use every resource to its optimal capacity. This led to a lot of innovations especially in computing space. The average utilization of a compute machine was in the range of 20-30%, which was a big improvement area. Server virtualization as a technology solved this challenge, by abstracting the underlying server hardware, and making multiple computing machines run on them virtually. These machines come to be known as Virtual Machines (VMs) as the user was using them as he would use a physical machine, but these were not tied to any underlying physical infrastructure.

Cloud computing is the term used to describe the ...

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