Cloud computing represents a shift to a more user-centered computing model where a layer of services sitting on an infrastructure decouples core business functions from the delivery of the underlying technology. IBM® recognizes that multiple ways exist to deliver IT capabilities, which include traditional software, hardware, and networking approaches, pre-integrated systems and appliances, and new breakthroughs that are provided as a service. This IBM Redbooks® Solution Guide offers more information.
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