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FEATURE FEATURE : CLOUD :
Cloud solutions are also a good fit for businesses that are now much more dispersed and need to service their customers in new ways . New resources and applications can be spun up very quickly to ensure opportunities for growth can be readily captured .
The future of cloud
Just as virtualization changed the rules of the game for the way on-premise servers operated , now containerdriven environments are doing the same for cloud platforms . Rather than having to go through complex configuration steps on their own hardware , IT teams can simply load new containers on to a cloud platform and be up and running very quickly .
As these types of strategies become more widely adopted , the benefits of cloud usage will increase even further . Businesses will be able to reduce operational costs , further increase
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