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Cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in the delivery of information technology services that has permanently changed the computing landscape.

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cloud computing,adopters,cloud computing landscape,information technology services delivery,IT services,Cloud computing
Citation:
"Navigating the Cloud Computing Landscape– Technologies, Services, and Adopters," Computer, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 22-23, March 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.91
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