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Cloud Breaks IT - How a broker platform can help IT harness the power of cloud

The complexities of cloud are no more apparent than when IT attempts to integrate cloud into their existing processes. The value of cloud, it’s easy, fast and inexpensive, can be quickly overshadowed by the complexities of integration into standard operations.

In this webinar we will share some tips and tricks on how to get started in cloud with the end in mind, incorporating the cloud while avoiding many of the hidden costs organizations are facing.
Recorded Jun 26 2014 31 mins
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Praveen Asthana, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer and Mark Carroll, Cloud Architect
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