Six Types Of Cloud Computing Partners, According To IBM

Cloud infrastructure providers are partners who own a data center or have some IT operations skills who want to build a public cloud.

Such partners include telcos, hosting providers, VADs (value-added distributors), VARs (value-added resellers), or IT services companies, Mitchell said.

A public cloud is IT infrastructure that is made available to multiple customers as a service. The public cloud has compute and storage and other IT resources that are made available dynamically over the Internet with payment based on the amount of resources consumed.

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