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Slideshow: Amazon's Case For Enterprise Cloud Computing

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels takes on 'false cloud' wannabes, challenges common myths and critiques private-cloud alternatives as boiling down to buying, deploying and maintaining servers.
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Amazon runs servers, too, it says its utilization levels -- far above the 10% to 20% typical within most enterprise data centers -- help it deliver computing power at 30% to 40% lower cost than what the typical enterprise can achieve. For some customers, the costs are 70% to 90% less than internal costs, Amazon says.

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