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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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Private clouds really aren't clouds at all, says Adam Selipsky, vice president of Amazon Web Services. "It's a synonym for virtualized data center with a management layer on top. If you're writing a check for an asset that has to sit somewhere, there's nothing cloud like about it."

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