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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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Fast time to market is one of the top motivators of cloud adoption. Citing German media company Bilde, Vogels says internal IT gave an estimate of six to nine months to create a new media platform that was then launched in four weeks on AWS. "In Internet time, six to nine months means you're dead," he says.

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