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  Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist 10 Tools To Prevent Cloud Vendor Lock-in
By Charles Babcock
Nobody wants to be caught in proprietary traps in the cloud. These tools can help you avoid being hemmed in by one vendor.

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