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Nov 19 2018   5:36PM GMT

cloud service provider

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A cloud service provider (CSP) is a company that offers infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) to other businesses or individuals. Continued…

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“While the cloud itself has relatively low costs initially, moving cloud workloads and dealing with multiple cloud providers can be tricky.” – John Edwards

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Quiz Yourself
Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also _________ their services to appeal to customers.
A. distinguishing
B. differentiating

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