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Jul 29 2019   8:39PM GMT

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Apache CloudStack is an open source infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform that allows IT service providers to offer public cloud services and individual companies to provide their own private cloud and hybrid-cloud services on-premises. Continued…

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“Deploying an open source cloud infrastructure platform and integrating different front- and back-end components requires significant knowledge of hardware and software.” – Stephen J. Bigelow

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Quiz Yourself
In a hybrid cloud, sensitive data and computing resources may be maintained in two _________ environments.
A. separate
B. seperate
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