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Cloud sprawl needs new management standards

By Martin Banks

It would appear that the growth of cloud-based service delivery is creating a problem that could easily become mission critical in its own right, but which standardisation of some sort could solve. And if the vendors don’t care to bite the relevant bullet, then there may be a suitable alternative.

The issue showed itself in a recent survey by infrastructure management company, IPsoft, which indicated that the time for new standards for cloud service delivery, standards set at the next level of abstraction, has already arrived.