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Cloud Metrics Could Provide the Goldilocks Solution to Which Cloud Vendor Is 'Just Right'

Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

As government agencies and other organizations invest in cloud computing services, they are challenged to determine which cloud provider and service will best meet their needs. As the nation’s official measurement experts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a guide to creating cloud metrics that could aid decision makers in finding the cloud service that is “just right.”

The new NIST guide, which is being offered as a draft for public comment, proposes a model for developing metrics—objective measures of capabilities and performance—that cloud-shopping organizations can use to navigate a rapidly expanding marketplace.

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