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vertical cloud computing

A vertical cloud, or vertical cloud computing, is the phrase used to describe the optimization of cloud computing and cloud services for a particular vertical (e.g., a specific industry) or specific application use. The cloud provider will offer specialized functions and options that best meet industry-use and specifications. Today, the health care cloud is one of the more well-established vertical clouds.

See also "A Cloud Computing Dictionary Resource" in the Quick Reference sectionof Webopedia.







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