What is federated cloud (cloud federation)? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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federated cloud (cloud federation)

Part of the Cloud computing glossary:

A federated cloud (also called cloud federation) is the deployment and management of multiple external and internal cloud computing services to match business needs.  A federation is the union of several smaller parts that perform a common action. 

See also: hybrid cloud

This was last updated in July 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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