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Ann McDonough
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Cloud Standards Customer Council Publishes Practical Guide to Cloud Management Platforms Whitepaper

Register for July 26 Webinar to Hear from the Authors


Needham, MA - July 19, 2017 — The Cloud Standards Customer Council™ (CSCC™) is announcing the availability of a new whitepaper titled Practical Guide to Cloud Management Platforms. Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) are integrated products that provide for the management of public, private and hybrid cloud environments. The paper is available for download at:

This new CMP guide helps enterprise Information Technology (IT) managers, business decision makers, systems operations staffs, application architects, and application developers understand the functions of CMPs and how they can be used to manage applications and data across multiple cloud infrastructures both on-premises and within public cloud environments.

Areas covered by the CSCC whitepaper include:

  • The evolving CMP market
  • Challenges of hybrid cloud services
  • Critical functions of a CMP
  • Current CMP vendor landscape
  • Evaluation criteria for selecting a CMP
  • Deployment considerations

Authors from the CSCC will host a complimentary webinar on July 26, 2017 from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET to introduce the paper. Event details are posted on the CSCC's website at

About the Cloud Standards Customer Council
The Cloud Standards Customer Council™ (CSCC™) is an end-user advocacy group dedicated to accelerating the cloud’s successful adoption and drilling down into the standards, security and interoperability issues surrounding the transition to the cloud. The CSCC is chartered to work with standards development organizations (SDOs), open source communities, and end user organizations to publish vendor-neutral guides on important cloud computing topics. The guides are distributed to industry members to highlight customer requirements, influence standards development, and advance the adoption of cloud computing. The CSCC is managed by the Object Management Group® (OMG®), an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium. For more information, visit

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