Maximizing the Value of Cloud for Small-Medium Enterprises : Preface

 

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This Document

This document is The Open Group Guide to Maximizing the Value of Cloud for Small-Medium Enterprises. It has been developed and approved by The Open Group.

Intended Audience

This Guide is intended for business and technical executives in small and medium-sized organizations.

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