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Cloud Computing An umbrella term that encompasses the delivery of information technology resources as a service distinguished by self-service, on-demand provisioning and usage-based pricing schemes.
   
Evergreen IT A future-state vision of enterprise IT that anticipates dramatic reductions in IT complexity, delivering disruptively higher levels of flexibility in capacity without long-term financial commitments. Evergreen IT will leverage radical standardization of the infrastructure, virtualization software to support varied workloads, and data center operations managed by powerful software automation.
   
Virtualization Software A software environment that harnesses collections of servers and storage devices to present the distinct operating environments needed to execute a variety of compute workloads, thereby separating the traditional dependencies between applications and hardware.
   
Data Center Automation Management of the IT infrastructure using sophisticated software that fully models and controls the complex interdependencies between and among applications and IT infrastructure.