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NIST, NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture (NIST Special Publication 500-292) (Sept. 2011) (full-text).

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This document presents the NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture and Taxonomy to communicate the components and offerings of cloud computing. The architecture is presented in two parts: (1) a complete overview of roles; and (2) the necessary components for managing and providing cloud services, such as service deployment, service orchestration, cloud service management, security and privacy.

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