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... See also CategoryCloud infrastructure In the most basic cloud-service model, providers of IaaS offer computers - physical or (more often) virtual machines - and other resources ... Pools of hypervisors within the cloud operational support-system can support large numbers of virtual machines and the ability to scale services up and down according to customers' varying requirements ... IaaS-cloud providers supply these resources on-demand from their large pools installed in data centers ...
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