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- Running an application in a way that its components straddle multiple cloud environments (which could be any combination of internal/private and external/public clouds. Unlike Cloud Bursting, which refers strictly to expanding the application to an External Cloud to handle spikes in demand, Cloud Spanning includes scenarios in which an applications component are continuously distributed across multiple clouds.
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- cloud bridge, Cloud Portability, Cloud Provider, External Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Internal Cloud, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)