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|February 19, 2014 09:01 AM EST||
LONDON, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Leaders in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud Solutions
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Visiongain calculates that the top 20 cloud computing leaders comprise 38.7% of global revenue at the end of 2013 illustrating a highly fragmented industry with major opportunities for consolidation.
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