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While a focus on infrastructure may be okay for a development environment, business outcomes are built on applications. Application delivery, not infrastructure, is the new bottleneck. To combat this, ensure compute, storage, network and application resources all get the same weight.

A highly optimized infrastructure — no matter how state of the art — is meaningless without the apps. Applications are the heart and soul of winning new cloud business, securing recurring revenue and ensuring customer satisfaction. So, how can private cloud providers ensure delivery of an application cloud rather than an infrastructure cloud? rPath has identified the seven deadly sins of cloud apps and best practices for avoiding them.

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