What's the meaning of "wraps" in below sentence?

Effectively, cloud computing wraps traditional distributed computing or grid computing paradigms.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    You haven't quoted the full context:

    "... cloud computing wraps traditional distributed computing or grid computing paradigms with a dynamically scaled business model ..."

    "Wrap" is IT business jargon for bundling different services or functions together in a computing package.

    See Wikipedia / Service wrap http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Service_wrap

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