lock-in, the cloud, late locked-in syndrome
Study proposes multi-cloud scheme could help businesses reduce storage costs by 20% and avoid cloud vendor lock-in issues.
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vendor lock in
1. Enclose, surround, as in The ship was completely locked in ice. [c. 1400s]
2. Also, lock into. Fix firmly in position, commit to something. This phrase often occurs as be locked in or into, as in She felt she was locked in a binding agreement, or Many of the stockholders are locked into their present positions. [Mid-1900s]