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The development of the cloud computing industry re-shapes the global IT industry. Cloud computing technology and its service applications are taking off around the world. The governments around the world have gradually adopting cloud computing as the new way of public services provision, while industry partners have lack of confidence on adopting cloud-based solutions. The primary research question is how the national cloud computing strategy leads to design a mechanism to bridge providers and users in a flourishing industry. By using the action research method, this study proposes a cloud service brokerage mechanism as an intermediary of cloud service delivery. The contribution will present firms or policy makers an industry policy guideline for drawing up the cloud computing development strategy, which will shed light for future researches on cultivating an industry development scheme.