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Case studies and sustainability modelling presented by cloud computing business framework

Case studies and sustainability modelling presented by cloud computing business framework

Chang, Victor, De Roure, David, Wills, Gary and Walters, Robert John (2011) Case studies and sustainability modelling presented by cloud computing business framework. International Journal of Web Services Research, 8 (3). ISSN 1545-7362 (Print), 1546-5004 (Online) (doi:10.4018/JWSR.2011070102)

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Abstract

Cloud Computing Business Framework (CCBF) is proposed to help organisations achieve good Cloud design, deployment, migration and services. While organisations adopt Cloud Computing for Web Services, technical and business challenges emerge and one of these includes the measurement of Cloud business performance. Organisational Sustainability Modelling (OSM) is a new way to measure Cloud business performance quantitatively and accurately. It combines statistical computation and 3D Visualisation to present the Return on Investment arising from the adoption of Cloud Computing by organisations. 3D visualisation simplifies the review process and is an innovative way for Return of Investment (ROI) valuation. Two detailed case studies with SAP and Vodafone have been presented, where OSM has analysed the business performance and explained how CCBF offers insights, which are relatively helpful for WS and Grid businesses. Comparisons and discussions between CCBF and other approaches related to WS are presented, where lessons learned are useful for Web Services, Cloud and Grid communities.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] The International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR)is an official publication of the Information Resources Management Association.
Uncontrolled Keywords: cloud computing, cloud computing business framework, sustainability modelling, 3D visualisation, business challenges for clouds, return of investment (ROI), cloud business model comparison and analysis, grid business
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
Faculty of Business
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:14
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/5450

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