Cloud Computing Service and Deployment Models: Layers and Management

Cloud Computing Service and Deployment Models: Layers and Management

Al Bento (University of Baltimore, USA) and A. K. Aggarwal (University of Baltimore, USA)
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Release Date: October, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 388|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2187-9
ISBN13: 9781466621879|ISBN10: 1466621877|EISBN13: 9781466621886
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With economics as the motivation behind cloud computing, it continues to change the way corporate computing will be done in the future. Therefore a better understanding of the aspects of cloud computing, as well as the influence it has on organizations and management, is essential.

Cloud Computing Service and Deployment Models: Layers and Management presents a collection of diverse perspectives on cloud computing and its vital role in all components of organizations. With its intent to benefit practitioners and industry professionals, this book aims to improve the understanding of cloud computing and tackle related concerns such as change management, security, processing approaches, and more.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business process services
  • Change Management in Cloud
  • Cloud Computing Taxonomy
  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • IT Management in the Cloud
  • Managing in the Cloud Computing Environment
  • Platform as a Service
  • Security in Cloud Computing
  • Software as a service

Reviews and Testimonials

Researchers and practitioners in business and information science present relevant theoretical frameworks and practical applications in cloud computing for fellow professionals who want to improve their understanding of cloud computing. They also address some of the management, security, and processing issues related to it. The sections cover cloud computing services, cloud services development and framework, security and legal issues, the economic impact, and applications. 

– Book News Inc. Portland, OR

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Al Bento is Professor and Thompson Chair of MIS at the University of Baltimore, and Editor- in - Chief of the Journal of Information Technology Management, a publication of the Association of Management. He was on the faculty of Boston University, Bentley University, California State University, and the founder and Chair of the Special Interest Group in Information Security (SIGSEC) of the Association of Information Systems, the premier MIS international academic society. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science and Systems Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from UCLA. Prior to his academic career, he worked for nine years at IBM World Trade as Systems Engineer, Budget Manager, and Education and Scientific Affairs Manager. His professional and research focuses on information technology infrastructure (operating systems, networking, Internet, Web, cloud and mobile computing, and technical aspects of security), and management of information and control systems (planning and control systems, budgeting, individual and organizational performance management).
A. K. Aggarwal is a Fulbright Scholar and Professor in the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore. Dr. Aggarwal has published in many journals, including Decision Sciences - Journal of Innovative Education, Computers and Operations Research, Decision Sciences, Information and Management, Production and Operation Management, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, eService, International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, Journal of EUC, Transactions of DSS, and many national and international professional proceedings. He has edited two books on web-based education: Web-Based Teaching: Opportunities and Challenges and Web-Based Education: Learning from Experiences and one book on cloud computing. His current research interests include collaborative systems, web-based teaching, model-based organizational systems, web-based systems and educational issues in MIS.