Enterprise Management Strategies in the Era of Cloud Computing

Enterprise Management Strategies in the Era of Cloud Computing

N. Raghavendra Rao (FINAIT Consultancy Services, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: April, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 359
ISBN13: 9781466683396|ISBN10: 1466683392|EISBN13: 9781466683402|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8339-6

Description

Recent advances in internet architecture have led to the advent and subsequent explosion of cloud computing technologies, providing businesses with a powerful toolbox of collaborative digital resources. These technologies have fostered a more flexible, decentralized approach to IT infrastructure, enabling businesses to operate in a more agile fashion and on a globalized scale.

Enterprise Management Strategies in the Era of Cloud Computing seeks to explore the possibilities of business in the cloud. Targeting an audience of research scholars, students, software developers, and business professionals, this premier reference source provides a cutting-edge look at the exciting and multifaceted relationships between cloud computing, software virtualization, collaborative technology, and business infrastructure in the 21st Century.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cloud Computing
  • Complex Resource Allocation
  • Corporate Cloud-Service Catalogs
  • Design Challenges
  • E-Governance and Natural Resources
  • E-Healthcare Systems
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Intellectual property
  • Software Virtualization
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Networks

Reviews and Testimonials

The 12 chapters in this volume examine cloud computing concepts being used with collaborative technologies in various sectors. Computer science specialists from Africa, Europe, the US, and Asia discuss the emergence of cloud computing; design challenges, a multidimensional enterprise architecture framework and multidimensional interoperability framework, and design considerations for a corporate cloud service catalog; cloud computing in the education sector, namely personal mobile cloud computing in higher education in South Africa and cloud libraries in higher education in Tanzania.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

N. Raghavendra Rao has a doctorate in the area of finance from University of Pune India. He is an advisor to FINAT Consultancy Services India. Dr. Rao has a rare distinction of having experience in the combined areas of Information Technology and Business applications. His rich experience in Industry is matched with a parallel academic experience in Management & IT in Business Schools. He is a visiting Professor to Business Schools in India. He has over two and half decades of experience in the development of application software related to manufacturing, service oriented organizations, financial institutions and business enterprises. He presents papers related to Information technology and Knowledge Management at National and International conferences. He contributes articles on Information Technology to mainstream newspapers and journals. His areas of publications related to research are Mobile Computing, Virtual Technology, and Commerce in Space, Ubiquitous Commerce, Cloud Computing, and Innovation Management.

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