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Delivery and Adoption of Cloud Computing Services in Contemporary Organizations

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The ubiquity of technology has not only brought the need for computer knowledge to every aspect of the modern business world; it has also increased our need to safely store the data we are now creating at a rate never experienced before. Delivery and Adoption of Cloud Computing Services in Contemporary Organizations brings together the best practices for storing massive amounts of data. Highlighting ways cloud services can work effectively in production and in real time, this book is an essential reference source for professionals and academics of various disciplines, such as computer science, consulting, information technology, information and communication sciences, healthcare, and finance.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. CLOUD FUNDAMENTALS AND SURVEYS
    2. CLOUD ADOPTION ISSUES AND CASES
    3. CURRENT CLOUD ADVANCES
    4. PROOFS-OF-CONCEPT AND DEMONSTRATIONS
    5. SECURITY
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Cloud Fundamentals and Surveys
    1. Chapter 1: Cloud Computing and Frameworks for Organisational Cloud Adoption
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. WHAT DRIVES ORGANISATIONS ADOPTING CLOUD COMPUTING?
      4. 3. TECHNICAL REVIEW FOR CLOUD COMPUTING
      5. 4. CLOUD COMPUTING FOR BUSINESS USE
      6. 5. STAKEHOLDERS’ POINTS OF VIEW: RISKS FOR ORGANISATIONAL ADOPTION AND HOW RISKS ARE RELATED TO CLOUD ADOPTION CHALLENGES
      7. 6. MOTIVATION OF USING A FRAMEWORK AND IDENTIFIED PROBLEMS WITH EXISTING FRAMEWORKS
      8. 8. DISCUSSION
      9. 9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: The Role of Cloud Computing Adoption in Global Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ROLE OF CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Impact of EU Data Protection Laws on Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DATA PROTECTION CONCERNS WITH CLOUD COMPUTING
      4. EU DIRECTIVE 95/46/EC AND CLOUD COMPUTING
      5. FUTURE DATA PROTECTION IN EUROPE
      6. DATA PROTECTION OUTSIDE EUROPE AND IMPACT ON CLOUD COMPUTING
      7. DIFFERENCES IN DATA PROTECTION LAWS BETWEEN THE EU AND NON-EU COUNTRIES
      8. BINDING CORPORATE RULES
      9. GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION AND TECTONIC PLATES
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Section 2: Cloud Adoption Issues and Cases
    1. Chapter 4: Analyzing French and Italian iPhone 4S Mobile Cloud Customer Satisfaction Presented by Organizational Sustainability Modeling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MODELS FOR ANALYZING RISK AND RETURN STATUS FOR MOBILE SERVICE
      4. 3. OVERVIEW OF A PROPOSED MODEL: ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY MODELING (OSM)
      5. 4. FRENCH AND ITALIAN CASE STUDIES: ANALYZING THE RATE OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION OF IPHONE 4S MOBILE SERVICE IN FRANCE AND ITALY
      6. 5. 3D VISUALIZATION: FURTHER ANALYSIS TO SUPPORT FRENCH AND ITALIAN CASE STUDIES
      7. 6. DISCUSSION
      8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 5: A Conceptual Model for Cloud Computing Adoption by SMEs in Australia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMEs)
      5. CONCEPTUAL MODEL
      6. RESEARCH APPROACH
      7. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 6: Analysis of Cloud Services on Business Processes in the Digitalization of the Consumer Product Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CLOUD SERVICES
      4. CLOUD SERVICES FOR THE CONSUMER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
      5. BUSINESS PROCESSES IN A CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
      6. CLOUD SERVICES CHALLENGES
      7. IDENTIFICATION OF INDUSTRY BUSINESS PROCESSES FOR CLOUD SERVICES
      8. DETERMINATION ON BENEFITS AND RISKS FOR PROCESSES USING CLOUD SERVICES
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 7: Cloud Computing for Rural ICT Implementations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NEEDS AND CHALLENGES OF RURAL COMMUNITIES
      4. EFFECT OF ICT IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT
      5. CLOUD COMPUTING
      6. IMPLEMENTATION ARCHITECTURES
      7. PORTING APPLICATIONS TO THE CLOUD
      8. MEASURING THE EFFECTIVENESS AND BENEFITS OF EaaS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 3: Current Cloud Advances
    1. Chapter 8: A Resource Allocation Model for Desktop Clouds
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH CHALLENGES
      4. DISCUSSION
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 9: Performance Evaluation of Multi-Core Multi-Cluster Architecture (MCMCA)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CLUSTER COMPUTING
      4. SIMULATION RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      5. CONTRIBUTION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 10: A Formal Framework for Cloud Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RELATED WORK
      4. 3. CLOUD COMPUTING
      5. 4. A BIGRAPH-BASED SPECIFICATION FOR CLOUD ARCHITECTURE
      6. 5. EXECUTABLE SPECIFICATION FOR BICLOUD-ARCH MODELS
      7. 6. MODEL CHECKING BICLOUD-2M SPECIFICATION
      8. 7. DISCUSSION
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 11: Building Clouds
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. RELATED WORKS
      5. 4. REQUIREMENTS
      6. 5. PROCESS-ORIENTED CLOUD DEPLOYMENT
      7. 6. RESEARCH CHALLENGES
      8. 7. CASE STUDY: ADOBE SHARED CLOUD
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 4: Proofs-of-Concept and Demonstrations
    1. Chapter 12: Cloud Services for Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PERSONAL HEALTHCARE RECORDS (PHR)
      4. CURRENT PHR/EHR CLOUD-COMPUTING PROJECTS
      5. PROVIDING INTEGRATED E-HEALTH SERVICES FOR PERSONALIZED MEDICINE UTILIZING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE (PINCLOUD)
      6. MAIN IDEAS AND REQUIREMENTS
      7. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
      8. E-PRESCRIBING BUSINESS PROCESS
      9. EXPECTED BENEFITS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 13: Genome Sequencing in the Cloud
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GENOME SEQUENCING
      4. CLOUD COMPUTING
      5. NGS IN CLOUD
      6. AN EXAMPLE OF NGS IN CLOUD
      7. CLOUD TOOLS FOR NGS
      8. CHALLENGES
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 14: An SNMP Based Traffic Characterisation Paradigm for Green-Aware Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION
      4. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POWER CONSUMPTION AND NETWORK TRAFFIC ON THE CLOUD
      5. USING NETWORK MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES FOR VIRTUALISED RESOURCES
      6. THE PROPOSED MODEL
      7. CONTRIBUTION TO KNOWLEDGE
      8. FUTURE WORK
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 15: Cloud-Based Infiltration Detection System for Military Purposes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE SURVEY ON RELATED RESEARCH
      4. NECESSITY OF CLOUD-BASED INFILTRATION DETECTION SYSTEM
      5. TYPES OF CLOUD STORAGE SYSTEMS
      6. THE PROPOSED FRAMEWORK
      7. PROCESS OF VIDEO CONTENT ANALYSIS
      8. OBJECT SEGMENTATION
      9. OBJECT CLASSIFICATION
      10. OBJECT TRACKING
      11. HUMAN ACTIVITY RECOGNITION
      12. NORMAL AND ABNORMAL ACTIVITY RECOGNITION
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
      15. REFERENCES
  11. Section 5: Security
    1. Chapter 16: Secure Deduplication with Encrypted Data for Cloud Storage
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CASE DESCRIPTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES
      5. SOLUTIONS
      6. TECHNOLOGICAL COMPONENTS
      7. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
      8. DEPLOYMENT AND USE-CASES
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. DISCUSSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 17: Management of Privacy and Security in Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION PRIVACY AND SECURITY
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. SECURITY AND PRIVACY CLAUSES OF A CLOUD COMPUTING CONTRACT
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX: SURVEYS
    3. Chapter 18: Enterprise Security Framework for Enterprise Cloud Data Centres
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A MODEL AND PROCESS FOR BUILD-IN ENTERPRISE CLOUD DATA SECURITY: PROPOSED SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. BEST PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors