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Enterprise Management Strategies in the Era of Cloud Computing

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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. OVERVIEW OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    2. GLOBALIZATION SCENARIO
    3. BENEFITS FROM CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. TARGET AUDIENCES
    5. GIST OF THE CHAPTERS
    6. IMPACT OF THIS BOOK
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Introduction
    1. BACKGROUND
    2. EMERGENCE OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    3. PERCEPTIONS
    4. CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. DATE CENTER AND CLOUD COMPUTING
    6. USERS OF THE MAIN FRAME SYSTEMS
    7. COLLABORATION UNDER CLOUD COMPUTING
    8. STORAGE OF DATA IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
    9. RELEVANCE OF CLOUD COMPUTING TO DEVELOPERS AND END USERS
    10. INFRASTRUCTURE
    11. CLOUD PRINTING
    12. SPECTACULAR GROWTH IN INTERNET
    13. ORIGINS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    14. CLOUD COMPUTING AND THE ABOVE ELEMENTS
    15. APPLICATION COSTS IN CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT
    16. CLOUD COMPUTING AND WEB 2.0
    17. VIRTUAL COMPANY
    18. GOOGLE AND CLOUD COMPUTING
    19. BRIEF HISTORY OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    20. THE GROWTH OF THE INTERNET
    21. NETWORK IS THE COMPUTER
    22. RELEVANCE OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN THE BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
    23. LIFE SCIENCES
    24. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND SERVICES
    25. RESEARCH COLLABORATION
    26. GOVERNMENT
    27. BASIS FOR CHOOSING CLOUD
    28. BASIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR CLOUD SECURITY
    29. GRID AND CLOUD COMPUTING
    30. CLOUD COMPUTING
    31. PERVASIVE COMPUTING AND CLOUD COMPUTING
    32. CONCLUSION
    33. REFERENCES
    34. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Section 1: Introduction and Frame Work
    1. Chapter 1: Design Challenges of Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. HISTORY
      4. 2. DEFINITIONS
      5. 3. CLOUD COMPUTING MOTIVATING FACTORS
      6. 4. KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
      7. 5. CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT
      8. 6. VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGIES
      9. 7. SECURITY IN CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT
      10. 8. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: An Interoperability Framework for Enterprise Applications in Cloud Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESIGNING ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR CHANGEABILITY
      5. THE EVOLUTION OF ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      6. A MULTIDIMENSIONAL ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK
      7. A MULTIDIMENSIONAL INTEROPERABILITY FRAMEWORK
      8. COMPARISON WITH OTHER INTEROPERABILITY FRAMEWORKS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Design Considerations for a Corporate Cloud Service Catalog
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
      4. BUSINESS ORIENTED CLOUD SERVICE CATALOG
      5. USABILITY CRITERIA FOR APPLICATION SYSTEMS
      6. CASE STUDY
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Cloud Computing in Education Sector
    1. Chapter 4: Personal Mobile Cloud Computing Affordances for Higher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISRUPTIVE POST-PC TRENDS AND GAME CHANGERS
      4. HIGHLIGHTS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING CLOUD COMPUTING IN THE HE SECTOR: A LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      7. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 5: Applying Kolb Learning Experiential Theory with Cloud Computing in Higher Education Institutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      4. 4. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. APPENDIX
  10. Section 3: Business Models in Cloud Computing Environment
    1. Chapter 6: Big Data in Cloud Computing Environment for Market Trends
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NEED FOR A BUSINESS MODEL
      4. DESIGNING A BUSINESS MODEL
      5. CASE ILLUSTRATION
      6. SERVICES OF A CONSULTANCY FIRM
      7. BUSINESS MODEL FOR 3G TEXTILE MILLS
      8. CLOUD COMPUTING FOR VIRTUAL ORGANIZATION
      9. VIRTUAL REALITY
      10. DATA MANAGEMENT
      11. MOBILE COMPUTING
      12. DEVICES
      13. BIG DATA
      14. PROCESSING OF DATA IN BIG DATA
      15. WHY BIG DATA?
      16. VOLUME, VELOCITY, AND VARIETY
      17. CLOUD SERVICES FOR BIG DATA
      18. DATA SCIENCE
      19. EXPERTISE
      20. CURIOSITY
      21. STORY TELLING
      22. INNOVATION
      23. ETHICS OF BIG DATA
      24. PRIVACY
      25. SOFTWARE TOOLS
      26. DATA MANAGEMENT IN CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
      27. EVALUATION OF BIG DATA STRATEGY
      28. BUSINESS UNITS INVOLVEMENT
      29. CLOUD COMPUTING FOR DATA
      30. BIG DATA AND DATA WARE HOUSE
      31. CONSISTENT META DATA
      32. HANDLING DATA
      33. BIG DATA ANALYTICS
      34. SUGGESTION
      35. INTEGRATION OF DATA
      36. MANAGEMENT OF DATA
      37. SECURITY
      38. BIG DATA IN THE MARKETING PERSPECTIVE
      39. NEW SCHOOL OF MARKETING UNDER BIG DATA
      40. CLOUD AND BIG DATA
      41. BUSINESS ANALYTICS
      42. BIG DATA ANALYTICS
      43. PRIVATE CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
      44. CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES
      45. MACRO LEVEL DESIGN
      46. CLOTH MATERIAL
      47. READYMADE GARMENTS
      48. 3G TEXTILE MILLS IN INDIA
      49. CONCLUSION
      50. REFERENCES
      51. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 7: Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNANCE
      4. COORDINATION FOR E-GOVERNANCE
      5. CLOUD COMPUTING FOR E-GOVERNANCE
      6. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
      7. ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR GOVERNMENT
      8. SCALABILITY
      9. USEFULNESS TO GOVERNMENT
      10. DISASTER MANAGEMENT
      11. IMPLEMENTATION
      12. MIGRATION TO NEW TECHNOLOGY
      13. GREEN COMPUTING
      14. EXISTING E-GOVERNANCE PRACTICE
      15. CASE ILLUSTRATION
      16. COMPONENTS OF NATURAL RESOURCES
      17. E-GOVERNANCE
      18. KNOWLEDGE BASED MODEL
      19. CLOUD DEPLOYMENT FOR E-GOVERNANCE
      20. DATA INTENSIVE APPLICATIONS
      21. PRIVATE CLOUD
      22. GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM
      23. GEOGRAPHICAL DATA FOR A COUNTRY
      24. COMPONENTS OF NATURAL RESOURCES
      25. QUANTITATIVE AND TEXTUAL CONTENTS IN THE SUB MODEL
      26. NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
      27. REMOTE SENSING FOR EARTH RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
      28. DATA FOR NATURAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT
      29. DISASTER MANAGEMENT
      30. CLOUD BASED NATURAL RESOURCES DATA MODEL
      31. FUTURE TRENDS
      32. CONCLUSION
      33. REFERENCES
      34. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 4: Supply Chain in Cloud Computing Environment
    1. Chapter 8: IPCRESS
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE IPCRESS CONTEXT
      5. ADDRESSING THE IPCRESS REQUIREMENTS
      6. OPERATION OF THE IPCRESS APPROACH
      7. EVALUATION OF THE IPCRESS APPROACH: PAN
      8. EVALUATION OF THE IPCRESS APPROACH – LAND ROVER MANUALS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      14. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 9: The Role of Cloud Computing in Global Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE ROLE OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Section 5: Cloud Computing in Health Sector
    1. Chapter 10: Establishing Synergy between Cloud Computing and Colloborative Technology in Medical Informatics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NEED FOR KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEM
      4. CASE ILLUSTRATION 1
      5. GOALS OF CARE PLUS CURE HOSPITAL LIMITED
      6. CLOUD COMPUTING IN HEALTH CARE SECTOR
      7. CLOUD COMPUTING PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING ADVANTAGES
      8. PRIVATE CLOUD ENVIRONMENT IN CAR PLUS CURE HOSPITAL LIMITED
      9. VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT
      10. VIRTUAL REALITY IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT
      11. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES IN HEALTH CARE SECTOR
      12. SHALLOW KNOWLEDGE
      13. MULTI-DIMENSIONAL KNOWLEDGE
      14. HIDDEN KNOWLEDGE
      15. DEEP KNOWLEDGE
      16. INFORMATION AT A HOSPITAL LEVEL
      17. CASE ILLUSTRATION 2
      18. DISCOVERY OF A DRUG
      19. ROLE OF BIO-INFORMATICS IN DRUG DISCOVERY
      20. BIOLOGICAL DATA
      21. ENVIRONMENTAL DATA IN HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT
      22. NEED FOR SELF LEARNING AMONG MEDICAL STUDENTS
      23. CASE ILLUSTRATION 3
      24. ANALYSIS OF THE APPROACH OF CARE PLUS CURE HOSPITAL LTD
      25. HOSPITALS IN RURAL AREAS
      26. DRUG DESIGN
      27. MEDICAL RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
      28. VIRTUAL REALITY CONCEPT UNDER PRIVATE CLOUD ENVIRONMENT
      29. EMULATING AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH
      30. EVIDENCE BASED LEARNING
      31. MEDICAL INFORMATION TO PATIENTS
      32. DEVICE MANAGEMENT
      33. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM UNDER CLOUD COMPUTING
      34. FUTURE TRENDS
      35. CONCLUSION
      36. REFERENCES
      37. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Section 6: Technical Issues in Cloud Computing
    1. Chapter 11: Heuristic Task Consolidation Techniques for Energy Efficient Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. CLOUD COMPUTING SYSTEM MODEL
      5. 4. PROBLEM MODEL FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT RESOURCE ALLOCATION
      6. 5. HEURISTIC TASK CONSOLIDATION ALGORITHMS
      7. 6. EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION AND RESULT
      8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 12: Virtual Machine Placement Strategy for Cloud Data Center
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. PLACEMENT MODEL
      4. 3. ALGORITHM FORMULATIONS FOR MULTI-DIMENSIONAL APPROACH
      5. 4. EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS
      6. 5. BACKGROUND
      7. 6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      8. 7. MORE THEORY: SIMULATED ANNEALING
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Related References
  15. Compilation of References
  16. About the Contributors