This article examines the attributes needed to make an application delivery controller suited for SaaS and cloud-based Web properties and how these attributes map to the unique requirements of cloud-based application service providers.
Legacy applications can be difficult to move to the cloud, yet you may want to include them in your IT-as-a-Service strategy. This article discusses an approach to wrapping legacy applications for delivery as Software-as-a-Service.
This article shows you how take advantage of cloud technologies by adapting your existing development and operating procedures.
In this IEEE article, author Sixto Ortiz Jr. discusses the issues and challenges in cloud computing standardization. He also compares the cloud-computing standards proposed by various organizations. 2
Christopher Moyer has written a new book, which revolves around architecture and design patterns that can be used to build and host scalable, reliable applications in the cloud.
From its inception Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been a source of dissension among enterprise, solution and application architects. Now cloud computing is changing the conversation. 2
This article describes how interoperable clouds can be created, today, through the integration of open standards such as the Open Cloud Compute Interface, the Open Virtualisation Format and CDMI. 3
In this IEEE article, author Eric Olden discusses an identity fabric that links multiple applications to a single identity to manage the volume of user identities in the cloud. 1
In this IEEE article, Balakrishna Narasimhan and Ryan Nichols discuss results of a survey of organizations with experience using cloud applications and platforms.
Answering: What are the cloud computing benefits, public or private clouds, providing infrastructure or a platform, how can a client enforce regulatory compliance, and others.
After a brief introduction on Cloud Computing, Matthieu Hug, CEO of RunMyProcess.com provides his insight on the architecture of Multi-Enterprise Information Systems. 4