© 2011

Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures

  • Zaigham Mahmood
  • Richard Hill
  • Includes balanced corporate analysis, discussing benefits, issues and limitations

  • Presents a roadmap and deployment methodologies, exploring synergies between enterprise cloud computing, SOA and grid computing

  • Provides case studies for enterprise architects and business managers


Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Concepts and Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Siavash Moshiri, Richard Hill
      Pages 21-41
    3. Abbas Strømmen-Bakhtiar, Amir R. Razavi
      Pages 43-60
    4. Pethuru Raj, Mohanavadivu Periasamy
      Pages 61-87
  3. Approaches and Frameworks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Khandakar Entenam Unayes Ahmed, Vassil Alexandrov
      Pages 115-133
    3. Lucio A. Rocha, Leonardo R. Olivi, Fernando Paolieri, Guilherme Feliciano, Ricardo S. Souza, Diego Rodrigues et al.
      Pages 135-157
  4. Issues and Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Pethuru Raj, Mohanavadivu Periasamy
      Pages 187-206
    3. Ioannis A. Moschakis, Helen D. Karatza
      Pages 227-246
  5. Further Research and Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. J. Doug Thomson
      Pages 249-261
    3. Jun Feng, Yu Chen, Douglas H. Summerville, Kai Hwang
      Pages 263-281
    4. Jun Feng, Yu Chen, Douglas H. Summerville, Kai Hwang
      Pages 283-300

About this book


An understanding of cloud technology innovation is becoming increasingly essential for IT practitioners, as entrepreneurs realise the business requirements fulfilment potential of an enterprise perspective of cloud computing.

This important text provides a single point of reference for state-of-the-art cloud computing design and implementation techniques. The book examines cloud computing from the perspective of enterprise architecture, asking the question; how do we realize new business potential with our existing enterprises? Divided into four parts covering all aspects of cloud computing for enterprise architectures, the text introduces fundamental concepts and principles, examines approaches and frameworks for the adoption of cloud computing, explores existing issues and challenges, and presents future directions and ideas for further research.

Topics and features:

  • With a Foreword by Thomas Erl
  • Contains contributions from an international selection of preeminent experts
  • Presents the state-of-the-art in enterprise architecture approaches with respect to cloud computing models, frameworks, technologies, and applications
  • Discusses potential research directions, and technologies to facilitate the realization of emerging business models through enterprise architecture approaches
  • Provides relevant theoretical frameworks, and the latest empirical research findings

Collecting together the latest theoretical, practical and evaluative work in the field, this authoritative reference can also be used as a primer for self-study. As such, it will appeal to a broad audience from enterprise architects and application developers, to business leaders and IT infrastructure managers, in addition to students and researchers.

Dr. Zaigham Mahmood is Reader in Applied Computing and Assistant Head of the Distributed and Intelligent Systems Research Group at the School of Computing in the University of Derby, UK. Dr. Richard Hill is Head of Subject (Computing and Mathematics) and Reader in Intelligent Systems at the School of Computing in the University of Derby, UK.


Cloud Computing Enterprise Architectures Grid Computing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Editors and affiliations

  • Zaigham Mahmood
    • 1
  • Richard Hill
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ComputingUniversity of DerbyDerbyUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.School of ComputingUniversity of DerbyDerbyUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures
  • Editors Zaigham Mahmood
    Richard Hill
  • Series Title Computer Communications and Networks
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4471-2235-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4471-5861-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4471-2236-4
  • Series ISSN 1617-7975
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVIII, 330
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Computer Communication Networks
    IT in Business
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