Cloud Computing has generated so much hype that the word “Cloud” is
being attached to almost any Service delivered over the Web. This can lead
to confusion when selling genuine Cloud computing products.
To be able to discuss Cloud Computing with greater precision, we study
the most authoritative source on Cloud Computing. The paper we covered
in lectures is called “A View of Cloud Computing” . This paper is the
most reputable paper on Cloud Computing with over 7000 citations. You
must read this paper, so that you can knowledgeably answer the following
questions in the introduction to your report:
• Discuss how Cloud Computing is defined in .
• Define the spectrum of Cloud providers, as defined in .
• Explain the economic factors elasticity and transfer of risk that drive
Cloud computing, as identified in .