CERTIFIED IT SERVICES IN-A-BOX FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS

Ethan Hadar, Debra J. Danielson

Abstract

Certified IT Services in-a-box position paper describes a conceptual architecture and a debatable approach to increasing trust between cloud players, as well as increasing accountability of cloud services providers. The presented conceptual system is comprised of a combination of contemporary IT management services that provide modeling, assembly, automation, assurance and security of IT services, coupled with insurance-based financial remedies. The integrated system constantly conducts auditing and reporting that will be available upon demand in case of a defined incident, by insurance adjustors. This evidence is provided while maintaining the cloud encapsulation and abstraction premise. Business models that increase cloud services consumption; as well as enterprise level compliance fulfillment are among the offerings of this conceptual system. As a result, this paper leads to a hypothesis on the ability of integrated technologies to increase trust and reduce security concerns in cloud consumption, without detracting from the value proposition for cloud services.

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in Harvard Style

Hadar E. and Danielson D. (2012). CERTIFIED IT SERVICES IN-A-BOX FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8565-05-1, pages 211-215. DOI: 10.5220/0003897202110215


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer12,
author={Ethan Hadar and Debra J. Danielson},
title={CERTIFIED IT SERVICES IN-A-BOX FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2012},
pages={211-215},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003897202110215},
isbn={978-989-8565-05-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - CERTIFIED IT SERVICES IN-A-BOX FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS
SN - 978-989-8565-05-1
AU - Hadar E.
AU - Danielson D.
PY - 2012
SP - 211
EP - 215
DO - 10.5220/0003897202110215