What's New

The IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2016) call for workshops. Extended deadline: 14 February 2016.

Calling all blog writers! We are in need of posts for our blog, The Clear Cloud. Click here for more information.

CloudScape newsletter January / February issue call for membership coordinator.

IEEE Cloud Computing magazine call for papers: special issue on Cloud Computing for Enhanced Living Environments.

Cloud-Link's special issue on virtual machines is now available. Cloud-Link offers a selection of IEEE Xplore articles on a complimentary basis to the cloud computing community.


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Is cloud computing promising for your organization?

This blogpost from The Clear Cloud  looks at how cloud computing has been enabling innovation for a growing number of organizations. Amazon, Netflix, Google, Accenture, and other technology oriented organizations have been sharing their experience about the value cloud computing use represents to their organizations. Other organizations continue reviewing how to best leverage Cloud computing capabilities as part of their innovation process, for their products and services delivery, growth and diversification, and for their overall organizational advancement and evolution. 

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Technology Spotlight

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Opportunities and challenges of cloud and Web technologies.

An interview with Joy Johnson, VP for Mobile at AudioCommon, who shares her view of opportunities and challenges in cloud and Web technologies.

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Current Events

The 3rd Int'l Symposium on Big Data and Cloud Computing Challenges (ISBCC) takes place 10-11 March 2016 at the 
VIT University, Chennai, India.

The Int'l Conference on Internet of Things and Cloud Computing (ICC) takes place 22-23 March 2016 at the 
University of Cambridge, UK.

The 4th IEEE Int'l Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering (IEEE Mobile Cloud) takes place 29 March-1 April 2016 at the
University of Oxford, UK.

IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine

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IEEE Cloud Computing magazine September/October 2015 issue

The four articles in this special issue represent the most recent research on the social cloud and the social Internet of Things (SIoT). One article provides an integration approach to these paradigms; another proposes using edge clouds to host social virtual objects (SVOs) to alleviate the problem of scarce resources to manage social relationships; a third presents an overview of SoC research; and the fourth provides a radio access network (RAN) virtualization to facilitate the management of social groups. Read more about this special issue here.

Guest Editors' Introduction

The SIoT brings unprecedented online and offline social experiences to people and is changing our social patterns. The social cloud has the potential to use social relationships to improve resource sharing in social networks. Both fields require more research to, for example, define a generic or unified supporting architecture that can bring various technologies together. These two paradigms are both related to social networks, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things. Therefore, they could potentially support each other, and will likely merge in one way or another. Read more here about the articles and topics in this issue.

FITARA and FedRAMP: Accelerating Federal Cloud Adoption

FITARA and FedRAMP are helping government agencies become more comfortable with the cloud, which is leading to the implementation of more cloud-based mission-critical applications. Read this article from IEEE Cloud Computing magazine here.

Does Cloud Storage Lend Itself to Cyberbullying?

Data stored on the cloud is vulnerable to security breaches and acts of cyberbullying. More stringent regulation is required before users can confidently send data to the cloud. Read this article from IEEE Cloud Computing magazine here.

Call for Blog Writers

IEEE Cloud Computing is a key platform for researchers, academicians, and industry practitioners to share and exchange ideas regarding cloud computing technologies and services, as well as identify the emerging trends and research topics that are defining the future direction of cloud computing.

Come be part of this revolution as we invite posts for The Clear Cloud blog. Topics include but are not limited to the following: cloud deployment frameworks, cloud architecture, cloud native design patterns, testing services and frameworks, storage architectures, big data and analytics, Internet of Things, virtualization techniques, legacy modernization, security and compliance, iPaaS, pricing methodologies, service-oriented architectures, microservices, container technology, cloud computing’s impact and its trends shaping today’s business, and high availability and reliability.

A few guidelines for blog submission: a post should be between 500-2,000 words of original material and any figures must be your own or have permission granted from the image owner for use. Email Tarun Kumar Sukhu and Chris Miyachi with your blog post or for more information.