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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    SDN-Based Cloud Computing Networking

    Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a concept which provides the network operators and data centers to flexibly manage their networking equipment using software running on external servers. According to the SDN framework, the control and management of the networks, which is usually implemented in software, is decoupled from the data...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    A Comparative Study of Cloud Computing Over Grid Computing

    Cloud computing is the most advanced technology that has been launched on the network world. Clouds are considered as a new generation of grid computing. Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale similar to a utility (like electricity grid) over a network .This...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Cost-Effective Hybrid Cloud Framework for HEI's

    Cloud computing is provide computing services and network resource sharing with minimum hardware and management requirements where the inattentive infrastructure capacity is highly adoptable. Cloud Computing is a platform that provides educational resources for researchers and enables users being attached like a single machine over the Framework comprises Private and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Clouds on the Academic Horizon

    If the users are alive and have used a computer, smart phone or other WIFI enabled device within the past two years, they have been exposed to cloud computing. Cloud computing has pervaded the world of technology since the past few years in a massive way and its popularity fails...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    The Economic and Social Impact of the Development of E-Business Applications

    The world is facing an age of changing unseen before. The recession and the financial crisis which started in 2009 created a movement that reacted the international economic view. The worldwide economy is currently characterized by an increase in West, a change of power in East, including increasing risks everywhere...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Communication as Service Cloud

    Cloud communications and cloud-based computing (here referring to the different types of services and applications being delivered in the internet cloud, and the fact that, in many cases, the devices used to access these services and applications do not require any special applications) are seemingly on a steep growth curve....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    The Process-Oriented Organisation: A Holistic View

    Processes are the core of organizations. Business Process Management (BPM) argues organizations can gain competitive advantage by improving and innovating their processes through a holistic process-oriented view. An organization can be more or less process-oriented depending on their experience in applying process thinking for better results. The aim of this...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    An Investigation on Project Management Standard Practices in IT Organization

    In many organizations, project management is no longer a separately identified function, but is entrenched in the overall management of the business. The typical project management environment has become a multi - project. Most of the project decisions require consideration of schedule, resource and cost concerns on other project work,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Small Businesses and the Internet: An Exploratory Survey

    The growth of the Internet and its increasing adoption by small businesses promises to change the landscape within which small businesses operate. This paper reports some of the results of a survey comparing computing related and other small business users of the Internet. The paper also reports on two approaches...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Relative Timed Semantics for BPMN

    The authors describe a relative-timed semantic model for Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN). They define the semantics in the language of Communicating Sequential Processes (CSP). This model augments their earlier untimed process semantics by introducing the notion of relative-time in the form of delays and durations over non-deterministic ranges. By...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Towards Interoperability Through Inter-Enterprise Collaboration Architectures

    Most enterprise architectures published so far are capable of generating reasonably good descriptive models for individual enterprises to enable integration, organization and synchronization of enterprise elements: organizational structure, business processes, information systems and technology infrastructure, among others. However, research in this field applied to the extended enterprise or inter-enterprise architectures...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Datastores Supporting Services Lifecycle in the Framework of Cloud Governance

    While adopting the Cloud, the Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) could increase their benefit by embracing some Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, doubled by a Cloud Governance or Cloud brokerage approach. However, in order to fully exploit the advantages brought by Cloud environments, and enter in real competition with \"Big players\"...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    A Review of Cloud Computing Evolution Individual and Business Perspective

    As times gone by, computing in particular, the cloud computing development shows its major progression. In this paper, the authors reviewed the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing, what opportunities and weaknesses cloud computing brings to the business, and technological prospects. The computing industry is witnessing a paradigm shift in...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    A Semantic-Based Architecture for Managing Knowledge-Intensive Organizations: The ARISTOTELE Platform

    The authors present the semantic-based architecture of the ARISTO- TELE platform, which is founded on the definition and development of models, methodologies, technologies and tools to support the emergence of competences and creativity within workers by self-organizing acquisition, processing and sharing of new information inside knowledge-intensive organizations. ARISTOTELE's architecture relies...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    A Component Repository and Search Engine Tool for SME Software Re-Users

    OPEN-SME introduces an Open Software Component Reuse, which collectively provides two processes and three tools. COMPARE (COMPonent REpository and Search Engine) is one of the three tools, the one that allows SME software re-users to search and discover the assets (software artefacts, technical documents, test suites and metamodels) produced by...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Toward Cloud Computing Evolution: Efficiency Vs Trendy Vs Security

    Information Technology (IT) shaped the success of organizations, giving them a solid foundation that increases both their level of efficiency as well as productivity. The computing industry is witnessing a paradigm shift in the way computing is performed worldwide. There is a growing awareness among consumers and enterprises to access...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Online Experience Based Support System for Small Business Development

    Improving of the working environment by using experience based strategy is one of the main elements in managing and promoting innovations. Technologies play an important role in the knowledge management process. The accessibility of information and knowledge is essential together with a thirst for knowledge, perception skills and practical use...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Microbanking for Rural Entrepreneurship Development

    The awareness of the role of microenterprise as one of the \"Backbones\" of rural economy has increased. This is because of microenterprise conduct income generation activities for creating self-employment. More than 73% of small enterprise especially in the rural face financial problem and need credit but do not apply, as...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    A Cloud Architecture with an Efficient Scheduling Technique

    Reliability, efficiency (in term of time consumption) and effectiveness in resources utilization are the desired quality attributes of Cloud scheduling system, the main purpose of which is to execute jobs optimally, i.e. with minimum average waiting, turnaround and response time. Replication provides improved availability, decreased bandwidth use, increased fault tolerance,...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Addressing Open Issues on Performances Evaluation in Cloud Computing

    The cloud computing paradigm has been an incredible success in the last few years. It is based on the idea of delegate to the cloud provider every kind of resources, and let the users access them in a self-service fashion. The cloud paradigm has largely been adopted in several different...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Calm Before the Storm: The Challenges of Cloud Computing in Digital Forensics

    Cloud computing is a rapidly evolving Information Technology (IT) phenomenon. Rather than procure, deploy and manage a physical IT infrastructure to host their software applications, organizations are increasingly deploying their infrastructure into remote, virtualized environments, often hosted and managed by third parties. This development has significant implications for digital forensic...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Cloud Computing-SaaS

    Cloud computing, to put it simply, means \"Internet computing.\" The Internet is commonly visualized as clouds; hence the term \"Cloud computing\" for computation done through the Internet. With Cloud Computing users can access database resources via the Internet from anywhere, for as long as they need, without worrying about any...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Reducing International Competitive Pressures Through the ICT Adoption in SMEs

    SMEs are the main player in the economic development of a country and also the main source of support the GDP. Joining to the EU area increased visibility of Romanian retail market thereby increasing the internal competitiveness. Thus, SMEs in Romania face the digital divide and the effect of competitive...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Using IP Addresses as Assisting Tools to Identify Collusions

    Distance Learning has been steadily gaining popularity. More and more universities and colleges are offering online course to increase enrollments. However, one question remains for those who teach online courses: who is doing the real course work? In this paper, the authors will survey the commonly used methods to prevent...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Dissimilarity of E-Marketing VS Traditional Marketing

    The revolution of Information Technology (IT) and communications has changed the way people conduct business today. Now-a-days, most of the businesses are related to electronically instruments especially internet. Implementation of E-marketing can change the shape of business all over the world. Because of the rapid proliferation of the Internet, the...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Economic Implications of Constant Power Outages on SMEs in Nigeria

    This paper is concerned with the unabated epileptic power (electric) delivery which is seen to be periodic with a struggling generation capacity and losses-prone inefficient transmission network in Nigeria. Ordinarily, it should mean that only an average Nigerian suffers directly, and only, the burden of this inefficiency, whereby electricity supply...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Agile Service-Oriented E-Business in a Collaborative Networked Environment

    This paper is to explore potential IT support for collaborative networked organizations encompassing both the service and network orientations of e-business environments. First, it is argued that the main reason for collaboration among organizations is the need for competitive advantage, leading to the concept of Collaborative Networked Organization (CNO) proposed...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Security Issues in Internet Protocols over Satellite Links

    Security is an important issue in IP over satellite, since an attacker can easily intercept such communication and can even corrupt the transmitted data. In the first part of the paper, the authors address the implications of optimizing the Transport Control Protocol (TCP) on the security services provided by IPSec...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Method to Design Coordinated Multiple Views Adapted to User's Business Requirements in 4D Collaborative Tools in AEC

    The issue of multiple views coordination became more and more challenging in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) field since the apparition and the increasing success of 4D/nD CAD. In order to adapt visualization to user's business requirements in 4D-supported collaborative tools, this paper propose a method to design coordinated...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Predictive Data Grouping and Placement for Cloud-Based Elastic Server Infrastructures

    Workload variations on Internet platforms such as YouTube, Flickr, LastFM require novel approaches to dynamic resource provisioning in order to meet QoS requirements, while reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of the infrastructures. The economy of scale promise of cloud computing is a great opportunity to approach this problem,...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Strategic and Organizational Evolutions of High-Tech SME on Global Market

    The \"OLI paradigm\" of Dunning claims that firm internationalization is addressed toward the exploitation of home-based specific advantages. However, evidence shows that SMEs are increasingly internationalizing their activities in order to enrich their resource pool. In this regard, a reinterpretation of the OLI paradigm came out with a new perspective...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Data Preprocessing for Anomaly Based Network Intrusion Detection: A Review

    Data preprocessing is widely recognized as an important stage in anomaly detection. This paper reviews the data preprocessing techniques used by anomaly-based Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS), concentrating on which aspects of the network traffic are analyzed, and what feature construction and selection methods have been used. Motivation for the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Pre-Requisites for Implementing Energy Efficient & Cost Effective Data Centers Using Virtualization

    Data centers are the building blocks of IT business enterprises providing the capabilities of centralized repository for storage, management, networking and dissemination of data. With the rapid increase in the capacity and size of data centers, there is a continuous increase in the demand for energy consumption. These data centers...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    E-Commerce - Winners' Choice

    Simultaneous development of telecommunications and computers has made possible the use of the Internet boom and the creation of specific technologies that will influence key economic and social activities. In such circumstances, will develop extensive e-commerce business that will revolutionize the field and will stimulate international trade. Such changes will...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Data Flow Driven Scheduling of BPEL Workflows Using Cloud Resources

    In this paper, an approach to assign BPEL workflow steps to available resources is presented. The approach takes data dependencies between workflow steps and the utilization of resources at runtime into account. The developed scheduling algorithm simulates whether the make-span of workflows could be reduced by providing additional resources from...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Trends and Research Issues in SoA Validation

    Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is changing the way in which software applications are designed, deployed and maintained. A service-oriented application consists of the runtime composition of autonomous services that are typically owned and controlled by different organizations. This decentralization impacts on the dependability of applications that consists of dynamic services...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    A Gap Analysis Tool for SMEs Targeting ISO/IEC 27001 Compliance

    Current trends indicate that information security is critical for today's enterprises. As managers realize they cannot ignore the potential security risks, they tend to turn to the ISO/IEC 27001 standard, in order to implement an Information Security Management System (ISMS). While being adopted by large companies, ISMS are still considered...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Securing a Community Cloud

    Virtual Interacting Network CommunIty (Vinci) is a software architecture that exploits virtualization to secure a community cloud, i.e. a cloud system shared among communities with distinct security levels and reliability requirements. A community consists of a set of users, their applications, a set of services and of shared resources. Users...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Virtual Infrastructures in Future Internet

    Virtualization in both computer systems and network elements is becoming increasingly part of the Internet. Apart from posing new challenges, virtualization enables new functionalities, and hints at a future Internet architecture, which contains a physical, but polymorphic, substrate on which various parallel infrastructures can be created on demand. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Gain of Resource Delegation in Distributed Computing Environments

    In this paper, the authors address job scheduling in Distributed Computing Infrastructures that is a loosely coupled network of autonomous acting High Performance Computing systems. In contrast to the common approach of mutual workload exchange, they consider the more intuitive operator's viewpoint of load-dependent resource reconfiguration. In case of a...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Detecting Clones in Business Applications

    A business application automates a collection of business processes. A business process describes how a set of logically related tasks are executed, ordered and managed by following business rules to achieve business objectives. An online bookstore business application contains several tasks such as buying a book, ordering a book, and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Competitive Advantage by Integrated e-Business in Supply Chains: A Strategic Approach

    In this paper, the authors report the findings of competitive advantage of supply chain integration and the crucial role of integrated e-business to deliver those benefits. However, adoption of e-business in supply chains has been slower than expected, particularly in Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Differences between firms in supply...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2006

    eCustoms Innovation and Transformation: A Research Approach

    A major challenge for European governments is solving the dilemma of increasing security and control of international trade, while at the same time reducing the administrative overhead carried by commercial and public administration organizations. Electronic Customs, the transformation of paper-based trade documents to electronic ones, and the corresponding redesign of...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    A Business Process Explorer: Recovering Business Processes from Business Applications

    A business process contains a set of logically related tasks executed to fulfill business goals. Business applications enable organizations to automatically perform their daily operations. Business processes and business applications keep on changing independently due to dynamic business environments. Therefore, business process definitions are rarely up-to-dated to reflect the processes...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Event-Driven Business Process Management

    Event-Driven Business Process Management (EDBPM) is a combination of actually two different disciplines: Business Process Management (BPM) and Complex Event Processing (CEP). Complex Event Processing (CEP,) is a discipline that deals with event-driven behavior. It is an emerging technology for obtaining relevant situational knowledge from distributed systems in real-time or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Using IP Addresses as Assisting Tools to Identify Collusions

    Distance Learning has been steadily gaining popularity. More and more universities and colleges are offering online course to increase enrollments. However, one question remains for those who teach online courses: who is doing the real course work? In this paper, the authors will survey the commonly used methods to prevent...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2007

    A Trusted Negotiation Environment for Digital Ecosystems

    Digital Ecosystems have emerged as a novel paradigm to support the endless evolution of networked organizations. Existing tools and platforms enabling business collaboration and contracting are often developed and owned by large companies and big market bodies and, hence, centrally controlled and not fully trusted by SMEs. Thus, there is...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Datastores Supporting Services Lifecycle in the Framework of Cloud Governance

    While adopting the Cloud, the Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) could increase their benefit by embracing some Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, doubled by a Cloud Governance or Cloud brokerage approach. However, in order to fully exploit the advantages brought by Cloud environments, and enter in real competition with \"Big players\"...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    A Component Repository and Search Engine Tool for SME Software Re-Users

    OPEN-SME introduces an Open Software Component Reuse, which collectively provides two processes and three tools. COMPARE (COMPonent REpository and Search Engine) is one of the three tools, the one that allows SME software re-users to search and discover the assets (software artefacts, technical documents, test suites and metamodels) produced by...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    A Review of Cloud Computing Evolution Individual and Business Perspective

    As times gone by, computing in particular, the cloud computing development shows its major progression. In this paper, the authors reviewed the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing, what opportunities and weaknesses cloud computing brings to the business, and technological prospects. The computing industry is witnessing a paradigm shift in...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2006

    Developing Enterprise Sponsored Virtual Communities: The Case of a SME's Knowledge Community

    This paper presents a case in the development of a knowledge community support system in the context of an industrial association group in the construction sector. This system is a result of the Know-Construct project which aims at providing association sponsored SME communities of the construction sector with a sophisticated...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Towards Interoperability Through Inter-Enterprise Collaboration Architectures

    Most enterprise architectures published so far are capable of generating reasonably good descriptive models for individual enterprises to enable integration, organization and synchronization of enterprise elements: organizational structure, business processes, information systems and technology infrastructure, among others. However, research in this field applied to the extended enterprise or inter-enterprise architectures...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Strategic and Organizational Evolutions of High-Tech SME on Global Market

    The \"OLI paradigm\" of Dunning claims that firm internationalization is addressed toward the exploitation of home-based specific advantages. However, evidence shows that SMEs are increasingly internationalizing their activities in order to enrich their resource pool. In this regard, a reinterpretation of the OLI paradigm came out with a new perspective...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    The Role of Customer Capital for SME Sustainable Development

    This paper covers the importance of enterprise customer capital as the element of intellectual capital in the situation of economic recession. Authors emphasize exactly the problems of small and medium enterprises in relation with customer capital management and they provide an outline of parameters that form the customer capital value...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Toward Cloud Computing Evolution: Efficiency Vs Trendy Vs Security

    Information Technology (IT) shaped the success of organizations, giving them a solid foundation that increases both their level of efficiency as well as productivity. The computing industry is witnessing a paradigm shift in the way computing is performed worldwide. There is a growing awareness among consumers and enterprises to access...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    E-Commerce - Winners' Choice

    Simultaneous development of telecommunications and computers has made possible the use of the Internet boom and the creation of specific technologies that will influence key economic and social activities. In such circumstances, will develop extensive e-commerce business that will revolutionize the field and will stimulate international trade. Such changes will...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Cloud Computing-SaaS

    Cloud computing, to put it simply, means \"Internet computing.\" The Internet is commonly visualized as clouds; hence the term \"Cloud computing\" for computation done through the Internet. With Cloud Computing users can access database resources via the Internet from anywhere, for as long as they need, without worrying about any...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Calm Before the Storm: The Challenges of Cloud Computing in Digital Forensics

    Cloud computing is a rapidly evolving Information Technology (IT) phenomenon. Rather than procure, deploy and manage a physical IT infrastructure to host their software applications, organizations are increasingly deploying their infrastructure into remote, virtualized environments, often hosted and managed by third parties. This development has significant implications for digital forensic...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2006

    Privacy, Identity and Security in Ambient Intelligence: A Scenario Analysis

    The success of Ambient Intelligence (AmI) will depend on how secure it can be made, how privacy and other rights of individuals can be protected and how individuals can come to trust the intelligent world that surrounds them and through which they move. This paper addresses these issues by analyzing...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Property Specifications for Workflow Modelling

    Previously the authors provided two formal behavioral semantics for Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) in the process algebra CSP. By exploiting CSP's refinement orderings, developers may formally compare their BPMN models. However, BPMN is not a specification language, and it is difficult and sometimes impossible to construct behavioral properties against...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Trends and Research Issues in SoA Validation

    Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is changing the way in which software applications are designed, deployed and maintained. A service-oriented application consists of the runtime composition of autonomous services that are typically owned and controlled by different organizations. This decentralization impacts on the dependability of applications that consists of dynamic services...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    The Economic and Social Impact of the Development of E-Business Applications

    The world is facing an age of changing unseen before. The recession and the financial crisis which started in 2009 created a movement that reacted the international economic view. The worldwide economy is currently characterized by an increase in West, a change of power in East, including increasing risks everywhere...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Clouds on the Academic Horizon

    If the users are alive and have used a computer, smart phone or other WIFI enabled device within the past two years, they have been exposed to cloud computing. Cloud computing has pervaded the world of technology since the past few years in a massive way and its popularity fails...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Data Flow Driven Scheduling of BPEL Workflows Using Cloud Resources

    In this paper, an approach to assign BPEL workflow steps to available resources is presented. The approach takes data dependencies between workflow steps and the utilization of resources at runtime into account. The developed scheduling algorithm simulates whether the make-span of workflows could be reduced by providing additional resources from...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // May 2012

    A Cloud Architecture with an Efficient Scheduling Technique

    Reliability, efficiency (in term of time consumption) and effectiveness in resources utilization are the desired quality attributes of Cloud scheduling system, the main purpose of which is to execute jobs optimally, i.e. with minimum average waiting, turnaround and response time. Replication provides improved availability, decreased bandwidth use, increased fault tolerance,...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Pre-Requisites for Implementing Energy Efficient & Cost Effective Data Centers Using Virtualization

    Data centers are the building blocks of IT business enterprises providing the capabilities of centralized repository for storage, management, networking and dissemination of data. With the rapid increase in the capacity and size of data centers, there is a continuous increase in the demand for energy consumption. These data centers...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Cost-Effective Hybrid Cloud Framework for HEI's

    Cloud computing is provide computing services and network resource sharing with minimum hardware and management requirements where the inattentive infrastructure capacity is highly adoptable. Cloud Computing is a platform that provides educational resources for researchers and enables users being attached like a single machine over the Framework comprises Private and...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Virtual Infrastructures in Future Internet

    Virtualization in both computer systems and network elements is becoming increasingly part of the Internet. Apart from posing new challenges, virtualization enables new functionalities, and hints at a future Internet architecture, which contains a physical, but polymorphic, substrate on which various parallel infrastructures can be created on demand. This paper...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Securing a Community Cloud

    Virtual Interacting Network CommunIty (Vinci) is a software architecture that exploits virtualization to secure a community cloud, i.e. a cloud system shared among communities with distinct security levels and reliability requirements. A community consists of a set of users, their applications, a set of services and of shared resources. Users...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Predictive Data Grouping and Placement for Cloud-Based Elastic Server Infrastructures

    Workload variations on Internet platforms such as YouTube, Flickr, LastFM require novel approaches to dynamic resource provisioning in order to meet QoS requirements, while reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of the infrastructures. The economy of scale promise of cloud computing is a great opportunity to approach this problem,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    High Performance Computing Using ProActive Environment and the Asynchronous Iteration Model

    This paper presents a new library for the ProActive environment, called AIL-PA (Asynchronous Iterative Library for ProActive). This new library allows to execute programs for solving large scale problems on various architectures. Two models of algorithm can be used: the synchronous iteration model which is efficient on single clusters; the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Gain of Resource Delegation in Distributed Computing Environments

    In this paper, the authors address job scheduling in Distributed Computing Infrastructures that is a loosely coupled network of autonomous acting High Performance Computing systems. In contrast to the common approach of mutual workload exchange, they consider the more intuitive operator's viewpoint of load-dependent resource reconfiguration. In case of a...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Viewpoints for Modeling Choreographies in Service-Oriented Architectures

    Component integration plays a decisive role in Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs). The technical implementation must faithfully reflect business and enterprise integration requirements. This implies a good understanding of the globally observable message choreography but also of how messages are handled by the involved components and by the SOA middleware. In this...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    An Investigation on Project Management Standard Practices in IT Organization

    In many organizations, project management is no longer a separately identified function, but is entrenched in the overall management of the business. The typical project management environment has become a multi - project. Most of the project decisions require consideration of schedule, resource and cost concerns on other project work,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Key Characteristics of the Small Innovative Firm

    Despite broad agreement on the strategic role of SMEs (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) in industrial renewal processes, the lack of systematized and comprehensive information on the nature and level of small innovative firms is striking. This bias is partly explained by an empirical shadow created by the limited availability...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Economic Implications of Constant Power Outages on SMEs in Nigeria

    This paper is concerned with the unabated epileptic power (electric) delivery which is seen to be periodic with a struggling generation capacity and losses-prone inefficient transmission network in Nigeria. Ordinarily, it should mean that only an average Nigerian suffers directly, and only, the burden of this inefficiency, whereby electricity supply...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    A Gap Analysis Tool for SMEs Targeting ISO/IEC 27001 Compliance

    Current trends indicate that information security is critical for today's enterprises. As managers realize they cannot ignore the potential security risks, they tend to turn to the ISO/IEC 27001 standard, in order to implement an Information Security Management System (ISMS). While being adopted by large companies, ISMS are still considered...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Method to Design Coordinated Multiple Views Adapted to User's Business Requirements in 4D Collaborative Tools in AEC

    The issue of multiple views coordination became more and more challenging in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) field since the apparition and the increasing success of 4D/nD CAD. In order to adapt visualization to user's business requirements in 4D-supported collaborative tools, this paper propose a method to design coordinated...

    Provided By researchgate.net

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    A Semantic-Based Architecture for Managing Knowledge-Intensive Organizations: The ARISTOTELE Platform

    The authors present the semantic-based architecture of the ARISTO- TELE platform, which is founded on the definition and development of models, methodologies, technologies and tools to support the emergence of competences and creativity within workers by self-organizing acquisition, processing and sharing of new information inside knowledge-intensive organizations. ARISTOTELE's architecture relies...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Tailoring ISO/IEC 27001 for SMEs: A Guide to Implement an Information Security Management System in Small Settings

    While Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) are being adopted by the biggest IT companies, it remains quite difficult for smaller entities to implement and maintain all the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001. In order to increase information security in Luxembourg, the Public Research Centre Henri Tudor has been charged by the...

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