A Model for User Trust in Cloud Computing

Date Added: Apr 2012
Format: PDF

Cloud has proved to be a suitable choice for providing computing and storage resources especially for small and medium sized businesses in recent years. The "Pay per usage" cost model, on demand computing, large scale storage resource with easy access, and freeing users from managing and maintaining resources are among the important factors that have made cloud an attractive choice for such services. The issue of low trust on cloud computing is an obstacle, one of the major obstacle to its pervasive deployment, particularly in case of critical data storage on the provider's datacenter.