Date Added: Mar 2013
In recent times cloud computing has appeared as a new model for hosting and conveying services over the Internet. This model is striking to business vendors as it eradicates the requirement for users to plan in advance, and it permits the organization to start from low level and then add more resources only if there is an increase in the service demand. Even though cloud computing presents greater opportunities not only to information technology industry, but every organization involved in utilizing the computing in one way or the other, it is still in infancy with many problems to be fixed. The paper discusses research challenges in cloud computing.