Date Added: Oct 2012
Commercial Services for provisioning software components and virtual infrastructure in the cloud are emerging; this creates a multitude of possibilities for outsourcing part of the Service to third parties in order to run their applications. These possibilities are associated with different running services so cloud customers have to determine the services. In this paper, the authors present to create new services. They assume that applications are described as templates, fixing the deployment service and hardware components. Different parts of the application may be outsourced to different providers and several levels of outsourcing can be considered. Their services are decomposes the application in order to discover all suitable Cloud services from a registry.