Is There a Silver Lining to the Cloud?
IT Outsourcing is a business strategy that has achieved significant success over the last decade. Traditionally, IT Outsourcing has comprised of the host organization consuming services, which are being offered by vendors who maintain physical IT infrastructure. With the advent of Cloud Computing, host organizations now have an option of moving their IT Outsourcing needs to Cloud Computing rather than using specific vendors. On one hand, the analysis of traditional IT Outsourcing has been dominated by the rationalities of Business and Society while on the other hand, the analysis of Cloud Computing has been dominated by the rationalities of Engineering and Economics.