A Proactive Energy-Efficient Technique for Change Management in Computing Clouds
The intensive use of portable and thin client devices along with the continuously increasing cost of IT management have pushed large IT companies to look for solutions that allow the use of such devices to access the massive computing power of supercomputers available at the company. The cloud computing concept has emerged with promises to simplify and speed up application deployment and maintenance. All these benefits should be provided for a small fraction of current maintenance cost. To be able to provide services to its customers, a cloud requires high level of maintenance and an appropriate strategy for change management.