University of Balochistan
Cloud computing has been a much marketed term in the recent past. While there definitely are benefits, nebulosity still surrounds the topic and economic benefits to corporations are especially unclear. This paper suggests a model offering an overview of cloud computing benefits as a basis for further benefit analysis by consolidating existing sources on the topic. To create the model, an approach suggested by the researcher in the field of service-oriented architecture is transferred to the field of cloud computing.