International Journal of Computer Applications
Cloud computing is all the rage today. As an innovative model of using and delivering IT and business services, the hype around cloud computing also brings in a lot of confusion, which may deter the overall adoption to cloud. With its various models - public, private, hybrid and community cloud - organizations have considerable decision-making to do in order to choose the right model. To add to the confusion, there is a plethora of cloud management platforms and vendors available for each particular implementation of the cloud model, which one has to carefully select.