International Journal of Computer Applications
The fluctuating demands of software and hardware IT infrastructure have resulted in cloud computing to be the fastest growing trend in the Information Technology industry. From a business perspective, organizations adopt cloud computing as they no longer need to buy or maintain expensive and energy-draining equipments. IT administration including licensing issues, software updates and IT security management, all are taken care by the cloud service provider. Removal of this administrative burden allows organizations to concentrate on their core business and be more productive. These characteristics have increased cloud computing market share but along with the complexity of cloud has also increased. Now it has becomes more difficult to develop an efficient and highly flexible cloud platform.