Sociology View on Cloud Computing Value: Actor Network Theory Perspective

In this paper, the authors discuss the cloud computing value and future technology/service development through ANT theory. They argue that cloud computing values generated through networking of IT, services, organizations and their interests. They also implicate cloud computing technology and services will be more diversity, hybrid and suitable for their services usage and contexts. This paper is limited to the four company cases analysis. Future research can conduct more companies' cases, and analyze more detail activities and other actors' responses and their inscriptions, translations in their actor-networks.

Provided by: IARIA Topic: Cloud Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: PDF

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