Issue No.04 - April (2010 vol.43)
Edward Walker , University of Texas at Austin
Jonathan Romney , National Radio Astronomy Observatory
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2010.115
Storage clouds are online services for leasing disk storage. A new modeling tool, formulated from empirical data spanning many years, lets organizations rationally evaluate the benefit of using storage clouds versus purchasing hard disk drives.
Cloud computing, e-Commerce, Computing and information systems management, Economics
Edward Walker, Jonathan Romney, "To Lease or Not to Lease from Storage Clouds", Computer, vol.43, no. 4, pp. 44-50, April 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.115