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Issue No.04 - April (2010 vol.43)
pp: 44-50
Edward Walker , University of Texas at Austin
Walter Brisken , National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Jonathan Romney , National Radio Astronomy Observatory
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
Cloud computing, e-Commerce, Computing and information systems management, Economics
CITATION
Edward Walker, Walter Brisken, 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
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