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Moving Academic Department Functions to Social Networks and Clouds: Initial Experiences
September/October 2011 (vol. 13 no. 5)
pp. 84-89

The ability to move locally hosted services to cloud-based technologies is a key element in the scientific programming toolbox.

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Index Terms:
Academics, Web, cloud, services, hosting, collaboration, research, scientific computing
Citation:
Konstantin Läufer, George K. Thiruvathukal, David Dennis, "Moving Academic Department Functions to Social Networks and Clouds: Initial Experiences," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 84-89, Sept.-Oct. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2011.85
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