Issue No. 04 - April (2010 vol. 43)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2010.115
Edward Walker , University of Texas at Austin
Walter Brisken , National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Jonathan Romney , National Radio Astronomy Observatory
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
W. Brisken, E. Walker and J. Romney, "To Lease or Not to Lease from Storage Clouds," in Computer, vol. 43, no. , pp. 44-50, 2010.