Issue No. 03 - May/June (2011 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2011.64
Ian Foster , Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago
<p>Many businesses today save time and money, and increase their agility, by outsourcing mundane IT tasks to cloud providers. The author argues that similar methods can be used to overcome the complexities inherent in increasingly data-intensive, computational, and collaborative scientific research. He describes Globus Online, a system that he and his colleagues are developing to realize this vision.</p>
Keywords: cloud, science, Globus Online, outsourcing, Internet computing
I. Foster, "Globus Online: Accelerating and Democratizing Science through Cloud-Based Services," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. , pp. 70-73, 2011.