Issue No. 03 - May/June (2011 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2011.58
Nathaniel Borenstein , Mimecast
James Blake , Mimecast
<p>Although standards are often positioned as a panacea for all concerns about cloud computing, it's enough like previous service models to require few, if any, new application-related standards. Some new standards might help with the operational complexities of cloud management, but the biggest need is for evaluative standards that let customers assess the security and reliability of cloud vendors.</p>
cloud computing, prescriptive standards, evaluative standards, vendor lock-in
J. Blake and N. Borenstein, "Cloud Computing Standards: Where's the Beef?," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. , pp. 74-78, 2011.