Description of S2 SIGs


Special Interest Group on Cloud Computing (SIG-CLOUD)

Munindar P. Singh

Cloud Computing has become a scalable services consumption and delivery platform. The goal of Cloud Computing is to share resources among the cloud service consumers, cloud partners, and cloud vendors in the cloud value chain.

The resource sharing at various levels results in various cloud offerings such as infrastructure cloud (e.g., hardware, IT infrastructure management), software cloud (e.g. SaaS focusing on middleware as a service, or traditional CRM as a service), application cloud (e.g., Application as a Service, UML modeling tools as a service, social network as a service), and business cloud (e.g., business process as a service). The Special Interest Group on Cloud Computing (SIG-CLOUD) provides a platform for the group members to exchange information, conduct professional collaborations, and promote research and application innovations around the world in the field of Cloud Computing.

The SIG-CLOUD promotes creative thinking, long-term visions, and innovative methodologies to respond to the emerging Cloud Computing technologies. The supporting conference is the International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD,


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