Outages in Different Cloud Services

Publication Type:

Conference Proceedings

Source:

(2012)

Keywords:

Department of Information Science and Engineering

Abstract:

Cloud computing has taken the IT world by storm, fundamentally changing the way organizations approach IT. The cloud has brought promise of financial and business benefits including reduction in IT capital and operational expenditures. Yet, as with any new technology, cloud computing has been associated with outages and a number of security risks. The paper highlights some of service outages of different companies which were noticed and experienced in past and also the loss caused by it.