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October 20, 2015

Most people think of cloud computing as something to do with data farms and storing computer files in the ‘cloud’. Cloud computing, however, is about to change the way people start new businesses and develop existing…

October 15, 2015

It was a wet and windy Monday morning in October but this did not prevent the majority of the over one hundred people who had registered for this workshop from participating. They were not disappointed by the excellent…

August 13, 2015

In our first attempts at auto-scaling in the cloud, we designed and implemented an autonomic solution based on fuzzy theory to enable decision making for scaling up and down cloud resources at runtime. The key design…

August 13, 2015

Trust is widely reported as a major barrier to cloud computing growth and adoption and specifically data breaches. A 2015 study by IC4 member, IBM, and the Ponemon Institute highlight three significant trends.

June 26, 2015

In recent times, the topic of cloud computing has received considerable attention from both industry and academia. The continued focus of academic research in the area, couple with an ever increasing range of service…

June 26, 2015

Current generation cloud infrastructure is complex and heterogeneous in nature and its management often requires frequent human intervention. The dynamic scaling nature, rapid virtual machine deployment, and open…

June 26, 2015

Abstract— Containerisation is widely discussed as a lightweight virtualisation solution. Apart from exhibiting benefits over traditional virtual machines in the cloud, containers are especially relevant for…

June 26, 2015

Organizations such as Amazon and SalesForce were ‘born in the Cloud’ and do not have the same concerns as organizations with traditional, on premise IT systems. Having grown around the Cloud they do not have the…

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