Industry Cloud - Effective Adoption of Cloud Computing for Industry Solutions

Enterprises in many industries start using Cloud Computing for their IT infrastructure services. This adoption of Cloud Computing is a part of the enterprise transformation which is the migration from a legacy IT environment to Cloud Computing. One of major targets is an industry solution which provides a critical business service to their end customers. This paper proposes Industry Cloud which is the enhanced design of Cloud Computing. It efficiently supports industry solutions for enterprise business requirements. The paper describes Industry Cloud with the requirement analysis of industry solutions, the adopted functions, and three use case scenarios in the electronics and retail industry. The contribution of the paper is the analysis of industry wide requirements, the definition of Industry Cloud with a common function among industry solutions and the usage with use case scenarios.

By: Takayuki Kushida and Gopal Pingali

Published in: RT0959 in 2014


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