Advanced service brokerage capabilities as the catalyst for future cloud service ecosystems

@inproceedings{Simons2014AdvancedSB,
  title={Advanced service brokerage capabilities as the catalyst for future cloud service ecosystems},
  author={Anthony J. H. Simons and Konstantinos Bratanis and Dimitrios Kourtesis and Iraklis Paraskakis and Simeon Veloudis and Giannis Verginadis and Gregoris Mentzas and Simone Braun and Alessandro Rossini},
  booktitle={CCB@Middleware},
  year={2014}
}
Market analysts have foreseen the emergence of cloud brokers in the mediation of cloud services. But rather than focus on current kinds of intermediary role, it is more constructive to consider the kinds of brokerage capability that could be offered in the future, which go far beyond the integration, aggregation and customization services available today. This paper identifies advanced capabilities for cloud service governance, quality assurance and optimization that will be critical in… CONTINUE READING