Track Information

Cloud Computing


Joe Vithayathil


Cloud Computing is a rapidly growing and in a very short period is transforming Information Technology (IT) as we know it. This growth is causing massive changes in organizational strategy and obviously in the architecture of information technology. Additional Cloud Computing has created the emergence and expansion of a completely new slate of companies, products and services, some of which are disruptive. This track examines the important role of Cloud Computing in all of these ascendant areas. Paper submissions in this track may include any topics that are touched by Cloud Computing including, but not restricted to the topics listed in the topics area.


The following is a list of suggested topics. However, the track is not limited to these topics and you are welcome to submit papers beyond these topics that are touched by Cloud Computing.


·         Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

·         Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

·         Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

·         Virtualization in the Cloud

·         Cloud architecture – Public, Private, Hybrid

·         Business transformation through Cloud Computing

·         Competitive advantage through Cloud Computing

·         Winners and losers from Cloud Computing

·         New businesses and entrepreneurship from Cloud Computing

·         Venture investment and cloud-based innovations

·         Privacy in the Cloud

·         Security in the Cloud

·         Regulatory and compliance challenges in the Cloud

·         Global reach of Cloud Computing

·         Global adoption of Cloud Computing

·         Cloud Computing and Globalization

·         Cloud Computing and the Green Environment

·         Cloud Computing and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

·         Government use of Cloud Computing

·         Two-sided networks and Cloud Computing

·         Emerging economy adoption,  benefits and issues from Cloud Computing

·         Adoption challenges in Cloud Computing

·         Cloud Computing ecosystem

·         Intermediaries, cloud brokers and third parties in Cloud Computing

·         Leveraging Cloud Computing for Big-data, Analytics, AI and Machine Learning