E-Marketplace for Cloud Services
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With the advent of Cloud Computing and the advantages it brings to businesses, there is a keen interest by businesses to adopt these technologies from a strategic advantage viewpoint. This growing interest throws up a challenge to businesses to identify solutions and providers that fits their requirements. It becomes difficult for them to locate and evaluate services provided by multiple Cloud Service Providers. This is exactly where the concept of an Electronic Marketplace for Cloud Services (EMPCS) would fit in. The Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) or an intermediary is an enhanced type of EMPCS that simplifies the process further by a single-point, aggregated and customized solution. Using research literatures for reviewing existing models of an Electronic Marketplace (EMP) or Electronic Markets (EM) this research tries to identify core components that form part of a “state of the art” intermediary based EMP designed specifically for a Cloud Services.