The Encyclopedia of Cloud Computing comprehensively covers all aspects of cloud computing. It provides IT professional, educators, researchers and students a compendium of cloud computing knowledge  – concepts, principles, architecture, technology, security, privacy and regulatory compliance, applications, adoption, business, and social and legal aspects.  Containing contributions from a spectrum of subject matter experts in industry and academia, this unique publication also addresses questions related to technological trends and developments, research opportunities, best practices, standards, and cloud adoption that stakeholders might have in the context of development, operation, management, and use of clouds. Further, it examines cloud computing’s impact now and in the future.


San Murugesan
Editor in Chief (2014-2015), IEEE IT Professional
Director, BRITE Professional Services
Adjunct Professor, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Author of A Cloud Blog
Associate Editor in Chief, IEEE IT Professional
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing

Founding Chair, IEEE CS Cloud Computing STC
Guest Researcher, NIST, USA
Professor, University of Maryland University College, USA