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Title Cloud as a service : understanding the service innovation ecosystem / Enrique Castro-Leon, Robert Harmon.
Author Castro-Leon, Enrique.
Publication Berkeley, California : Apress, 2016.
Distribution New York , NY : Distributed by Springer Science + Business Media
Description xvii, 337 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm.
Call # 004.6782 C
Series For professionals by professionals
Contents Cloud computing as a service -- The service science foundation for cloud computing -- Cloud computing : implications for service transformation -- Evolution of cloud server platforms -- Application-specific cloud platforms -- Building application-specific platforms -- Bare metal clouds -- Service strategy and examples -- Cloud as a service evolution -- Cloud-as-a-service epilogue.
CONTENTS INCLUDE: Cloud computing as a service. -- Premises from GDL to SDL -- Product-service systems; definitions; hybrid offerings; service orientation and PSS; benefits of PSS; barriers to PSS adoption; Service-dominant logic thinking -- Emerging challenges. Challenge 1: developing cognitive assistant services; Challenge 2: creating smart service systems and smart services; Challenge 3: development of cyberphysical systems and services; Challenge 4: understanding human-centered service systems; Challenge 5: leveraging the potential of personal data; Challenge 6: designing service system institutions; Challenge 7: service transformation; --Innovators. Intel's Collaborative Cancer Cloud; Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace Services; Cisco Systems, Smart+Connected Communities; IBM Watson Health Cloud. -- The Second Wave: Hyperscale Cloud Servers; The Third Wave: Platforms for Vertical Cloud Operators; Fourth Wave: Emergence of service networks; Cloud Platforms Evolution, ASICs and ASCPs
Summary "This book uses principles of Service Science... Cloud as Service covers that evolution of enterprise computing platforms to application-specific cloud platforms or ASCPs aligned to business needs. This book also covers processes for developing and building ASCPs while also providing insight to executives, managers and technologists in corporations, large and small using or delivering cloud services, cloud service providers as well as equipment manufacturers and software and application vendors participating in cloud supply chains." ."Primary goal is to apply service innovation principles to cloud computing ... a path for transformation form product-oriented organizations to ... converting big-bang product launches to service-oriented recurring revenue."--Back cover and page xiv.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Cloud computing.
Service-oriented architecture (Computer science)
Cloud computing. (OCoLC)fst01745899
Service-oriented architecture (Computer science) (OCoLC)fst01746814
Addl. Author Harmon, Robert R.
ISBN 1484201043

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