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ThinkMind // CLOUD COMPUTING 2010, The First International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization // View article cloud_computing_2010_6_20_50069


Sociology View on Cloud Computing Value: Actor Network Theory Perspective

Authors:
Cheng-Chieh Huang
Ching-Cha Hsieh

Keywords: cloud computing; actor network theory; IT value

Abstract:
This article argues cloud computing value is generated through dynamic interactions of IT artifacts, services, organizations and their interests. From actor network theory, it illustrates Amazon, Google, and IBM, Microsoft cloud computing value networking and translation, inscription in their actor-network. Further implications such as cloud computing transactions types, standards, economics, and hybrid cloud trends are discussed.

Pages: 145 to 149

Copyright: Copyright (c) IARIA, 2010

Publication date: November 21, 2010

Published in: conference

ISSN: 2308-4294

ISBN: 978-1-61208-106-9

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Dates: from November 21, 2010 to November 26, 2010

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