When clouds start socializing: The Sky model

Said Elnaffar, Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng

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    This paper discusses the possible blend between social computing and cloud computing. The result of this blend is the Sky model in which several clouds engaged in different types of social relations like collaboration and competition. Challenges and opportunities associated with the Sky model are reported in this work.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-7
    Number of pages7
    JournalInternational Journal of e-Business Research
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013


    • Cloud Computing
    • Collaboration
    • Competition
    • Sky Model
    • Social Computing
    • Social Relations

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Management Information Systems
    • Computer Science Applications


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