Cloud Computing White Papers from Open Group Cloud Work

The Open Group Cloud Work Group has published a few white papers about cloud computing.Per the description on the site; "The Open Group cloud Work Grroup exists to create a common understanding among buyers and suppliers of how enterprises of all sizes and scales of operation can include Cloud Computing technology in a safe and […]

The Open Group Cloud Work Group has published a few white papers about cloud computing.

Per the description on the site; "The Open Group cloud Work Grroup exists to create a common understanding among buyers and suppliers of how enterprises of all sizes and scales of operation can include Cloud Computing technology in a safe and secure way in their architectures to realize its significant cost, scalability, and agility benefits."

It includes some of the industry's leading cloud providers and end-user organizations, collaborating on standard models and frameworks aimed at eliminating vendor lock-in for enterprises looking to benefit from Cloud products and services.

  • White Paper: Building Return on Investment from Cloud Computing (PDF)
  • White Paper: Strengthening your Business Case for Using Cloud (also as a PDF)
  • White Paper: Cloud Buyers’ Decision Tree (also as a PDF)
  • White Paper: Cloud Buyers' Requirements Questionnaire (also as a PDF)