Portability and Interoperability between Clouds: Challenges and Case Study

(Invited Paper)
  • Dana Petcu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6994)


The greatest challenge beyond trust and security for the long-term adoption of cloud computing is the interoperability between clouds. In the context of world-wide tremendous activities against the vendor lock-in and lack of integration of cloud computing services, keeping track of the new concepts and approaches is also a challenge. We considered useful to provide in this paper a snapshot of these concepts and approaches followed by a proposal of their classification. A new approach in providing cloud portability is also revealed.


Cloud computing portability interoperability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dana Petcu
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  1. 1.Institute e-Austria Timişoara and West University of TimişoaraRomania

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