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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Have your say on safety of apps on cloud!

Have your say on safety of apps on cloud!

The European Commission has opened a public consultation on the safety of applications (“apps”) and other non-embedded software as part of an effort to ensure a high level of health, safety and consumer protection. The consultation is open until 15 September The Commission wants to hear from all those who develop and use apps and…Continue Reading

CF2016 – Call for Postgraduate Student Posters

CF2016 – Call for Postgraduate Student Posters

The Cloud Forward conference 2016 invites post-graduate students to present their theses and research interests as a poster to a wide audience from academia and industry. It will give you an opportunity to discuss a topic informally with other conference attendees, get feedback and generate helpful connections. Posters will be peer-reviewed based on excellence, innovation,…Continue Reading

EC Surveys on online platforms: key role in consumers and small businesses’ internet activities

EC Surveys on online platforms: key role in consumers and small businesses’ internet activities

The European Commission has published the results of two Eurobarometer surveys on the use of online platforms by consumers and SMEs. Such platforms include online marketplaces, search engines, payment systems, social media, and video and content-sharing sites. The first survey shows that almost six in ten respondents expect online platforms to present search results in…Continue Reading

Net Futures 2016 conference – some flashbacks

Net Futures 2016 conference – some flashbacks

Editorial by Mário Campolargo,Director “Net Futures” at European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology “Innovation happens where people meet” – this is really my credo and this was indeed the impression I had during Net Futures 2016 conference on 20 and 21 April in Brussels. So many inspiring, talented and motivated speakers and participants in…Continue Reading

Future Technologies Conference 2016

Future Technologies Conference 2016

Authors are invited to submit papers/posters/demo proposals for the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2016 to be held from 6-7 December 2016. Venue is Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, United States. FTC attracts researchers, scientists and technologists from some of the top companies, universities, research firms and government agencies from around the world. HPCC systems and IEEE are the partners…Continue Reading

SLALOM – Legal model terms for Cloud SLAs and contracts

SLALOM – Legal model terms for Cloud SLAs and contracts

In most European jurisdictions, cloud computing services are generally not specifically regulated under law or directly addressed in case law. We clarify some aspects and provide guidelines. While case law that expressly mentions cloud computing contracts is still scarce, the courts have issued decisions that may in fact apply to these contracts even though direct…Continue Reading

CFP: The 3rd IEEE/ACM Conference on Big Data Science, Engineering and Applications (BDSEA), Shanghai, China

CFP: The 3rd IEEE/ACM Conference on Big Data Science, Engineering and Applications (BDSEA), Shanghai, China

The 3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Science, Engineering and Applications (BDSEA) Date: December 6-9, 2016 Location: Shanghai, China Website: http://computing.derby.ac.uk/bdsea2016/ Important Dates: Paper Submission Due: 30 July, 2016 Author Notification: 21 August, 2016 Final Manuscript Due: 21 September, 2016 The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Science, Engineering, and Applications (BDSEA) is an…Continue Reading

Put your head in the cloud

Put your head in the cloud

National Science Foundation grant is helping a historically black college enhance course offerings with cloud computing capabilities. You’re familiar with the many scientific discoveries the US National Science Foundation (NSF) makes possible. But were you aware of their role in bringing students at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) into the scientific community? That’s the message Linda Hayden…Continue Reading

Call for Book Chapter on Requirements Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing by Springer

Call for Book Chapter on Requirements Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing by Springer

Call for Book Chapters Published by Springer 2017 Title of the book: Requirements Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing Editors: Muthu Ramachandran, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK Zaigham Mahmood, University of Derby, UK & North West University, S Africa ImportantDates: Chapter proposals due date:                     10 June 2016 Notification of acceptance deadline:        20 June 2016 Full…Continue Reading

How to plan for the cost of cloud computing

How to plan for the cost of cloud computing

Choosing a multicloud solution can save up to 74%, if you review the cost of cloud computing first. How much is that app you run in Azure? Or Amazon Web Services, Google, Rackspace or other cloud computing platform? As cloud app solutions fragment, with compute, storage, analytics and other services running in clouds from various…Continue Reading

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