Evaluate the Usability Cloud Computing Architecture and Framework in Business

2555 Words May 18th, 2011 11 Pages
Executive Summary

This research proposal plans the research for “Evaluate the usability Cloud Computing Architecture and Framework in Business” topic. The questions about the features of Cloud framework and the usability of Cloud in global business are proposed. The research plans to solve the questions such as the usability of these advantages for global business and the issue to use Cloud for global business. Some practical products will be also analysed to find out benefits and drawbacks of existing business platform or products which based on Cloud framework.

The methodology of the research is also proposed. Exploration will be done both in technology fields and products fields by researching previous research papers and existing
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There have been many business platforms which are based on Cloud Computing framework such as SalesForce with its programming language Apex (SalesForce, 2010) and Microsoft with its business platform xRM (still in the development phase). (Microsoft xRM, 2010)

Research Title

The title of this research would be “Evaluate the usability Cloud Computing Architecture and Framework in Business”.

Research Questions

The following questions will be fully or partially answered in this research activity:

 What is the architecture of Cloud Computing framework
 What are the main advantages of Cloud framework?
 Are these advantages useful for global business system?
 Is there any existing business platform or solution which uses Cloud?
 How these system works and how many benefits have they achieved?

Research Objectives

The purpose of this research is to investigate the usability of Cloud Computing framework to global business. The Cloud Computing architecture will be discussed and the advantages of Cloud framework. By evaluating the pros of Cloud framework, some benefits and issues would be revealed by this research:

1) The advantage and disadvantage of Cloud framework
2) The usability of these advantages for global business
3) The issue to use Cloud for global business
4) The benefits and drawbacks of existing business platform or products which based on Cloud
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