Journal article

Value-based cloud price modeling for segmented business to business market

C Wu, R Buyya, K Ramamohanarao

Future Generation Computer Systems | Elsevier BV | Published : 2019

Abstract

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. Cloud price modeling is the major challenge facing many cloud computing practitioners and researchers in the field of cloud economics, which is also known as “Cloudonomics.” Previous attempts mainly focused on a uniform market and used existing price models to explain the issue of revenue maximization for cloud service providers (CSPs) from a cost or internal rationality perspective but paid less attention to the cloud market segmentation for cloud business customers from a surplus value or external rationality perspective. This study considers both aspects of the value proposition. Based on the assumptions of the customers’ utility values for different market segments, ..

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