Published by Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Approaching the Cloud: Better Business Using Grid Solutions gives an impressive overview of twenty-five successful case studies.
Industrial sectors addressed include advanced manufacturing, media, finance, retail and logistics, environment and e-Science, telecommunication, tourism, sgriculture and health. The case studies from the different sectors show how businesses may profit from distributed computing - from Grid to Cloud solutions.
In an economy that often insists on proven business cases to innovate, the booklet offers just that: concrete examples of how and why Grid and Cloud solutions can benefit the described industrial sectors. Also included are post-project perspectives with IT-Tude.com, the Cloud momentum story, ten tips towards successful Grid-based business and much more.
The booklet counts 92 pages and can be downloaded from www.beingrid.eu/casestudies.html and ordered free of charge via