About IEEE CLOUD 2014

Cloud Computing has become a scalable services consumption and delivery platform in the field of Services Computing. The technical foundations of Cloud Computing include Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Virtualizations of hardware and software. The goal of Cloud Computing is to share resources among the cloud service consumers, cloud partners, and cloud vendors in the cloud value chain. The resource sharing at various levels results in various cloud offerings such as infrastructure cloud (e.g., hardware, IT infrastructure management), software cloud (e.g. SaaS focusing on middleware as a service, or traditional CRM as a service), application cloud (e.g., Application as a Service, UML modeling tools as a service, social network as a service), and business cloud (e.g., business process as a service).

Extended versions of selected research track papers will be invited for potential publication in the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), International Journal of Cloud Computing (IJCC), International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), and International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM). Both TSC and JWSR are indexed by SCI and EI [Link]. CLOUD Proceedings are EI indexed. According to Thomson Scientific, JWSR is listed in the 2008 Journal Citation Report with an Impact Factor of 1.200. The journal ranks #47 of 99 in the Computer Science, Information Systems and ranks #37 of 86 in Computer Science, Software Engineering. TSC's Impact Factor in 2012 is 2.46.

Under the umbrella of the IEEE 2014 World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014), CLOUD 2014 will co-locate with the following service-oriented sister conferences: the 21 IEEE 2014 International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2014), the 11th IEEE 2014 International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2014), the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services (MS 2014), and the 3rd IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2014). The five co-located theme topic conferences will all center around "services," while each focusing on exploring different aspects (cloud-based services, web-based services, business services, mobile services, and Big Data-based services).

To discuss this emerging enabling technology of the modern services industry, CLOUD 2014 invites you to join the largest academic conference to explores modern services and software sciences in the field of Services Computing, which was formally promoted by IEEE Computer Society since 2003. From technology foundation perspective, Services Computing has become the default discipline in the modern services industry. To date, CLOUD has become the most prestigious international conference in the field. The acceptance rates of its Research Track are listed as follows:

2013 CLOUD Acceptance Rate: 18%
2012 CLOUD Acceptance Rate: 18%
2011 CLOUD Acceptance Rate: 18%


IEEE World Congress on Services

Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC), 2014 IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014) aims to serve as a federation to host the following theme topic conferences to explore the deep knowledge space of Services Computing in different directions:

SERVICES 2014 will also co-locate with The 2014 IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2014), which is the emerging theme-topic conference economic and enterprise transformation aspects of the utility-oriented services paradigm and its business insight enabler: Big Data.

About IEEE

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About IEEE Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society (CS) is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the CS is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology.

About the Technical Committee on Services Computing

Founded in 2003, IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC) is a multidisciplinary group whose purpose is to advance and coordinate work in the field of Services Computing carried out throughout the IEEE in scientific, engineering, standard, literary and educational areas.

Services Computing has become a cross-discipline that covers the science and technology of bridging the gap between Business Services and IT Services. The underneath breaking technology suite includes Web services and service-oriented architecture (SOA), cloud computing, business consulting methodology and utilities, business process modeling, transformation and integration. This scope of Services Computing covers the whole lifecycle of services innovation research that includes business componentization, services modeling, services creation, services realization, services annotation, services deployment, services discovery, services composition, services delivery, service-to-service collaboration, services monitoring, services optimization, as well as services management. The goal of Services Computing is to enable IT services and computing technology to perform business services more efficiently and effectively.


Contact Information

If you have any questions or queries on CLOUD 2014, please send email to cloud DOT ieeecs AT gmail.com.

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