Federated Cloud Service Broker (FCSB): An Advanced Cloud Service Intermediator for Public Administrations

Abstract: A cloud services brokerage is third-party software that adds value to cloud services on behalf of cloud service consumers. Their goal is to make the services more specific to a company, or to integrate or aggregate services, to enhance their security, or to do anything which adds a significant layer of value (i.e. capabilities) to the original cloud services being offered (Plummer, 2012).

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Topics: Cloud Brokering; Cloud Resource Virtualization and Composition; Cloud Services; Federated Cloud; Monitoring of Services, Quality of Service, Service Level Agreements 

In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, 384-391, 2017, Porto, Portugal 

Authors: Juncal Alonso Ibarra ; Leire Orue-Echevarria ; Marisa Escalante ; Gorka Benguria and Gorka Echevarria 

Affiliation: Tecnalia Research and Innovation, Spain 

ISBN: 978-989-758-243-1