Cloud law and contract negotiation

Oppenheim, Charles (2012) Cloud law and contract negotiation. Profesional De La Informacion, 21 5: 453-457. doi:10.3145/epi.2012.sep.02

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Author Oppenheim, Charles
Title Cloud law and contract negotiation
Journal name Profesional De La Informacion   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1386-6710
Publication date 2012-09
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3145/epi.2012.sep.02
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Volume 21
Issue 5
Start page 453
End page 457
Total pages 5
Place of publication Barcelona, Spain
Publisher El Profesional de la Informacion
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract The main characteristics of cloud computing services are explained and the clauses typically included in contracts between suppliers and customers of such services are discussed. Storing data on a cloud service can be more comfortable for an organization and cheaper than local storage, but it involves several risks. Recommendations are given on how to negotiate contracts. A list of questions to be asked of cloud service suppliers is provided so that a potential client can take an informed decision and avoid unpleasant surprises.
Keyword Cloud computing
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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