Cloud futurology

B. Varghese*, P. Leitner, S. Ray, K. Chard, A. Barker, Y. Elkhatib, H. Herry, C. Hong, J. Singer, F. P. Tso, E. Yoneki, M. Zhani

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The cloud has become integral to most Internet-based applications and user gadgets. This article provides a brief history of the cloud and presents a researcher's view of the prospects for innovating at the infrastructure, middleware, and applications and delivery levels of the already crowded cloud computing stack.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-77
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Computer
Issue number9
Early online date23 Aug 2019
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2019


  • Cloud computing
  • Data centers
  • Edge computing
  • Hardware
  • Computer architecture
  • Next generation networking


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