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Cloud Service Providers: A Comparative Analysis of Cloud Storage Pricing

by Shahid Yaqub Tabassam, Iqra Sattar, Nayyar Manzoor, Salman Ashraf
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 162 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Shahid Yaqub Tabassam, Iqra Sattar, Nayyar Manzoor, Salman Ashraf
10.5120/ijca2017913211

Shahid Yaqub Tabassam, Iqra Sattar, Nayyar Manzoor, Salman Ashraf . Cloud Service Providers: A Comparative Analysis of Cloud Storage Pricing. International Journal of Computer Applications. 162, 1 ( Mar 2017), 22-26. DOI=10.5120/ijca2017913211

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2017913211,
author = { Shahid Yaqub Tabassam, Iqra Sattar, Nayyar Manzoor, Salman Ashraf },
title = { Cloud Service Providers: A Comparative Analysis of Cloud Storage Pricing },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Mar 2017 },
volume = { 162 },
number = { 1 },
month = { Mar },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 22-26 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume162/number1/27208-2017913211/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2017913211 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
%0 Journal Article
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%A Shahid Yaqub Tabassam
%A Iqra Sattar
%A Nayyar Manzoor
%A Salman Ashraf
%T Cloud Service Providers: A Comparative Analysis of Cloud Storage Pricing
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 162
%N 1
%P 22-26
%D 2017
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Cloud computing provides easy access and high performance computing on the data. Other major challenge faced by software companies is storage of data at affordable cost and makes available all the time.  For both the consumers and the business customers cloud storage is a major repository. Perceptible means of contest is pricing but the difficulty of pricing plans may make a judgment difficult. In this paper the major cloud service providing companies are selected and their pricing plan is surveyed and compared them using the unit price as the means of comparison. The pricing plan is compared by point wise for value of storage volume and an overall comparison is made by Pareto-dominance criteria. Under both approaches, most providers appear to offer pricing plans that are more costly and can be expelled from a procurement selection in favor of a limited number of dominant service providers.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Cloud Storage Cloud Computing