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CLOUD COMPUTING 2017 : The Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization


When Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 23, 2017
Where Athens, Greece
Submission Deadline Nov 1, 2016
Notification Due Dec 1, 2016
Final Version Due Jan 15, 2017
Categories    cloud computing   grid   virtualization   distributed computing

Call For Papers

CLOUD COMPUTING 2017, The Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization

General page:

Submission page:

Event schedule: February 19 - 23, 2017 - Athens, Greece


- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- demos: two pages [posted at]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:

- mini symposia: see

- workshops: see

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on]

Submission deadline: October 1, 2016

Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.:

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library:

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules:

CLOUD COMPUTING 2017 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers:


TRENDS: New trends

Fog-computing; Mobile Edge Computing; Cloudlets; Hosted Cloud services (WebRTC, Containers, Cloud micro-services); Cloud computing and SDN/NFV; Cloud computing and 5G; Cloud computing and LTE Pro 4.5; Cloud computing ad Big Data; Superfluid Clouds; Mobile Apps to the public Clouds; Vehicular Cloud networks; Cloud orchestration features; Converged edge systems; Cloud federation; Micro-cloud provider federation; Open-implementation Cloud infrastructures; Untrusted Cloud environments; Multiple Clouds and data centers; Power Constrained VMs; Cloud Green abstraction layer

CLOUD: Cloud computing

Cloud economics; Core cloud services; Cloud technologies; Cloud computing; On-demand computing models; Hardware-as-a-service; Software-as-a-service [SaaS applications]; Platform-as-service; Storage as a service in cloud; Data-as-a-Service; Service-oriented architecture (SOA); Cloud computing programming and application development; Scalability, discovery of services and data in Cloud computing infrastructures; Trust and clouds; Client-cloud computing challenges; Geographical constraints for deploying clouds

CLOUD: Challenging features

Privacy, security, ownership and reliability issues; Performance and QoS; Dynamic resource provisioning; Power-efficiency and Cloud computing; Load balancing; Application streaming; Cloud SLAs; Business models and pricing policies; Cloud service subscription models; Cloud standardized SLA; Cloud-related privacy; Cloud-related control; Managing applications in the clouds; Mobile clouds; Roaming services in Clouds; Agent-based cloud computing; Cloud brokering; Cloud contracts (machine readable); Cloud security; Security and assurance properties in cloud environments; Big Data Analytics in clouds; Cloud computing back-end solutions; Cloud applications portability; Cloud-native application design; Security by design for cloud services; Data privacy guarantee at run-time

CLOUD: Platforms, Infrastructures and Applications

Custom platforms; Large-scale compute infrastructures; Data centers; Processes intra- and inter-clouds; Content and service distribution in Cloud computing infrastructures; Multiple applications can run on one computer (virtualization a la VMWare); Grid computing (multiple computers can be used to run one application); Cloud-computing vendor governance and regulatory compliance; Enterprise clouds; Enterprise-centric cloud computing; Interaction between vertical clouds; Public, Private, and Hybrid clouds; Cloud computing testbeds

GRID: Grid networks, services and applications

GRID theory, frameworks, methodologies, architecture, ontology; GRID infrastructure and technologies; GRID middleware; GRID protocols and networking; GRID computing, utility computing, autonomic computing, metacomputing; Programmable GRID; Data GRID; Context ontology and management in GRIDs; Distributed decisions in GRID networks; GRID services and applications; Virtualization, modeling, and metadata in GRID; Resource management, scheduling, and scalability in GRID; GRID monitoring, control, and management; Traffic and load balancing in GRID; User profiles and priorities in GRID; Performance and security in GRID systems; Fault tolerance, resilience, survivability, robustness in GRID; QoS/SLA in GRID networks; GRID fora, standards, development, evolution; GRID case studies, validation testbeds, prototypes, and lessons learned

VIRTUALIZATION: Computing in virtualization-based environments

Principles of virtualization; Virtualization platforms; Thick and thin clients; Data centers and nano-centers; Open virtualization format; Orchestration of virtualization across data centers; Dynamic federation of compute capacity; Dynamic geo-balancing; Instant workload migration; Virtualization-aware storage; Virtualization-aware networking; Virtualization embedded-software-based smart mobile phones; Trusted platforms and embedded supervisors for security; Virtualization management operations /discovery, configuration, provisioning, performance, etc.; Energy optimization and saving for green datacenters; Virtualization supporting cloud computing; Applications as pre-packaged virtual machines; Licensing and support policies


CLOUD COMPUTING 2017 Committee:

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