This second white paper in a series on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture focuses on the activities, processes, and requirements that cloud players need to follow in order to ensure a successful delivery of cloud services. It addresses the three active cloud players that may be involved in delivering cloud services to cloud consumers.
Legacy IT service management (ITSM) tools designed for on-premise data centers aren't effective for managing cloud centric applications and infrastructures. Companies are adopting multiple open source and point systems to manage specific aspects of their cloud infrastructure. This white paper describes how ITSM suites are changing.
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