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Definition of Software Services

Grid Economics comprises the analysis of Internet systems from a economic perspective as well as the application of economic principles to the area of Utility computing, Grid Computing, Clouds, software services, and data services, with the goal of improving market behavior, economically efficient resource allocations, and creating successful business models for the Internet. The topics that are addressed are:

  • Cloud business model analysis
  • Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Pricing
  • Capacity Planning
  • Market analysis
  • Economic modeling


People in Software Services

This is a (not comprehensive) list of people that are working on Grid Economics. You will find more information about Grid economics on their Web sites:  


Software-Services-Related Projects

These projects address the topic of Grid Economics. However, the effort ranges from being their main scheme to just addressing an aspect of Grid Economics within their reports: European Grid

 American Grid Project

 Asian Grid Project

 Australian Grid Project


Conferences that Address Grid Economics

There are some Grid-related conferences :





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