6. Grid Business Models, Evaluation, and Principles

  1. Rajkumar Buyya PhD3,4 and
  2. Kris Bubendorfer PhD5
  1. Steve Taylor1 and
  2. Paul McKee2

Published Online: 17 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch6

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

How to Cite

Taylor, S. and McKee, P. (2009) Grid Business Models, Evaluation, and Principles, in Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing (eds R. Buyya and K. Bubendorfer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The University of Melbourne and Manjrasoft Pty Ltd, Australia

  2. 4

    Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia

  3. 5

    School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Parade, Wellington, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. 1

    IT Innovation Centre, University of Southampton, 2 Venture Road, Southampton, SO16 7NP, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Information and Security Systems Research, BT Adastral Park, British Telecom, Ipswich IP5 3RE, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470287682

Online ISBN: 9780470455432



  • business models and business model evaluation questionnaire;
  • candidate business model analysis;
  • visionary thoughts for practitioners


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and Related Work

  • Business Model Evaluation Questionnaire

  • Candidate Business Model Analysis

  • Visionary Thoughts for Practitioners

  • Future Research Directions

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References