Call for Paper

CloudCom 2020 Topics:

CloudCom 2020 topics of interests include, but are not limited to, the following 4 tracks.

Track 1: Architecture, Storage, and Virtualization

Virtual Machines (VMs), containers, unikernels and micro-services

Energy efficiency

Cloud services delivery models & β€œlast mile” technologies

Networking technologies

network virtualization, software-defined networking

Green data centers

Computational resources, storage & network virtualization

Cloud capacity planning

Resource provisioning, monitoring, management & maintenance

Virtual desktops

Cloud system design with FPGAs, GPUs, APUs

Modeling & performance evaluation

Scalability, performance, and Cloud elasticity

Virtualization technologies and enablers

Storage & file systems

Operational, economic & business models

Resilience, fault-tolerance, disaster recovery

Track 2: Cloud Services and Applications

XaaS (everything as a service including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS)

Data-provisioning services

Cloud services models & frameworks

Cloud services reference models & standardization

Service deployment and orchestration in the Cloud

Cloud service and workflow management

Systems interactions and machine learning

Data management applications & services

Services for compute-intensive applications

Business models & economics of Cloud services

Services for emerging technologies (quantum computing, augmented reality etc.)

Cloud-based services & protocols

Cloud programming models, benchmarks, and tools

Mining and analytics

Fault-tolerance & availability of cloud services and applications

Traffic prediction models and auto-scaling for Cloud services

Application development and debugging tools

Track 3: Security, Privacy and Trust

Accountability & auditing

Authentication & authorization

Cryptography in the Cloud

Trust & credential management

Prevention of data loss or leakage

Hypervisor security

Privacy policy framework in the Cloud

Secure, interoperable identity management

Energy, cost, efficiency of security in the Cloud

Trust models for Cloud services

Cryptographic protocols against internal attacks in the Cloud

Blockchain Cloud services

Privacy protection in Cloud platforms

Information sharing and data protection in the Cloud

Identity management & security as a service

Privacy-preserving data mining in the Cloud

Usable security risk management in Cloud computing environments

Track 4: Edge Computing, IoT, and Distributed Cloud

Cloudlet-enabled applications

Software infrastructure for cloudlets

Fog computing

Distributed Cloud infrastructure

Foundations and principles of distributed Cloud computing

Architectural models, prototype implementations and applications

Economics and pricing

Existing deployments and measurements of public, private, hybrid, and federated environments

Inter-cloud architecture models

IoT cloud architectures & models

Dynamic resource, service and context management in edge computing

Cloud brokers and coordination across multiple resource managers

Cloud-based context-aware IoT


Accepted and presented papers will be included into the conference proceedings. Distinguished papers presented at the conference, after further revision, will be published in special issues of selected journals.

Submission Guidelines

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. Authors must submit their papers by the deadline indicated below, using the EasyChair submission system.

Only PDF files will be accepted. Manuscripts need to be prepared according to the IEEE CS format . All regular paper submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of 8 pages, including references and everything. All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least three experts.

Accepted papers must be presented at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper must register to the conference, by the early date indicated by the organizers, and present the paper.

The conference proceedings of CloudCom 2020 will be published by IEEE Conference Publishing Service with ISBN and ISSN, and submitted to IEEE Xplore and indexing services such as Ei Compendex. Distinguished papers will be recommended for fast-track publication in the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing or invited to be included within a number of special issues in prestigious international journals.