Making Cloud SLAs readily usable in the EU private sector

Wolfgang Ziegler, Fraunhofer SCAI, Germany

Fraunhofer SCAI

Wolfgang Ziegler is Head of Grid and Cloud Middleware Research Group at the Fraunhofer Institute SCAI. His research areas are Grid and Cloud Computing with a focus on resource management, scheduling, data protection, data security, and Service Level Agreements. He is chairing the development of the two OGF standards for Service Level Agreements and their negotiation. He is also involved in the cloud research projects Cloud4Health, OPTIMIS and FORTISSIMO. He is leading the development of elasticLM, a solution for software licensing and license management in distributed computing environments such as Grids and Clouds.

Wolfgang provides feedback on lists of selected standards, and OGF activities in particular WS-Agreement.