Cloud Service Selection as a Fuzzy Multi-criteria Problem

Galina Ilieva, Tania Yankova, Vera Hadjieva, Rositsa Doneva, George Totkov
2020 TEM Journal  
Cloud adoption is an attractive technological innovation due to the capital cost reduction and fast quality improvements it provides. In this paper, we present a new fuzzy methodology for cloud service selection. Product features and functionalities, customer support, customer rating, and security options are just a few of the factors influencing cloud platforms evaluation. A practical example for ordering cloud storage systems is calculated by using fuzzy measurement of alternatives and
more » ... rnatives and ranking according to the compromise solution (MARCOS) method. After establishing the relevant indicators for cloud technologies' assessment and their relative weights, crisp values and linguistic terms are transformed into triangular fuzzy numbers and then multi-criteria analysis is employed. The obtained ranking helps managers make an informed and wellgrounded decision for cloud platform selection.
doi:10.18421/tem92-09 fatcat:6eu6o6uflvfe3ahc2bdbnqkpia