Networks for Grid Applications. Third International ICST Conference, GridNets 2009, Athens, Greece, September 8-9, 2009, Revised Selected Papers

Research Article

Business Models, Accounting and Billing Concepts in Grid-Aware Networks

Download54 downloads
  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-642-11733-6_4,
        author={Serafim Kotrotsos and Peter Racz and Cristian Morariu and Katerina Iskioupi and David Hausheer and Burkhard Stiller},
        title={Business Models, Accounting and Billing Concepts in Grid-Aware Networks},
        proceedings={Networks for Grid Applications. Third International ICST Conference, GridNets 2009, Athens, Greece, September 8-9, 2009, Revised Selected Papers},
        proceedings_a={GRIDNETS},
        year={2012},
        month={6},
        keywords={Accounting Billing Model Grid Metering Service Network},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-642-11733-6_4}
    }
    
  • Serafim Kotrotsos
    Peter Racz
    Cristian Morariu
    Katerina Iskioupi
    David Hausheer
    Burkhard Stiller
    Year: 2012
    Business Models, Accounting and Billing Concepts in Grid-Aware Networks
    GRIDNETS
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11733-6_4
Serafim Kotrotsos1,*, Peter Racz2,*, Cristian Morariu2,*, Katerina Iskioupi1,*, David Hausheer2,*, Burkhard Stiller2,*
  • 1: EXIS IT ltd
  • 2: University of Zurich
*Contact email: skotro@exis.com.gr, racz@ifi.uzh.ch, morariu@ifi.uzh.ch, skotro@exis.com.gr, hausheer@ifi.uzh.ch, stiller@ifi.uzh.ch

Abstract

The emerging Grid Economy, shall set new challenges for the network. More and more literature underlines the significance of network - awareness for efficient and effective grid services. Following this path to Grid evolution, this paper identifies some key challenges in the areas of business modeling, accounting and billing and proposes an architecture that addresses them.