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Table 1 A review of the existing cloud DSSs

From: An exploration of the determinants for decision to migrate existing resources to cloud computing using an integrated TOE-DOI model

Proposed approach Cloud service Factors taken into account Method Level of support
Suitability analysis for cloud computing [45] Not specified Size of the IT resources, the utilisation pattern of the resources, sensitivity of the data, and criticality of the service ROI model Design
CloudMIG [65] PaaS and IaaS Applications reengineering Mathematical modelling Design and Choice
Cloud adoption toolkit [18] IaaS Cost, characteristic social factors, political factors, performance, and practicalities UML Choice
DSS for migrating applications [21] SaaS Applications distribution, cloud providers selection, elasticity strategy, multi-tenancy requirements. Three-tiered architecture Design and Choice
DSS for migrating applications [66] SaaS Cost and providers’ characteristic Conceptual modelling Choice
Applications adaptations for the cloud environment [6] SaaS The need for adaptation Holistic approach Design
partially migration of applications to the cloud [67] SaaS Hybrid deployment Component placement a and AHP Design and Choice
SMICloud [22] Not specified Accountability, agility, assurance, cost, performance, and security and privacy. Component placement a and AHP Choice
InCLOUDer [50] SaaS Applications adaptations and Accountability, agility, assurance, cost, performance, and security and privacy. AHP Design and Choice
DSS for migrating applications [68] SaaS and PaaS The database layer of an application Step-by-step methodology Design
CloudGenius [19] IaaS Cost, Performance, providers’ characteristic AHP and mathematical modelling Choice
Configuration support [23] IaaS Cost and providers’ characteristic Feature model Choice
Workflow Infrastructure migration [56] IaaS Cost and providers’ characteristic OPAL Simulation Choice