Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI)
Definition - What does Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI) mean?
OCCI's set of features includes implementation, protocol and API stack, all of which provide management-level functionalities for the cloud service. Initially, OCCI was developed for infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud offerings for providing compute, storage and network resources. Now it is also compatible with the two other popular cloud service models, platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS).
Techopedia explains Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI)
OCCI is developed around representational state transfer software architecture. This works on the concept of client/server architecture, where the end user is the client and the provider hosting the cloud infrastructure is the server, provisioning integration, portability and interoperability of cloud solutions to the recipient.