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Cloud Computing: The Adoption of Cloud Computing for Small and Medium Enterprises
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Informatics.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Informatics.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The objective with this research was to investigate and understand the adoption of cloud computing and to find the process of adopting cloud services. The method used to collect data was interviews. To find both the users and the providers perspective two cases were investigated, one user case and one provider case. The results were divided into two parts, the first a number of categories that were found when comparing the user case to the provider case, the second a process that describes the adoption of cloud computing. The categories in the first part of the results are; decision process, definition of cloud computing, integration and security, adoption and future development. When analyzing the results we came to the conclusion that both users and providers are striving for simplicity, security and to move the responsibility away from the user. The adoption of cloud computing is not as complex as many organizations have thought and by moving the applications and hardware out of the organization the user can focus on its core strategies.

 

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2012. , 63 p.
Keyword [en]
IT Adoption, Cloud computing, Small and Medium Enterprises
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Information Systems, Social aspects
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-18505OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-18505DiVA: diva2:534423
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IHH, Informatics
Uppsok
Technology
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Available from: 2012-07-06 Created: 2012-06-17 Last updated: 2012-07-06Bibliographically approved

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