Towards using cloud computing technology in Egyptian governmental organizations

 
 
 
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    Although Cloud Computing Technologies “CCT” and their benefits have been recognized for decades, there are still fears at Egyptian Governmental Organizations “EGO” to migrate to them. The paper addresses developing & enhancing IT capabilities & business model at EGOs by adopting CCT from a national planning viewpoint. It starts by explaining Cloud Computing “CC” definition, concept, characteristics, types, models, benefits and challenges. Then introduces survey results as a guide model for EGO, as done in a previous study supervised by the author, surveying their awareness of CCT, standards, and factors impacting the migration. It contributed with a “Proposed Generic Cloud Computing Architectural Framework for EGO” to be adopted nationally. It concludes that adopting CCT has a positive impact on IT from a financial & Performance viewpoints that raise its IT capabilities.

     



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    Cloud Computing; Cloud Computing Architectural Framework; Cloud Computing Models, Information Technology

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Article ID: 12942
 
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.28.12942




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