Title: Increasing the Business Value through Cloud Computing Usage
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS)
ISSN: 2394-1065
Series: Volume 2, Number 11
Authors: Mona Jammal and Nouf Alghamdi


Mona Jammal and Nouf Alghamdi, “Increasing the Business Value through Cloud Computing Usage ", International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS), 2(11), pp: 475-480, November 2015. BibTeX

	author = { Mona Jammal and Nouf Alghamdi },
	title = {Article: Increasing the Business Value through Cloud Computing Usage},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS)},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {2},
	number = {11},
	pages = {475-480},
	month = {November}


Nowadays, business sector is growing tremendously fast in data storage for handling multiple data, huge number of applications and scalable hardware resulting in higher cost. These issues triggered the development of cloud computing technology and played a significant role at the level of business, economy and government; any related risks with such technology must be carefully considered in order to increase the business’ value and help managers to reach their goals. The objective of this paper is to present the usage of cloud computing in order to maximize the business value from two perspectives: the service provider w.r.t ROI growths and the clients in relation to cost reduction of resources and maintenance. The paper concludes by discussing the companies’ techniques to overcome such risks in order to gain business value.


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Cloud computing, public clouds, (PaaS), (SaaS), (IaaS), Security Risk. .