Transstellar Journal Publications and Research Consultancy Private Limited (TJPRC)
Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) which combines mobile computing and cloud computing, has become one of the industry buzz words and a major discussion thread in the IT world since 2009. As MCC is still at the early stage of development, it is necessary to grasp a thorough understanding of the technology in order to point out the direction of future research. MCC has been introduced to be a potential technology for mobile services. MCC integrates the cloud computing into the mobile environment and overcomes obstacles related to the performance; environment and security were discussed in mobile computing. This paper presents a brief account on the background of MCC: from mobile computing to cloud computing and then followed with a discussion on recent research work.