A Survey on Cloud Computing for Mobile Users: Making Smartphones Last Longer with Computation Offload

Cloud computing is Modern day's wonder. It is not a product but a service, which provides shared resources, software, and information to computers and other devices like Smartphone's as a utility over a network mainly internet. Resources namely memory, storage space, processor, etc are not available at user's end explicitly. Service providers own these resources and user access them via the Internet. It comes with many advantages for business like lower operation cost, low capital investment, shorter startup time for new services, lower maintenance cost. Cloud computing is a boon for shifting computing from desktops to cloud. Now the new paradigm should be cloud computing for mobile users.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Cloud Date Added: Oct 2012 Format: PDF

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