International Journal of Computer Applications
Now-a-day's cloud computing became an attractive area of research and practices over the last few years. An increased number of private and public sector organizations have either adopted cloud company based solutions or seriously consider moving to cloud computing. In this paper, the authors initiated a project designing and setting up a private cloud infrastructure in an academic environment. The objective of this research paper is find alternatives to the use of IT, while leading universities to improve power consumption, energy and obtain cost savings.