International Journal of Computing Science and Information Technology (IJCSIT)
Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) has been introduced as a new paradigm for mobile applications and it is a universal term for anything that involves delivering hosted any kind of services which includes cloud computing as a middleware, like as mobile-healthcare, mobile learning, mobile-entertainment, etc. over the Internet. Mobile cloud computing is the usage of cloud computing in combination with mobile devices or mobility hardware. This paper gives a survey of MCC, which helps general readers to have a brief account of MCC: from mobile computing to cloud computing and then followed by MCC definition, architecture, advantages and applications.