Private Cloud: A Paradigm of Cloud Computing With University Shared Data Center (USDC)

Cloud computing in academic environment will be benefited by every student and staff where lots of collaboration and safety of data is needed in academia. Academic has various departments and many semesters where lots of students need to access the computing a need for highly available up-to-date software and hardware is must. Cloud computing has the capacity of scaling and elasticity which is perfect for such an environment. Use of Cloud computing on universities has many benefits such as accessing the file storages, e-mails, databases, educational resources, research applications and tools anywhere for faculty, administrators, staff, students and other users in university, on demand. Furthermore, cloud computing reduces universities' IT complexity and cost.

Provided by: Interscience Open Access Journals Topic: Data Management Date Added: Dec 2012 Format: PDF

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