Indian Journal of Computer Science and Engineering (IJCSE)
Cloud computing is a new resource platform that offers abundant amount of services for organizations to meet furthermore satisfies the needs without huge and prior investment. When it comes to the development of a cloud, architecture plays a critical role. Architectural design is the primary step to meet the client demands. This paper is to design a feasible and low-cost architecture that can be adapted for small-scale academic organizations. However, the architecture is expected to provide reliable and qualitative services such as SaaS, PaaS considering risk analysis into account.