Define the Factors Affecting the Shift to Cloud Computing in Malaysian Universities
Hajer Ahmed Albahaloul1, Fatma Susilawati Mohamad2, Khaled Alhadi Meftah3 

1Hajer Ahmed Albahaloul, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Fatma Susilawati 2Mohamad, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin.
3Khaled ALhadi Meftah, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin.

Manuscript received on 15 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 March 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 1984-1989 | Volume-8 Issue-2, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B2016078219/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B2016.078219
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Abstract: Cloud computing is the way to increase capacity without vital investment in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software [1]. As higher educational sectors are under growing pressure, and to provide more for quality education [2] in the current financial crisis and the increasing need, universities can utilize the potential benefits of cloud computing to provide improved services with few resources [3].This paper presents a comprehensive study on the obstacles and advantages in cloud computing which affected at shifting to cloud computing services in Malaysian universities, and comparison of this present research results with the previous studies.
 Key Words: Cloud Computing, Cloud Services,
Malaysian University

Scope of the Article: Cloud Computing