A survey on Effective use of cloud computing in educational institutions

Alagappa Institute of Skill Development & Computer Centre,Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India.15 -16 February 2017. IT Skills Show & International Conference on Advancements In Computing Resources (SSICACR-2017)

Format: Volume 5, Issue 1, No 24, 2017

Copyright: All Rights Reserved ©2017

Year of Publication: 2017

Author: M.Rekha,K.Nithya Kalyani,Dr.AR.Muthukkaruppan


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Technology evolution has always had an important impact on industry development, affecting even the most important system of the country, the education system. Education plays an important role in maintaining the economic growth of a country. Now a days the classroom teaching is changing and students are attracted more towards technology. Therefore in this changing environment, it’s important that we think about the latest technologies which will help the society with better teaching and learning process. One of such trending technology is Cloud Computing. It primarily refers to technology that delivers powerful computing resources via the web. Cloud computing is an excellent alternative for educational institutions which are especially under budget shortage in order to operate their information systems effectively without spending any more capital for the computers and network devices. Universities take advantage of available cloud-based applications offered by service providers and enable their own users/students to perform business and academic tasks. In this paper, we will review what the cloud computing infrastructure will provide in the educational arena, especially in the universities where the use of computers are more intensive and what can be done to increase the benefits of common applications for students and teachers.


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