Cloud Computing And Some Scenarios For Its Application In Universities

Selçukcan Erol Ç. , Kartal Karataş E. , Özen Z. , Gülseçen S.

European Researcher, vol.30, no.9, pp.1515-1526, 2012 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : European Researcher
  • Page Numbers: pp.1515-1526


Cloud computing is a new technology and a new trend. In recent years most of organisations start to choose their cloud models. The educational institutions, especially universities, cannot ignore the huge amount of benefits that cloud computing may bring them. In this paper, we are explaining in details the concept of cloud computing, its models and usage areas, its working principle, its advantages and disadvantages. We specifically focus on its importance for universities by giving examples for its implementation in e-Learning.