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Adoption of Cloud Computing in Nepal

International Journal of Distributed and Cloud Computing

Volume 5 Issue 1

Published: 2017
Author(s) Name: Gajendra Sharma | Author(s) Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal.
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This research aims to investigate the status of cloud computing among business and government organizations, to explore the major concerns of organizations regarding the adoption of cloud computing, to find out the major challenges and opportunities on adoption of cloud computing in Nepal. The study shows that Government and Business organizations are in similar position in adoption of cloud computing in Nepal. The literature was reviewed and much was discovered about the complexity of cloud computing. The status of cloud acceptance and their major issues were clarified by the participants who agreed to follow up interviews in a survey conducted. Security, connectivity, availability, vendor location and legal issues were found to be the major reason for delay in cloud adoption. Availability and security are the key aspects which can be increased through the appropriate adoption of cloud as per the literature review. Result of the data analysis shows that most of the Government and Business organizations are not using cloud computing.

Keywords: Cloud computing, Emerging technologies, Major concerns.

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