Drivers and barriers in the decision to adopt IaaS: a public sector case study Online publication date: Wed, 20-Jan-2016
by Ibrahim Shafiu; William Yu Chung Wang; Harminder Singh
International Journal of Business Information Systems (IJBIS), Vol. 21, No. 2, 2016
Abstract: Extant academic literature reveal the benefits of subscribing to cloud computing services but few of these address the use of cloud computing in the government sector. Moreover, within the literature, the subject of the decision making process in the migration to cloud computing by government agencies, does not seem to be investigated sufficiently. This paper, through a qualitative case study focusing on the decision to migrate to infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in a government organisation, reveals drivers and barriers that influence the decision to adopt cloud computing. The study shows that there are some common as well as some differing determinants to the decision to adopt cloud computing between a commercial organisation and a government organisation.
Online publication date: Wed, 20-Jan-2016
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