Democratizing IT: A Cloud Computing Framework

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Jitendra Singh 1,*

1. IT Department, Asia Pacific Institute of management, Plot No. 3-4, Institutional Area Jasola, New Delhi- 110025, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 5 Nov. 2015 / Revised: 24 Dec. 2015 / Accepted: 28 Jan. 2016 / Published: 8 Mar. 2016

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Empowering subscriber, democratizing cloud computing, governance


Information technology (IT) is indispensable in the present day business scenario and equally sought by established as well as the new enterprises. Consequently, need is to democratize the IT resources in order to offer enough opportunities to everyone to grow. A new emerging paradigm termed as cloud computing is attempting to democratize the IT procurement and usage. This work has proposed a framework that maps the democratic values offered with the help of cloud computing. Various key features are mapped that are enablers in the proliferation of the democratic values including equal opportunity, share-ability and minimum upfront cost. Finally, this article also highlights the key initiatives by the various governments in order to promote democratic values through the cloud computing.

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Jitendra Singh,"Democratizing IT: A Cloud Computing Framework", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME), Vol.6, No.2, pp.1-13, 2016. DOI: 10.5815/ijeme.2016.02.01


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