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Cloud Computing Strategy Analysis in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

L. Li

in The 7th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Networks

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In order to effectively solve the resource dynamic demand and the final cost in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), reduce costs, improve the management, promote the development of informationization, and realize the resource integration for SMEs,
this paper proposes the cloud computing strategies for SMEs. Based on investigation, the experiment, the literature research, the experience summary and so on, this paper analyzes the competition
environment of the SMEs in modern commercial society and the cloud computing value of the SMEs, and elaborates the cloud computing strategy of SMEs from three aspects: IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. This paper also explains the steps from IT to cloud computing for SMEs, the cloud computing model of SMEs, gives the basic cloud computing framework, and raises cloud computing security strategy for SMEs. Empirical results show that it is successful that SMEs' IT has been evolved to the cloud computing, which may assist the companies in reducing costs, improving management and allocating resources dynamically. As the cloud computing has a significant impact on the enterprise, the cloud computing is the key factor to form and improve the competitiveness of SMEs.