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American Journal of Information Systems. 2016, 4(1), 7-10
DOI: 10.12691/ajis-4-1-2
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Cloud Computing Adoption in the Higher Education (Sudan as a model): A SWOT Analysis

Mohmed Sirelkhtem Adrees1, , Majzoob K.Omer2 and Osama E. Sheta1

1Department of Information System, AL Baha University, AL Baha City, Saudi Arabia

2Department of Computer Science, AL Baha University, AL Baha City, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: January 26, 2016

Cite this paper:
Mohmed Sirelkhtem Adrees, Majzoob K.Omer and Osama E. Sheta. Cloud Computing Adoption in the Higher Education (Sudan as a model): A SWOT Analysis. American Journal of Information Systems. 2016; 4(1):7-10. doi: 10.12691/ajis-4-1-2

Abstract

The use of cloud computing technology in higher education in the least developed countries represents a real opportunity for those countries. This study aims to perform SWOT analysis to determine the impact of the cloud computing implementation such as Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) in higher education institutions of the least developed countries, Republic of Sudan as model, and that from the perspective of Directors, Teachers and Students, to find the effect of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats when using cloud computing technology in higher education. The study revealed positive results, because of the advantages offered by such as the flexibility and efficiency, and the ability to acquiring knowledge. There were drawbacks in the implementation of cloud computing such as privacy and security issues, and give this paper solutions to benefit from the opportunities, and to overcome the threats mentioned.

Keywords:
cloud computing SWOT strengths weaknesses opportunities and threats

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