Mobile Cloud Computing: Introduction, Issues and Challenges

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2015 by IJCOT Journal
Volume - 5 Issue - 5
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors :  Santosh Kumar Sharma, Vijay
DOI : 10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V25P301


Santosh Kumar Sharma, Vijay"Mobile Cloud Computing: Introduction, Issues and Challenges", International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V5(5):10-15 Sep - Oct 2015, ISSN:2249-2593, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract Mobile Cloud Computing is evolving as a key computing platform for sharing resources that include infrastructures, softwares, applications, and business processes using mobile phones. Mobile Cloud Computing combines the advantages of cloud computing and mobile computing, and also it suffers from the challenges of mobile computing and cloud computing. In mobile cloud computing the internet based data, applications and other related services are accessed through smart phones, laptops, computers, tablets and other portable devices. Or in other words we can say that mobile cloud computing is a method or model where different apps which run on mobile are built, powered and hosted by cloud computing technology. Mobile devices need not have powerful configuration because all computations can be performed outside the mobile devices. In this paper we provide a detailed survey on mobile cloud computing research including issues and challenges, architecture, some existing approaches and future research direction.


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