HomeIAMURE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchvol. 17 no. 1 (2018)

Implication of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) in Selected Higher Education Landscape in UAE

Maria Jade C Opulencia | Mounir El Khatib | Mohamed Ali Al Shami | Joseph Lutta

Discipline: Business Computing



The study is in depth business case that looks into preserving data in the cloud to assist the work flow of selected higher education institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The primary goal of the study is to investigate the cloud deployment model Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) on educational organizations since there are more apprehensions about subverting the conventions of security in the data. The paper used quantitative as well as qualitative techniques in data gathering using case study, purposive sampling, and content analysis. The result manifested that giving long haul stockpiling arrangements of data was an appealing alternative that vanquished the re-event of different data issues in the organizations. Managing the arrangement of an entire IT foundation and putting resources into a forthright capital speculation that cost big investment of assets, the researchers needed to go further into the case by cloud infrastructure (IaaS) to juggle all the aggregate work of the hardware. Further, the paper centered on a business case that investigated safeguarding information in the cloud to help the work stream in the organizations and facilitated the undertakings of those in charge of data preservation. Finally, the paper examined the implications of cloud computing and made suggestions for improvement.