DEMATEL-Based Method for Secure Transition of Commercial Institutes to Cloud Computing

Document Type : Review article


Shahed University


By rapid advancement in processing and storage technologies as well as Internet, a new computational model called cloud computing has emerged. However, most of the business and IT companies operate in the traditional IT space in Iran. Recently, companies began to learn and use expert persons in this field. Despite of many benefits of cloud, there are several risks which institutions should know before they migrate to the cloud environment. There are many factors that affect the adaptation and adoption of cloud by companies. Identifying these factors is required for better understanding of cloud computing to accept or reject it. To understand and analyze the effect of these factors on cloud computing, we need to use a technology acceptance model. In this research according to the conducted studies about companies adoption with cloud and as well as interview with experts who are often from cloud service providers and IT service provider companies, we tried to identify these factors and finally using technology acceptance model, a new and suitable model was provided to adopt with cloud computing. In this model, the relationships between the factors have been studied in a way that the effect of them on each will be recognized well.


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