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Adoption Of Cloud Computing By IT Based Small And Medium Scale Enterprises In Northwestern Nigeria

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Networking and Applications (Vol.13, No. 05)

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Page : 5119-5127

Keywords : Cloud Computing; IT; SMEs. Adoption; Northwestern Nigeria; Nigeria rates;

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This research has taken a Quantitative, interpretive and cross-sectional designs in the form of a self-administered questionnaire through survey. The aim is to investigate the adoption of Cloud Computing by IT based small and medium scales enterprises in Northwestern Nigeria. About one hundred and fifty (150) questionnaires were distributed among seven states in the North-Western Nigeria and average of one hundred and nine (109) was responded. The result of the survey shown that most of the IT professional in these SMEs are cloud provider's end users, continue to use cloud provider in the future, is part of their strategic effort, recommended Cloud provider to others and they are very satisfied with the cloud providers. Challenges that are preventing them from getting the maximum value out of cloud providers are lack of encouragement, poor training, application is missing and lack of executive sponsorship.

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