The Impact of Cloud Computing Technology on Organizational Performance; Financial, Customer, Operational (Case Study: Zarin Iran Porcelain Industries Co.)

Sonia Mirrazavi, Gholamreza Hashemzadeh Khoorasgani

Abstract


Cloud computing can be referred as using the capabilities of computers based on the Internet. These capabilities such as software, information and shared computing resources can be offered to clients as a web-based Internet service. Thus, storing and processing online information are done by numerous powerful servers on the Web and its result is offered to the customer. The cloud is just a metaphor for the Internet and a series of nested and wide web networks. Its point of similarity is that the technical details and computing technology are hidden for user. This study aims at investigating the impact of cloud computing technology on the performance of Zarin porcelain Industries Company. Population of this study consists of Zarin Iran porcelain Industries Company's experts which it was 80 persons. The sample size was calculated 66 persons according to the Morgan's sampling table and questionnaires have been distributed among them. Data are analyzed by using SPSS software. Results showed that cloud computing technology has a positive and significant impact on the organizational performance. Also, cloud computing has a positive and significant impact on the dimensions of organizational performance- financial, customer and operational.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4S1p279


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