Mobile Cloud Computing: A Review


  • Hawkar Kh. Shaikha Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Zakho University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region – Iraq
  • Amira B. Sallow College of Computer and Information Technology, Department of Computer Science, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq



Cloud Computing, Mobile Cloud Computing, MCC, Energy Efficient, Mobile Network, Offloading


In today’s world, the swift increase of utilizing mobile services and simultaneously discovering of the cloud computing services, made the Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) selected as a wide spread technology among mobile users. Thus, the MCC incorporates the cloud computing with mobile services for achieving facilities in daily using mobile. The capability of mobile devices is limited of computation context, memory capacity, storage ability, and energy. Thus, relying on cloud computing can handle these troubles in the mobile surroundings. Cloud Computing gives computing easiness and capacity such provides availability of services from anyplace through the Internet without putting resources into new foundation, preparing, or application authorizing. Additionally, Cloud Computing is an approach to expand the limitations or increasing the abilities dynamically. The primary favourable position of Cloud Computing is that clients just use what they require and pay for what they truly utilize. Mobile cloud computing is a form for various services, where a mobile gadget is able to utilize the cloud for data saving, seeking, information mining, and multimedia preparing. Cloud computing innovation is also causes many new complications in side of safety and gets to direct when users store significant information with cloud servers. As the clients never again have physical ownership of the outsourced information, makes the information trustworthiness, security, and authenticity insurance in Cloud Computing is extremely difficult and conceivably troublesome undertaking. In MCC environments, it is hard to find a paper embracing most of the concepts and issues such as: architecture, computational offloading, challenges, security issues, authentications and so on. In this paper we discuss these concepts with presenting a review of the most recent papers in the domain of MCC.


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How to Cite

Shaikha, H. K., & Sallow, A. B. (2017). Mobile Cloud Computing: A Review. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, 6(3), 129–134.