Mobile Cloud Computing
Priyanka Asrani
Priyanka Asrani, Information Technology, Mumbai University, VES Institute of  Technology, Mumbai, India.
Manuscript received on March 12, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on April 13, 2013. | Manuscript published on April 30, 2013. | PP: 606-609 | Volume-2, Issue-4, April 2013. | Retrieval Number: D1521042413/2013©BEIESP

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Abstract: Together with rapid growth in mobile applications and cloud computing technology, mobile cloud computing has been introduced to be a potential technology for mobile services. As mobile cloud computing is still in an early stage of development, it is necessary to have a thorough understanding of the technology in order to point to the direction of future research. With this aim, this paper presents a review on the background and principles of mobile cloud computing- principle, architecture and challenges along with the possible solutions. It also gives brief account about mobile and cloud computing. Applications like M-commerce, M-healthcare and M-gaming have been presented to discuss the possible applications of mobile cloud computing. The paper concludes with the authors view about the future of this technology.
Keywords: Cloud computing, Mobile cloud computing, Mobile computing.