Institutional and Economic Factors Affecting the Development of the Chinese Cloud Computing Industry and Market

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Nir B. Kshetri, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Due to the Chinese government ?s mobilization of massive resources and entrepreneurialactivities of foreign and local firms, the Chinese cloud computing industry and market are growing rapidly. A number of contradictory, conflicting, and paradoxical forces are shaping the Chinese cloud computing industry and market. This paper seeks to analyze these forces. It examines the importance of various economic linkages as well as formal and informal institutions in the development and utilization of the cloud in China and the emergence of country ?s cloud providers as global players.

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Telecommunications Policy
Language: English
Date: 2016
Cloud computing, Cloud service providers, China, Institutions, Externalities, Cyber-control

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