IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/eur/ejesjr/83.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Big Data using Cloud Computing - Opportunities for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Author

Listed:
  • Narasimha Rao Vajjhala
  • Ervin Ramollari

Abstract

Big Data has been listed as one of the current and future research frontiers by Gartner. Large-sized companies are already investing on and leveraging big data. Small-sized and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can also leverage big data to gain a strategic competitive advantage but are often limited by the lack of adequate financial resources to invest on the technology and manpower. Several big data challenges still exist especially in computer architecture that is CPU-heavy but I/O poor. Cloud computing eliminates the need to maintain expensive computing hardware and software. Cloud computing resources and techniques can be leveraged to address the traditional problems associated with fault tolerance and low performance causing bottlenecks to using big data. SMEs can take advantage of cloud computing techniques to avail the advantages of big data without significant investments in technology and manpower. This paper explores the current trends in the area of big data using cloud resources and how SMEs can take advantage of these technological trends. The results of this study will benefit SMEs in identifying and exploring possible opportunities and also understanding the challenges in leveraging big data.

Suggested Citation

  • Narasimha Rao Vajjhala & Ervin Ramollari, 2016. "Big Data using Cloud Computing - Opportunities for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises," European Journal of Economics and Business Studies Articles, Revistia Research and Publishing, vol. 2, January -.
  • Handle: RePEc:eur:ejesjr:83
    DOI: 10.26417/ejes.v4i1.p129-137
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: https://revistia.com/index.php/ejes/article/view/5281
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: https://revistia.com/files/articles/ejes_v2_i1_16/Narasimha.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: https://libkey.io/10.26417/ejes.v4i1.p129-137?utm_source=ideas
    LibKey link: if access is restricted and if your library uses this service, LibKey will redirect you to where you can use your library subscription to access this item
    ---><---

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Lin, Feng-Jyh & Lin, Yi-Hsin, 2016. "The effect of network relationship on the performance of SMEs," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 69(5), pages 1780-1784.
    2. Walker, Russell, 2015. "From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199378326.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Jean-Sebastien Lacam, 2020. "Data: A collaborative ? [Données: une stratégie collaborative?]," Post-Print hal-02930902, HAL.
    2. Gianluca Vitale & Sebastiano Cupertino & Angelo Riccaboni, 2020. "Big data and management control systems change: the case of an agricultural SME," Journal of Management Control: Zeitschrift für Planung und Unternehmenssteuerung, Springer, vol. 31(1), pages 123-152, April.

    Most related items

    These are the items that most often cite the same works as this one and are cited by the same works as this one.
    1. Tao, Qizhi & Li, Haoyu & Wu, Qun & Zhang, Ting & Zhu, Yingjun, 2019. "The dark side of board network centrality: Evidence from merger performance," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 215-232.
    2. Weili Yin & Wenxue Ran, 2021. "Theoretical Exploration of Supply Chain Viability Utilizing Blockchain Technology," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(15), pages 1-25, July.
    3. Abdul Majid & Muhammad Yasir & Muhammad Yasir & Zahid Yousaf, 0. "Network capability and strategic performance in SMEs: the role of strategic flexibility and organizational ambidexterity," Eurasian Business Review, Springer;Eurasia Business and Economics Society, vol. 0, pages 1-24.
    4. Bianchi, Constanza & Abu Saleh, Md., 2020. "Investigating SME importer–foreign supplier relationship trust and commitment," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 572-584.
    5. Roberto Gabriele & Andrea Mazzitelli & Giuseppe Espa & Maria Michela Dickson, 2019. "Capabilities and firm growth: the role of formal collaboration agreements," DEM Working Papers 2019/16, Department of Economics and Management.
    6. Patrizia Pastore & Antonio Ricciardi & Silvia Tommaso, 2020. "Contractual networks: an organizational model to reduce the competitive disadvantage of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Europe’s less developed regions. A survey in southern Italy," International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Springer, vol. 16(4), pages 1503-1535, December.
    7. Selena Aureli & Andrea Cardoni & Mara Del Baldo & Rosa Lombardi, 2018. "The Balanced Scorecard Logic in The Management Control and Reporting of Small Business Company Networks: A Case Study," Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, vol. 17(2), pages 191-215, June.
    8. Roberto Moro Visconti & Donato Morea, 2019. "Big Data for the Sustainability of Healthcare Project Financing," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(13), pages 1-17, July.
    9. Hao Lu & Pardis Pishdad-Bozorgi & Guangbin Wang & Yingxia Xue & Dan Tan, 2019. "ICT Implementation of Small- and Medium-Sized Construction Enterprises: Organizational Characteristics, Driving Forces, and Value Perceptions," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(12), pages 1-20, June.
    10. Tsu-Ming Yeh & Fan-Yun Pai & Liang-Chuan Wu, 2020. "Relationship Stability and Supply Chain Performance for SMEs: From Internal, Supplier, and Customer Integration Perspectives," Mathematics, MDPI, vol. 8(11), pages 1-18, October.
    11. Scuotto, Veronica & Garcia-Perez, Alexeis & Nespoli, Chiara & Messeni Petruzzelli, Antonio, 2020. "A repositioning organizational knowledge dynamics by functional upgrading and downgrading strategy in global value chain," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 26(4).
    12. Wenke, Kathrin & Zapkau, Florian B. & Schwens, Christian, 2021. "Too small to do it all? A meta-analysis on the relative relationships of exploration, exploitation, and ambidexterity with SME performance," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 132(C), pages 653-665.
    13. Judit Oláh & Zuzana Virglerova & József Popp & Jana Kliestikova & Sándor Kovács, 2019. "The Assessment of Non-Financial Risk Sources of SMES in the V4 Countries and Serbia," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(17), pages 1-19, September.
    14. Alessandro Manello & Maurizio Cisi & Francesco Devicienti & Davide Vannoni, 2020. "Networking: a business for women," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 55(2), pages 329-348, August.
    15. Xiao, Shufeng (Simon) & Lew, Yong Kyu & Park, Byung Il, 2021. "International new product development performance, entrepreneurial capability, and network in high-tech ventures," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(C), pages 38-46.
    16. Maurizio Cisi & Francesco Devicienti & Alessandro Manello & Davide Vannoni, 2016. "The impact of formal networking on the performance of SMEs," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 490, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
    17. Chen, Jiawen & Liu, Linlin, 2020. "Customer participation, and green product innovation in SMEs: The mediating role of opportunity recognition and exploitation," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 151-162.
    18. Maurizio Cisi & Francesco Devicienti & Alessandro Manello & Davide Vannoni, 2020. "The advantages of formalizing networks: new evidence from Italian SMEs," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 54(4), pages 1183-1200, April.
    19. Cheng, Colin C.J. & Shiu, Eric C., 2020. "What makes social media-based supplier network involvement more effective for new product performance? The role of network structure," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 299-310.
    20. Alqahtani, Nasser & Uslay, Can, 2020. "Entrepreneurial marketing and firm performance: Synthesis and conceptual development," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 113(C), pages 62-71.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Big data; cloud; SMEs; technology; trends;
    All these keywords.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eur:ejesjr:83. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: . General contact details of provider: https://revistia.com/index.php/ejes .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a bibliographic reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Revistia Research and Publishing (email available below). General contact details of provider: https://revistia.com/index.php/ejes .

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.