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Iot And The Cloud: The Future Of A Digital Society


  • Logica BANICA

    (Faculty of Economics and Law, University of Pitesti, Romania)

  • Magdalena RADULESCU

    (Faculty of Economics and Law, University of Pitesti, Romania)

  • Cristian STEFAN

    (Faculty of Engineering, Informatics and Geography, Spiru Haret University, Bucharest, Romania)


The integration of Cloud Computing into Internet-of-Things (IoT) could solving heterogeneity problems with its devices, protocols and technologies. IoT Cloud-based platforms also offer reliability, scalability, and security features in terms of reduced costs. For building an IoT Cloud platform we proposed a three-layered model and we emphasized the functions of the Fog/Edge and Cloud Application levels, leveraging on Cloud Computing. Also, we described several platforms existing on IT market and we presented several pros and cons arguments for using IoT Cloud platforms in business, public administration and healthcare.

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  • Logica BANICA & Magdalena RADULESCU & Cristian STEFAN, 2018. "Iot And The Cloud: The Future Of A Digital Society," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 17(2), pages 33-41.
  • Handle: RePEc:pts:journl:y:2018:i:2:p:33-41

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    1. Logica BANICA & Doina ROSCA & Magdalena RADULESCU & Alina HAGIU, 2017. "Internet-of-Things – A Layered Model for Business Environment," Economics and Applied Informatics, "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, issue 3, pages 47-53.
    2. Logica BANICA & Cristian STEFAN & Alina HAGIU, 2017. "Leveraging The Microservice Architecture For Next-Generation Iot Applications," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 16(2), pages 26-32.
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      Internet-of-Things; Cloud platform; Microservices.;
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      • C88 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Other Computer Software
      • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General


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