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On the Determinants of Cloud Computing Adoption

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  • Ohnemus, Jörg
  • Niebel, Thomas

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Cloud computing is widely seen as a new source of innovation as well as a driving factor of productivity improvements of firms. This paper analyses the determinants of cloud computing adoption in general as well as for specific deployment (Public vs. Private) and service models (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS). Our data set contains a representative sample of 2,970 German firms and refers to the years 2014 and 2015. The econometric analysis confirms our three main hypothesis regarding firms' decision to adopt cloud computing in general. The share of workers with mobile internet access, being a start-up, as well as the regional availability of high-speed fixed-line internet access increase the likelihood of a firm for using cloud computing services.

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  • Ohnemus, Jörg & Niebel, Thomas, 2016. "On the Determinants of Cloud Computing Adoption," 27th European Regional ITS Conference, Cambridge (UK) 2016 148694, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
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    1. Raphaela Andres & Timothy DeStefano & Thomas Niebel & Steffen Viete, 2020. "Capital incentive policies in the age of cloud computing: An empirical case study," OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Papers 2020/07, OECD Publishing.

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    Keywords

    Adoption of ICT; Cloud Computing; Multivariate Probit;
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    JEL classification:

    • L10 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - General
    • L86 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes

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