The Impact of Cloud Computing Technologies in E-learning


  • Hosam Farouk El-Sofany Arab East Colleges for Graduate Studies
  • Abdulelah Al Tayeb
  • Khalid Alghatani
  • Samir A. El-Seoud



Cloud Computing, E-learning, Learning Actor, architecture of Cloud Education, Secure E-Learning


Cloud computing is a new computing model which is based on the grid computing, distributed computing, parallel computing and virtualization technologies define the shape of a new technology. It is the core technology of the next generation of network computing platform, especially in the field of education, cloud computing is the basic environment and platform of the future E-learning. It provides secure data storage, convenient internet services and strong computing power. This article mainly focuses on the research of the application of cloud computing in E-learning environment. The research study shows that the cloud platform is valued for both students and instructors to achieve the course objective. The paper presents the nature, benefits and cloud computing services, as a platform for e-learning environment.

Author Biography

Hosam Farouk El-Sofany, Arab East Colleges for Graduate Studies

Department of Computer Science




How to Cite

El-Sofany, H. F., Al Tayeb, A., Alghatani, K., & El-Seoud, S. A. (2013). The Impact of Cloud Computing Technologies in E-learning. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 8(S1), pp. 37–43.



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