Cloud computing has been one of the
most popular topics on information technology, since it was proposed by Google in
2007. In the past years, cloud computing has become from a theoretical concept
into the real applications in different industries such as telecommunication
and healthcare. Inevitably, its influences on different industries have also
attracted much attention. Based on the literature review, this paper discussed
how the traditional E-commerce businesses and industry were influenced by cloud
computing in technical architecture, service modes and the industrial chain.
Besides, it analyzed the driving-forces which led to the changes of E-commerce
in cloud era. Finally, it concluded that only when the E-commerce enterprises involved
cloud computing in the business strategy and established the core competencies,
could they realize the sustainable development in the cloud era.
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D. Wang, "Influences of Cloud Computing on E-Commerce Businesses and Industry," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
, Vol. 6 No. 6, 2013, pp. 313-318. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2013.66039
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