A Study on the Acceptance of Cloud Computing Application in Malaysia

Preface – Cloud computing is a set of hardware, networks, storage, services, and interfaces that combine to deliver aspects of computing as a service. In simple terms it’s a place where users store and retrieved data virtually with the help of service provider. There is a few of popular cloud services out there such as Basecamp, Box. net, Google Apps, Google Docs, Highrise, QuickBooks Online, Skype and etc.

*This questionnaire is designed to evaluate users’ acceptance of cloud computing applications in Malaysia. It require some personal and organizational information to be filled. There are 33 scaled questions. Thank you a lot for your contribution and Your participation is greatly appreciated.

    PART 1 - Background

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    PART 2 – Cloud Computing (General)

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    PART 3.1- Perceived ease of use (PEU)

    Response: According to likert scale, 1 = Strongly Agree, 2 = Agree, 3 = Neutral, 4 = Disagree, 5 = Strongly Disagree
    1. It is difficult to use cloud without consulting others
    2. Learning to use the Cloud is easy
    3. It is difficult to learn how to use the Cloud to make it worth the effort
    4. It is easy to find information using Cloud Computing
    5. My interaction with the Cloud is clear and understandable
    6. The Cloud uses understandable terms
    7. The Cloud is easy to navigate
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    PART 3.2 - Perceive usefulness (PU)

    Response: According to likert scale, 1 = Strongly Agree, 2 = Agree, 3 = Neutral, 4 = Disagree, 5 = Strongly Disagree
    1. Use of the Cloud can increase the effectiveness of performing tasks (e.g communication)
    2. Cloud Computing supports the critical part of my tasks
    3. Using the Cloud enables me to have more accurate information
    4. Using the Cloud gives me access to a lot of information
    5. I also depend on previous traditional server for information
    6. I can capture the complete current events in the organization after using the Cloud
    7. Clouds server provides thorough information for my works
    8. Cloud increases my daily productivity
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    PART 3.3 - Attitudes Towards Cloud Computing Use (ATCCU)

    Response: According to likert scale, 1 = Strongly Agree, 2 = Agree, 3 = Neutral, 4 = Disagree, 5 = Strongly Disagree
    1. I think positively about using the Cloud
    2. The cloud is a useful tool for the me or my organization
    3. Implementation of the Cloud is a wise idea
    4. Using the Cloud has been a pleasant experience
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    PART 3.4 - Intention to use (ITU)

    Response: According to likert scale, 1 = Strongly Agree, 2 = Agree, 3 = Neutral, 4 = Disagree, 5 = Strongly Disagree
    1. I plan on using the Cloud to access on every information
    2. I plan on using Cloud on every aspect of my work
    3. I plan on using Cloud on daily basis
    4. I will use Cloud only when superior ask me to
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    PART 4 - Security

    1. Please choose the response on below security concerns related to cloud adoption.

    Response: According to likert scale, 1 = Strongly Agree, 2 = Agree, 3 = Neutral, 4 = Disagree, 5 = Strongly Disagree
    a. Legal Issue
    b. Data breach responsibilities & security
    c. Confidentiality and privacy
    d. Third party obligations in Cloud Computing Contracts
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    2. Please specify the key security and privacy concerns that you think can cause issues while using the cloud.

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    a. Availability and services integrity
    b. Controlled access to cloud services
    c. Corporate data confidentiality
    d. Loss of proper control of critical data
    e. Liability of cloud providers
    f. Clarity of the terms of scheme and its usage
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