Read the case study titled “Carlson
Companies” found at the end of Chapter 10.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in
Assess how the Carlson SAN approach would be
implemented in today’s environment.
Compare the pros and cons of consolidating
data on a SAN central data facility versus the dispersed arrangement it
Evaluate the issues raised from the Carlson
SAN mixing equipment from a number of vendors and determine the management
options for dealing with this type of situation.
Justify the reduction of administration and
management of storage networking through Carlson's IP SAN.
Assess how cloud computing could be used by
Carlson instead of a SAN. Create a diagram using Visio or its open source
alternative software to illustrate the use of cloud computing.
Note: The graphically depicted solution is not included in the
required page length.
Use at least five (5) quality resources in
this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not
qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New
Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow
APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of
the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and
the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required