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Select an organization that has leveraged Cloud Computing technologies in an attempt to improve profitability or to give them a competitive advantage. Research the organization to understand the challenges that they faced and how they intended to use Cloud Computing to overcome their challenges. The paper should include the following sections each called out with a header.

• Company Overview: The section should include the company name, the industry they are in and a general overview of the organization.
• Challenges: Discuss the challenges the organization had that limited their profitability and/or competitiveness and how they planned to leverage Cloud Computing to overcome their challenges.
• Solution: Describe the organization’s Cloud Computing implementation and the benefits they realized from the implementation. What was the result of implementing Cloud Computing? Did they meet their objectives for fall short?
• Conclusion: Summarize the most important ideas from the paper and also make recommendations or how they might have achieved even greater success.

Requirements:

The paper must adhere to APA guidelines including Title and Reference pages. There should be at least three scholarly sources listed on the reference page. Each source should be cited in the body of the paper to give credit where due. Per APA, the paper should use a 12-point Time New Roman font, should be double spaced throughout, and the first sentence of each paragraph should be indented .5 inches. The body of the paper should be 4– 5 pages in length. The Title page, Abstract, and Reference pages do not count towards the page count requirements. This should be a fully prepared portfolio project based on the company chosen in the Week 4 assignment and implementation of the feedback provided. The grading rubric is included.

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Netflix’s use of Cloud Computing- outline
Thesis statement: Therefore, Netflix introduced the use of cloud computing to store and
reach its customers around the world to improve scalability, reduce costs of operation, and avoid
issues of corruption and data disruption.
I.
II.

Introduction
Cloud Computing

III.

Netflix

IV.

Challenges Faced by Netflix
A. Database Corruption
B. The Issue of Scalability
C. The Risk of Disruption
D. Costs

V.

How They Intend to Use Cloud Computing To Face Their Challenges
E. Agility
F. Scalability
G. Innovation

VI.

Conclusion


Running head: NETFLIX’S US OF CLOUD COMPUTING

Netflix’s use of Cloud Computing
Name
Institution

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NETFLIX’S US OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Netflix’s use of Cloud Computing
Netflix is the biggest online streaming movie and series delivery service provider in the
world, and it has reached its current heights of growth by leveraging cloud computing
technologies to improve its efficiency and gain competitive advantage. Netflix used cloud
computing to increase its presence in the world and protect its databases from corruption and
other issues related to the physical storage and delivery of DVDs as it did earlier when it started
(Fagerjord & Kueng, 2019). Cloud computing helps Netflix maintain over 86 million customers
with minimum disruptions or delays. Before cloud computing, Netflix had noticed that its
scalability was limited and that its materials were not safe. Therefore, Netflix introduced the use
of cloud computing to store and reach its customers around the world to improve scalability,
reduce costs of operation, and avoid issues of corruption and data disruption.
Cloud Computing
To understand how Netflix used cloud computing to benefit itself and solve the
challenges that already existed, it is important to review the meaning of the term cloud
computing. Cloud computing is a term that refers to a methodology of storing data and
information on the internet and accessing the shared tools of resources or services over the
internet (Fagerjord & Kueng, 2019. Apart from storage, other services that cloud computing may
involve include networks, servers, editing and accessibility of the stored information on the
cloud. Cloud computing is used by both individuals who may have relatively small amounts of
data and organizations that may have terabytes of data. For instance, storing data in the google
drive is a smiling example of cloud computing. Backing up data as well as the recovery of the
phone data, Webhosting and other services fall under cloud computing albeit in smaller scales
(Erl, Mahmood & Puttini, 2014).

NETFLIX’S US OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Netflix

Netflix is among the biggest content providers in the world that work in more than 190
countries in the various continents of the world. The provider delivers content to its users over
the internet instead of cable, as is the case with many content providers. Netflix conveniently
offers popular content and subscribers register for free and pay for the content they watch per
month. Apart from the delivery of content such as movies, television series and documentaries to
the viewers, Netflix also participates in the production, distribution as well as in television
production of some of the content it shows and sells to other content providers such as television
(Sim, 2016). When Netflix started in 1997, the company’s business model was the delivery of
DVDs by mail to subscribers. However, the company soon started focusing on the rental of
DVDs to the subscribers who paid the rental fee. The company moved to the streaming business
in 2010, even though the DVD and Blu-ray retail business remained (Sim, 2016). The turning
point of Netflix to cloud computing was the 2009 database corruption that crippled the company
for several days leading to the need to find a more sustainable solution to its business model that
was becoming obsolete.
Challenges Faced by Netflix
Netflix moved to stream in 2010. However, before then, as already established, Netflix
rented DVDs to its customers. Therefore, it faced a range of challenges in its business that
needed solving until cloud computing came. 2008 was the turning point of the company when its
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