Assignment 1: Cloud
Computing Due Week 3 and worth 110 points
Many organizations have now adopted or begun
to offer cloud computing. This type of computing has advantages and
disadvantages that may vary from organization to organization. Select two (2)
organizations in which you are interested, and use the Internet and Strayer
Library to research the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing for the
selected organizations. Use the Internet to research the characteristics of
organizations most likely to use cloud computing.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in
Determine whether or not there are definite
characteristics of organizations that are more likely to use cloud computing
than other organizations. Provide a rationale for your response.
Examine the major advantages and
disadvantages of cloud computing for the two (2) selected organizations.
Recommend whether or not each of the selected companies should use cloud
computing. Provide a rationale for your response.
Determine whether or not government agencies
such as the National Security Agency (NSA) or Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
would be good candidates for cloud computing. Provide a rationale for your
Use at least three (3) 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; citations and
references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor
for any additional instructions.
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
assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes
associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the types of organizational and
computer architectures for integrating systems.
Compare and contrast the types and role of
distributed software architecture.
Use technology and information resources to
research issues in enterprise architecture.
Write clearly and concisely about Advanced
Computer Architecture topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style