assignment 1405

Assignment

Understanding Cloud Delivery Model Considerations, Cost Metrics, and Pricing Models and Service Quality Metrics and SLAs .

After reading chapters 14, 15 and 16, from textbook please answer, discuss and describe the following:

  1. -Which cloud delivery model would be best suited for the following scenario? And Why?

In a medium-size oil and gas company. Their core competence is their understanding of the oil and gas market, and their understanding of their customer needs to produce good clean products. Their most critical tools are their CRM and email servers. They are growing, and so is their market and their IT and marketing expense costs are growing at an exponential rate. At the present time they currently use managed services to run their CRM, email, but they have had to deal with significant delays as each growth spurt is bogged down by the time and cost it takes to provision new servers, install the software, test it and bring it online. Which cloud delivery model would be best suited for them? (Answer with no more than 10 words)

  1. After reading Chapter 15, describe the Network Usage Inbound Network Usage metric. (describe with no more than 100 words)
  2. Describe the I/O Data Transferred metric. (describe with no more than 120 words)
  3. After reading chapter 16, explain the concept of reliability in an SLA for a cloud-based IT resource. (describe with no more than 100 words)
  4. Explain the concept of performance an SLA for a cloud-based IT resource. (describe with no more than 150 words)

To complete this assignment:

1.- Use only the textbook by Erl et al. (2013), to complete the assignment. You must indicate the page number from your textbook by Erl et al. (2013). You must cite your source properly using the basic citation styles, structure, and format as applied by APA, Sixth Edition (If you don’t cite it, you will receive zero for the whole assignment).

2.- Make sure that you don’t present the work of another as if it was your own work (If you present the work of another as if it were your own, you will receive zero for the whole assignment).

3.- Don’t claim credit for the words, ideas, and concepts of others (If you claim credit for the ideas, words or concepts of others, you will receive zero for the whole assignment).

4.- Cite your work properly, based on APA, sixth edition, and list the reference at the end of your text.

5.- Please read and comply with the Academic Integrity Section stated in the syllabus of this course.

6.- Make sure that you read and follow the instructions giving for this assignment and observe the Required Practical Connection Assignment Rubric.

Reference:

Erl, T., Puttini, R., & Mahmood, Z. (2013). Cloud computing: concepts, technology & architecture: Pearson Education.

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