Week 7: Homework Assignment 7
Research: Virtualization and Cloud Computing.
Background: According to Sharda (2015), Physical corporate data centers are rapidly being replaced by virtual infrastructure called virtualization. Virtual infrastructure originally meant one in which software replaced hardware in a way that a “virtual machine” or a “virtual desktop system” was accessible to provide computing power. Typically, computing capabilities, storage, and networking are provided by a third party or a group of vendors, usually over the Internet or through a private network
Reference: Sharda, R., Delen, Dursun, Turban, E., Aronson, J. E., Liang, T-P., & King, D. (2015). Business Intelligence and Analytics: Systems for Decision Support. 10th Edition. By PEARSON Education. Inc.
1. With reference to the background statement above, what do you understand by the word Virtualization and
2.what is Cloud Computing.
3.Enumerate the benefits of both of them and mention their risks to organizations if any.
Your research paper should be at least 3 pages (800 words), double-spaced, have at least 4 APA references, and typed in an easy-to-read font in MS Word (other word processors are fine to use but save it in MS Word format). Your cover page should contain the following: Title, Student’s name, University’s name, Course name, Course number, Professor’s name, and Date.
Submit your assignment on or before the due date