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Trident University International
Lorrie Hammond
Module # 2, Case Assignment
ITM525
Dr. Wang
06 August 2012

Cloud Computing

It is my opinion that cloud computing is a strong implementation of the IT services philosophy of organization information management. One-size-fits-all does not fit an enterprise’s needs. Today’s world requires a converged delivery model, sourced across traditional, private and public cloud offerings. A converged cloud strategy provides simplicity, speed, reduced cost and risk, and compliance. HP’s Converged Cloud is a common architectural foundation across traditional IT and private, managed and public clouds. (HP, 2012)There aren’t resolutions to information overload through changes in the technical systems. Although there are some resolutions that can be obtained over the internet, like doc sharing, Doc sharing is not always possible or available has a size requirement. Cloud computing comes into focus only when you think about what IT always needs: a way to increase capacity or add capabilities on the fly without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software. Cloud computing encompasses any subscription-based or pay-per-use service that, in real time over the Internet, extends IT existing capabilities. (Knorr & Gruman) According to, (Chang, 2010) people tend to think that the overload of information can be stored and/or transferred on to the cloud with little or no problems. This is because as soon as you decide to us cloud there is really no setup or system down time. Once cloud is in place in a private setting which is best suited for my organization, which does not have data security and data loss concerns. Even though projects can be complicated and time consuming. (Chang, 2010) it is still worth having in the organization. For others, cloud computing instantly raises concerns about security and reliability. After all, Gmail, a popular cloud-based e-mail service...
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