You have read about server virtualization and cloud computing in Chapter 6 of your textbook. For your written assignment this week, complete a case study of the organization you work for (use a hypothetical or “other” organization if more applicable) that will address the following prompts: Describe the organization’s environment, and evaluate its preparedness for virtualization. Explain Microsoft (or another product) licensing for virtualized environments. Recommend a configuration for shared storage; make sure to discuss the need for high availability and redundancy for virtualization for the organization. Explain Windows Azure capabilities for virtual machines and managing a hybrid cloud, including Windows Azure’s Internet as a Service (IaaS) and storage capabilities.
Make a recommendation for cloud computer use in the organization, including a justification for your recommendations.
Submit your research paper as a single Microsoft Word document. Your paper should meet the following requirements: Be approximately 2-4 pages in length, not including the required cover page and reference page. Follow APA6 guidelines. Your paper should include an introduction, a body with fully developed content, and a conclusion.