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 usage in the organization, including a justification for your recommendations.
· Submit your research paper as a single document. Your paper should meet the following requirements:
· Be approximately 3-5 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.
· Support your answers with the readings from the course and at least two scholarly journal articles to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook.
· Be clearly and well-written, concise, and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. You are being graded in part on the quality of your writing.
Must be at least 5 pages.