Cloud Computing Infrastructure and Services


Cloud computing is a information technology service model which has gained widespread traction over the last decade. Upon completing this module students will be able to critically evaluate what cloud deployment models and services are suitable for organisations. They will also be able to assess various cloud security threats and identify robust risk assessment methods. Current developments with regards to cloud governance will also be examined. Students will also learn how other technologies are fusing with cloud computing technologies. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate various cloud computing definitions and examine cloud computing business drivers 

  2. Compare and contrast various cloud deployment models and identify which models are appropriate for organisations 

  3. Critically evaluate cloud computing adoption barriers and enablers 

  4. Analyse cloud computing security threats and risk assessment methods 

  5. Evaluate cloud computing governance architectures 

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