This course provides a comprehensive overview of managing cloud computing. The course starts by developing a comprehensive technology foundation and then deals with the economics of cloud computing by analyzing its benefits, risks and obstacles. The course then examines Virtualization, Automation, and Security, the three essential components of cloud computing. Specific case studies on private and public clouds are illustrated. The course concludes with the development of specific templates and roadmaps that help an organization migrate from managing traditional IT into a cloud based infrastructure.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing