While the cloud is not necessarily dependent on virtualization, it's widely accepted that any competitive cloud will utilize it. Infrastructural and network connectivity considerations of the modern data center are greatly influenced by the requirements of the cloud. Data center infrastructure and components must be designed to address security, scalability, disaster recovery, and redundant high-speed connectivity needed to provide a successful cloud service. This course takes a closer look at the main enabling technologies, including data centers and virtualization that allow clouds to function.
IT professionals including managers, engineers, and technical staff evaluating or implementing cloud computing applications and services