The ROI of a Cloud Deployment

The ROI of a Cloud Deployment, Part 2

This assignment consists of three (3) sections: a narrative, a ROI Spreadsheet, and a project outline. You must submit all three (3) sections for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.

The term paper will consist of a cloud-based solution of your own choosing. Imagine that you are the CIO of a company and you are moving your organization’s locally hosted technology environment to cloud-based models.

Section 1: Narrative

  1. Write a ten to fifteen (10-15) page paper in which you:
  2. Create a brief (one (1) paragraph) narrative that includes:
  3. a problem statement.
  4. a proposed solution to the problem.
  5. the type of solution (private, public, or hybrid cloud and / or all three (3).)
  6. Determine which cloud environment you are seeking to utilize (Iaas, PaaS, and / or SaaS) and explain why.
  7. Describe the cloud-based solution you have selected.
  8. Evaluate why the cloud-based solution you have selected is the best solution for your problem.
  9. Determine the resources that are required for your cloud deployment.
  10. Determine the key performance indicators that are being addressed by the cloud-based solution.
  11. Create a diagram that depicts a visual relationship that supports the narrative using Visio or an equivalent such as Open Project, Dia, or OpenOffice. Note:The graphically depicted solution is not included in the required page length.
  12. Use at least five (5) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.