Describe the hardware, software, and network architectural design of the infrastructure used to build cloud computing infrastructures. Use Microsoft Visio to generate the architectural diagrams. Note: The graphically depicted solution is not included in the required page length.
Compare and contrast scalability, disaster recovery, benefits, and opportunities for businesses when using cloud-based computing environments compared to a non-cloud-based environments.
Analyze hardware virtualization (virtual machines, virtual desktops, and virtual networks) used by most Cloud Computing environments.
Determine if you would prefer a virtualized environment to a non-virtualized environment for a midsized business or organization. Explain why or why not.
Compare the cloud computing cost models used by Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure.
Choose the cloud computing cost model that you would use for a public cloud solution and support your selection.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.