Assignment: Data Center Consolidation
Read the "Data Center Consolidation at Guardian Life" from Business data communications, 7/e: Case studies.
In at least a three-page paper (excluding the title and reference pages), discuss each element listed below and how it plays a key part in a successful data center consolidation.
• Bandwidth and high-speed communications
• Cloud computing as a consolidation option
• Mobile or ‘pod' datacenters as consolidation options
Provide examples for each of these aspects to support your discussion as demonstrated in the "Data Center Consolidation at Guardian Life" case study. You must use at least two scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also Include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.