2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Feb 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

MG-GY 8783 Managing Cloud Computing

3 Credits
Many corporations and governments around the world are either planning or are in the process of migrating into a “Cloud”. Cloud computing as a technology is proliferating at a rapid pace, and as such, there are myriad definitions, architectures, and models that are being developed. Cloud is a significant part of information management, and business managers should become well versed in managing and leading this cutting edge technology. They need to clearly understand how IT components such as virtualization, automation and security fit into and define a Cloud. 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.

Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0