Read the three categories of cloud-based services offerings and the “Falcon Security” case study in Chapter 6 in the textbook. Identify the advantages and disadvantages associated with cloud computing, and the definitions of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as service (SaaS), as described throughout the case.
Write a 750 word paper about which cloud computing service and cloud vendor would best meet Falcon Security’s needs. Include the following in your paper:
- Describe which cloud-based solution Falcon Security should consider. Explain why Falcon Security should choose that cloud-based company?
- List the advantages and disadvantages of the different categories in relation to Falcon Security and support your decision.
- A brief description of the types of service that cloud-based companies provide and justification as to why you would choose that particular vendor? Research different companies (e.g., Research Salesforce, AWS, Microsoft Azure, or iCloud).
- What must Falcon Security examine prior to engaging with a cloud-base vendor? List the advantages and disadvantages of your decision?