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At the same time, identify the criterial people who would coordinate that type of recovery. Their input will be useful later, when considering how cloud computing might assist in disaster recovery. Outline the steps needed in contacting and informing the cloud service provider. 10. What are some implications when an organisation has a wide range (brand and model) of peripherals? (2 marks) It is common for organisations to purchase a variety of devices that are often not really compatible This costs money, both directly and in lost productivity and efficiency. 11. a. List EIGHT (8) factors that should be considered when reviewing the desktop hardware. (4 marks) b. For each factor, provide ONE (1) relevant information that should be collected. (4 marks) (Hint: You can answer this question by completing the following table.) a. Factors to consider b. Relevant information to collect 1 Device type and count Get an idea of who seems to have the big, powerful machines and form a view about whether that seems justified by role and needs. 2 Fleet age Ascertain where the newest machines are, and why. 3 Dollar value Using a rule of thumb of, say, four years active life for a typical PC, make an estimate of the annual rolling replacement cost of the fleet as time passes. 4 Hardware support Find out what happens when a PC has a fault, or stops working. That investigation will include who responds, and whether there are spare machines, configured and ready-to- swap-in. 5 Brand incompatibilities: Look for situations where there are functional disconnects, incompatibilities or job disruption emerging from having both Mac and Windows machines in the business. 6 Age-based incompatibilities: Identify situations where compatibility between old and new machines and the versions of software they can run has become an issue. 7 Adequacy of fleet Try to gauge general satisfaction with the desktop hardware, whether it is up to the task, whether major investment is needed, and so on. 8 Personal use Estimate how much personal use happens on the business’s PCs. Are employees on Facebook and eBay half the day?
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12. a. List FOUR (4) factors that should be considered when reviewing the internet provision. (2 marks) b. For each factor, provide ONE (1) relevant information that should be collected. (2 marks) (Hint: You can answer this question by completing the following table.) a. Factors to consider b. Relevant information to collect 1 Provider Find out which external provider is supplying the business with its internet connectivity, and the data plan involved; speed up/down, data limits each way. 2 Mobile data Find out if mobile data services are provided by the same carrier and plan, or if this is a different one, look into the features and limitations of that plan. 3 Costs Find out the cost of the current data plan and look into what the next plan “up” the scale offers and costs. This will be useful information because an expanded commitment to cloud computing will likely see data traffic rise.
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