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infrastructure is a public cloud. A public cloud is designed for the general public, much like Google Drive and is also used to sell cloud services. The last one is a hybrid cloud; this infrastructure is designed around two or more clouds bound together through either a standardized or proprietary means and enables data and application portability. An example of this would be cloud bursting for load balancing between clouds during peak times or seasons.
CLOUD PLANNING5This is highly beneficial for any organization that is looking to save money when their resource demand is usually not very high. Once an organization has decided upon their needs and what type of cloud infrastructure suites them most they need to consider the factor of scalability and growth. Cloud systems are well known for their consolidated services through virtualization; however, there will come a time when what is currently in place will need to expand. A plan will need to be drafted up to cover the terms on how to reduce costs, migrate data and systems as well as documentation on how the company will benefit from this expansion.Policies and Procedures (Sean Holbrook)Before any work can be done developing a cloud system a very clear and defined set of policies and procedures must be put together. So, what goes into developing proper policies and procedures? The first step a company or organization needs to look at is their final goal or mission statement they wish to achieve. This provides a foundation for the cloud architecture and design. Once this has been accomplished the next step is data classification; data classification determines what data is sensitive or confidential and how it is to be handled. Security and data security in an organization is of the utmost importance and has an impact on everything that goes into the design. Defining the scope of the policy determines what is most important to accomplish the organizational goals while at the same time ensuring focus on what is and is not needed. The last part of a policy is determining responsibility, accountability and roles for the cloud design and personnel managing it.Security Plan (Seaborn Hankerson)The purpose of this plan is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data,define, develop, and document the information policies and procedures that support University goals and objectives, and to allow the University to satisfy its legal and ethical responsibilities with regard to its IT resources. Information security policies serve as overarching guidelines for the use, management, and implementation of information security
CLOUD PLANNING6Risk AssessmentInformation Technology Services and Security (ITSS), with the aid of other departments, will conduct an annual risk assessment and/or business impact analysis in order to inventory and determine the nature of campus information resources, to understand and document the risks in the event of failures that may cause loss of confidentiality, integrity, or availability of