Introduction to Cloud Computing
When governments utilize cloud computing they can accomplish a great deal more with fewer resources. Watch this video to learn more about the basics of cloud computing.
Computing done in the cloud has emerged as the most significant development in the field of technology over the last several years. When governments utilize cloud computing they can accomplish a great deal more with fewer resources. They can also modify the technology and consequently the business solutions in a manner that is far more efficient and adaptive.
Microsoft partnered with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government Development and the Future Office to create this training module that outlines best practices to support your organization’s digital transformation efforts.
This unit will cover the following topics:
- Cloud Computing
- Cloud Service Models & Cloud Deployment Models
- Cloud Security Key Aspects
- Storage Solutions
- Cloud Design Components
Cloud computing is the next phase in the evolution of computing platforms which have moved from a traditional physical plan, where organizations manage their computing resources like servers, storage networks and on-premises security to a new model where most of the resources are virtualized.
Watch this video to learn more about cloud computing and characteristics every cloud service provider should have.
Cloud Service & Deployment Models
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The three different types of cloud service models:
- IaaS Model (Infrastructure as a Service)
- PaaS Model (Platform as a Service)
- SaaS Model (Software as a Service)
The four different cloud deployment models:
- Private Cloud
- Public Cloud
- Community Clouds
- Hybrid Cloud
Cloud Security Key Aspects
The security of the cloud is one of the first things that any government organization or user worries about, as all of their sensitive data is stored on third party servers that they don’t control. Watch this video to learn more about security works in the cloud.
Cloud storage provides users with an online storage facility that can be easily accessed from virtually any location and any device.
Watch this video to learn more about cloud storage solutions.
Cloud Design Components
There are a lot of cloud services that can meet different needs. Watch this video to learn more about the importance of designing a solid implementation.
- Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure
- Optimize government operations with Azure
- Let’s Talk About Cloud: Part 1
- Defending Your Data
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