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Virtualization of IT Resources. Advantages & Disadvantages

Virtualization of IT resources Virtualization of IT resources has become a popular the past few years but has been around in some form for many years. Example;  thirty years ago IBM had virtual operating systems that allowed multiple copies of an operating system to run simultaneously on mainframe computers. Virtualization is the use of hardware and software to… Read More »

The Cloud Paradigm and its Effect on Computing

The Cloud Paradigm and its Effect on Computing The NIST SP 800-145 states that cloud computing is a model for “enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources” (Grance, & Mell, 2011, pg.2). Combined with wide expansion of the internet, this concept has created a paradigm where computer resources and applications can… Read More »