Week 4 Discussion 1
“Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) or Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT)” Please respond to the following:
- With the proliferation of smart phones and intelligent computing tablets such as the iPad, enterprises are increasingly faced with employees who want to bring their own devices and connect to enterprise systems. Determine whether or not employers should allow this type of connectivity to enterprise systems. Support your reasoning with three examples. Predict the impact to an organization’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) when employees use BYOD.
- From this week’s videos, determine whether Strayer University should allow students to use BYOD on campus. Explain why or why not.
Week 4 Discussion 2
“Virtualization and Cloud Computing” Please respond to the following:
- Suggest how an organization should choose between Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Support your recommendation with an explanation.
- Salesforce.com, Facebook, Gmail, Windows Azure, Apple iTunes, and LinkedIn are examples of applications in the cloud computing space. Examine the benefits and possible problems for these organizations when it comes to cloud computing. Propose solutions to these problems. Predict the impact to an organization’s TCO and ROI.