The DTGOV IMB has considered your assessment of the risk management and security issues for the migration of DTGOV’s office productivity and email tools to an SaaS provider. They have decided that they need an additional assessment on the management and the SLA of the chosen provider. You have been assigned the task of providing the IMB with an assessment of the management requirements and the provisions of the SLA for the proposed provider. You are to: Using the SaaS provider that you chose for assignment 2 (either Google or Office 365): Discuss the requirements for remote administration, resource management, SLA management and billing management of your chosen provider. It may be useful to consider Morad and Dalbhanjan’s operational checklists here. This section should be no more than two to three pages in length. Discuss briefly how you will consider application resilience, backup and disaster recovery for your chosen provider. This section should be no more than two to three pages in length. Use Erl’s SLA guidelines to assess the SLA for your chosen provider. This section should be no more than two to three pages in length.
Provide a covering one to two page executive summary of these three assessments to the IMB and summarise the major opportunities and risks that have been identified in your assessments. Rationale This assignment covers the following objectives: Be able to compare and evaluate the ability of different Cloud Computing Architectures to meet a set of given business requirements; Be able to evaluate a set of business requirements to determine suitability for a Cloud Computing delivery model; Be able to evaluate and design an ICT Risk Management strategy for a Cloud Computing Delivery plan to meet business requirements; Be able to interpret, evaluate and plan the Governance and Security requirements for a Cloud Computing delivery plan; Be able to analyse and evaluate business requirements to plan a migration to a Cloud model; Marking criteria