IIT 55800 Virtualization and Cloud Computing

This course covers virtualization and cloud technologies. Students will learn about different technologies and concepts of cloud and virtualization and their impact on the design and deployment of information technology in organizations. Different models of cloud services and their pros and cons from the viewpoint of the consumer will be examined. Topics discussed include vendor selection and the development process for cloud computing initiatives, highlighting major design considerations such as security, data storage, monitoring, APIs, and more.