An IT resource with increased __________________ is available for longer periods of time. Cloud
providers generally offer resilient IT resources for which they are able to guarantee high levels of
_________________.Select the correct answer.
Which of the following represents the cost incurred to raise required funds for new IT resource
acquisitions?Select the correct answer.
A service must be Web-based for it to be considered a cloud service. Select the correct answer.
The cloud consumer of a cloud service based on the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model is
usually given access to the cloud service contract and the service-level agreement (SLA) of the cloud
service. Select the correct answer.
A cloud can provide remote access directly to physical IT resources. For example, a cloud consumer
can gain direct access to a physical server hosted in a cloud.Select the correct answer.
Although a cloud will commonly be based on Web protocols and technologies, it is not necessary for
a cloud to be Web-based. A cloud can exist with the use of any other remote access protocols. Select
the correct answer
Over the past two years a cloud service consumers have made 123,456 attempts to invoke a cloud
service. Of those attempts, 122,987 resulted in the successful execution of the cloud service. Based
on these statistics, the reliability rating of the cloud service is __________________ (rounded to one
decimal).Select the correct answer.
Examples of common up-front costs incurred by a cloud consumer to set up a cloud-based
environment for the cloud consumer include ___________________.Select the correct answer.
The Increased Security Vulnerabilities challenge of cloud computing occurs when a cloud consumer
organization needs to enable external communication with cloud-based IT resources. This increases
vulnerabilities within the cloud consumer's organizational boundary because attackers can penetrate
the on-premise environment to compromise on-premise IT resources within the cloud consumer
trust boundary. This challenge does pertain to security vulnerabilities within the cloud itself.Select
the correct answer.
Over the past 3 years, a cloud service has been unavailable for a total of 48 hours. Additionally, the
physical server hosting the cloud service needed to be replaced, during which it was unavailable for 4
days. Based on these statistics over the past 3 years, the availability rating of the cloud service is
___________________ (rounded to one decimal).Select the correct answer.