Business Law  |  Format: Flash

Cloud Computing: New Buzzword, Longstanding Concerns

Course Overview
Some enterprises are attracted to the benefits of cloud computing, such as rapid deployment, flexible scalability and low initial start-up cost. Other businesses remain concerned about cloud computing risks, from data location to security infrastructure. Attorney Peter Vogel explains why, even if your organization's computing is "in the clouds," you need to get the agreement down on paper.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of cloud computing;
  • Identify cloud computing risks;
  • Determine the key elements of the service level agreement;
  • Recognize what to consider when terminating a cloud provider relationship.
    Catalog Number: 99SPK03
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: SmartPros
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in a corporate staff position, or an introductory course in business law
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Information Technology
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Feb 21, 2014 / Feb 15, 2020