Appendix B

Answers to Review Questions

Chapter 1

1. B The cloud is a symbol used to represent the Internet in network diagrams, adopted to represent a “location” for cloud services.

2. A Self-serve management of resource allocation reduces IT administrative overhead, while automated resource allocation reduces administrative overhead for business and IT operations.

3. B Although cloud computing utilized virtualization extensively, virtual hosting services predate cloud computing solutions and lack the flexibility of resource assignment possible in the cloud.

4. B A thin client system does not have a hard drive or flash drive for storage, so it relies on remote applications to operate.

5. B Flexible resource assignment allows the cloud service ...

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