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Your team has been hired by the owner of a new restaurant to explore word-processing, graphics, database, and spreadsheet capabilities. The new owner has heard about cloud computing, SaaS, and DaaS. Your team should prepare a report on the advantages and disadvantages of using a traditional office suite from a company such as Microsoft as compared to other approaches.

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 13, Problem 2TA
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Your team has been hired by the owner of a new restaurant to explore word-processing, graphics, database, and spreadsheet capabilities. The new owner has heard about cloud computing, SaaS, and DaaS. Your team should prepare a report on the advantages and disadvantages of using a traditional office suite from a company such as Microsoft as compared to other approaches.

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Cloud computing:

  • Cloud computing is a type of computing that relies on computer resources sharing rather than the application running on local computing devices such as servers, computers, tablet, and Smart phones.
  • In a cloud computing, the cloud is used as a symbol for the internet, it means that the cloud computing is a type of internet-based computing.

Software-as-a service (SaaS):

  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is the mostly used service in cloud computing.
  • In SaaS, the software is deployed from a cloud provider, internet is used to deliver the service and the subscribers access the service through the browser.
  • The SaaS is categorized as:
    • Consumer services
      • The consumer-oriented services provide services on subscription basis or free of cost.
      • For example: Google Apps and Google Docs
    • Business services
      • The business services are sold to all sizes of enterprises and business organizations based on the subscription.
      • For example: customer relationship management and financial services

Desktop-as-a service (DaaS):

  • Desktop-as-a-service is one of the services of cloud computing.
  • It is the form of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) which is controlled by third party.
  • It helps the IT technicians in maintaining the virtual desktops and applications.

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Advantages of traditional office suite:

  • Users can operate from any place in the world.
  • It includes robust security and reliability.
  • Users can access the updated versions.
  • Teams and users can collaborate in an ease manner.
  • It helps in securing the files using latest versions...

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