- NIST Definition of Cloud Computing
- NIST SP 800-146, Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations
- Top 100 Cloud Services Providers List 2013: Ranked 10 to 1
- Cloud Times – Top 100
- Chapter 2 – What is Cloud Computing, Cloud Security and Privacy. (Optional, if you have the book)
- Review the websites above on the top Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Select four CSPs and provide a comparison of the four in terms of functionality, cost, security, and any other factors you can find. Consider including an “infographic” comparing the service providers along with your written assessment. Given the recent upsurge in CSPs, what guidelines would you recommend to a company that was considering cloud adoption?Your assignment should be in a Word compatible document with proper attention to spelling, punctuation, and grammar. All references and citations must be in APA or MLA format.Attach the document to this assignment link. This assignment should be a minimum of two pages in length (about 1000 words) and is due at the end of the academic week. It is worth 50 points, and a good discussion of the topic will get full credit. Any misspellings or grammar issues will result in deductions from the total score. This assignment’s score will appear in the online grade book following the end academic week.