Law – Criminal Week 4 Assignment – Virtualization


Virtualization offers organizations these benefits:

  • Savings on infrastructure and support costs.
  • Fast recovery of information systems in the event of an equipment mishap.
  • New opportunities for disaster recovery and business continuity.

In addition to examining these virtualization benefits in this assignment, you will also examine challenges associated with virtualization. Specifically, you will write a 2-3 page paper in which you:

  1. Define virtualization.
  2. Justify the need for organizations to use virtualization.
  3. Evaluate two virtual technologies/solutions.
  4. Determine alternatives to virtualization.
  5. Research security risks associated with virtualization and potential countermeasures.
  6. Go to to locate and integrate into the assignment at least three quality, peer-reviewed academic resources, written within the past five years.
    • Include your textbook as one of your resources.
    • Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.