Answer the following questions and then discuss with your classmates: What are some of the advantages of using an “as a service” service in the IT industry?  If you had the option to have a critical system run as a hosted service, would you do so?  Why, or why not?  Give specific examples, reasons and criteria that you would consider.

  Research the licensing models available for any server/client operating systems in the virtual environment.  Select one product and explain the licensing models available.  Is this something you would consider using in an enterprise environment?  Why or why not?