Scotland's Digital Future: Scottish Public Sector Data Centre Virtualisation Guidance

Guidance and principles on virtualisation. Explains how virtualisation fits with wider strategic principles of moving to cloud computing. Explains what virtualisation is, how it works, types of virtualisation and the benefits. Includes case studies in

Annex 2 - glossary

SaaS Software as a Service
PaaS Platform as a Service
IaaS Infrastructure as a Service
PIA Privacy Impact Assessment
ICT Information and Communication Technology
NIST National Institute of standards and technology
SLA Service Level Agreement
DPS Digital Public Services
BIL Business Impact Level
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
Hypervisor computer software, firmware or hardware that creates and runs virtual machines.


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