21 Mar Practice Test Question- Cloud Computing Roles
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You are contracting with an IaaS vendor to provide computing services to your organization. You will use those services to deliver a SaaS offering to your own clients. Under the cloud reference architecture, what is your organization’s role with respect to the IaaS vendor relationship?
A. Cloud Provider
B. Cloud Broker
C. Cloud Carrier
D. Cloud Consumer
Correct Answer: D
In this scenario, you are both a cloud consumer and a cloud provider. You are a cloud consumer with respect to the IaaS service offering and you are a cloud provider with respect to the SaaS offering. The question asks about the IaaS relationship, so the correct answer is cloud consumer.