CMIT 326-6383 Project 3: Proof of Concept Report

Project 3: Proof of Concept Report

CMIT 326-6383

Project 3: Proof of Concept Report

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This week, you will complete your proof of concept and submit the report. This is the final report to management before the actual cloud deployment process begins. Use the Proof-of-Concept Report Template to prepare a report that shows the steps and results for the proof of concept. In the template, you will see specific instructions. Delete the instruction text before you submit the project. Your report should: Be between five to seven pages (plus an appendix for screenshots, cover page, and table of contents) Address the topics listed in the Proof-of-Concept Report Template Include the following screenshots from the “Build a Virtual Private Cloud and Launch a Web Server” activity: Start Lab page AWS Management Console Name with your name visible from user drop-down Task 1: Create Your VPC Task 2: Create Additional Subnets Task 3: Create a VPC Security Group Task 4: Launch a Web Server Instance How Will My Work Be Evaluated? As a cloud professional tasked with developing a proof of concept for the companies cloud adoption, you will prepare a proof of concept report to be submitted to the company owner. By developing a well-structured report of your results and recommendations to management, you are demonstrating how you use your technical knowledge to convey your ideas to others in a professional setting. Your ability to express recommendations to decision makers with the right mix of technical detail in an accepted format is an important workplace and career skill. The following evaluation criteria aligned to the competencies will be used to grade your assignment: 1.1.3: Present ideas in a clear, logical order appropriate to the task. 1.1.4: Explain the relationship between the ideas presented to enhance clarity and comprehension. 2.1.1: Identify the issue or problem under consideration. 2.1.2: Describe the context surrounding the issue or problem. 2.2.3: Explain the assumptions underlying viewpoints, solutions, or conclusions. 2.3.4: Address alternative viewpoints, perspectives, and methods. 11.1.3: Install software. 11.2.1: Configure technology according to stakeholder specifications and requirements. 13.1.1: Create documentation appropriate to the stakeholder.

Proof-of-Concept Report



Table of Contents

Abstract. 3

Introduction. 3

Statement of Need. 3

Assumptions. 3

Description of Current Infrastructure. 3

Cloud Service Providers. 3

Project Details. 3

Building a VPC on AWS. 3

Challenges Encountered. 4

Conclusion. 4

References. 4

Appendix – Screenshots. 5


Provide a summary of your report that highlights key information to be shared.


Briefly introduce your project and include the current structure of the company.

Statement of Need

Explain what the company is struggling with and how the company could benefit from moving to the cloud.


State any assumptions you made as part of the process.

Description of Current Infrastructure

Describe the current infrastructure of the company that will be migrated to the cloud.

Cloud Service Providers

Provide an overview of the top three cloud service providers. List the services offered and briefly describe the advantages and disadvantages of each provider.

Project Details

Explain the steps involved in executing the project. “Building a VPC on AWS” and “Launching a Web Server” on AWS should be subtitles under “Project Details.”

Building a VPC on AWS

                         Describe the steps used in building a VPC.

Launching a Web Server on AWS

                Describe the steps used in launching a web server on an instance.

Challenges Encountered

List and discuss any challenges in encountered while building the VPC and launching the web server.



Appendix – Screenshots

Start Lab

Include a screenshot of the following page to show the time you started the lab.

screenshot of page

Source: AWS

AWS Management Console Name

Include a screenshot of the following page to show your name.

AWS Management Console

Source: AWS

Capture the screen after each task of the lab and insert it here.

Task 1: Create Your VPC

<insert screenshot>

Task 2: Create Additional Subnets

<insert screenshot>

Task 3: Create a VPC Security Group

<insert screenshot>

Task 4: Launch a Web Server Instance

<insert screenshot>

Lab Complete

<insert screenshot>

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