Compliance

Having the help of a cloud service provider when it comes to Compliance and Risk Management can make dealing with different kinds of clients, different industries or different countries a lot easier. Risk and compliance are different for everyone and having a large cloud-based provider means that different regulations can be updated and shared automatically. For everything from data protection laws to financial reporting rules, such a service can also provide searchable repositories of potential risks and the ability to evaluate and mitigate them – as well as tracking breaches.

News

Cloud providers fail to meet new EU data protection regulations

Aug 11, 2014 Rene Millman

Survey finds shocking level of readiness for requirements

Court ruling in Microsoft data dispute risks damaging cloud providers' reputations

Aug 4, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Cloud security player sounds alarm over implications of Microsoft data dispute

ICO serves UK PLC some big data legal guidance

Jul 28, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

The data protection watchdog wants to stop firms falling foul of regulations while tapping into the big data trend

AWS & ActiveState launch cloud training conference

Jul 24, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

New conference sets out to address a major inhibitor when it comes to cloud training

Bloomberg launches Vault on Salesforce.com

Jul 18, 2014 Rene Millman

Financial data company debuts information archiving and compliance as a service

Advice

How to run an IT department as a cloud-aware business

Sep 9, 2014 Lesley Meall

The advent of cloud has changed things for CIOs - they must present a different face to business units

How to implement a BYOD policy in your workplace

Sep 2, 2014 David Cartwright

What should a CIO do to allow employees to bring their own devices to the workplace?

How to stop cloud costs escalating

Aug 12, 2014 David Cartwright

Going to cloud should help save money, just as long as you start on the right track and plan carefully

Where should your cloud datacentre be located?

Aug 7, 2014 Davey Winder

What are the factors you should take into account when it comes to locating datacentres?

Cloud IT management

How to work with bare metal cloud services

Jul 22, 2014 David Cartwright

When virtualised infrastructure won't cut it, is bare metal the answer?

Case Studies

The future is hybrid says CA's head of cloud

Nov 18, 2011 Maggie Holland

Bilhar Mann, senior VP of CA Technologies' cloud business unit spoke to sister title IT Pro about the challenges of cloud