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

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

Cloud providers could be subject to more scrutiny in EU

Jul 16, 2014 Rene Millman

Providers face with even more data protection controls in Europe

Rackspace shakes up offering with managed cloud services

Jul 15, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Rackspace looks to attract companies struggling with full cloud deployments

LSE: Cloud is "years ahead" of modern IT

Jun 17, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Professor at the London School of Economics hails the cloud as years ahead of modern IT services

Advice

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?

How to write a cloud security policy

Jul 17, 2014 Davey Winder

Your old policy may cover the basics but it may not be appropriate for services in the cloud: time for a rethink

How to prepare for the cloud

Jul 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Are you ready for cloud? It pays to look at what your organisation does and what it needs.

How to trust your cloud service provider

Jun 27, 2014 Davey Winder

Moving to a third-party entails a lot of trust; what are the questions you should be asking?

Should I move to cloud or stick to outsourced services?

Jun 26, 2014

Outsourcing has been around for years: our panel considers if this continues to be the best option

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