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Cloud computing makes a lot of promises in the areas of increased flexibility and agility, potential cost savings, and competitive advantages for developers so that they can stand up an infrastructure quickly and efficiently to enable then to develop the software to drive business success. There are a lot of problems that cloud, especially private cloud solves, but one of those isn’t security.
Private Cloud security requirements and considerations share a lot with those you find in the traditional datacenter. You still need to secure the infrastructure, you still need to secure the platforms, you still need to secure the applications and you still need to secure the data.
However, in a private cloud environment, you need to think about a few things that you don’t always see in the traditional datacenter:
These are just a few of the issues that you should consider when you start your journey to the private cloud. If you would like to learn about more considerations and some of the possible solutions to these problems, then check out this presentation I delivered to the Microsoft Enterprise Security MVPs.
Click HERE to download the presentation.
Let me know what you think of the presentation and if you have any questions or ideas that you think should be included. We’re still in an evolutionary phase when it comes to private cloud and now is the time for the thought leaders in the private cloud community to step up!
Tom Tom Shinder email@example.com Principal Knowledge Engineer, SCD iX Solutions Group Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tshinder Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tshinder
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