Sharing Responsibilities in Cloud Environments

by George Chetcuti [Published on 17 Aug. 2012 / Last Updated on 17 Aug. 2012]

Cloud Computing elements such as, guest operating systems, physical platforms and others are easily associated with one party (provider or customer) being responsible for both management and security but what about responsibilities when elements overlap boundaries between the provider and the customer? Cloud Computing has brought about new challenges and most importantly, a distributed control environment. Although, some argue that this is not a new concept at all however, the complexity, current regulations and laws, and the fast changing requirements makes today's Cloud Computing unique!
Read more here - http://www.itinfomag.com/cloud-computing/shared-responsibility-of-cloud-computing/

Cloud Computing elements such as, guest operating systems, physical platforms and others are easily associated with one party (provider or customer) being responsible for both management and security but what about responsibilities when elements overlap boundaries between the provider and the customer? Cloud Computing has brought about new challenges and most importantly, a distributed control environment. Although, some argue that this is not a new concept at all however, the complexity, current regulations and laws, and the fast changing requirements makes today's Cloud Computing unique!

Read more here - http://www.itinfomag.com/cloud-computing/shared-responsibility-of-cloud-computing/

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