Rich Miller: The Cloud Computing Compliance Conundrum

There’s lots of discussion about worries about security in the cloud. Chris Hoff writes today that cloud security concerns are often intermingled with compliance, which is quickly becoming a key factor in establishing comfort for enterprise users.

“The only measure that counts in the long run is how compliant you are,” he writes. “That’s what will determine the success of Cloud. Don’t believe me? Look at how the leading vendors in Cloud are responding today to their biggest (potential) customers — taking the ‘one size fits all’ model of mass-market Cloud and beginning to chop it up and create one-off’s in order to satisfy…compliance.”

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Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.