Compliance in the Cloud: Hybrid Cloud Compliance
This is the ninth and final blog in a series of blogs and podcasts that provides the information surrounding the concepts of compliance in a cloud environment. In this series, we will offer greater insight into the concepts and best practices for many of the considerations that are generally part of a cloud compliance program. In the previous blog, we reviewed “Certifications for Cloud Providers”. In this installment, we will be discussing the topic: “Hybrid Cloud Compliance”.
For the past several months, we have explored many of the various considerations that a company should evaluate when approaching their overall compliance program in the cloud. Today, in this last blog in the series, we will discuss the various topics that a company should look at when creating their hybrid cloud environment.
To start, a hybrid cloud is generally defined as a computing environment which uses on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with a bridge / orchestration layer between them. Sometimes the definition is even more basic than that. Gartner defines a hybrid cloud as “policy-based and coordinated service provisioning, use and management across a mixture of internal and external cloud services” – basically any environment that contains two or more types of infrastructure.
Read the entire article here, Compliance in the Cloud: Hybrid Cloud Compliance
via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.