Cloud Computing: Practical Governance and Security

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Archie Reed, HP Chief Technologist for Cloud Security
The rise of cloud computing, with services delivered "in the cloud", offers businesses incredible power and flexibility, but not without a whole new set of governance and security challenges. How do you manage this situation and still gain the advantages offered by cloud computing?
HP Chief Technologist for Cloud Security, Archie Reed, will share practical tips for securing and governing these emerging environments.
Dec 15 2009
47 mins
Cloud Computing: Practical Governance and Security
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All you need to know, what it means and why it matters
Cloud computing is a general concept that incorporates software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and other recent well-known technology trends in which the common theme is reliance on the Internet for satisfying the computing needs of the users.

This channel features presentations by thought leaders who cover the key topic areas in this increasingly important field.

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