Tag: cloud

How about security in the cloud?

Whenever I listen to a presentation or read an article about cloud computing, the first question is always about security of data in the cloud. Certainly, this is an issue, but it has also become a grateful standpoint for cloud skeptics and opposers. It has been stressed many times that there are plenty of tools and algorithms for secure data transportation and storage, such as encryption, digital signatures, SSL, etc. Therefore, in my opinion, the issue of cloud security depends solely on trust. Do you trust your cloud provider? In case of an accident, will he take responsibility and recover your losses? (more…)

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Business Process as a Service

Business Process as a ServiceApart from already known IaaS, PaaS and SaaS lately there is a buzz going around about a new concept of cloud computing, called Business Process as a Service (BPaaS). The idea is to provide the entire vertical end-to-end business solutions for certain industries, as a Cloud service. While using SaaS you would have to rent a number of separate applications and orchestrate them into your business process, in case of BPaaS your cloud provider does this for you. (more…)

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