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Reduce Cloud Application Deployment Risks by Addressing Security, Organizational Changes and Training

Published: 10 September 2013

ID: G00257644

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan


When using cloud services to deploy applications, assess how software in the cloud will affect the implementation. Application leaders can reduce risk by addressing cloud security concerns, organizational changes and training activities during the deployment phase.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish Procedures to Test Cloud Data Security and Privacy
  • Formalize the Cloud Services Management Role Early
  • If Using SaaS, Coordinate With Your SaaS Vendor to Manage the Cloud Training Environment and Keep It Refreshed

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