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Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)

Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) are on-premises, or cloud-based security policy enforcement points, placed between cloud service consumers and cloud service providers to combine and interject enterprise security policies as the cloud-based resources are accessed. CASBs consolidate multiple types of security policy enforcement. Example security policies include authentication, single sign-on, authorization, credential mapping, device profil…

Public Cloud Computing

…of economies of scale and sharing of resources that can reduce costs and increase choices of technologies.From a government organization’s perspective, using public cloud services implies that any organization (in any industry sector and jurisdiction) can use the same services (e.g., infrastructure, platform or software), without guarantees about where data would be located and stored. See also cloud access security brokers – CASB…

Cloud Management Platforms

…ties at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit. Free research and webinars from Gartner on Big Data Analytics. Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) Learn More at these Gartner Events… Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit 2017 – access the full range of insights critical for architects like you. From best practices in EA to creative ways to identify opportunities presented by disruptive technologies. Register by Mar…

Hybrid Cloud Computing

Hybrid cloud computing refers to policy-based and coordinated service provisioning, use and management across a mixture of internal and external cloud services. See also Cloud Access Security Brokers / CASB…

Private Cloud Computing

Private cloud computing is a form of cloud computing that is used by only one organization, or that ensures that an organization is completely isolated from others. See also CLOUD ACCESS SECURITY BROKERS (CASB)…

Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB)

…model in which a company or other entity adds value to one or more (public or private) cloud services on behalf of one or more consumers of that service via three primary roles including aggregation, integration and customization brokerage. A CSB enabler provides technology to implement CSB, and a CSB provider offers combined technology, people and methodologies to implement and manage CSB-related projects. See also Cloud Access Security Brokers

Cloud Computing

Gartner defines cloud computing as a style of computing in which scalable and elastic IT-enabled capabilities are delivered as a service using Internet technologies. See also CASB or cloud access security brokers Learn More at these Gartner Events… Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit 2017 – access the full range of insights critical for architects like you. From best practices in EA to creative ways to identify opp…

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