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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Data Protection (Movement) in the Cloud

This gives us a visual representation (Heat Map) of cloud data privacy policies. This is VITAL to understand if you do any work with the Government, here's why:

The data cannot leave the United States, and if you use Amazon or other cloud offerings from global players there is not a way to insure that data and workload stays in the US.

So while your Cloud Sales rep may be local, look under the sheets and see where the data is and could be at any given point.

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