Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Storing and Managing Cloud Data

Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Storing and Managing Cloud Data

Updated Mar 19, 2018
Cloud storage is of key interest to many consumers, as it has a number of advantages over traditional data storage. Cloud-stored data is available from any location that has Internet access. However, depending on the type of business and data, some organizations need to carefully evaluate if and what types of regulations and compliance standards may apply to their data. This course provides a closer look at enterprise resources in the cloud and the use of cloud storage services. It describes the importance of classifying your type of data, what type of security regulations or restrictions apply to it, and whether a cloud provider's offering aligns with those requirements. This course also takes a closer look at the protocols, standards, and mobile client access involved in accessing cloud resources. It explores the meaning of open source software and its role in provisioning and accessing cloud resources.