GIT SECURITY News: Are We Ready For The Cloud?

 
 

Dear Reader,

The use of cloud services for the security industry is still not very common and quite a few security officers are still rejecting cloud storage for their data. With more and more businesses on the whole moving to the cloud, they are now facing a fork in the road when it comes to their IT decisions. They have to decide whether to continue using the traditional three to five year infrastructure lifecycle of servers, networking and on-premises facilities or take the leap into the cloud.

When we talked to Genetec founder and CEO Pierre Racz about the cloud at Security Essen he pointed out the difference between professional cloud storing and the situation in a lot of companies who store their data in-house: “Microsoft has 16 major data centers globally that are the size of football fields. These centers are highly secure, the data is encrypted and the level of protection is far beyond what could feasibly build in-house. Their storage arrays are not stuffed into hot, humid basements and they’re not located adjacent to poorly secured office space.”

Marc Handels, VP Global Marketing & Sales at Salto Systems, outlined the main advantages for customers using the cloud. The main target groups for Salto’s cloud-based services Salto KS Keys are retailers, shared offices and companies that rent out apartments. For them the service reduces cost and almost eliminates the need for maintenance. The cloud-based access control provides flexibility, scalability, reliability, and the ability to manage access control from any Internet platform. Using the cloud can also be a good way to connect and integrate other services. Through an agreement with Panasonic, Salto is able to offer connected services and the integration of video surveillance via Panasonic’s Cameramanager cloud-based service.

When you are interested in how to use cloud services for your business, you do not need to attend the major IT shows. At intersec in Dubai end of January you can find answers to your questions. Like last year we will sponsor two media lounges at the show and will produce the official intersec Dubai App that will help you to navigate through the show.

Best regards

Heiko Baumgartner for GIT's safety and security team

 
 
 
 
 
 

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