Certification schemes for cloud computing
Final report - Study
This report examines existing certification schemes relevant to cloud computing, focusing on benefits and challenges of such schemes as well as the identification of possible supporting actions and next steps recommendations as regards the implementation of the key action on certification of the European Cloud Computing Strategy. The report is based on research of the state of the art in cloud certification, how cloud certification schemes could enhance trust and transparency in the cloud; which elements of cloud computing could be considered for certification; challenges still affecting... existing cloud certification schemes; and the role of public sector. The key findings from the research have been used to develop seven recommendations detailing possible intervention by the European Union with regards to cloud certification.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for the Information Society and Media (European Commission) - Now known as... - Now known as... Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (European Commission) , Trilateral Research and Consulting
- Personal author(s): Barnard-Wills, David; Wright, David; Lagazio, Monica; Rodrigues, Rowena Themes: Information technology and telecommunications
- Subject: common strategy, computer network, computer systems, data protection, digital technology, impact of information technology, information technology, technical standard