|By Liz McMillan||
|August 26, 2013 09:00 AM EDT||
Cloud Security Providers (CSPs) interested in doing business with the government have a strategic decision to make before entering the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization process. FedRAMP can help these providers consolidate their compliance demands by allowing them to leverage FedRAMP as the high-watermark of security control standards and apply them to other industries. Obtaining FedRAMP compliance can enable CSPs to achieve a security compliance baseline for their cloud solutions while also meeting other regulatory requirements (PCI, ISO 27001, SSAE 16, HIPAA/HITECH, FFIEC, etc.).
FedRAMP can provide CSPs with new business opportunities as federal agencies adopt the Cloud First initiative and public and private sectors expand their collaboration and interdependence.
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo, Douglas Greise, Principal & Co-Founder of Veris Group, will discuss how the strategic and technical solutions offered by an experienced third party can provide a cost-saving and business-driven approach to gain a competitive edge in the government sector, while also meeting existing and changing compliance standards.
Douglas Greise is Principal & Co-Founder of Veris Group. He brings more than eighteen years of information technology/security consulting and management experience to the company and its customer base. As Principal, he oversees strategic planning, partnerships and client delivery areas, including Veris Group's cloud computing consulting and assessment services. He's an experienced executive responsible for the management and operation of the company's client services and technology innovation program and leads the business development efforts for multiple delivery areas. In this role, he is responsible for establishing strategic partnerships and outreach initiatives to the private and public sectors.
Greise has worked with multiple government agencies and commercial cloud service providers to include: AT&T, Amazon Web Services, IBM, ServiceNow, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, and the Department of the Treasury.
A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2013 Silicon Valley, November 4-7, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.
The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, November 4-7, 2013.
The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!
Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 150 sponsors and exhibitors!
All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 13th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.
"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2013, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."
for Cloud Expo 2013 Silicon Valley
Cloud Expo 2013 Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021.
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