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SOA Rebranded as Cloud Computing Services

August 18th, 2010

Just have to love some marketing folks and analysts that jump to the latest buzz word and extol the differences, benefits, pitfalls, fear, uncertainty and doubt.   There have recently been some press releases concerning cloud computing concepts and technology that seems to have been lifted from previous Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) overviews from the same vendors. 

Cloud Computing Security Issues – nothing really new or different

Security compliance, addressed either by physical controls or logical controls, will still apply whether you operate on your premises or in a virtual environment.  Virtual environments just make this harder and when you rely upon a third party the phrase “trust but verify” is an apt response to ensure that this particular computing model does