KuppingerCole Report
By Alexei Balaganski

Safeguarding Your Most Valuable Data: Five Key Criteria to Assess Cloud Provider Security

This whitepaper focuses on defining the key security-focused selection criteria to help your company choose a secure platform for current and future cloud projects.

Commissioned by Oracle

1 Introduction

Digital Transformation has profoundly changed our entire society, especially in the last decade. The world today is quickly growing more digitalized, ...

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2 Key Challenges

Information technology and the digitalization of our society have promised to make our lives (and our businesses) better and more efficient. To be fai ...

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3 Five Key Security Criteria to Build Trusted Platforms

When organizations deliver IT services from their own data centers, they can maintain tight control over the security and compliance. The growing dema ...

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4 Oracle’s Security-First Approach

Oracle Corporation is a multinational technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. Founded as a relational database vendor, Oracle ha ...

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4.1 “Security Vendor” vs “Secure Vendor”

The public perception of Oracle has not been associated with being a cybersecurity vendor: very few people would call it a “security vendor”. In f ...

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4.2 Oracle’s Security-First Approach

As mentioned earlier, Oracle has a vision to offer organizations comprehensive protection using layered security that spans infrastructure, applicatio ...

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5 Summary and Recommendations

If you’re only looking for a single takeaway from this paper, let it be the following: even though outsourcing IT infrastructures to a cloud service ...

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