Five Predictions for Hybrid Cloud Environments in 2015

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Changes in Team Structure, Responsibility and Hiring

IT organizations must figure out how they will determine who manages security for public IaaS platforms. Is it the responsibility of IT operations or information security teams within the company, or the platform providers? AlgoSec predicts that there will be significant changes in structure and responsibilities of these teams in 2015. Furthermore, organizations will invest in products that simplify network security management and then choose good analysts who can evaluate and act on multiple sources of information. By the time the "perfect" expert comes along, you could have someone smart, if less experienced, proficiently using the tools you've already had in place for months.

It's once again time to make predictions and identify trends for the coming year. The debate over public versus private cloud has been brewing for a while now and, in 2015, many organizations will find that a compromise between the two – hybrid cloud – is actually a better fit for their needs.

According to Gartner, 75 percent of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by 2015, so organizations must understand how the hybrid cloud environment extends the security policy management challenges of the on-premise data center. In this slideshow, AlgoSec, a security policy management company, discusses five predictions for hybrid cloud environments.


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