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[session] @VMware Compliance | @CloudExpo @IBMcloud @CloudRaxak

A cost-effective way to leverage the cloud, manage risk and maintain continuous security compliance

Automating VMware Security Compliance in the Hybrid Cloud

Successful transition from traditional IT to cloud computing requires three key ingredients: an IT architecture that allows companies to extend their internal best practices to the cloud, a cost point that allows economies of scale, and automated processes that manage risk exposure and maintain regulatory compliance with industry regulations (FFIEC, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, FISMA). The unique combination of VMware, the IBM Cloud, and Cloud Raxak, a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor in IT Automation, provides a cost-effective way to leverage the cloud, manage risk and maintain continuous security compliance.

When combining the IBM® Cloud with Raxak Protect, enterprises using VMware can automate uniform security compliance across all their IT infrastructures from on-premise bare metal to the public cloud. The Raxak ProtectTM agent-less cloud server protection platform delivers friction-less, full life-cycle security compliance for Windows and Linux workloads. This enables enterprises in regulated industries like financial services (banking, insurance, investments), retail and healthcare, to leverage the cloud for agility in application development, while maintaining compliance with their security policies.

In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Sesh Murthy, co-founder and CTO for Cloud Raxak, will discuss how to:

  • Develop a risk and security compliance strategy across private and public clouds
  • Securely move VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud in hours versus weeks and months
  • Use automation to reduce security compliance costs by 40-60%
  • Proactively decrease cloud security risk by removing security vulnerabilities
  • Deliver audit-ready evidence of cloud security compliance (FFIEC, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FISMA)
  • Accelerate app development by integrating security compliance into DevOps for continuous full-life cycle protection

Speaker Bio
Sesh Murthy is co-founder and CTO for Cloud Raxak. Before Cloud Raxak, he was the Vice President of Cloud Innovation at IBM Global Services. He brings 29 years of experience creating value for customers in cloud and technology services. His expertise includes strategic outsourcing, cloud architecture, management service automation, software, sales and distribution.

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