By Oren Hamami, SunGuard Availability Services | June 10, 2013
DDoS attacks are already a huge concern for banks, and moving infrastructure to the cloud can open new vulnerabilities for banks from such attacks. Here’s a step-by-step plan to protect your infrastructure in the cloud.
Compliance considerations and clear benefits in terms of recovery speed and cost are driving community banks to move their disaster recovery centers to the cloud. But some larger banks are hesitating to follow that path.
Adoption of cloud and as-a-service computing models is accelerating in banking. While costs-savings may be the primary driver, increasingly the cloud is seen as a means of innovation and competitive advantage.
Charlie Lai, CIO and EVP of Fairwinds Credit Union, is always prepared to go the extra mile in the name of customer convenience, whether he is converting core systems or thinking about the institution's next mobile app.