A certification in accordance with BSI baseline protection, or to be more exact – in accordance with ISO 27001 based on IT baseline protection – is the gold standard for information security. This certification from the German Federal Office for Information Security is very German in that it is significantly more in-depth and thorough than the international standards. This holds a decisive advantage for certified companies – such as cloud providers – and even their clients.
Maximum IT security is one of the most important aspects of cloud computing. There are various security certifications on the market. One of them is especially convincing.
The following example shows how we at Global Access perform maintenance on our Enterprise Advanced Cloud infrastructure, with absolutely no downtime for our customers’ services. We achieve this by using a technology that currently cannot be found anywhere else on the German cloud market.
Historically, the main benefit of operating databases on dedicated servers was faster processing speed when compared to virtual machines. However, today’s virtual infrastructure not only keeps pace with the speed of dedicated-server hardware, but also provides advantages that were impossible with pre-cloud technology.