Mr Dietz who is currently in Australia to help launch the first iteration of the company's Trusted Cloud Fabric security framework in the region, said it was an important tool in returning some level of control over their data to end user organisations.
'The whole concept with the Trusted Cloud Fabric is to give users tools to allow them to still be compliant,' with a range of regulations or legislation government issues such as privacy and data location.
Over the last two years SafeNet has partnered with Amazon on developing and testing the approach. Amazon has developed a high profile as a provider of international public cloud services, although its reputation took a caning last month when its EC2 cloud collapsed, leaving clients without computer services for an extended period of time.
While reliability of service is a key issue for public cloud providers, so according to Mr Dietz is security, and the ability to provide users with a measure of control over their data in the cloud wherever that is located. Amazon he said; 'Desperately wants to have global users of its infrastructure.'
However until end users have a way of controlling and securing their data, and complying with the relevant regulatory and legislative requirements, international cloud adoption is likely to remain somewhat constrained.
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