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Good growth of cloud adoption and cloud services in Singapore: IDA

Zafar Anjum | April 8, 2013
Singapore now hosts more than 10 cloud data centres of global cloud service providers

CITREP was expanded two years ago to cover new and emerging areas, which includes Cloud Computing. The aim of this was to deepen the capability of infocomm professionals in Singapore.

Cloud computing standards taskforce

Tay said that IDA has worked with Singapore's Information Technology Standards Committee to set up a cloud computing standards co-ordinating task force in February 2011.

The task force, which comprises representatives from IDA, ITSC, Singapore Computer Society, Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation, Information Technology Management Association as well as industry sectors, work on guidelines for various cloud issues with inputs from the industry.

"Arising from the effort, the task force has developed two Technical Reference documents which are available to the public - one that provides best practices for server virtualisation security, and the other on guidelines on cloud security and service level for public cloud services' users," he said.


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