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Wrap-up

Cloud services can refer to a broad range of design patterns and service models, which require thorough assessment and application in context.

Let’s wrap up what you have learned.

  • The use of cloud services requires due diligence and a firm understanding of the service provider’s capabilities and contractual obligations.

  • “Cloud” as a term is very broad. It can refer to a variety of design patterns and service models, which are constantly evolving.

  • Cloud services now include Identity as a Service (IDaaS) and Backoffice as a Service (BaaS). We also must understand any legal and regulatory requirements before we start using these newer services models.

  • The nature of cloud services is that they are international almost by definition, so we must understand what the different jurisdictions and different sets of legal requirements are.

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