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Cloud Raxak Partners with HP to Simplify and Automate Cloud Security Compliance

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Cloud Raxak Partners with HP to Simplify and Automate Cloud Security Compliance

Industry’s first seamless integration of security profiles in a service catalog.

Cloud Raxak, an HP Gold Partner and leader in cloud security, has partnered with HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) to deliver the industry’s first seamless integration of security profiles in a service catalog. Given security compliance is 40% of the cost of managing applications in the cloud, simplifying and automating compliance minimizes security risk and accelerates time to market.

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Figure 1: One-Touch Compliance through the IT Service catalog using HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) software.
Automating and Simplifying Cloud Security Compliance

Raxak Protect™ is a SaaS-based cloud security solution that empowers IT and application development teams to ensure compliance across private and public clouds. Starting with provisioning and continuing through the application lifecycle, Raxak Protect™ enables cloud applications to be developed and deployed securely, quickly, cost-effectively and without human error.

Get started with your Free Trial of Raxak Protect today.

One-touch Security Compliance through Service Catalog

The combination of Raxak ProtectTM and HP CSA provides a seamless integration of security profiles in a service catalog (see Figure 1). This joint solution accelerates and simplifies the quick provisioning of security compliant applications across public and private clouds.

"The tight integration with HP’s solution provides customers a turn-key solution for automating application security compliance.”

Atul Garg, HP Vice President and GM, Cloud and Automation

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Managing Security Risk in the Cloud

Developing an application in the public cloud has become so easy that IT departments and business units have started adopting this technology for cost and flexibility. But for many enterprises, security risks severely limit their ability to take advantage of the public cloud.

Consider a scenario where a marketing manager needs to quickly create a consumer loyalty application in response to competition. To accelerate time to market, the business might create an application on the public cloud without fully understanding the security requirements and risks. Novice deployments like these are neither compliant with corporate security policies nor adequately monitored throughout the lifecycle of the application. These two key factors increase security risk and may negate the business benefit of creating the new application. To solve this dilemma, enterprises need to make security compliance as simple as provisioning assets on the cloud.

Learn how Raxak Protect can secure your cloud applications

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Figure 2: Architecture for HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) integration of Raxak Protect Security Compliance.
Raxak Protect and HP CSA Eliminate Novice User Security Risk

IT organizations have already trained their business units to request IT services through a service catalog. Integrating Raxak Protect security profiles with the HP CSA IT service catalog enables both novice and expert users to build applications with automated security compliance.

As soon as the cloud-computing asset is provisioned, HP CSA calls the Raxak Protect API (see Figure 2) to enforce the corporate compliance profile. This enforcement continues through the lifecycle of the asset. The compliance logs and reports are stored in an audit-ready form, and seamlessly integrated with the HP CSA interface.

Guide to Security Cloud Applications

Together Raxak Protect™ and HP’s Cloud Service Automation (CSA) deliver the industry’s first seamless integration of security profiles in a service catalog. This combined solution accelerates application development, reduces costs, and simplifies audits across public and private clouds.

For more info on how to minimize cloud security risk, download the Guide to Securing Cloud Applications or get more information on the Free Trial of Raxak Protect.

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