Deploying a Secure Ecommerce Application in the Cloud

As cloud computing continues to move from “early adopters” to the “early majority,” many online retailers are starting to evaluate the cloud as a valuable alternative.

Lower upfront and running capital expenses, lower operation expenses, faster time to market, increased scalability and flexibility, as well as pay “by the drink” pricing, are just some of the promised benefits companies can experience with cloud computing. However, when it comes to cloud computing in ecommerce, the question isn’t so much “will there be advantages to switching to the cloud,” but more so “how can I take advantage of the cloud without sacrificing security and privacy?”