Microsoft Announces Security Center for Dynamics CRM Online
Microsoft Corp. has announced the availability of Reliability Center Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Trust Center), a Web site that provides detailed information about the privacy and security practices of CRM in the cloud service from Microsoft (Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online). Information on safety and regulatory compliance are key considerations for organizations when evaluating the feasibility of contracting services in the cloud. Therefore, the center of the reliability of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online provides customers and potential users of high-level information on privacy, transparency, verification and security features are independent of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online has been recorded in the security program Security, Trust & Assurance (STAR) Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) – Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security, Trust & Assurance Registry ( STAR) program, becoming the first service in the cloud CRM that provides this level of transparency. Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure also been registered in this program, which reflects the huge commitment to Microsoft about security and privacy of customer data.
“Customers need to be sure that your business solutions include security and privacy they need. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Trust Center ensures transparency in how to work with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and manage these critical security needs of customers,” said Dennis Michalis, president of Microsoft Dynamics CRM at Microsoft Corp. “Our customers need business solutions that may rely and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Trust Center helps to dispel any doubts that may have when considering adopting a cloud service” .
The “Look Before You Leap Into Cloud Computing,” Gartner Inc. of, published on May 25, 2012, states that “in late 2016, more than 50 percent of Global 1000 companies will have stored critical data of its clients in the public cloud. ” He adds, “many companies are reaping huge benefits of cloud computing, primarily in business agility and reduced costs …. However, as with any new technology, many customers venture into it without having explored all risks and how to fix them. ”
“Companies must ensure that providers of cloud services that are looking to hire them to ensure confidence in security, privacy and time to operate,” said Gene Phifer, vice president at Gartner. “Companies must monitor the performance of potential suppliers of cloud services using cloud standards and certifications, questionnaires and interviews. Transparency in a cloud provider is key and the security concerns should be higher in deployments the cloud, which in those carried out on a on-premise “.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online has been designed to deliver performance, scalability, security and service levels that organizations need and incorporates capabilities to meet a wide range of regulations and privacy regulations, among which are EU Safe Harbor, EU Model Clauses, ISO 27001, SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II and HIPAA, HITECH.