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While cloud computing continues to evolve and mature, our next steps include:

  • Continue with our strategy of Private Cloud Preferred.
  • Require all cloud computing service agreements and contracts for SFU to be reviewed and approved by IT Services.
  • Develop a policy for outsourcing information systems based on this strategy paper.
  • Establish a contract review process for any cloud computing service.
  • Use our internal cloud service capabilities to grow and develop our One I.S. priorities. 
  • Enhance our identity management system to support the expanding cloud environment.
  • Continue to improve the security of our data and manage its access.
  • Be open to adopting cloud services that deliver a true benefit to the University.
  • Continue to observe and track the development and maturation of community, hybrid, and public cloud services.
  • Continue to develop our Water Tower Building as a world class cloud computing data centre.
  • Pursue opportunities to enhance and expand our community cloud service offerings.