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by: Gregory_U February 15, 2013 8:14 PM PST

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Cloud based system but the Database inside the company?

by Gregory_U - 2/15/13 8:14 PM

Is it possible to have a cloud-based system but the data and documents can be stored inside the company firewall on their own servers?

I'm sorry for my ignorance, but I don't know this. I've tried to find the answer but I just cant find it so I'd like to ask those people who do know.

I've designed a system that captures the Business Architecture for each business area in a company, but:

1) As a company's key business steps (key steps for each supply / value chain, inc business processes and rules, plus all the other info surrounding what they do and how they do it) is their core competance and is their mission-critical info, and

2) since reading here that cloud-based storage is not always secure,

I want to make sure I'm going the right path before I commit to developing the system.

My plan was to use SSL and encryption while data was being transferred, so is this SaaS and not including storage (STaaS) or am I missing some things you can see?

.. May I ask for your thoughts or guidance on this?

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