Mary Hunt

Mary Hunt

Mary Hunt has been a Cloud Technical Business Development Executive with IBM since 2012 with a focus on SAP and SoftLayer. In this role, she supported IBM Sales with her SAP technical knowledge, working both as a salesperson and the sales engineer. She has executed deals up to $6 million in revenue for IBM Cloud for SAP Applications. Previous to moving over to IBM Cloud Sales organization, she led technical teams for IBM in implementations of SAP for financial and industrial customers. She is a certified Technical Seller with IBM in SoftLayer and ERP in the cloud, and is also a certified SAP Technical Consultant.

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SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials

SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials (Electronic Editions)

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This book focuses on security topics associated with cloud computing within the SAP space and provides readers with detailed knowledge, expert guidance and best practices to minimize risk and ensure mission critical systems and data remain secure at all times. View

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  • Chapter 7: Phase Four: Transition

    In the final phase, transition, we go through what you can expect at go-live, followed by lengthy discussions regarding service level agreements, operations process training, and transition to cloud operations. We talk about intricacies of system stabilization and monitoring. Finally, we explore the options for business continuity and security

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  • Chapter 6: Phase Three: Build

    In the third phase, build, we walk through developing proofs of concept for your project. The chapter discusses how to take advantage of a provision-shared infrastructure, as well as strategies for building and testing that infrastructure. There is an examination on how to build and mitigate databases and applications, as well as planning the phase cutover. It also looks at automated provisioning and automated services.

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  • Chapter 5: Phase Two: Model

    The second phase of moving SAP to the cloud, model, contains an overview of the second half of onboarding to the cloud. It examples infrastructure requirements and design and walks the reader through the process of developing a workload analysis. The chapter discusses application and business process discovery as well as operational run books and migration strategy.

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  • Encryption

    The previous chapters [of SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials] discussed how cloud providers can prevent an attacker from accessing your data. But what happens if an attacker does gain access? Does this mean it’s game over, data’s stolen, start running damage control? Not necessarily. This is where encryption can help you. In this chapter excerpt, we’ll cover what encryption is and how you can use it to protect your cloud-based SAP system.

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