Comparison Validated Cloud Public Cloud
Compute (servers, storage and network)
Yes
Yes
Qualified and auditable infrastructure
Yes
No
Control where data resides
Yes
Only with a special agreement
Managed and supported operating Systems, database platforms and web services
Yes
No
Managed security
Yes

For closed networks Everything except the application for open systems

Self-service tools are provided; customer is 100% responsible
Managed backups
Yes
Non-qualified tools are provided
Life Science-experienced Quality oversight For operations and support
Yes

Included with service

No
Operational SOPs
Yes
Customers need to develop, train and follow their own SOPs
Disaster recovery Optional service that is fully managed and documented Customers need to self-configure, test and document implementation and processes
Audit and governmental regulatory defense on your behalf
Yes
No
Delivered qualification of customer systems, databases, network
Yes
No
Anti-virus, monitoring and response
Yes
Non-qualified tools available and customers need to respond to alerts
Who owns risk? Sponsor is 100% accountable for all involved parties Validated Cloud responsible for our services Customers 100% Responsible
Quality agreement as a supplier
Yes
No