THE STARAUDIT PROCESS FOR CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDERS
Make yourself familiar with the StarAudit assessment requirements. Perform a self-assessment against the scheme in one of the three quality levels as a Trusted Cloud Service Provider.
Register as a StarAudit partner with your public report and enhance your visibility in marketplaces through StarAudit partnership.
Use the report as a quality statement for your lead generation.
Find a StarAudit-AAO (Accredited Audit Organisation).
Start the full audit and provide evidence of the results of your self-assessment.
Prepare to provide information like company registration, contracts, data privacy statements where applicable, security and data protection measures, data-centre-specific information (connectivity, cooling, electricity, area security, emergency plans), process maturity, interfaces, data portability and service plans.
Provide transparency regarding all sub-services, subcontractors and data locations.
Follow the recommendations of the auditors during remote and on-site inspection.
Apply for a StarAudit certification for official registration.
Use the certification as evidence for your transparency and effectiveness to be recognized as a fully Trusted Cloud Service Provider by your customers.
Register as a StarAudit partner with your public certification and further enhance your visibility in marketplaces with StarAudit partnership.
Follow the guidelines and recommendations of StarAudit to maintain the reputation of your service.
You may start using the Assessment Tool right now; there are no costs involved.
Feel free to use it anonymously if you want to avoid any links to your company.
Reports can be downloaded and printed, but the report data will not be stored.
All data associated with your project will be deleted once you remove that project in the StarAudit Assessment Tool.