Activity

1. ASP-SaaS-Cloud Spread Promotion Council

ASPIC established "ASP-SaaS-Cloud Council" with MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) in 2007 to expand the market for ASP, SaaS and Cloud computing. Especially this council examines subjects and issues to promote ASP, SaaS and Cloud computing for the concrete field and business type, takes measures and makes proposals for the administrative agency concerned.

a. History of "ASP-SaaS-Cloud Spread Promotion Council" committees

2012 "Committee for examination of ground information disclosure and secondary use"
"Committee for examination of disaster prevention and disaster information disclosure and secondary use"
"Committee for examination of perishable agricultural products information offering and secondary use"
"Committee for examination of marine products information offering and secondary use"
2011 "Committee for service deployment with social capital information"
"Committee for service deployment with food distribution information"
"Committee for examination of rights protection from cloud computing user point of view"
2010 "Committee for service deployment in education field"
"Committee for social service deployment" (continued)
"Committee for service deployment with medial and welfare information" (continued)
2009 "Committee for safety and reliability" (continued)
"Committee for social service deployment"
"Committee for service deployment with medial and welfare information"
2008 "Committee for safety and reliability"
"Committee for ASP coordination"
"Committee for enterprise directory"
"Committee for global cooperation"

b. Establishment status of guideline and regulation

ASPIC has established following guideline and regulation in cooperation with MIC as a result of committee's activities.

Mar, 2003 Guideline for Public IT Outsourcing
Nov, 2007 Information Disclosure Guidelines for Safety and Reliability of ASP / SaaS
Jan, 2008 Information Security Guideline for ASP and SaaS
Feb, 2009 "Information Disclosure Guidelines for Safety and Reliability of Data Center
Jul, 2009 Safety Management Guideline for Medical Information Usage by ASP / SaaS vendors
Apr, 2010 Guideline for ASP / SaaS Introduction and Application by Local Government
Oct, 2010 Guideline for Use of Data Center
Oct, 2010 Guideline for ASP / SaaS vendors in School Affairs field
Dec, 2010 SLA samples based on "Safety Management Guideline for Medical Information Usage by ASP / SaaS vendors"
Jul, 2011 Guideline for Protection of Cloud Service Users and Secure of Compliance
Dec, 2011 Information Disclosure Guidelines for Safety and Reliability of Cloud Computing
Dec, 2011 Information Disclosure Guidelines for Safety and Reliability of IaaS / PaaS
Jul, 2012 Guideline for coordination with ASP and SaaS vendors
Jul, 2012 Guideline for Secondary Use of Ground Information
Jul, 2012 Data Governance Guideline in Social Capital field
Jul, 2012 Guidance for Providing Traceability Service of Rice and Processed Rice Products by ASP / SaaS / Cloud computing
Map of Guidelines
Map of Guidelines

2. Society for Cloud computing

ASPIC promotes various societies to generate sound market and expand market every fields and business types.

Following figure shows placement of the society.

3. Member Support

ASPIC promotes expanding ASP / SaaS / Cloud business and member's business actively by various events as follows.

a. ASP, SaaS and Cloud Award

The purpose of this award is to enhance social cognition how the business model and the technology of ASP / SaaS / Cloud computing contributes to the social and gets customer satisfaction, and to improve awareness of ASP / SaaS vendors that get excellent results at ASP / SaaS / Cloud business.

b. Cloud Business Exchange Meeting

ASPIC holds Cloud Business Exchange Meeting for ASP / SaaS / Cloud vendors to provide business matching chance. Vendors who have the possibility of cooperation each other exchange ideas to expand own business by alliance.

c. General Meeting, Seasonal Meeting

The meeting provides the latest information of policy, business case, etc. related with ASP / SaaS / Cloud computing.

d. Provision of Information

ASPIC distributes the sophisticated technical articles related ASP / SaaS / Cloud computing that are issued by various media to members.