Compliance in the Cloud

Make sure your IT meets the compliance needs of your business

Balancing innovation and compliance

Our clients are ambitious visionaries, constantly striving for innovation, growth, and excellence. We demonstrate that IT compliance doesn’t have to be an obstacle in their journey.

Embracing the cloud, harnessing data-driven decision-making, and leveraging software, AI, and automation are integral to enhancing services. While navigating audits, regulations, and compliance may seem daunting, rest assured – we’ve got your back.


Baking in compliance

By designing and managing your cloud environment with precision, you can seamlessly integrate compliance from the outset, reducing risks as your business grows.

We assist clients in establishing a robust framework that meets the UK and international compliance requirements for regulated industries such as finance, healthcare, transportation, and manufacturing. This empowers them to enter new markets and launch innovative services. Our expertise spans Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, and Teams Calling, providing comprehensive compliance support for your business.


Assess – Deploy – Manage

We’ll work with your in-house experts to understand your compliance needs. From standard certifications such as:

  • GDPR
  • ISO
  • MiFID II

Through to specific industry or country requirements, our experts will help you meet the requirements.


We will assess your Azure, Microsoft 365, and Teams Calling environments and map them against your compliance needs to create a gaps analysis and build an action plan. 


Whether it is baking in compliance in a new environment or configuring an existing one we will make sure your cloud environment meets your specific compliance requirements.


With an ever-evolving environment, new data, new services and updates it is important your compliance is continually monitored.

How we do it

Your IT compliance needs will be unique to you based on your industry, the territories you operate in, the data you hold and how your IT is currently configured. Some of the common areas customers need to consider:

• Data and information protection
• Risk management
• Access and identity
• Retention of data
• Call recording
• Encryption
• Threat protection

Work with a compliance expert

“Rather than simply focusing on the technology, Cloud Direct’s specialist engineers listened to our business needs before exploring the different solutions that could work for us.”
Sanjay Sood - RSM Global

Azure Security: Policy and Governance Video Series

In the second installment of our Azure Security Fundamentals Series, our Azure gurus show you how to build policies to enforce compliance within your Azure environment.

We look at how Azure’s governance services help to enforce organisational standards to assess compliance at scale and the in-built tools available to allow you to deploy policies in a repeatable manner – allowing you to speed up processes moving forward.

Keep your business secure and compliant while hybrid working

Kickstart your compliance plans