A Guide for Performing and Maintaining a Validated IT Infrastructure

| July 9, 2019

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If you work at a regulated company, then there is a fair chance that you have heard of  the term computer system validation (CSV). The issue is that a “computer system” is technically the hardware and software of a platform system.  Around that you need to add application software, ancillary equipment, people and procedures to form a “computerized system.” This computerized system then runs within a company’s operating infrastructure (or on in the cloud if run within a cloud-hosted service environment). Each of these elements within the computerized system need to be either validated or qualified. Validation is providing evidence-based proof that a process will consistently produce a result meeting its predetermined specifications and quality attributes. Qualification is proving that some physical entity is fit for its intended use as defined in a set of requirements.

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