Vapour vs bricks: Why the cloud could be the safest place for your data
By Justin Fielder, Easynet Chief Technology Officer
If I was to suggest businesses move IT services to the cloud to improve security, there’s a strong possibility I would be laughed out of town. Despite businesses clearly seeing the benefits of migrating to the cloud, research shows that, for 61% of European CIOs, security is still the biggest concern when considering such a move.
For many network professionals, there is a clear comfort factor which derives from having a virtual boundary fence built around their network, within which sits corporate data and applications. 45% of IT professionals surveyed by CIO.com in the US said their biggest cloud security concern is a lack of perimeter defences and/or control of the corporate network.
When we drill down further into the inhibitors to cloud migration, the concerns very specifically relate to the storage of data and ...
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