Clouds and security: Doubts remain

A survey of IT managers in the United States and United Kingdom, conducted by Mimecast, shows high interest in clouds among IT managers, though they have lingering concerns about security.

  • Organizations now using some form of cloud computing: 56 percent
  • Adopters who say clouds improve security: 57 percent
  • Biggest concerns among those not yet using clouds: Security and costs
  • Those who say storing data outside the organization is a risk: 62 percent
  • U.S. organizations considering new cloud services: 70 percent

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Alan Joch is a freelance writer based in New Hampshire.

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