Security in cloud deployment is often treated as an afterthought; this should no longer be the case as cloud offers some unique risks and there are steps that can be taken to prevent or manage these risks.
Cloud technology is considered as the third great shift in computing. An article in ZDNet emphasizes the importance of technology in creating strategies that will enable businesses to become faster, smarter and more agile.
Enterprises adopting cloud computing strategies are ever increasing but the main concern is the transition of decision-making from IT to non-IT within the organization. An ISACA paper delivers six guiding principles for cloud computing adoption and use.
There have already been several major points of concern identified in cloud computing, these points need to be approached strategically when it comes to adoption. A cloud computing expert shares some useful tips on how businesses can successfully adopt cloud computing.
From a security standpoint, it is recommended that organizations continuously validate, revalidate and vet their service providers throughout the relationship.
In the near future, Gartner believes that majority of private clouds will migrate to hybrid. This article shows how to properly plan and consider factors in choosing the right hybrid cloud.