Date Added: Nov 2010
Cloud computing is fast becoming a viable option for companies searching to run their IT organizations more efficiently and for good reason. With it, companies can gain potential competitive advantages that could make a real difference: shorter time to market, services that can be quickly turned up or down, and streamlined upfront IT costs just to name a few. There are many obstacles facing enterprises who are wishing to adopt cloud computing services. The biggest of these remains security. IT leaders are understandably sensitive about letting private customer information, business data, legal documents, or trade secrets reside outside their company. Where will the data be stored and how will the computing infrastructure be secured and protected?