Debunking Five Misconceptions About Cloud-Based Services

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Without the necessary security measures in place, the cloud could potentially be perilous. But this is true of any system used to store critical data and information. Moreover, the cloud offers safeguards that traditional solutions do not. With cloud-based services, additional layers of protection are not only available – they are a priority for top providers. To succeed in the cloud market, security is paramount. Vendors know they need to provide trusted and secure cloud services to their customers.

Cloud-based services have seeped into our everyday lives, both at home and in the office. Yet there are still some misconceptions that make business executives and IT managers nervous about implementing cloud-based services in their organizations.

In an age in which businesses are under increasing pressure to derive greater value with fewer resources, cloud-based services are hard to ignore. There will always be doubters and those who prefer to be late adopters, but for those who are ready to take advantage of cloud-based services, capabilities that might otherwise be inaccessible are suddenly within reach.

In this slideshow, GFI Cloud shares thoughts on the top five misconceptions about cloud-based services – that they are unreliable, not secure, too expensive, offer less flexibility and control and require too many resources.


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