Ten Factors to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

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Do you have safe harbour data considerations to address?

In light of PRISM revelations, is anywhere safe for data anymore? If your cloud service is owned by an American company, then be aware that they will be subject to NSA/FISA rulings that prevent them under U.S. law to reveal any data passed to U.S. security services that you previously deemed confidential between the provider and you (as a client).

Employee personal adoption of the cloud combined with a range of improvements in the security of cloud technologies have driven more CIOs to consider cloud computing to cut costs and improve IT efficiency throughout their organizations. By the end of 2015, the size of the global cloud services market is estimated to be $180 billion. If you’re one of the organizations looking to move some of the 50 million physical servers worldwide to the cloud, a few critical points, identified by Rory Canavan of 1E, must be taken into consideration.


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