Top 10 Issues Eroding Cloud Confidence

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
Next Top 10 Issues Eroding Cloud Confidence-2 Next

The area of least confidence deals with regulation and legislation. This combined measure, which includes regulatory compliance and government regulations keeping pace with the market, ranks last, indicating the lowest degree of confidence that related issues are currently being addressed.

Enterprises must carry significant cost to meet regulatory requirements. At the same time, regulators place limits on enterprises that complicate technology innovation. These two elements combined render the ability of government to keep pace with technology essential. Because the government has such power to influence technology adoption, it is even more critical for government and regulators to understand cloud computing and adopt a regulatory stance that enables, rather than limits, the adoption of cloud.

Findings from a joint Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA survey show that government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy dominate the top 10 areas where confidence in the cloud is lowest.

A collaborative project by ISACA and CSA, the “Cloud Market Maturity” study provides business and IT leaders with insight into the maturity of cloud computing and will help identify any changes in the market.  The report provides detailed insight on the adoption of cloud services among all levels within today’s global enterprises and businesses, including the C-suite.

The study reveals that cloud users in 50 countries were least confident about the following issues (ranked from least confident to most confident).

 

Related Topics : Cloud Computing, Dell, Services Vendors, SMBs, Web Platform Vendors

 
More Slideshows

cloud51-190x128 5 Best Practices for Managing Zombie Cloud Infrastructure

IT administrators need to identify zombie assets, verify idle status and shut off anything that is unused. Here's how to get your dormant infrastructure back in shape. ...  More >>

cloud50-190x128.jpg How to Use the Cloud to Become a High-Velocity Business

Cloud SaaS adoption allows organizations to gain the flexibility and scalability necessary for creating a high-velocity business. ...  More >>

DynCloudInternetVisibility0x 8 Reasons the Enterprise Needs More Visibility into the Cloud

IT executives need the right tools to monitor and control their cloud infrastructure to maximize the positive impacts and mitigate security threats. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.