Cloud Computing is a term that describes a wide range of services. Companies frequently use cloud services all over the world. However, different companies use the cloud in different ways. Consequently, the perceived value can also change, from company to company. Cloud providers can help the customer understand what benefits are inherent part of the Cloud, and which of those benefits are most useful.
Privacy has been a hot topic for anyone looking for a file sync & share solution. This year, both the European Union and the U.S Government introduced the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program. A program that establishes a mechanism for American companies to comply with EU data protection requirements. This agreement’s goal is to facilitate data exchange between the EU and the U.S, increasing the accountability of these companies. However, there is still the underlying factor that these American companies only make a public commitment under American law.
Dropbox had an important role in making the cloud, something intangible, understood and recognized in many homes throughout the world. With its referral strategy, it effectively raised the Cloud as a viable option to store our files and use them anywhere we go. It helped change how the cloud was perceived, and it quickly expanded due to the affordable pricing model.
The rapid adoption of consumer-grade cloud services in the workplace is one of the greatest security risks for businesses. Employees want their critical files with them wherever they go, including on their personal smartphones, tablets, or even home office computers. Unfortunately, the desire to work anywhere creates a host of new challenges for protecting corporate data. Consumer-grade cloud services, empower users to sync their work data and files with their mobile phones and home PCs, but they can be a recipe for disaster from a data privacy, and security perspectives
A survey conducted by SADA Systems indicates that IT executives consider public cloud more secure than their own data centers. Security is a concern constantly present in any IT executive’s mind. It is rather surprising to see IT managers more confident in the reliability of public cloud.
Enterprise spending on cloud computing will see a significant increase in 2016. Companies use the cloud mostly to store files, serve as a backup recovery tool and in many cases, deploy their own applications. More and more companies are discovering the benefits of cloud services. Take a look at this infographic and learn why are companies investing in the cloud.