Description: Thousands of websites and millions of pieces of private data are increasingly in one big cloud, where some of the old rules of data security are out the window.
Date: Sept 24, 2010
With the rise of cloud computing companies, and the ferocity with which tech’s biggest companies are snatching those firms up, it’s no secret that a good chunk of our user data is already stored in the cloud. Our emails, our documents, our social network profiles and hundreds of thousands of tiny startups already rely on cloud services like SalesForce.com to be more productive and cost-effective. Click here for rest of story
Questions for discussion:
- Why factors contribute to the growth of cloud computing in the enterprise?
- What risk’s are businesses exposed to when they choose to use cloud computing?
- If you were in charge of IT infrastructure of your university, what advice would you give to your university if they were looking at going to a cloud computing model?