Security remains major cloud barrier

Extract taken from Microscope

Security continues to be the biggest hurdle preventing users from adopting cloud technology, with worries about data remaining the top of the worry list.

Ever since cloud became a mainstream concept the question of security, both of where the data resides and the protective measures the hosted has taken, have dominated users thoughts about the technology and they show little sign of diminishing.

Michel Robert, managing director of Claranet, said that it is impossible for end users to address concerns over 'security' without first understanding what threats need to be combatted and data location and the security of the connecting network were paramount.

"Cloud providers need to be able to address users' legitimate concerns over data location, as moving data to a cloud service can often mean it is hosted in another country and therefore under different data laws," he said.

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