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Novell Finds Widespread Concern About Cloud Security




Novell Finds Widespread Concern About Cloud Security
Novell Finds Widespread Concern About Cloud Security



http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/storage/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=227700129 

By Mathew J. Schwartz
InformationWeek
October 5, 2010

Nine out of 10 cloud computing users remain concerned about cloud 
security, yet 77% of businesses already use some form of cloud 
computing.

Those findings come from a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for 
Novell, which asked 210 IT professionals -- ranging from managers to 
CEOs -- at organizations with more than 1,000 employees about their 
company's adoption of cloud computing.

According to Novell, "the research strongly suggests cloud computing -- 
both public and private -- will be an increasing part of the mix of 
resources deployed by enterprise IT organizations, and that companies 
are particularly interested in simplifying management across their 
integrated physical, virtual, and cloud environments."

But from a security standpoint, related concerns are a primary barrier 
to cloud computing adoption for 50% of respondents. Indeed, 76% think 
that private data is more secure when stored on the premises, rather 
than with a vendor, and 81% worry about maintaining compliance with 
regulations if they store sensitive data in the cloud

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