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Clouds are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?

In July Gartner released a report titled, “Clouds Are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?” that argued that CIOs and CISOs should stop obsessing over unsubstantiated cloud security worries, and instead apply their imagination and energy to developing new approaches to cloud control, allowing them to securely, compliantly and reliably take advantage of the benefits of this ubiquitous computing model.

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Datapipe wins Cloud Security Product of the Year

If you’ve been following our blog or social, you might have noticed our recent involvement in the 2015 Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards. These awards celebrate the products, projects and services in the cloud, virtualization, and storage sector. They are nominated by a committee and voted on by industry customers, partners, and peers. Last week, voting came to an end …

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As cloud grows increasingly common, security concerns remain relevant

As cloud computing has become increasingly popular and widely used among businesses of all kinds, there has been a major drop in concern regarding cloud security. This is a major development, as cloud security has long been among the most-cited reasons why firms have hesitated to deploy cloud solutions. The more awareness of and experience with cloud solutions that decision-makers obtain, …

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Cloud security can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be

For quite a while, a company that deployed cloud services to any degree would likely enjoy at least a moderate competitive advantage over its industry rivals that had yet to embrace any cloud products whatsoever. As the cloud rapidly gains acceptance and approaches universal adoption, firms will need to more fully implement cloud solutions in order to retain a technology advantage, or even …

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More targeted approach to cloud security needed

As business leaders are exceedingly aware, security is a top-level issue for any cloud services deployment. There's no way for any company to fully take advantage of the cloud and its capabilities unless that organization can feel confident that the data stored in these environments will remain safe at all times. And while the rise of cloud computing has largely convinced …

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Clear understanding needed for effective cloud security

The average person's awareness and knowledge of cloud computing has advanced tremendously in a very short period of time. Less than a decade ago, the cloud was a mysterious concept to most individuals, suggesting advanced technology but no real conception of what it was or could deliver. Now, as cloud services have become increasingly popular in both the professional and …

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Visibility, agility key for successful cloud security

As cloud services become increasingly widespread and popular, many of the myths surrounding cloud security are inevitably fading away. In the technology's early years, many people viewed the cloud with extreme suspicion, assuming that entrusting their data and operations to third-party cloud vendors was inherently less secure than keeping these resources on-premise. Such a view was based more on fear …

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Federal IT leaders focusing on cloud security

The U.S. government does not always have the best reputation when it comes to adopting new technologies. On the contrary, stereotypes abound about bureaucrats and their preference for outdated IT over newer, better solutions. In reality, though, federal agencies have frequently proven themselves to be fairly up-to-speed in the realm of IT adoption, with the government sometimes even surpassing the …

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