IT - Cloud

Today's organizations desire the accessibility and flexibility of the cloud, yet these benefits ultimately mean little if you're not operating securely. One misconfigured server and your company may be looking at financial or reputational damage that takes years to overcome.

"Fortunately, there's no reason why cloud computing can't be done securely. You need to recognize the most critical cloud security challenges and develop a strategy for minimizing these risks. By doing so, you can get ahead of problems before they start, and help ensure that your security posture is strong enough to keep your core assets safe in any environment.

With that in mind, let's dive into the five most pressing cloud security challenges faced by modern organizations..."

Cloud is becoming an influential part of business strategies.

"In the era of digital transformation and software-as-a-service, more than eight out of 10 enterprise decision-makers describe their IT strategy as multi-cloud, according to a recent survey by Forrester Research. The 'pick-n-mix' approach to cloud deployment enables businesses to exploit the capabilities of each cloud solutions to meet specific needs. The use of more than one public cloud provider across a business' IT functions to create multi-cloud portfolios is undoubtedly becoming the norm. The challenge for companies now resides in managing increased complexity of management of service assurance, security and cost control..."

Top Cloud Computing Providers
eWeek, August 31st, 2020
Here is a listing of the largest and most currently successful cloud services companies in the world

"In the IT business, as in most businesses, options are always good. Hybrid cloud systems, which combine elements of both public and private clouds, are now the standard choice for enterprises seeking cloud providers, and they offer plenty of options. Data management systems that can combine control of public cloud services and on-premises applications on a single screen is the nirvana that all IT administrators want to achieve. It's all about choices and having the ability to make them on demand, if necessary..."

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