Privacy Advisor

How will customer data be protected in the cloud?

Cloud computing is the convergence of Internet technologies, virtualization and information technology (IT) standardization. The cloud offers flexible, affordable and scalable software, platforms, infrastructure and storage to all sizes of businesses in all sectors. For these reasons, it is not surprising that cloud services revenue will increase from $68.3 billion spent in 2010 to $150 billion by 2013 (Gartner, June 22, 2010). It is also not surprising that, as businesses move to this next generation of outsourced IT services, one of the key questions is: How will customer data be protected in the cloud?

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