As cloud computing becomes the norm across all kinds of industries, companies should be coming up with strategies for optimizing the use of their cloud environment.
Otherwise, instead of increasing productivity, bettering how resources are used and saving time and money, cloud computing can instead cause costs to go up.
When using the cloud members of staff who have access can tend to start to consume more than intended, which drives up costs and makes cloud management difficult.
Cyber security is something we are all faced with on a daily basis.
We all know that it’s important to choose difficult passwords, to have diffirent passwords for different accounts and to change passwords often enough to avoid a hack, but the sheer number of credentials, email accounts, passwords, PINs and login details we have nowadays is making this harder and harder.
Amongst the multitude of things a start-up business has to regulate, data security can often end up being neglected.
However, companies should be paying more attention to the protection of their most valuable asset and not be afraid to invest more time and money in their data security strategy.
By 2016, the worldwide data security market is expected to grow to almost $90 billion in total value. Security is big business, and it should be.
The more complex the technology that businesses utilize the more critical data security becomes. Businesses that are directly involved in technology, cloud service providers, and internet service providers all have a vested interest in maintaining the security of their data.
Most organizations today embrace the speed and flexibility that using the cloud as a service offers.
Even those companies who remain out of the cloud will often find that people in their network access cloud services in one way or another.
Employees who work from home or external partners may use DropBox and Gmail accounts for file sharing or collaboration, making it almost impossible for any sizable organization to stay completely cloud-free.