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Research: Security concerns influence organisational enthusiasm for adopting cloud technologies

November 25, 2009

Security concerns influence organisational enthusiasm for adopting cloud technologies, says Launchpad Europe

 Launchpad Europe IT Security Index 2009 reveals that security plays an important role in whether organisations will choose to adopt cloud technologies

 Key findings:

● Half of respondents (49.5%) said their organisations were not using or planning to use any cloud technologies within the next 12 months

● “Security concerns” was the primary reason why organisations were not using the cloud (50%), followed by budgetary restraints (21.4%)

● Respondents’ top priority when considering vendor of cloud services was “security of the cloud infrastructure,” with the top vote of 37.9%.

 More info at our sister blog: http://countdown2infosecurity.com/2009/11/25/research-security-concerns-influence-organisational-enthusiasm-for-adopting-cloud-technologies/

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