Considering cloud computing adoption but concerned about security? You’re not alone – according to a 2012 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study, about 70% of respondents cited security concerns as a barrier to adoption. Today, many companies are using cloud solutions for mission critical applications that directly affect their business. In fact, these companies are finding that cloud computing has the potential to improve their overall information security position.
Companies are taking advantage of cloud economics and have found security improvements provide an even greater value to the cloud. The cloud model enables effective control and professional operation over IT resources, processing and information. The cost of cloud security is less due to the scale of the public cloud and the provider’s investment per user is reduced. You will transfer some degree of control to the cloud provider. This is completely reasonable if control is managed in a manner and at a cost that meets your needs. FiberMedia Group, for instance, delivers FlexCloud solutions from their own data centers to ensure end-to-end security, control and redundancy.
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