Companies should not look to the cloud as a cure-all but as another tool in their arsenal. This was the main thrust of the argument presented by Gartner’s David Mitchell Smith at yesterday’s webinar on The Top 10 Cloud Myths. Moving to the cloud has become the trendy choice for many companies. If you’re not … Continue reading Gartner Advises Companies to Keep Their Feet on the Ground When Entering the Cloud
I’ve always been suspicious about the cloud idea. After all, do I really want to give some third party my most valuable information with the promise that they will take care of it? Besides, if you read the fine print of some of these public cloud services, you have to wonder how much your information … Continue reading Should Enterprises be Nervous about Stepping into the Cloud?
Gartner’s Recent webinar presented research which puts BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) security in a completely new light. Gartner presenter, Dionisio Zumerle, began the webinar by defining BYOD from a security point of view: “The practice of deliberately breaching enterprise security by putting sensitive data on an unknown, uncontrolled, untrusted, unmanaged device.” In other words, … Continue reading Gartner Research Adds New Dimension to BYOD Security