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Cloud storage wars: the battle is already underway in your enterprise

Posted on 21 Mar, 2013 by in Collaboration & productivity, Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Enterprises across the globe are sitting on a time bomb. It has been ticking away for years, but over the next twelve months disaster will strike. Organizations that have turned a blind eye to employees using consumer file sharing tools for enterprise content will experience damaging and costly – in terms of both money and brand – data losses.

And don’t just take my word for it. Analyst house Gartner has stated that by 2014, “a worm exploiting cloud-based personal file synchronisation services will cause massive, costly enterprise data loss and service disruption.”

The security risks around personal file stores being used in the enterprise have been well documented, but the point often overlooked is the fact they have helped turn the enterprise content store into a giant, unruly jigsaw puzzle. And this is an issue that keeps IT departments at government and enterprise organisations worldwide awake at night.

Get the full story. Read the article published in Techworld.

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