Employees are increasingly turning to consumer level tools to collaborate with external partners due to the fact that there are simply not enough business-grade alternatives on offer.
A survey carried out by cloud security provider Alert Logic found that the instances of cyber attacks against cloud providers in Europe are on the up as enterprise adoption rises.
Figures released by the government show that the amount spent since the service’s inception reach £154.6 million by the end of March and SMBs accounted for 60 per cent of the total.
Research reported by Vanson Bourne found that cloud knowledge when it comes to SLAs is hard to find at an executive level as IT leaders admitted that SLAs are confusing.
IBM is looking to assure users of SoftLayer that their data will be safe in Big Blue's hands with new security and recovery services, announcing more protection options for 2014.
BT and Microsoft have come together to offer consumers a secure bypass through the public Internet to Microsoft's Azure cloud service - offering increased stability and security.
Oracle has released two new cloud services to help businesses in the management and migration of data between in-house infrastructure and the public cloud.
Drew Houston, the firm’s CEO, released a statement that stated the company will continue to keep customer data and privacy safe and Rice’s appointment won’t affect this.
A report by Skyhigh Networks found that a large number of cloud providers are yet to take action against the vulnerability and it could have a damaging effect on a huge number of businesses.
Companies in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany can benefit from the solution, with the UK roll out focused on the government and healthcare sectors.