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Security concerns hinder cloud computing adoption - study

Thursday 3 December 2009 | 05:35 CET | News
Concerns about the security of cloud computing environments top the list of reasons for firms in Canada, France, Germany, the UK, and the US not being interested in the pay-per-use hosting model of virtual servers, according to a study by Forrester Research. Around 49 percent of survey respondents from enterprises and 51 percent from small and medium-size businesses cited security and privacy concerns as their top reason for not using cloud computing. Seventy-two percent of enterprise respondents are using or upgrading x86 server virtualisation, up from 54 percent in 2008. Fifty percent of

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