Snowden leaks changed cloud buying behaviour - study

Tuesday 1 April 2014 | 00:06 CET | News
Some 88 percent of ICT decision-makers are changing their cloud buying behaviour as a direct result of Edward Snowden's allegations of large scale clandestine cyber-surveillance, a study published by NTT Communications claims. Only 5 percent of respondents believe location does not matter when it comes to storing company data while 31 percent of ICT decision-makers are moving data to locations where the business knows it will be safe. ICT decision-makers now prefer buying a cloud service which is located in their own region, especially EU respondents (97 percent) and US respondents (92

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