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Stalking Shadow IT: Amazon Assembles An Enterprise Cloud Army

If you're like most enterprise IT professionals, you have serious concerns about cloud computing. According to a new Lieberman Software 2012 Cloud Security Survey, sponsored by the Cloud Security Alliance, 88% of the 300 IT professionals surveyed believe that some of their data hosted in the cloud could be lost, corrupted or accessed by unauthorized individuals. That's likely why 86% keep their most sensitive data behind-the-firewall.

Despite those concernse, though, an equally whopping 86% believe their cloud deployment has been a success. It's therefore not unreasonable to suspect that 100% will be back at the cloud computing trough, again and again and again.

That is really good news for Amazon, which is looking to double down on selling its cloud services to the enterprise.

Amazon Hires an Army

In a bid to drive enterprise adoption, the cloud leader looks set to nearly double its AWS salesforce, as Business Insider discovered

Read more at ReadWriteEnterprise

 

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