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Security concerns remain over cloud adoption

Cloud service adoption may be in full swing, but that doesn’t mean companies are less nervous about moving critical data there, writes Deirdre Cashion

6th December, 2015

Barry McMahon, data centre and cloud proposition manager at BT

Just over one-quarter of Irish enterprises are using some form of cloud computing, according to the most recent set of figures from the Central Statistics Office, dating from December 2014.

From file storage and email to office software and infrastructure as a service, it seems we’re well ahead of our European counterparts, who record an average adoption rate of just 19 per cent.

While many Irish organisations see the clear business value of moving their...

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