1. IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

    IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it. That was one of the findings of an Intel cloud security report that surveyed 2,000 IT professionals in different countries and industries last fall. The issue isn't with the cloud itself, since trust outnumbers distrust for public clouds by more than two to one, according to Intel's survey.

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    1. I think people have bought the story that the cloud is a panacea to them.
    2. IT is traditionally skeptical about security issues with the cloud.
    3. Companies might look back and find they've gone too far with the cloud and are paying too much for cloud services they have too little control over.
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