Costs And Concerns: Rogue Cloud Services In The Workplace

Rogue cloud deployments — the use of cloud services against company policies — pose a significant cost to small and midsize businesses, according to a new survey from Symantec (NSDQ:SYMC). About 77 percent of businesses surveyed indicated it was a growing problem within the past year.

CRN, January 16, 2013 –  Rogue cloud deployments — the use of cloud services against company policies — pose a significant cost to small and midsize businesses, according to a new survey from Symantec (NSDQ:SYMC). About 77 percent of businesses surveyed indicated it was a growing problem within the past year.

More than 90 percent of organizations are now at least discussing the cloud, according to the Symantec 2013 Cloud Survey. The figure represents an increase from 75 percent a year ago. The survey of 3,236 organizations from 29 countries was conducted by market research firm ReRez in September and October 2012

More than 90 percent of organizations are now at least discussing the cloud, according to the Symantec 2013 Cloud Survey. The figure represents an increase from 75 percent a year ago. The survey of 3,236 organizations from 29 countries was conducted by market research firm ReRez in September and October 2012

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