Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 30 | Page 42


WHEN CONSIDERING THE FUTURE OF CLOUD , IT ’ S IMPORTANT TO BE CLEAR ON EXACTLY WHAT CLOUD COMPUTING IS . their agility , and be better placed to respond to new opportunities .

For cloud providers , it ’ s important to recognize the need for increased attention on security . As more companies shift larger portions of their IT infrastructures to the cloud , they will become even more enticing targets for cybercriminals .
Cloud users will need to work closely with their chosen cloud platform to ensure sufficient security measures are in place and properly managed . Any successful attack on cloud-based resources can be just as debilitating as an on-premise incident .
42 INTELLIGENTCIO APAC www . intelligentcio . com