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Your Shadow IT Strategy Is Broken

It’s time for IT groups to stop fighting the tide and work with business units to support shadow IT. InformationWeek: Cloud

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CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

In a survey, cloud security broker vendor CipherCloud found that 86 percent of cloud applications used at workplaces are unsanctioned. That’s a big percentage. Obviously, the security vendors have an incentive to raise such fears about shadow IT, so take … Continue reading

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CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

In a survey, cloud security broker vendor CipherCloud found that 86 percent of cloud applications used at workplaces are unsanctioned. That’s a pretty big percentage. Obviously, the security vendors have an incentive to raise such fears about shadow IT, so … Continue reading

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IBM tackles ‘shadow IT’ with a new cloud security tool for enterprises

If there’s one thing that can strike terror into a CIO’s heart, it’s the security implications of the cloud; if there’s another, it’s the “bring your own” technology trend. Combine the two, and you’ve got the motivation behind IBM’s new … Continue reading

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Shadow Cloud Services: Seeing the Light

Shadow Cloud Services: Seeing the Light Success could be achieved by transforming IT departments into shadow cloud police, searching for any hint of unapproved use and shutting down these service channels. The problem is that public cloud computing services are … Continue reading

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