Microsoft thinks so – and they have the statistics to back up that opinion. Once upon a time, there was a lot of distrust of cloud computing, especially among small businesses, but that seems to be changing. According to a study that was recently done by their Trustworthy Computing division, small and midsized businesses (defined as organizations with 100-250 PCs) that are using the cloud said they spend 32 percent less time managing security, and feel three to five times more confident about security than those that don’t.
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.