The Benefits of Cloud Computing
As the business case for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and other cloud computing models solidifies, more and more companies are incorporating cloud computing into their IT programs. The implication is that an ever-increasing amount of critical information in living "in the cloud".
Delegating serves to a service provider, and turning to SaaS solutions in the cloud, does not absolve users from legal, ethical and regulatory requirements to maintain data security, especially where customer information is concerned. This paper explores the state of security in the cloud and what to look for from vendors, particularly when considering SaaS vendors for document management and collaboration.