With Microsoft’s trusted Cloud, startups and ISVs are building a safer, secure digital world

 Grazed from YourStory.  Author: Editorial Staff.

According to the 2015 breach report from Gemalto 707.5 million data records were compromised. This data when broken down, translates into 1.9 million records getting compromised every day, 80,766 records compromised every hour, 1,346 records compromised every minute and 22 records compromised every second!

Today, as companies and devices continue to collect ever-increasing amounts of customer information, and as consumers’ online digital activities become more diverse and prolific, more and more data is at risk and trust is defining how and who the companies do business with.  Another report by McKinsey & Company on enterprise IT security implications released in January 2014 states that lack of cyber-resilience could cost the global economy as much as $3 trillion by 2020 by slowing down the pace of technology and innovation....

Yet, in spite of these evident threats and the dire consequences, many businesses still think twice about embracing the Cloud-first approach. The hesitation often stems from anxiety over privacy and security-related issues. Businesses want to retain control over their data, and they want that data to be kept secure and private, all while maintaining transparency and compliance.  A trusted Cloud partner bridges the gap between innovation and security concerns.  The right partner, technology, and processes, can help the most complex enterprise move to the Cloud with confidence...

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