More than three quarters of firms concerned over consumer grade cloud storage

Grazed from CloudTech.  Author: James Bourne.

A new paper from Osterman Research in conjunction with CTERA Networks argues a clear need for organisations to adopt enterprise grade file sync and share (EFSS) software due to security and shadow IT fears.  Naturally, the conclusion of the report is less than surprising given CTERA’s continued push against consumer grade (CFSS) software.

Back in July the firm released research detailing how three quarters of firms are looking for an alternative to public file sync and share services. VP strategic marketing Rani Osnat told this publication how while the likes of Box and Dropbox have made a concerted effort at greater security, more still needed to be done...

Yet the statistics from worried enterprise organisations make for interesting reading. More than three quarters (76%) of survey respondents say they are at least somewhat concerned about consumer-grade file sync and share solutions, with only 5% said they were ‘not concerned at all’...

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