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Does Your Cloud Vendor Contract Include These Crucial Security Requirements?

July 18, 2019


Cloud adoption is on the rise: According to International Data Corporation (IDC)’s “Nine Ways to Maximize the Value of Cloud Contracts,” 52 percent of all companies are currently using cloud-based delivery models and an additional 27 percent have firm plans to implement cloud solutions within the next 12 months. However, despite the interest in moving to the cloud, companies still struggle with negotiating contracts for cloud-based services. A lack of transparency and formally defined accountability for security from cloud vendors contributes to customer anxiety.

One of the key challenges for cloud computing customers is to ensure that contracts include provisions for an appropriate level of security.

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