Popular SAAS vendors are improving security features, but their solutions inherently silo data and restrict some of technology management’s ability to control the application. The complexity this creates will only expand as IT departments use more cloud services. Enter a new breed of security vendors that restore an ability to discover, analyze, and control corporate data in the cloud. This research report introduces a three-step approach to manage your firm’s data within the cloud, as well as new vendors and capabilities to consider in a successful cloud data management road map.
Cloud business apps are becoming the norm. Half of US enterprise technology management professionals report that there is no way to gain a single view of status and availability across the different services, that they do not have a clear way to assess the risk of using a third-party public as-a-service offering, and/or have no way to manage how providers handle their data.
Provisioning and managing cloud business apps is challenging. Some key points touched on in this study includes:
- IT staffs face complexity in managing a portfolio of cloud business apps
- Three steps to take when managing data in cloud apps
- A new set of cloud security solutions is emerging