...is that you likely haven't bought Microsoft server licenses. That means we're not stuck on a platform like most big businesses are.
But among my clients and past employers, the reason for not going full speed ahead is that they still are stuck on a platform, and migrating would be a pain. Moving to another one is a political battle. The issue used to be more around security, but I'm glad to say that at this point, a lot of them have changed their minds about that point. Now it's become a matter of inertia.
Security and privacy are the prime apprehensions about cloud computing .Â Companies may feel uncomfortable knowing that their data is stored in a virtual server which makes accountability on the security of the data intricate to determine and even users might feel uncomfortable handing over their data to a third party. Privacy is another big issue with the cloud computing server. To make cloud servers more secure to ensure that a clients data is not accessed by any unauthorized users, cloud service providers have developed password protected accounts, security servers through which all data being transferred must pass and data encryption technique.
The right amount of control with the services, although the Cloud CRM we use would be nice if there were more access to the "guts" of the service so we could build upon the proprietary code. Thankfully they do encryption and have great admin control options, and very strict ACLs (Access Control Lists), and clear and concise privacy policies.
I voted "None" we are going full speed ahead on Cloud computing, although we are being careful what it is we decide to implement with cloud computing since some data need to be managed locally and encrypted locally. Cloud providers that do not offer remote server access to our cloud instances are not used by our company since we cannot control that data. We need control over it.
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