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Recent Foibles Expose Dark Side of Cloud Computing

Oct 15, 2009, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Rubens)

"Because we all know the cloud is the best place for your data, under the custodianship of specialists who's only job is to ensure data is stored safely and backed up effectively, in multiple secure sites. They can do it in a way that is simply uneconomical to try and do yourself.

"Which is why the recent Microsoft/Danger/Sidekick fiasco is so troubling. Actually, it's more than troubling: It should be scaring the pants off anyone who is thinking of relying on cloud storage for any of their enterprise data."

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