Cloud computing has gone through a total evolution since the first web-based services were launched in the early 2000s. From the very beginning, cloud computing solved a tough business problem: how to use IT infrastructure capacity efficiently. Before the cloud computing infrastructure model was developed, many businesses used only 10% of their capacity.
As the impact from this weekend's WannaCry global ransomware attack continues to spread hour by hour, let’s take a moment to put the attack into context and discuss key methods to protecting your data against such attacks.
Let’s face it; doing business in the world today is riskier than ever. Not only is it riskier, but business disruption is more costly than ever! As businesses seek to streamline and automate their business models, the tendency to rely entirely on a single provider can pigeon-toe you into a single point of failure.