ESG Brief

Public Cloud Data Protection Considerations

As modern IT organizations move organizational applications and workloads to the cloud, a new set of operational requirements has emerged – in particular, the data protection-related ramifications of the cloud infrastructures they use.

If enterprise IT organizations fail to protect corporate data residing on cloud-based services with the same vigor that they protect corporate-housed data, they will undoubtedly expose themselves to peril.

ESG’s research brief offers data protection recommendations for organizations using or considering using cloud-based production services.