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Cloud Expo Survey: 82% Say Less Than Half Their Infrastructure Has Migrated to the Cloud

nCircle, the leader in information risk and security performance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey of 127 attendees of the Cloud Expo West conference in Santa Clara, California.

Survey findings include:

  • 51% of respondents said they outsource “less than a third” of their infrastructure to the cloud, 31% said they outsource “one-third to one-half” to the cloud
  • Only 18% of respondent said they outsource “two-thirds or more” of their infrastructure to the cloud
  • 37% said they outsource “moderate impact” data to the cloud
  • 42% said they outsource “low impact” data to the cloud
  • 21% said they outsource “high impact” data to the cloud

“In spite of the cost efficiencies, the cloud continues to be a small part of most organizations’ infrastructure,” said Lamar Bailey, director of security research and development for nCircle. “Cloud infrastructure creates a whole new set of security questions that aren’t easily answered, and many IT security tools don’t adapt well to the cloud, making it difficult for users to migrate quickly.”

For more information about the survey, please visit: http://www.ncircle.com/index.php?s=resources_surveys_Cloud-Expo-2012.

About nCircle

nCircle is the leading provider of information risk and security performance management solutions to more than 6,500 businesses and government agencies worldwide. nCircle solutions enable enterprises of all sizes to (1) automate compliance and reduce risk, and (2) measure and compare the performance of their IT security program with their own goals and industry peers. nCircle solutions may be deployed on a customer’s premises, as a cloud-based service, or in combination, for maximum flexibility and value.

nCircle has won numerous awards for growth, innovation, customer satisfaction and technology leadership and has been ranked among the top 100 best places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. nCircle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the United States and in London and Toronto. To learn how you can more effectively protect your company visit us at http://www.ncircle.com.

nCircle is a registered trademark of nCircle Network Security, Inc. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.

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