[Gllug] Cloud computing ( was Re: Linux Petition )

Simon Wilcox essuu at ourshack.com
Mon Apr 23 10:25:27 UTC 2012

On 23/04/2012 09:23, Tethys wrote:
> Someone else has your data. Not that they'll be able to get at it
> if it's suitably encrypted[1], but they can deny you access to it.
> For that reason alone, I won't be putting any of my data in the
> cloud now, or for the forseeable future. Or probably ever.

That doesn't mean that you shouldn't put your data in the cloud, it just 
means that you had better make sure you have a good backup of it. Which 
of course weakens the business case for data in the cloud but other 
factors may still make it a good business choice.

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