GSS says Oracle's Cloud Computing move needs to be viewed with caution

October 13, 2008

[From IT Backbones]

Global Secure Systems (GSS),a leading security consultancy, says that Oracle's decision - announced at its World Forum last week - to license its technology for use in cloud computing environments, shows that the future of corporate IT is changing.

According to Hobson, the consequences of porting the company database and other information to a service like Amazon's EC2 needs to be carefully planned at all levels, not least because of the security considerations.

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