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According to a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute, many agencies still have significant reservations about moving essential information and functions to the public cloud. According to the poll, nearly half of respondents indicated that worries about security were the primary factor keeping them from fully migrating to the cloud. What's interesting is that a large percentage of those surveyed indicated they weren't very confident about cloud-related cost savings. Some 73 percent of IT respondents were either unsure or not confident that they had an understanding of the long-term impact of moving to an external cloud. Even more troubling was that, of those that did think they knew, roughly three-fourths of IT respondents thought public cloud would have no, or a negative, impact on cost. So it's not just security, but the basic cost benefits of external cloud that... (more)