Storm brewing? Cloud computing comes with certain risks
Yahoo went down for an unspecified length of time today. Here’s the downside.
Cloud computing, storage, services and infrastructure bring many benefits and opportunities, but there are risks that accompany cloud-based services — including the ongoing concerns of security and reliability. As the market evolves, some services may disappear or fade away.
Consumers know what happens when their favorite online services go out of service. But what will happen when consumers or businesses come to rely upon a cloud service that is later shut down?