Cloud Computing Management

How to Bring Shadow IT into the Light

Provided by Rackspace

Category Cloud Computing Management

Type White Paper

Length 14

Publish Date April 13 2015

Date posted June 08 2015

Overview

The cloud has shifted control of computing assets and data away from IT and into the hands of the non-technical business user.  This dynamic has earned the nickname “Shadow IT”, as no one in the IT department even has to know it exists.
This whitepaper describes eight steps to help IT leaders bring Shadow IT into the light.  And this paper points out that Shadow IT is not all bad, it can actually benefit the business.  The key is to gain those benefits without risking the company’s data.

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