Computerworld: Private cloud is the only secure future for big companies, says IDC

Businesses looking for a secure virtual environment will only consider the private cloud in the near future, according to analyst IDC.

Businesses looking for a secure virtual environment will only consider the private cloud in the near future, according to analyst IDC.

This is because the private cloud, rather than a public or hybrid cloud, bears the closest resemblance to the virtualised infrastructure that IT departments have implemented and where they are able to maintain control.

"The decision in the next year or two will only be about the private cloud," Eric Domage, programme manager for EMEA software and service group at IDC, told the analyst's Virtualisation and Cloud Security Conference in London.

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