Cloud technologies allow enterprises to deploy applications and virtualize compute, storage and networking capacity at scale with relative ease. This easy provisioning often leads to Shadow IT, the unknown use of IT resources in the cloud and a danger for organizations that implement solutions to identify and reduce the impact of rogue cloud resources.

DivvyCloud, a developer of innovative software to automate and manage today’s cloud infrastructure, recently authored a new white paper entitled, “Bringing Cloud Computing Out of the Shadows: Shine the light on Shadow IT with active policy enforcement and cloud automation,” which highlights the major concerns and risks enterprises face with Shadow IT.Featuring the latest research, this report discusses data breaches and additional risks of Shadow IT such as cost, security and compliance. The paper also outlines best practices and solutions for preventing Shadow IT across public and private cloud deployments.

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