According to independent study about cloud storage usage in the enterprise done by Research Now that invovled 200 IT professoinals, organisations that use file storage service are reported to prefer private cloud storage solutions over SAAS alternatives.
63% of the respondents favour private cloud storage solutions over public offerings like Dropbox. The report also found that 25% of organisations have implemented private cloud file sync and share tools, while 20% of organisations have implemented cloud storage gateways.
Security is one of the major issues of using cloud storage solution as data could be vulnerable to hack attempts. Businsess are trying to find ways of using cloud storage while still maintaining control over who accesses their data. Most of these organisations want a completely private cloud or their own database for internal control of their data and policies, also noted by the report.