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Cloud software (SaaS) growth continues to happen at rapid rates.

 

Massive change like the transition to the cloud can leave gaps — in knowledge, solutions, or visibility.

 

How is your SaaS looking lately? Our customers have been surprised at what they discovered in their cloud, even when they thought they knew.

 

In this post, we’ll look at some 2018 Deloitte survey data and some aggregate information from Alpin’s customers.

 

If you’re considering switching to SaaS products or evaluating your digital transformation efforts, these statistics can provide some context and rules of thumb. We hope they enhance your cloud proposals, planning, or projects.

 

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If you are running G Suite, you’ve likely noticed how incredibly easy it is for your users to allow access to sensitive information. We have seen notable cases like this and this where seemingly innocuous permissions have resulted in significant data breaches.

Why does this happen?

Google and third party apps have prioritized user adoption and ease of use. This has led to the unintended consequence of easily allowing users to provide access to their data — and at work, that may mean sensitive company data.