Tips For Reducing Liability When Moving To The Cloud

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Switching to third-party servers can raise safety concerns for companies looking to store data and increase their competitive edge, but there are steps they can take to limit potential liability, attorneys say.

Although the underlying concept of cloud computing dates back to the 1960s, the rapidly expanding development of Internet capabilities and the ever-present need to cut costs has helped the data storage method gain traction among companies big and small in recent years.

According to a study released by IBM Corp. in May that interviewed...
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