Just how safe is storage in the cloud?

Experts address the issue of confidence in the cloud for important data storage

Just how safe is storage in the cloud? Experts address the issue of confidence in the cloud for important data storage

Last month's T-Mobile's US Sidekick service, run by Microsoft subsidiary Danger, lost a significant amount of customer data, raising questions about the viability of the cloud for storage. At the recent Storage Expo show in London, ZDNet UK talked to two experts — Iron Mountain Digital technology vice president Steve Blumenau and Double-Take Software business development manager Peter Laudenslager — about the cloud and the twin issues of security and reliability.