Data Gravity and Cloud Security

| February 27, 2019

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The world creates a massive volume of data, increasing proportions of which are being stored in the cloud due to its economic and operational advantages. As data amasses in any one place, it begins to acquire what we might think of as gravity. Data gravity, a term first coined by IT expert Dave McRory in 2010, explains how data moves in ways that that might be considered analogous to the laws that govern the physical world: As data volume grows, additional applications or services find reasons to utilize the data, which in turn increases the volume even further. Data volume, data gravity, and data value

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