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Around $655 billion will be spent on cybersecurity initiatives globally between 2015 and 2020, BI Intelligence estimates.
Cloud implementation is one of the more complex emerging technologies that enterprises have to consider.
The high pressure that IT security professionals face to implement cloud solutions is compounded by the perceived high security risk to business data, according to the 2016 Security Pressures Report from Trustwave.
Providing better security could help dissuade these fears, and drive even greater adoption and use of Amazon's public cloud segment, AWS, by businesses.