Shadow IT is prevalent in government agencies

June 4, 2015


Despite clear benefits of services – greater collaboration, agility, and cost savings – federal agencies are slow to migrate to the cloud due to concerns. As a result, employees adopt cloud services on their own, creating shadow IT.

The average public sector organization uses 742 cloud services, which is about 10-20 times more than IT departments expect, say the results of Skyhigh Networks’ Q1 2015 “Cloud Adoption & Risk in the Government Report.”

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