Shadow IT: opportunity or threat?

In 2015, the average company now uses 923 cloud services*. [1]

This is 10 times higher than the average IT department estimates.

This points to staggering growth in ‘employee-led cloud adoption’ – a subset of what is otherwise known as shadow IT.

Shadow IT describes IT solutions used inside an organisation without the explicit approval of the IT department.

In the media, shadow IT has traditionally been portrayed as a serious problem.

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