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Irony: Google's CIO doesn't let employees use "consumer-grade" cloud services

mattydread23 (2793761) writes | about 9 months ago

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mattydread23 (2793761) writes "This takes the cake. In an interview with AllThingsD this weekend, Google CIO Ben Fried explained that he "can't let employees mess around with consumer-grade technology" and that he won't let employees use Dropbox because "when your users use it in a corporate context, your corporate data is being held in someone else’s data center." This from the CIO of the company that has done more to push consumer-grade cloud services into the enterprise than anybody else. Apparently it's "do as we say, not as we do.""
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