Gartner says the owners of data are also accountable for its security.
Shadow IT risks can be overcome with a better, single unified communications experience.
IT departments are under increasing pressure to acknowledge shadow IT and go beyond merely sanctioning its use to actively supporting it.
Responsibility for security and compliance is shared, although the onus is ultimately on the organisation, not the cloud provider, says DRS.
Shadow IT is a complex and compelling topic that can potentially present an inventive solution to a challenging corporate landscape.
The majority of organisations are looking outside the IT department for the next wave of technology disruption.
There are more of these than you think, and most companies do not have defined policies for cloud services usage, a recent shadow IT survey finds.
Instead of banning employees from using shadow IT services, give them similar sanctioned IT services, says Puleng Technologies.
The company's new monitoring tool, Cloud Consumption as a Service, helps to control the growing corporate challenge of 'shadow IT'.
With shadow IT affecting most organisations, bimodal IT can be the answer, says Telkom.
CIOs need to manage shadow IT to gain an advantage in the new digital world, says Riverbed Technology.
Organisations that can't provide reliable, consistent availability risk driving users to unauthorised cloud services, says Veeam.