In spite of the advantages offered by cloud services, many companies have great concerns about entrusting their business data to a cloud storage service.
Fraunhofer SIT provides with OmniCloud a solution that helps companies use cloud storage services safely. The basic idea of OmniCloud is to connect any number of applications and backup software with any cloud storage service. OmniCloud ensures the confidentiality of stored data - irrespective of the actual security mechanisms or recent security incidents at cloud providers. With OmniCloud companies are able to take advantage of cloud storage offers in a safe way and thus reduce costs in securing their digital data. Further, OmniCloud supports businesses efficiently when changing the cloud provider and thus prevents unwanted vendor lock-in.