According to posts on the forum Server Fault, business owner Marco Marsala accidentally deleted the data for his entire company by running one command on his servers. Containing all the data he had for websites his company hosted, the command removed every single file he had.
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A CIO, Chief Information Officer, is usually the top senior executive who is responsible for the IT in an organization. In most cases they report directly to the CEO and work to make sure their IT strategy is in line with the goals of the organization.
Some people have an understandably negative reaction towards the word “outsourcing.” Basically, the phrase means to contract out a business process to a separate company or freelancers. The reaction to “outsourcing” would probably be more neutral if the meanings associated with the word ended there. However, a fair amount of people associate the practice of contracting out business processes with less-than-desirable quality, questionable labor conditions, and domestic unemployment. For this reason, businesses may be concerned about the public relations consequences of outsourcing their IT. In addition, on-staff personnel may be afraid of losing their jobs to an external hosting provider. Outsourcing does not have to involve sacrificing quality, ethics, or valued colleagues when a business signs up with an experienced and top-of-the-line cloud hosting provider, however.