Desk Stop: Top 5 Cloud Services Employees Can't Access


Tied with Gmail is Skype, which was blocked by 31 percent of the businesses analyzed by Skyhigh Networks. Skype was blocked most by businesses in the financial services and high-tech industries, the company said. The service, which provides free or low-cost Internet calls and messaging, was acquired by Microsoft in 2011 for $8.5 billion. Gupta said the service will likely be blocked less frequently if it is more closely aligned with other popular Microsoft services such as Microsoft Office 365.

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