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  • CMOs: Your Action Plan for Cloud Application Data Protection

    The first two parts of this three-part series provided a starting point for CMOs who are responsible for those cloud applications used by their teams. Cloud application myths were dispelled with facts, and three key concepts for cloud data protection were reviewed. In this final installment, CMOs and their teams will be able to access(…)

  • What Every CMO Should Know about Cloud Application Data Protection

    CMOs: Mastering Your New Role in Cloud Application Data Protection Key Concepts Every CMO Should Know – part 2 of a 3 part series In the first article of this three-part series, cloud application myths were countered with facts. Part 2 of this series covers an introduction for CMOs to key concepts, terminology, and best(…)

  • CMOs: Mastering Your New Role as Cloud Data Protector

    Part 1 – Replacing Myths with Facts As if the expectations CMOs must meet weren’t daunting enough, CMOs now find themselves expected to take on a responsibility previously owned by IT: protecting cloud data in those applications owned by Marketing. This three-part article aims to clear up common misconceptions marketing executives have about cloud applications,(…)

  • Your Salesforce.com Data – Vulnerable to Attack by #Hackers

    It’s not enough to simply back up your Salesforce.com data – you also need to protect it! Salesforce.com recently sent out a warning that hackers are using a remote access Trojan malware called Dyre in an attempt to steal login credentials and other data. This malware doesn’t infect computers through a security hole or other(…)

  • The Business Case for Disaster Recovery Planning  

    A common refrain among professionals involved in Disaster Recovery planning goes something like the following: “Disaster Recovery isn’t strategic to the business…until something bad happens”.   This reflects the frustration that DR professionals feel when other IT projects get funded and DR gets short shrift because it isn’t “as strategic” – as DR doesn’t generate revenue.(…)

  • Even “Small Business” Needs a Disaster Recovery Plan

    It’s not a “Small Business” when it’s yours.  You’ve worked, perhaps for years, to build it.  But you could lose it all in a day. How prepared is your business for an emergency or disaster? Having insurance is no longer enough to protect your business and your livelihood in the event of a disaster. The(…)

  • Major Financial Risk with SaaS and Cloud Applications

    Significant Possibility of Losing Important Data Increases with SaaS and Cloud Usage on the Rise Your Essential SaaS & Cloud Data Leaves You at Risk Backing up all pertinent information and files has been a common, and responsible, practice for many years. Through electronic or physical means, companies store these files locally, for immediate retrieval,(…)

  • A Guide to Business Disaster Planning

    As I write this the remnants of Hurricane Arthur are moving away from shore and the damage has been done. Once again it is hurricane, tornado, wildfire and disaster season, which means it is time for my annual Guide to Business Disaster Planning. Disasters happen in all forms, often without warning, at any time. So prepare(…)

  • Top Reasons to use Hadoop for Database and Data Warehouse Backup

    For the past few years, we have heard a lot about the benefits of Hadoop, the dominant big data technology. But one less spoken of use case is backing databases to Hadoop. Data Warehouse Backup to Hadoop Data Warehouses, especially large ones are expensive and doing backups by replication to another DW is out of(…)

  • The One Backup Mistake that Can Shut You Down

    Organizations, even ones who consider themselves to have solid backup and recovery plans, often make one critical mistake that can render all of their careful planning moot – they fail to back up their infrastructure. Most companies are good at backing up critical data.  Fewer are good at doing full system backups so they can(…)

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Earlier
A main reason behind the company's turnaround is that NetApp's many loyal long-time customers didn't buy from anybody else until the new flash arrays arrived. [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: Storage
Company introduces a phalanx of new and improved storage software packages that it contends manages business data equally efficiently across data centers and the cloud. [...]
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
Source: Storage
SanDisk enticed attendees of a European trade conference with a prototype of the card, but did not release details on pricing, availability or date of release. [...]
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
Source: Storage
SoftNAS provides software-defined NAS solutions and protects mission-critical data using any combination of public, private and hybrid clouds. [...]
Thu, Sep 15, 2016
Source: Storage

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Facebook and security firm Trail of Bits port the open source osquery monitoring tool to Windows, giving enterprise IT shops an alternative to antivirus, logging and administration products. [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: Security
Google's CSP Evaluator tool can help developers make sure that policies they use for mitigating cross-site scripting errors are effective, the company said. [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: Security
The new releases of the Splunk Enterprise Security and User Behavior Analytics platforms are designed to provide improved operational intelligence. [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: Security
Microsoft takes a leading investment role in the startup, which looks to capitalize on the emerging opportunity for container security. [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: Security

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Fully 70% of federal agencies experienced downtime of 30 minutes or more in a recent one-month period. [...]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world. [...]
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
A data breach like the one recently reported by AT&T demonstrates that security policies alone are only a paper tiger without the technological teeth to make sure they are enforced, experts say. [...]
Wed, Jun 18, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
Adobe's Creative Cloud outage inconvenienced its users, but future cloud failures could damage the global economy. [...]
Thu, Jun 05, 2014
Source: Business Continuity

Today
A federal court in California has denied Oracle another trial in its long-standing copyright infringement dispute with Google over the use of Java code in the Android operating system.A jury had cleared Google of copyright infringement in May this year, upholding the company's stand that its use of 37 Java [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
Source: CIO
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Today, driving can be frustrating if you're stuck in traffic—which tends to be a regular experience for many commuters. In the United States alone, 5.5 billion hours of productivity are lost from waiting in traffic each year. [1]Driving today is also dangerous. More than 30,000 people die each year from [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: CIO
Manufacturing is evolving right before our eyes. This evolution is being spurred by the need for better automation, visibility, and collaboration. Modern manufacturers have connected their machines, processes, and people. They know what is really happening on the plant floor (even at multiple locations). They also have more insights into [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: CIO
Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play & control music (either on its own, or through a connected speaker/receiver), control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more. Right now Amazon is discounting 3 bundles featuring an all new Echo Dot: 17% [...]
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Source: CIO

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