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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
PernixData produces a data storage accelerator and a scale-out analytics engine for data centers; lesser-known Calm.io's focus is on a DevOps automation platform. [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Source: Storage
NEWS ANALYSIS: The AI/machine learning era is the next arms race for companies looking to compete in the global market and exist in a meaningful way during the next 25 years. [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Source: Storage
The company claims users can reduce up to 70 percent of storage networking latency by quickly identifying changes in performance behaviors. [...]
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
Source: Storage
Big Blue is looking to capitalize on "uncertainty" surrounding the Dell/EMC merger to sway their customers to IBM's all-flash platform. [...]
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
Source: Storage

Today
Dropbox claims it has contained the risk and is taking appropriate steps to protect users. [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: Security
Earlier
The Privacy Shield framework establishes a new means for U.S. companies to prove that they comply with EU data privacy laws, the company said. [...]
Tue, Aug 30, 2016
Source: Security
Approximately 1.7 million users were potentially at risk after breach of Opera's password synchronization system. However, the breach was blocked quickly. [...]
Tue, Aug 30, 2016
Source: Security
Traveling can be a pleasure or a nightmare depending on your workload and internet access. Here are tips to reduce connectivity conflicts on the road. [...]
Tue, Aug 30, 2016
Source: Security

Earlier
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
The use of turn signals drastically increases safety of cars. Now cycling can have that same benefit with these turn signal gloves from Zackees. These machine washable gloves are made from premium materials -- tough, flexible leather and breathable spandex. The LED lights are powerful and bright, running on rechargeable [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: CIO
Don't you hate it when you can't find that piece of info you know is buried in one of your apps? If you're an Android user, Google is going to help you with that. The company announced Wednesday the launch of Apps, a new search mode designed to enable users to search [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: CIO
Don't you hate it when you can't find that piece of info you know is buried in one of your apps? If you're an Android user, Google is going to help you with that. The company announced Wednesday the launch of Apps, a new search mode designed to enable users to search [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: CIO
Microsoft is trying to make it faster for people to download Windows updates by using the vast network of PCs around the world to deliver them. A new beta build of Windows 10 released on Wednesday enables Delivery Optimization by default, which lets PCs download update bits from other computers [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: CIO

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