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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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Rubrik has always been about new-gen hybrid storage systems comprised of on-premises hardware combined with cloud services. Now the whole shebang works solely in the cloud. [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: Storage
Violin will retain its proprietary intellectual property, customer base and professional team. The private fund will handle the business of the company. [...]
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Source: Storage
In the deal, HPE inherits Nimble's set of 10,000 enterprise customers, so the sales folks have got to be happy about that. [...]
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
Source: Storage
New package optimizes the storage performance testing and validation process, resulting in deployment decisions that can save substantial capital costs [...]
Thu, Apr 13, 2017
Source: Storage

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Dell Security's end-user security survey reveals common activities that could be exposing global organizations to security risk. [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: Security
Security firm Rapid7 discloses flaws in Hyundai Motor America's Blue Link mobile app that could have potentially enabled a hacker to attack a vehicle. [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: Security
Shadow IT continues to present a problem as the average number of cloud services in use per enterprise rose to 1,071, up from 1031 during the previous quarter, according to the company's latest study. [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: Security
Simply using HTTPS to make sure a software update is secure isn't enough to fully validate that a given update hasn't been tampered with. That's where The Update Framework can help. [...]
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
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

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Distributed analytics meets distributed data By Patricia Florissi, Ph.D.To illustrate the power of the concept of distributed, yet collaborative, analytics in-place at worldwide scale, it sometimes helps to begin with an example. In this case, I will start with an example from the healthcare industry, and then dive down into discussion [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: CIO
Data analytics company Palantir will pay US$1.7 million in back pay and stock options to settle charges that it routinely discriminated against Asian job applicants. In addition, it must also hire eight people from among those it allegedly discriminated against.The charges go back to September last year, when the Department [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: CIO
If you're running a Windows Server 2003 machine, you have a problem. Your already-vulnerable computer is now at severe risk of being hacked.That's due to the internet release earlier this month of a batch of updates that paint a bulls-eye on computers running Windows Server 2003, according to security researchers.“I [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: CIO
Microsoft last week announced sweeping changes to Office's support rules, which will push more corporate customers to the Office 365 subscription model.The support policies introduced Thursday will cut in half the time that non-subscription versions of Office -- usually labeled "perpetual" as a nod to the licenses which, once purchased, [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: CIO

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