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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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NEW-PRODUCT NEWS: In a wide-ranging announcement, IBM said it will introduce support for the industry standard Container Storage Interface (CSI) in the second quarter. There was other news, too. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: Storage
NEW-PRODUCT NEWS: In a significant storage announcement, IBM also said it will introduce support for the industry standard Container Storage Interface in the second quarter. [...]
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Source: Storage
eWEEK DATA POINTS: We present several examples of efficient and sustainable energy innovations that are transforming the data center industry from a power-guzzler to one of energy efficiency. [...]
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
Source: Storage
NEW-PRODUCT ANALYSIS: The flexibility and customizability of the new offerings is impressive. Intel's focus on workload-specific solutions reflects OEMs' (and their customers) increasing interest in integrated, optimized systems. [...]
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
Source: Storage

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Facebook revises the impact of its March 2019 password disclosure security incident to include "tens of millions" of Instagram users, highlighting the continued challenges the social media giant faces to keep user information secure. [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: Security
PRODUCT ANALYSIS: In its new PCs, HPI has blended elements that are typically focused on consumers, such as Apple-like designs, with features that normally target only corporate users—such as security—across their lines. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: Security
Oracle is out with its second critical patch update set for 2019, patching a total of 297 issues spread across its software portfolio, though one issue in particular could well be more impactful and critical for users to patch, than others. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: Security
Oracle releases its second critical patch update set for 2019, patching a total of 297 issues spread across its software portfolio, though one issue in particular could be more critical for users to patch. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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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Any non-startup or digitally born company has built up legacy 'technology debt' that limits success as a digital business. The costs of a brittle architecture are enumerated in higher maintenance dollars, greater risk of failure, and limited future use.For many organizations, it is time to build a foundation for the [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CIO
Software testing has recently become a CIO-level topic of interest. The reason? Testing is routinely cited as the #1 bottleneck to modern application delivery.But there's good news: software testing, like many other IT functions, can benefit from automation that eliminates delays, accelerates innovation, and reduces costs. We recently caught up [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CIO
For many companies, the H-1B visa program has been a valuable source for IT talent. The program, which awards 85,000 visas to foreign workers each spring based on a lottery system, has also been met with controversy, not just as a perceived means for replacing American workers but also for [...]
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: CIO
There are many key performance indicators (KPIs) associated with cloud computing, including availability, reliability, service usage and more. But for anyone responsible for cloud investments or expenditures, cost-related metrics are critical. Without those numbers you won't know whether you're getting a positive return on investment (ROI) or even spending in [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: CIO

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