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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
Enterprises should consider these nine principles when designing next generation storage infrastructures to support business critical workloads. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Storage
2017 has been, and will continue to be, a pivotal year for the huge corporation—the world's largest and most diverse full-service IT hardware and software company. [...]
Mon, May 08, 2017
Source: Storage
Google says its own studies show that pumping 1.5 million gallons a day from an aquifer to cool its Mount Pleasant, S.C. data center will have no adverse effects on local groundwater supplies. [...]
Tue, May 02, 2017
Source: Storage
The new integrated solution enables high-performance global file locking, file access and sharing for all local users across a global enterprise. [...]
Tue, May 02, 2017
Source: Storage

Earlier
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are a core element of modern infrastructure and like all forms of technology are at risk from security vulnerabilities. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Security
NEWS ANALYSIS: Individuals and businesses need to be prepared for a constant series of ransomware waves using exploits from ShadowBrokers as cyber-criminals ramp up their game. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Security
Check Point software claims that mobile apps were being used in one of the largest ever malware campaigns on Google Play. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Security
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules include strict requirements on breach reporting and disclosure that organizations need to prepare for, to avoid potential penalties. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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 cloud, goes the old joke, is just someone else's computer. That's true; except that it's a computer that's probably better run and more frequently patched and better secured than yours, that you didn't have to pay for, that you can rent by the second and that offers services that [...]
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source: CIO
A major British Airways crash has highlighted the importance for businesses of testing backup systems and disaster recovery procedures to ensure that they work as planned.The airline experienced what CEO Alex Cruz described as "a major IT systems failure" that, he said, affected all check-in and operational systems.The failure on [...]
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source: CIO
The cloud, goes the old joke, is just someone else's computer. That's true; except that it's a computer that's probably better run and more frequently patched and better secured than yours, that you didn't have to pay for, that you can rent by the second and that offers services that [...]
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source: CIO
Have you ever received a bill full of errors? In a restaurant, that error might be fixed in a few minutes. In complex business sales, fixing those errors could take weeks. Errors in quotes and invoices is one reason why so many companies have created vendor management offices.CPQ (configure price [...]
Mon, May 29, 2017
Source: CIO

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