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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
In addition, Informatica will soon be launching a new intelligent cloud service, Data Accelerator for Azure, which will enable enterprises to move legacy data warehouse workloads to the cloud—something which has been problematic, to say the least, in the past. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: Storage
New solid-state disk targets read-intensive cloud workloads, won't be generally available until this fall. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Storage
Storing clean data is a critical ingredient for businesses to do accurate analyses, yet many enterprises are still relying on manual and inefficient processes to clean and prepare it. [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Storage
New company has launched updates to its data-infrastructure portfolio, which include a new lineup of all-flash and hybrid flash/HDD systems and integrated artificial intelligence-powered analytics and IT automation software. [...]
Wed, May 16, 2018
Source: Storage

Today
DAILY VIDEO: WordPress 4.9.6 update helps websites prepare for GDPR, and VMware Integrated OpenStack 5 aims to accelerate carrier clouds. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: Security
Earlier
The 1.0 milestone of Kata containers provides enterprises and clouds providers with a new technology to help protect and isolate cloud workloads all the way down to the bare metal hardware. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: Security
Two new variants of the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities have been disclosed by Google and Microsoft. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: Security
NEWS ANALYSIS: Some services including the public blockchain that's at the core of crypto-currency and the internet's “WHOIS” domain name identification function may run afoul of Europe's data privacy regulations. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
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
IT is a highly competitive and fast-changing industry that demands continuous learning to retain and upskill top talent while simultaneously delivering business value. Whether it is IT operations, cloud services, data analytics, software development or DevOps, eLearning has proven to be an effective and efficient way for IT professionals, especially [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: CIO
A big picture view is a holistic view that shows an organization's many related parts that interact to get some things done. A big picture view is critical for you to define a scope that can help translate strategy. It is also needed to eliminate the two bad extremes: “technology-injection” [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: CIO
The majority of hackers surveyed in the 2018 “Black Report”claimed they could breach a perimeter and exfiltrate data in less than a day. The results were similar across industries, from telecommunications companies to law firms, federal government, critical infrastructure, and aviation.Cyber defense can seem like a constant game of whack-a-mole, [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: CIO
The FBI recently noted a decline in ransomware attacks reported to the agency in 2017, at 1,783 compared to 2,673 the previous year. But don't necessarily read this as good news. The reality is ransomware, like many other cyber-attack types, goes largely under-reported. A Verizon report, based on its analysis [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
Source: CIO

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