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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
Flash users are realizing that pure-play all-flash systems do not address the new requirements that arise from a so-called "third wave" of flash evolution. [...]
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Source: Storage
With Cohesity's new remote office platform, data can be better managed for disaster recovery and long-term retention. [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Source: Storage
NEWS ANALYSIS: Storage and data protection have come from far behind the other key components of IT--computing and networking--to catch up in terms of innovation. [...]
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Source: Storage
Platform manages physical Windows servers to obtain actionable insights from data visualization of the entire data management platform and secures data at rest. [...]
Fri, Feb 10, 2017
Source: Storage

Earlier
The Cloud Security Alliance is aiming to make it easier for cloud vendors to implement best practices and standards for cloud security. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Source: Security
VIDEO: Paul Paget, CEO of Pwnie Express discusses how his firm is growing thanks to increasing concern about the expanding scope of IoT device risks. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Source: Security
NEWS ANALYSIS: An industrial security company CyberX finds malware that is suspects was created by Russian hackers infecting computers and gathering audio data at critical infrastructure sites in Ukraine. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: Security
Cyber-security experts say states and local governments have a lot of obstacles to overcome when it comes to cyber-security. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 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
Somebody told me the other day that "information permeates through the body of an organization." It is a perfect expression that helps understand how important data quality is in the digital era. After all without it, there's no meaningful information. A growing number of organizations have introduced the role of [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source: CIO
Portions of this post were originally posted on the Puppet blog, and are republished here with Puppet's permission.As one of the world's largest banks, Wells Fargo competes by innovating its IT. At the heart of its innovation is the ability to continually launch, maintain and update software. You can get [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source: CIO
In 2011, Apple CEO Steve Jobs showed the Cupertino City Council plans for his company's new campus. Six years later, Apple Park is set to open. Apple employees will begin the process of moving to the new campus in April, and in six months more than 12,000 people will work in [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source: CIO
Mobile device management vendor MobileIron announced today that it would form a dedicated IoT division and hire Intel and GE veteran Santhosh Nair to run it, in a move that analysts have been quick to praise. MobileIron's statement said that the company plans to have a saleable IoT product on the [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source: CIO

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