Spam is starting to cost businesses a substantial amount of money. A study released last week by technology-research firm Radicati Group says an organization with 10,265 employees that doesn't use spam filtering loses $2,923.20 per user per year, or a total of $30 million annually, in terms of E-mail productivity. The survey of 15 businesses, representing 155,375 users, indicates that after adopting anti-spam technology, the average company reduced its annual loss to $4.8 million, a difference of $25.2 million. With a total cost of ownership for anti-spam systems coming to $521.32 per person a year over three years, the net savings comes to $19.9 million.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Infographic: The State of DevOps in 2017Is DevOps helping organizations reduce costs and time-to-market for software releases? What's getting in the way of DevOps adoption? Find out in this InformationWeek and Interop ITX infographic on the state of DevOps in 2017.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.