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Whitepaper: Cloud, Appliance or Software: How to Decide Which Backup Solution is Best for Your Small or Mid-Size Organization

by Symantec.cloudMay 09, 2012

Powerful backup and flexible deployment options, including enhanced software, backup appliances, and backup solutions in the cloud, offer flexibility and choice in how you manage backup, allowing you to deploy a modern infrastructure that best suits your IT requirements, business needs, and environment. But how do you know which backup strategy is right for your business? Read this whitepaper to better understand which deployment option could best suit your needs.

Whitepaper: Meeting the Challenges of Endpoint Security

by Symantec.cloudMay 09, 2012

Growing business face real difficulties in protecting users, especially remote workers, while keeping management costs down.

Mobile working and the benefits that it brings are on the rise. But without addressing the security issues of remote working, the benefits could be outweighed by the risks.

Businesses need to protect users from viruses, spyware and unauthorized intrusion � most use antivirus software. But is it enough? And can it meet the evolving security risks associated with a remote workforce?

Download this whitepaper to understand the challenges of delivering endpoint security in an increasingly mobile environment.

Whitepaper: When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to Do About Them

by Symantec.cloudMay 09, 2012

Successfully backing up critical systems and data is key to disaster recovery and business continuity. Yet, Symantec's 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that only half of respondents have appropriate backup and data recovery plans in place. Why? Read When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to Do About Them to understand backup challenges, impacts, and solutions. Don't let your business fall victim to downtime because of a computer or system failure.

Whitepaper: 2012 Endpoint Security: Best Practices Survey

by Symantec.cloudMay 09, 2012

The Symantec 2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey reveals that organizations employing best practices are enjoying dramatically better outcomes when it comes to endpoint protection, and many of these best practices can - and should - be leveraged by SMBs.

Whitepaper: Busting the Myth of Email Encryption Complexity

by Symantec.cloudNov 17, 2011

Barely a month goes by without a big data protection story in the media. But where is the real threat and what can you do to protect your business? How do you protect data -at rest - and data in transit? If encryption is so important, why isn't everyone using it? Is there a simpler, more efficient way to encrypt your data? This white paper aims to answer these questions.

Whitepaper: Hosted Email: How to Build in Security, Compliance, and Redundancy

by Symantec.cloudNov 17, 2011

Because of the mission critical nature of email and electronic documents, the idea of moving core productivity products - namely email and office tools - to the cloud seemed like an unlikely prospect even a few years ago. Now, strong offerings from Google and Microsoft have made the switch a reality for many organizations. However, even with the backing of such large companies, these hosted products are not perfect. Like other hosted products, there are still going to be shortcomings in implementation. Luckily, these shortcomings can be overcome, and a hosted deployment can become just as secure, compliant, and redundant as a traditional, on-premise solution.

This paper will discuss the many drivers for organizations looking at moving email to the cloud. It will highlight some of the shortcomings and pitfalls of these hosted solutions and provide important considerations for organizations looking to move their infrastructure to a hosted solution.

Whitepaper: Conquering Compliance Complexity with the Cloud

by Symantec.cloudAug 01, 2011

Enterprise customers struggling with continued data growth are increasingly turning to cloud-based applications to avoid the cost and administrative burden of maintaining on-premises IT infrastructure. Growing litigation and compliance demands have only compounded data retention and retrieval problems, leading to new cloud-based archiving options that better manage costs while transferring risk and complexity. Cloud-based archives offer the cost savings, ease of use, and scalability of the cloud coupled with best-of-breed security from a trusted provider for defensibly handling high-risk enterprise data.

� Trends in e-mail archiving

� The benefits of SaaS implementation & deployment

� Choosing the right solutions provider

Whitepaper: Distributed Workforce Management in the Cloud

by Symantec.cloudAug 01, 2011

The ever-increasing availability of faster, wireless network access, wirelessly enabled laptops and other devices, and collaboration tools such as Instant Messaging (IM) are turning the traditional office into an un-tethered workspace that can happen just about anywhere, any time. But all this poses new challenges for IT departments who must monitor and secure the online interactions of these highly distributed and roaming workers.

This whitepaper delves into the following topics:

� More Users Are Working Outside of the Traditional Office

� The Challenge for IT Departments

� Cloud-Based Management Ideal for Mobile Workers

Whitepaper: Cloud Guide Book

by Symantec.cloudAug 01, 2011

While companies have been carefully evaluating whether or not to move to the cloud, the number of products and services encouraging CIOs to make the leap has continued to grow. There is also evidence of increased spending on the cloud; IDC recently announced that spending on public cloud computing services will rise to $29.5 billion by 2014. The pressure on CIOs to move to the cloud is extensive, but many questions remain.

This whitepaper is designed to give:

� CIOs and IT Directors a guidebook for evaluating cloud services - the differences between private and public clouds

� Suggestions to help organizations best determine how to move to the cloud securely and provide a checklist of attributes to consider when choosing a provider

Whitepaper: Messaging and Web Best Practices for 2011 and Beyond

by Symantec.cloudApr 01, 2011

This white paper discusses the threats that organizations face from spam, malware and other threats directed at their messaging and Web capabilities. It uses research from recent Osterman Research surveys, as well as information from a variety of other data sources to illustrate how to address and overcome security gaps.