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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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 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.