5 Epic Fails in Data Security: Common Data Security Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Data security is on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. Although the number of data breaches in the first half of 2017 was about the same as the first halves of 2015 and 2016, the number of records stolen between January 1 and June 30, 2017 has exceeded all of 2016. And that’s not counting one of largest security breaches of all time, announced in September. Many factors are contributing to the increase in successful attacks – the erosion of network perimeters and increased attack surfaces offered by more complex IT environments, a growing use of cloud services and the new demands that places on security practices, and the increasingly sophisticated nature of cyber criminals – and the landscape continues to evolve.

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How Frost Bank Reimagined Backup w/Rubrik & Pure

Frost Bank, a Texas-chartered bank with 134 branches and 1300 ATMs, is one of many organizations which values protection of their backed-up data, yet doesn't want to waste time in the process. In this webinar you will learn the ins and outs of what Rubrik & Pure Storage have to offer and how their solution defined the difference for Frost Bank. Discover how you can benefit from this back-up and data protection solution and how to get started now!

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Ultra-Fast Backup and Recovery

In the cloud era of today, across industries data is now the most critical asset in delivering competitive edge. Thus, how organizations move, store, and protect data has become vitally important. The current explosion of data growth, resulting from modern workloads like machine learning, has impacted many organizations’ backup and recovery strategies. This exposes the business to the crippling effects of data loss or system downtime due to slow data recovery. Rubrik and Pure Storage together enable a shared infrastructure that provides simple, rapid backup and restore of your most critical business data while saving on datacenter costs and simplifying management.

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Rubrik & Pure FlashBlade Rapid Recovery

In the event of a outage, human error, or ransomware attack, Rubrik and Pure Storage FlashBlade provide the ability to rapidly restore entire machines in bulk with minimal effort. If you want to restore individual files or directories and are not sure of the exact file or directory name, simply use Rubrik’s predictive search to locate files — even those sitting on the FlashBlade. After you have quickly located your snapshot, just download a copy to the local Rubrik cluster so that it’s available for additional local actions. You can browse the entire contents of the snapshot and choose which file or directories you would like to recover. The combination of Rubrik and Pure Storage FlashBlade enhances operational recoveries by providing your data promptly from your on-premises archival tier customized and delivered at optimal performance.

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Modernize Your Data Protection with Rubrik and Pure Storage

Together, Pure Storage and Rubrik deliver modern data protection to customers with primary and secondary storage platforms that are high performance, simple to manage, and efficient. Our alliance provides rapid backup and recovery of the most critical business data and most importantly, giving nights and weekend back to your IT staff.

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How to Buy Backup and Recovery: A Customer’s Evaluation

This book is meant to be a quick read to provide insight on overcoming common obstacles when choosing enterprise backup and recovery technology. This book began when the author (a Frost Bank IT professional) set out to update his backup technology. As he performed online searches, he was unable to find credible information on new technologies to help him change his enterprise backup space paradigm. He wanted something different that could restore more quickly than his existing platform and take more frequent backups, including intra-day restore points. He also wanted something easier for his teams to use, with minimal training required to become fully operational. In the end analysis, his hope is to provide readers with the valuable insights he wished someone had shared with him during his search for the backup "promised land".

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Has Your Business Switched to VoIP Yet?

The telephone has come a long way since the days of switchboard operators. In many cases, however, businesses are still using plain old telephone systems (POTS) without knowing that there is a better form of telecommunication that is being adopted at an increasing rate across businesses. That technology is VoIP.

In this Sourceforge white paper, you will learn:

  • What's in Your Phone System?
  • What is VoIP?
  • How Does VoIP Save a Business an Average of 30% or More?
  • How to Switch to VoIP

So if you are considering upgrading your phone system – or are motivated by saving money and adding enterprise level services to your business – let Sourceforge compare the top VoIP providers for you! Simply select that you want to receive a quote on the following page and one of our VoIP Specialists will get in contact with you to jot down a few details in order to provide you with the best, no-obligation quote from a provider.

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2018 Contact Center Trends: Breaking Through The Barrier

By now, nearly all companies have realized that CX is the differentiator and customers value the experience above almost everything. Enormous effort and resources have been thrown at CX, and there have been huge gains. According to Forrester’s 2017 Customer Experience Index (CX IndexTM), however, CX quality plateaued or declined for most industries and companies.

So are we going to stay put or decline? Or are we going to punch through to the next level? 2018 will be the year where this is decided. So what will be the big stories? How will technology and automation advance the customer experience? Here’s our take on what we think will be the biggest trends in 2018.

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5 Keys: Effortless, Personal, Omnichannel Cloud Customer Service

“Omnichannel is the key to effortless and personal cloud customer service, yet Gartner and IQPC estimate that only 5% of companies offer true omnichannel".

So how do you get started? Here is a quick overview of what true omnichannel looks like, plus five keys for putting effortless and personal omnichannel customer service in play at your company, whether it’s big or small.

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The Total Economic Impact™ Of Dell’s PC Lifecycle Services

Both public and private organizations acknowledge that managing the PC life cycle becomes more complicated and expensive as the variety of PC devices and employee workstyles increase. In order to be fully productive, different groups of employees have different needs in terms of end-user device hardware, software, and configuration. Dell and Intel® commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by leveraging Intel® Core™ vPro and Dell’s ProDeploy Plus and ProSupport Plus services.

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Evolving Security to Accommodate the Modern Evolving Worker

In order to keep pace with the growth of business mobility without falling prey to its potential risks, IT must be able to efficiently address complex issues ranging from service provisioning, device procurement, and security oversight. Why? Information workers need access to often sensitive information across a wide range of business applications and devices from wherever they are. In other words, security and privacy policies that doesn’t impede end-user productivity will empower workers and boost their performance.

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Security for the Modern Worker

Today's dynamic data demands pose new threats to security and IT professionals have to mitigate new risks without restricting the flow of information. Per findings discovered in a recent Forrester report, "Evolving Security to Accommodate the Modern Worker", Brett Hansen, Dell's Vice President of Client Software and General Manager of Data Security, shares his insights on solutions Dell provides to meet the needs of employees and IT.

Download this article to learn:

  • What IT departments can do to tailor security solutions to different users
  • How flexible security can be to address the needs of various workers
  • Which solutions are best at protecting your data

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Breakthrough Technology Interactive eGuide

The workplace is changing and the one-size-fits-all approach to technology is changing along with it. As a result, your organization may need to rethink how to keep productivity high, promote collaboration, delight employees with the latest devices all while keeping IT within budget. This interactive eGuide will be your one-stop resource to understand all the new innovation available in Dell’s latest notebooks, desktops, 2-in-1s and ecosystem powered by 8th generation Intel® Core™ processors that can keep your organization future-ready.

Access the eGuide from Dell and Intel® and you will learn:

  • How the workplace and workforce is changing
  • What tools and solutions help IT go from maintenance to innovation
  • How innovation is changing notebooks, 2-in-1s, desktops and workstations
  • The latest Windows 10 features employees will be talking about
  • What you need to keep endpoints and data secure

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The Critical Guide to Modern Network Monitoring

Networks used to be described as the backbone of the enterprise. Today, they might be better described as the lifeblood – vital to everyone in the digital age. If you don’t have your finger on the pulse of your whole network, you’re not meeting today’s demands – and won’t meet tomorrow’s either.

Download this eBook now and learn:

  • What the current state of the enterprise network is today
  • Why monitoring with 100 percent visibility is essential
  • How making legacy and virtualized networks work together helps drive greater business performance, innovation, and agility

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