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A 3-STEP PLAN FOR MOBILE SECURITY

Mobility is here. Mobility is now. Mobility (along with cloud and social media) is one of the three new technologies that brings new productivity opportunitiesand associated security risks. Add in the consumerization of IT, an explosion of corporate and personal mobile devices, and the fact that there are no simple mobile security solutions, and you have one of the major IT security strategy challenges of 2012.

A new set of Network Security Challenges

With two issues becoming increasingly crucial, IT faces conflicting mandates from the business. On one hand, employees demand access from devices beyond the firewallsmartphones, tablets, home PCs and laptops.

ACCA at HKU Dec 4 2012.pdf

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ACCA Cloud Assessment Tool white paper (3.0.4)

The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) fosters collaboration and innovation in Asia to drive adoption of cloud computing regionally. ACCA's outreach efforts extend to policy and regulation, security, best practices, and market education.

Asean-US Business Summit

UBS warned in 2011 that cloud computing could be driving another bubble, comparing overinflated values of the top 40 tech stocks in March 2000 and March 2011;

BYOD Risks and Rewards

Today's IT leaders face many security challenges and rapid changes, all while having to do more with less. They must provide end users with the latest, most advanced technologies to remain competitive.

CFO Innovation Asia Innsight Survey Survey Outsourcing Finance and Accounting Challenges & Opportunities for Asia's CFOs

It was not that long ago that finance and accounting outsourcing1 was seen as irrelevant in Asia because there was supposedly little in the way of labour and other cost arbitrage when both the finance function and the outsourcing provider are in the same region.

CFO Innovation Business Outlook Survey Q1-2013

There is a sharp increase in optimism in CFO sentiment on the growth prospects of the economy where they are based. Half of the finance executives polled (50%) now say they are more optimistic or very optimistic,

CFO InnovationAsia Business

There is a sharp increase in optimism in CFO sentiment on the growth prospects of the economy where they are based.

CiRBA-eguide-Capacity-Control

IT has always relied on some form of capacity management process and supporting analytics tool to determine how much hardware is needed to run the applications required by business.

Cisco Unified Data Cente The Foundation for

Enterprises are often held back by an inflexible and complex IT infrastructure that cannot keep up with the new application and service demands of an increasingly distributed workforce. These constraints result in slow rollout of critical applications and services,

Cloud Based Information Governance

Organizations face greater IT challenges today than just 5 years ago. Methods of access are expanding to include networks, the cloud, laptops, and myriad handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Cloud Computing--Navigating in the Cloud

Innovative technology brings constant change to our society, shaping how we live and work in an increasingly digitised worlda place where technical developments are the foundation for our activities both at home and at work. Technology and innovation are also integral parts of modern communication,

Cloud Readiness Index-- Asia Cloud October 2012

Welcome to the Asia Cloud Computing Association's second Cloud Readiness Index (CRI). The Index has been designed to track the development of the necessary infrastructure and enabling environment for cloud computing across leading Asian economies.

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Creating a compelling mobile experience is a competitive necessity. It's not enough to push your desktop site to mobile devices. You need a solid mobile strategy that successfully positions your company,

Diskeeper 12 Dramatically Improves Storage and System

Big data, online transactions, cloud computing, and other strategic business IT initiatives create formidable new challenges for IT executives tasked with optimizing performance and ROI. Among the dynamics yet to be fully explored is the rise in I/O requests caused by file fragmentation on workstations and servers and its implications for storage, operations and application performance over time.

Evolving Datacenter Architectures

Companies of all sizes are either implementing server virtualization, expanding earlier pilot efforts, or exploring how to begin these projects. The widespread success results from the ability to improve efficiency while lowering capital expenditures.

Empower Customers Through the Cloud

On June 15, 2011, Forrester convened a roundtable discussion, or Customer Empowerment Jam, to explore the topic of empowering customers through business process transformation. Participants included Forrester analysts Connie Moore, William Band, Craig Le Clair, Paul Hagen, Rob Karel, Derek Miers, Kate Leggett, and Mike Gilpin. This report provides insights from that discussion.

Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey Report 2012

The Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey is one of the longest running, most recognized and respected annual surveys of its kind. Now in its 15th year, our survey has helped our clients focus on the most critical risks, identify their strengths and weaknesses, and improve their information security.

ESG Research--Final Sponsor Report

Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) conducted an in depth research survey on the subject of security management and operations with 315 U.S.-based security professionals working at enterprise-class (i.e., 1,000 employees or more) organizations. For the purposes of this project, survey respondents were asked a series of questions about their organization's information security philosophy, staffing and services, as well as security management and operations technology adoption, and purchasing plans.

ESG_Virtual_Application_Networks_business_white_paper

To be successful, modern businesses must be extremely agile and IT plays an ever-increasing role in enabling that nimbleness. ESG sees a number of IT trends closely aligned with business agility that impact everything from data center assets to remote workers. These trends will have an especially profound impact on corporate networks. Some of these trends are

Federal Cloud Computing Survey-- October 2012

Commercial cloud services are the most widely used in federal government, cited by 18% of respondents using or assessing cloud services. Private clouds operating inside government data centers are next, used by 14%. In both cases, those results are a few percentage points higher than in 2011.

Four Data Threats in a Post PC World

PCs dominated our desktops for the last 40 years, but our need for on-demand information is rapidly changing the types of devices we use and the way we work. As we enter a post-PC world, four threats have emerged to challenge data securityBYOD (Bring Your Own Device), mobile devices, cloud storage and social networks. In this whitepaper we'll describe each of these threats and give you best practices to successfully manage them.

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Enterprise IT leaders spend a lot of time and energy on their cloud strategies, determining which deployment models to implement, which workloads to migrate, and which vendor's cloud services to subscribe to. They have high expectations for their cloud solutions.

Getting the Most from Your Cloud Implementation

Enterprise IT leaders spend a lot of time and energy on their cloud strategies, determining which deployment models to implement, which workloads to migrate, and which vendor's cloud services to subscribe to. They have high expectations for their cloud solutions.

Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013

Enterprise IT leaders spend a lot of time and energy on their cloud strategies, determining which deployment models to implement, which workloads to migrate, and which vendor's cloud services to subscribe to.

IBM's Migration Factory

For readers familiar with Clabby Analytics reports, you are aware that we believe that the days are numbered for Itanium-based servers and that we have little faith in Oracle's SPARC roadmap. (If you are not aware of these positions, please visit the following URLs: http://www.clabbyanalytics.com/uploads/Itanium_Fire_CIO_Update.pdf for our Itanium perspective; and http://www.clabbyanalytics.com/uploads/SPARCfinal.pdf for our SPARC perspective). If you agree with our perspectives

IT Cloud Study -- Full Document

Cloud computing. Do we have to go there again? Isn't it already common knowledge that the traditional data center is an endangered species? Don't most business executives have their fingers hovering over the cloud computing button?

IT Infrastructure Monitoring Strategies for BYOD World

Just a few years ago, workers were limited by corporate policy to connect only company- issued devices to the network desktop computers, laptops, and even smartphones. All that changed, arguably with the introduction of the iPhone and without a doubt, the introduction of tablet devices. The iPhone was not a device initially supported by most companies.

Leveraging the Cloud for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

The "cloud" can mean many things; it can refer to applications and platforms that are delivered online, or infrastructure services such as data storage and server processing using remote data centers. Cloud services can be provided and delivered remotely as "public clouds" by vendors such as Amazon or Microsoft, or "private clouds" where the resources are created, deployed, managed and controlled in-house.

Microsoft Dynamics AXsolutions from IBM

IBMunderstands that no two companies share the same set ofproblems. From retail to manufacturing to finance and beyond,our experience working with a range of clients helps us under-stand what makes your business different and offer the rightsolutions.

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Unimaginable just a few years ago, but now an attractive implementation and operating model for many companies and their IT departments, cloud computing is essentially a wall socket for your IT services. Cloud computing offers a number of clear advantages

Navigating cloud

Cloud computing has proved it can deliver lower IT costs, diminished infrastructure complexity, and enhanced flexibility. As the technology advances into the mainstream, organizations are finding that it also can spur innovation by lowering the financial barriers to creating new products and services.

Navigating security in the Cloud

Cloud computing has proved it can deliver lower IT costs, diminished infrastructure complexity, and enhanced flexibility. As the technology advances into the mainstream, organizations are finding that it also can spur innovation by lowering the financial barriers to creating new products and services.

Next Gen Cloud Final 11 8 11

Once every five years or so a profound change flows across the IT ecosystem. In the early 1990s, the Internet transformed the way businesses communicate. By the mid-90s, e-commerce virtualized purchasing for customers and business partners

Operationalizing Information Security

A SIEM is a solution that aggregates, normalizes, filters, correlates and centrally manages security and other operational event log data to monitor, alert on, respond to, report, analyze, audit and manage security and compliance--relevant information.

PCI_DSS_v2_Cloud_Guidelines

Cloud computing is a form of distributed computing that is yet to be standardized1. There are a number of factors to be considered when migrating to cloud services, and organizations need to clearly understand their needs before they can determine if and how they will be met by a particular solution or provider.

Providing Security Software Systems in the Cloud

Most cloud security discussions have focused on what cloud providers can do, what they can't do, and what they might do if you pay them enough.

Realizing Business Value and ROI

Network traffic patterns have dramatically changed in the past decade from predictable and point-to-point transaction-oriented activities to bandwidth-hungry, always-on, many-to-many interactions.

Remote_Support_Buyers_guide

Today's customer support and IT service organizations are charged with supporting ever-more complex environments that include multiple channels of communication to a seemingly limitless number of devices and systemsall while keeping support costs down.

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security

Technology is the fabric of the global community. And information is the world's most valuable commoditynow created, consumed, and delivered with always-on connectivity.

Security for a Faster World

Enterprise IT security was once largely a matter of securing the perimeter of your enterprise infrastructure and maintaining tight control over what went in or out, but that kind of approach to security is simply no longer effective.

SECURITY INTELLIGENCE CAN _BIG DATA_

The realm of information security in 2012 and beyond is vastly different and more complex than in previous years; organizations have significantly more intricate infrastructures while still supporting legacy applications and systems.

Technology Forcast Driving Growth with the Cloud Computing

In this issue of the Technology Forecast, we are asking our readers to look beyond all the excitement that cloud computing is creating as a change agent for cheaper and better IT. We are convinced cloud computing can transform IT.

The future of IT Outsourcing and Cloud Computing--a PWC Study

A global study examining the views of business executives on the extent to which they are planning for and adopting cloud computing as a replacement for traditional data center infrastructure technologies or IT outsourcing.

The next generation of cloud computing

Once every five years or so a profound change flows across the IT ecosystem. In the early 1990s, the Internet transformed the way businesses communicate. By the mid-90s, e-commerce virtualized purchasing for customers and business partners.

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IT is going through an evolutionary transformation, driven by dramatic shifts in both technology and business factors. The proliferation of virtual infrastructures, which separate logical structures from physical structures,

THERE_S AN APP FOR THAT BUT IS IT SECURE

MOBILITY IS TRANSFORMING BUSINESS. This is evidenced by its rampant adoption. In fact, International Data Corp. last year estimated that all smartphones

Vendor Landscape-- WAN Optimization

Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization has hit the mainstream. Many vendors have mobile clients, virtual appliances, and are building for cloud-enabled environments.

Vulnerability Assessment with Application Security

Targeted attacks are growing and companies are scrambling to protect critical web applications.

Why Cloud Computing Matters to Finance

But in the midst of rapidly changing revenue recognition rules and a constantly evolving regulatory environment, it's more important than ever to have your business systems

Big Data - Legal Rights and Obligations 2013

Towards an analytical model for the "data-centric world". In today's evolving 'data-centric world', businesses and organizations are focusing on their own, and others' data as never before.