In-depth questioning of 1,350 global IT decision makers shows how IT is changing and strategies are evolving to meet new opportunities and challenges, across industries, regions and job roles. Here's what IT leaders surveyed in different countries are saying about the areas they are investing in and where they are facing challenges.
Data protection is more important than ever since business environments are becoming more and more digital. Your business has different kinds of data that needs a good defensive plan. Some of the considerations included in a solid data protection plan are related to planning, analysis, testing, compliance, audits, and risk determination, along with data integrity, privacy and efficiency. Your goal is a constant one. It has no finish line and it must be constantly, 24/7. Data protection. It's not just a goal; it's a charge to protect an indispensable aspect of doing business. Are you protecting your data with these 7 important factors in mind?
What worries chief information officers (CIOs) and IT professionals the most? According to a recent survey commissioned by Sungard AS, information security, downtime avoidance and talent acquisition are of utmost importance for organizations across the board. But proper planning and preparation will allow CIOs and IT professionals to stay ahead of the game in 2015 and ultimately get a proper night’s rest. Learn more about how to face your top concerns.
A major mass-market retailer with more than 1,500 domestic locations and a reputation for exceptional customer service recently experienced a data breach. Hackers exploited their cyber security weaknesses and accessed the personal data of millions of the retailer’s customers. Learn how this cyber security attack unfolded.
When a disaster strikes your business still requires access to your mission critical data, applications, and systems. However, managing data recovery programs on your own requires significant capital investments, staff resources, and expertise that is often not always readily available. Our Recovery as a Service (RaaS) for EMC2 takes the planning of disaster recovery burden away from your IT staff and provides your business with the peace of mind it needs to operate confidently. Learn more about what our RaaS solution can do for your business.
With IT threats always on the horizon, the Resilient 4 empower you to manage complex IT environments and keep critical apps, people and businesses available 24/7 as you prepare for the villains of tomorrow. Learn how the Resilient 4 work together to defeat Monstros-IT and save Virtualville!
Are you concerned about what downtime might cost your business? It’s a very real fear as downtime costs an enterprise an average of nearly a quarter million dollars per hour. However, lost revenue isn’t the only problem, your reputation is at risk too and that is often times far more difficult to recover than anything else. So what are the keys to achieving best-in-class disaster recovery? We have the answers. Learn how to fight back against downtime risks and achieve total business resiliency.
Your disaster recovery strategy is designed to fix critical problems and get your business back up and running as quickly as possible. But what happens if your disaster recovery plan itself is broken and rendered useless? If you’re not sure of the health of your disaster recovery plan, here are five ways to know if you need to make repairing it a priority for your business.
Your healthcare enterprise relies on three pillars - the quality of your patient care, the effectiveness of your business resiliency, and your organization's solid reputation. Cracks in your Healthcare IT foundation can harm the stability of these pillars and ultimately jeopardize your entire healthcare enterprise.
Your systems are being deluged with increased web activity from emails, searches, tweets and transactions. In this "can't wait" world, downtime can impact both revenue and customer satisfaction. That's why many enterprises are transitioning to more agile infrastructures to create more responsive and resilient IT environments that meet the demands of a digital economy.
The Trends That Have Shaped Business Availability Customers expect 24/7 access to services across all industries, with little tolerance for downtime. In an age where naming and shaming is one tweet away, IT must deliver business that never stops, no matter what disruption we may face. Download the infographic to see some of the availability trends and challenges which UK businesses have faced across a decade ripe with change.
AVOIDING THE CLOUD HANGOVER. Interviews were carried out in February 2015 by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Sungard Availability Services. 150 interviews were conducted in the UK. The research spoke to IT decision makers in businesses of over 500 employees across a variety of sectors - including financial services, business process management and retail. Research finds that the early foray into the cloud may not have gone as planned but organisations can cure their Cloud Hangovers. Download the infographic to find out more. Fill out the form to download: