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    Creating a multi-cloud strategy: Gaining executive buy-in and establishing governance

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    Why sovereign public cloud is a game changer for the UK public sector and the citizens it serves

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    How to avoid ransomware attacks: Lessons from Baltimore, Atlanta and other cities

    By Asher de Metz Baltimore estimates that its ongoing ransomware attack will cost $18.2 million in recovery costs and delayed and lost revenue. The city has already...

    IT security cartoon: When your security solution is actually the problem

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    Nashville: Where technology & country music collide

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    The modern-day quarterback: a model of resilience for today’s businesses

    Every modern-day quarterback knows what it’s like to keep going in the face of adversity, from fighting extreme temperatures and high winds to feeling the effects of...

    Three Steps to Comply with FIL-19-2019: Technology Service Provider Contracts

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    How resilient are you? New Forrester DRaaS study sheds light on business resilience

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    Sungard AS fortifies storm prep plans to face the next bomb cyclone

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