By Alison Watterson, Enterprise Services WW Marketing
Here is a summary of the Enterprise Services blog topics for this past week:
Hope is not a strategy for managing print security risks by Cara Shockley
IDC Analyst, David Potterton, says he gained awareness and appreciation of the security risks for imaging and printing when he attended the Explore More Tour. He's telling the financial services industry that "Hope is not a Strategy" when it comes to protecting a print environment.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) by Charlie Bess
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This site from homeland security mentioned a number of straightforward steps that organizations can take to practice cybersecurity.
Success Factors of Managing a Hybrid IT Services Delivery Model by Arnie McKinnis
We are quickly moving from managing technology to managing services. As the number of IT Services and Service Providers increase, the more risk there is in delivering a solid end-to-end service to your users.
Cloud Security - Amazon Silk Defaults to Privacy Off by Scott Rudy
In the enterprise, creating application services introduces many decisions to be made around security. Deploying those services to the cloud brings about another level of implications, especially if a company is looking at public or hybrid cloud solutions for hosting those services.
The problem child is the very unpredictable application that keeps the CIO awake at night – just like adolescents! When I think of a problem child I think of a homegrown application transitioned across multiple project teams with varied perspectives on the underlying functionality which is not technically sound.
TIBCO TUCON 2011 - Opening and Day 1 Updates by Tod Chapman
Updates from TIBCO TUCON 2011 Day 1.
All it took was four low-level employees and one convincing email. One click, and the damage was done, to the tune of $66 million to clean up one enterprise’s mess.
HP Helps Swansea University with an IT Road Map by Michele Degani
The Swansea University Information Services and Systems department (ISS) wanted to answer a crucial question. How should its IT support operation match the needs of computing-intensive departments and keep 15,000 students and staff happy?
Is your virtualized environment being orchestrated and managed properly? by Ortega Pittman
I’ve been reading quite a few articles lately on the shortage of floor space and the struggle to get new technologies integrated into data centers. Additionally, whatever the technology is, the solution must be flexible enough to support rapidly changing business needs.
How do you become a market leader? What does it take and what are the qualifications? It doesn’t come from large advertising budgets and witty campaign jingles – though that might help get someone’s attention.
FedEx Receives Award for Advancements in Cloud Printing by Cara Shockley
FedEx Office was the first national print retailer to provide both smartphone and cloud printing leveraging the power of HP’s ePrint Public Printing service app– but they aren’t the last.
Anarchy or order? Are outsourced cloud services governable? by Neil Passingham
Can complex services be assessed and governed effectively in the Cloud? The aspects of a traditional risk management accreditation are considered in the "clear sky" and cloud worlds.