Get the Most from the Cloud (without the Hidden Costs)

by Dave Elliott, senior product marketing manager, Global Cloud Marketing, at Symantec Corp. In a world of constant technical innovation, sometimes businesses implement new technologies and end up experiencing unexpected consequences. And one of the most popular new technologies today is the cloud. By now most businesses have heard all about the tremendous benefits the cloud has to offer - lower capital outlay and predictable ongoing expenses, significant flexibility, and low IT manpower requir...
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MSPs and Symantec: Building a More Secure Mobile World

As business mobility rises so does mobile cybercrime. Mobile threats grew in 2012 by 58 percent, and 31 percent of those threats were specifically designed to steal information. There are so many parts to IT infrastructure today that it can feel to businesses like trying to build a house without blueprints. Between physical and virtual servers, dozens of applications to support, and now mobile devices becoming more prevalent in the workplace, there is so much to do and so few resources -- it ...
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Adobe Study: Is Paper Now on the Endangered Species List?

U.S. managers cite major concerns over paper's impact on business, security and environment SAN JOSE, Calif. — April 3, 2013 — New research unveiled today by Adobe Systems Incorporated reveals important new insights from U.S. managers around digital business processes and paper. According to the study, “Paper: An Endangered Species?” the majority of the managers surveyed had overwhelmingly negative attitudes toward traditional paper-based processes and cite productivity, security, attracting ...
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Microsoft and Symantec disrupt cyber crime ring

Software makers Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp said they disrupted a global cyber crime operation by shutting down servers that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs without the knowledge of their users. The move made it temporarily impossible for infected PCs around the world to search the web, though the companies offered free tools to clean machines through messages that were automatically pushed out to infected computers. Technicians working on behalf of both companies raided data ...
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