Solving the identity crisis caused by Office 365

Solving the identity crisis caused by Office 365

Cloud apps are a tremendous boon to collaboration and productivity, but they can also create quite the headache around identity management.

Let’s use Office 365 as an example, since it is Microsoft’s fastest-growing commercial product ever and, since it encompasses everything from email to calendar and more, it’s likely used every day by nearly every employee.

If you’re in the testing stages of Office 365, the complexities of identity management problems—such as provisioning and single sign-on—have probably begun to rear their ugly head. Bad news: it’s just the start of what will be a bigger problem.

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A password break up letter all CIOs need to write

A password break up letter all CIOs need to write

Dear passwords, we need to talk.

This letter has been a long time coming, and it can’t wait anymore. I don’t really know where to begin, so I am just going to cut to the chase. I’m breaking up with you. It’s over. We are done-zo. Finito. Ancient history. Here’s why.
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3 ways you’ve been underestimating Box

3 ways you've been underestimating Box

The last few years have seen businesses bombarded with various cloud-based storage and sharing solutions. It’s come to a point where many free file sharing providers offer nearly-identical services – with little to no real differentiation between them.

What has been lost in this relentless pursuit of cloud-based collaboration is the universal accessibility, functionality and security required by organizations for large-scale adoption.

It just so happens that those are the core tenets of Box. In this article, we highlight three of the most surprising ways Box delivers as a true collaboration platform, beyond simple file sharing.

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