Enhancing Office 365 Protection with Cisco Cloud Security

The IT community has come full-circle on security in the cloud. A few years ago, any IT professional would have shuddered to imagine storing information in someone else’s data center. Today, cloud and hybrid IT are facts-of-life for many businesses.

[Read more…]

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.

[Read more…]

3 Compelling Reasons to Move Email Infrastructure to the Cloud

3 Reasons to Move Your Email Infrastructure to the Cloud

There is no form of communication more prevalent in business than email. Which is why it’s surprising to discover how many organizations fail to employ every possible strategy to protect their email infrastructure from catastrophic failure. With Spear Phishing attacks (and other types of threats) happening regularly, and at a rapid pace, there has never been a better time to embrace a secure cloud-based platform for protecting and archiving your corporate email and data.

Which is where Mimecast comes in.

[Read more…]