The two sides to SaaS security you need to know about

The two sides to SaaS security you need to know about
Cloud computing, mobile, and digital technologies are transforming the way we work. Increasing worker productivity is top of mind for CEOs and many forward-thinking CIOs and IT leaders are looking to new technology to drive competitive advantage.

 

A recent Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey found that technology related change is a higher priority than ever before:

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New Pricing Options Make AutoCAD 2016 More Affordable

New Pricing Options Make AutoCAD 2016 More Affordable

Today, leasing vehicles is a fairly common practice for businesses. Beyond getting a shiny new car or truck every few years, it also means they avoid spending tens of thousands of dollars upfront, containing costs to a manageable monthly fee.

The same thing is happening with software. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) allows companies to apply a similar model buying software – no more hefty upfront costs for the application, or support contracts. Autodesk has been offering this alternative for about a year and has just expanded its range of benefits, including a multi-year desktop subscription option.

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Are Your File-Sharing Users Breaking the Law?

Are your file-sharing users breaking the law?

People love the simplicity of services like Dropbox. So much so, they often go around IT to use them for accessing work files remotely. For many, it feels like no IT-provisioned solution is good enough when that option is a offered through a painfully slow and clunky VPN.

As you know, this situation poses enormous risks for business. IT loses control, a third-party is responsible for security and uptime, and worst of all, your employee might be breaking the law, exposing you to hefty regulatory fines, depending on your sector’s compliancy issues.

Novell’s Filr is one way many organizations are delivering a modern solution that delivers the flexibility end-users want, while providing IT with the governance they need. And there are big differences between consumer-grade SaaS like Dropbox, and Novell’s Filr offering.

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