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James Cook's picture

What is data compliance and corporate governance? Most organizations and managers within an organization see it as only a business necessity and evil that complicates their daily lives and the work of their staff, but information is an asset and should be viewed and managed as a valued resource for any business.

Ken Bechtel's picture

In 2004, Team Anti-Virus published the Ten Rules of Common Sense Computing and Virus Defense. These were designed to provide the general public with common sense rules for safe computing. Despite the rapid advancement in technology, those same rules still apply today. Three of those rules are based upon simple knowledge:

Jason Myers's picture

In technology, storage is the gift that keeps on giving. While IT departments are consolidating servers, virtualizing desktops, and hosting software in the cloud, storage grows. “Consumers” is the correct term because applications, file repositories and collaboration spaces eat up disk space at alarming rates. Industry analysts predict over 480 terabytes of text message data is saved daily.

Greg Nuelle's picture

 Windows 10 is all about Microsoft’s vision and mantra: “Mobile First, Cloud First.” It is built for a new generation of mobile end users, but neatly ties the business desktop experience with the mobile experience. With Windows 10, Microsoft is hoping to “change the waypeople use PCs," as discussed in the live briefing.

The two hour plus keynote on January 21 summarized earlier revelations about Windows 10, and then offered up more information about what is coming in impending previews.

Gillian Ventura's picture

Volume licensing (VL) customers of several Microsoft resellers have recently received an email message, appearing to be from Microsoft, which indicates that a new Open License agreement has been established for their company. 

Kevin Wood's picture

This article will discuss some of the challenges facing organizations. Your organization’s archiving strategy should be able to address most or all of these challenges. This article is NOT intended to provide legal advice on your organizational challenges. Hopefully you will recognize some of the challenges as being relevant to your organization. If so, En Pointe can help you resolve the issues.

Erik Collett's picture

Here at En Pointe, we're ramping up for VMware's upcoming Partner Exchange event. This is one of two major events that VMware puts together per year and, usually, a platform to announce new products as well as updates and changes to existing product lines.

Uday Nataraj's picture

Microsoft’s new Enterprise Cloud Suite (ECS) could be the perfect fit for medium-sized organizations as it will include Office 365 E3, Enterprise Mobility Suite and Windows OS. Licensing under ECS is user-based rather than device-based. See below for an outline of what’s included in your ECS plan, why it can help your business and IT department, and how it differs from other Microsoft plans.

Office 365 (Plan E3) includes:

Jason Myers's picture

The use of mobile devices in the enterprise has become common practice, initiating immediate access to work-related content and resources at the touch of a finger. For users, they’re valuable, but for IT administrators, the variety of operating systems, versions or mobile platforms prove difficult to manage. Updates in mobile device management (MDM) continue to ease the difficulties IT administrators face by allowing you to centrally configure, secure, monitor and manage the various mobile devices within your organization, including company-issued and BYOD programs.

Uday Nataraj's picture

Workers are and will continue embracing a spate of cloud based applications. There is and will continue to be a proliferation of data and devices as well as the need to provide anytime, anywhere access to that data, which leads organizations to manage data and devices.