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Hybrid Clouds Can Be as Secure as Your Own Servers

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Hybrid has become the dominant cloud model, it allows enterprises to combine the flexibility and performance of the public cloud with the security of onsite data centers. Those currently using it are considering migrating even more workloads, while newcomers are adopting it eagerly. It’s not hard to understand why, with cost effectiveness and agility to Read more...

Secure vSphere Workloads: Backup Data with Public Clouds

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Data backup is crucial for every organization. It’s essential for IT teams to ensure business continuity—and securing data is a critically important part of that objective. When it comes to methods, however, not everyone is clear on which option is the most reliable and efficient. It’s a matter of finding the best-fit solution. Public clouds Read more...

vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight – ISO 20000

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Our vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight series focuses on compliance issues that affect journeys to the cloud. A look back at our past spotlights: SSAE 16 PCI-DSS HIPAA ISO 27001 ISO 9001 FedRAMP FERPA In this month’s spotlight, we focus on ISO 20000. ISO/IEC 20000 is the international standard specifically for IT Service Management. The Read more...

Cloud-Based DR: Your Affordable IT Insurance

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Like insurance, disaster recovery (DR) provides crucial protection for your IT operations during servedisruptive events. Yet, many organizations still don’t have a reliable DR plan in place. In fact, according to a 451 Research survey, almost 60% of responding companies operate without a DR plan. Many of these unprotected organizations think they can’t afford a Read more...

vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight – FERPA

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Welcome back to our vCloud Air Network Compliance Spotlight series, where we explain the compliance issues that affect journeys to the cloud. Previously, we’ve covered: SSAE 16 PCI-DSS HIPAA ISO 27001 ISO 9001 FedRAMP For this blog, the focus shifts to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a U.S. federal regulation governing how Read more...

VMware and Cirrity Help U.S. Auto Sales to Speed Past Sales Records with Virtual Desktops

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U.S. Auto Sales needed to update its IT infrastructure after an unprecedented ice storm slammed the Southeastern United States, knocking its payment collection system offline. The company, specializing in preowned high-end vehicles for customers without access to traditional financing, could not collect payment from many of its 20,000 accounts. Customers would have to either call Read more...

Reinvent Cloud Security with vCloud Air

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Let’s say your business is expanding rapidly. You’ll need an infrastructure that can expand with the business, right? One cost-effective option is the public cloud. However, based on what you know of the public cloud, you might not see it as the best choice. After all, the cloud works differently than on-premises infrastructure — especially Read more...