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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Assessing the Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Businesses in Africa

    The "Cloud" is a frequent topic of discussion among small business owners, hardware and software vendors, analysts, consultants, and many others. Most vendors today offer cloud-based services, and the issue of cloud-based communication has become part of the greater discussion about every aspect of computing. The cloud is important for...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    The Cloud Advantage: Increased Security and Lower Costs for SMBs

    By enabling faster access to threat intelligence through a cloud-client architecture, resellers can improve their customers' security posture while reducing their security management costs, employee productivity losses, and the number of security breaches that customers would otherwise suffer. This paper conducted a survey specifically for this SMB Security white paper...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Growing Challenges of Compliance in a Mobile World

    Mobility in its greater context - namely, enabling employees to work from any location - is becoming more common as a means of increasing organizational flexibility, reducing operating expenses, reducing taxes and improving customer service. Mobile messaging is a key component of this trend by enabling properly equipped workers -...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Need To Archive Social Networking Content

    Social networking tools like Twitter, Face book, Orkut, Yelp, LinkedIn and a growing number of other platforms are often used to inform others of important news like the desire to "Fall into a burrito food coma" or notifying the world that you're wearing your significant others' clothes1. However, these tools...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Why Cloud Based Security and Archiving Make Sense

    Cloud computing is one of the most significant trends in IT today. Organizations of all sizes are evaluating various cloud computing solutions that can improve their performance. Increased productivity, lower cost, better security and reliability are all benefits that can be achieved with cloud computing solutions. Coincidentally, IT organizations are...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Critical Need to Secure the Web in Your Company

    This white paper discusses the key issues surrounding Web security and the need for organizations of all sizes to implement robust Web security processes and technologies - namely, a secure Web gateway. This paper was sponsored by five leading providers of Web security solutions: Blue Coat, FaceTime Communications, St. Bernard...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Impact of New Communication Tools for Financial Services Firms

    Securities traders, banks, investment advisors and others in the financial services industry have long embraced new communication tools. Email, for example, and more recently instant messaging can provide individuals within these firms with a distinct competitive advantage by providing information more quickly or allowing them to make more well-informed decisions....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Comparing Email Management Systems That Protect Against Against Spam, Viruses, Malware and Phishing Attacks

    On several levels, email is the most important application used in business today: email is more important than the telephone for the vast majority of users, about 75% of the critical business content that users need on a daily basis is somehow bound up in their email system, and the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Portal Authentication: A Balancing Act Between Security, Usability & Compliance

    Virtually every organization maintains highly sensitive information to which it must control strict access. These data sources might include customer databases, CRM systems, repositories of financial information and the like. Increasingly, these content sources are accessed through portals built in IBM WebSphere Portal, the leading portal software provider1, and Microsoft...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Authentication in the Enterprise: Current and Changing Requirements

    Organizations of all sizes possess information and a variety of other electronic assets, including email data stores, corporate portal document repositories, customer relationship management systems, desktop productivity suites, financial systems and a host of other tools and capabilities. These systems contain a growing quantity - and a growing proportion -...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Critical Need for Encrypted Email and File Transfer Solutions

    Email and file encryption are absolutely critical for a variety of reasons, including compliance with regulatory obligations to protect the integrity of sensitive data and best practices focused on maintaining the confidentiality of corporate data. However, most emails sent today - including those that contain highly sensitive content - are...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Critical Need for Encrypted Email and Secure File Transfer Solutions

    A growing number of organizations are turning to dedicated file transfer systems to address the growing number of files they send, to manage larger attachments that cannot be sent through email, and to alleviate the load on email servers. Increasingly, these systems are a critical component of essential business processes...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Need To Archive Social Networking Content

    Social networking tools like Twitter, Face book, Orkut, Yelp, LinkedIn and a growing number of other platforms are often used to inform others of important news like the desire to "Fall into a burrito food coma" or notifying the world that you're wearing your significant others' clothes1. However, these tools...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Why Cloud Based Security and Archiving Make Sense

    Cloud computing is one of the most significant trends in IT today. Organizations of all sizes are evaluating various cloud computing solutions that can improve their performance. Increased productivity, lower cost, better security and reliability are all benefits that can be achieved with cloud computing solutions. Coincidentally, IT organizations are...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Growing Challenges of Compliance in a Mobile World

    Mobility in its greater context - namely, enabling employees to work from any location - is becoming more common as a means of increasing organizational flexibility, reducing operating expenses, reducing taxes and improving customer service. Mobile messaging is a key component of this trend by enabling properly equipped workers -...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Critical Need for Encrypted Email and File Transfer Solutions

    Email and file encryption are absolutely critical for a variety of reasons, including compliance with regulatory obligations to protect the integrity of sensitive data and best practices focused on maintaining the confidentiality of corporate data. However, most emails sent today - including those that contain highly sensitive content - are...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Portal Authentication: A Balancing Act Between Security, Usability & Compliance

    Virtually every organization maintains highly sensitive information to which it must control strict access. These data sources might include customer databases, CRM systems, repositories of financial information and the like. Increasingly, these content sources are accessed through portals built in IBM WebSphere Portal, the leading portal software provider1, and Microsoft...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Impact of New Communication Tools for Financial Services Firms

    Securities traders, banks, investment advisors and others in the financial services industry have long embraced new communication tools. Email, for example, and more recently instant messaging can provide individuals within these firms with a distinct competitive advantage by providing information more quickly or allowing them to make more well-informed decisions....

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Authentication in the Enterprise: Current and Changing Requirements

    Organizations of all sizes possess information and a variety of other electronic assets, including email data stores, corporate portal document repositories, customer relationship management systems, desktop productivity suites, financial systems and a host of other tools and capabilities. These systems contain a growing quantity - and a growing proportion -...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Critical Need for Encrypted Email and Secure File Transfer Solutions

    A growing number of organizations are turning to dedicated file transfer systems to address the growing number of files they send, to manage larger attachments that cannot be sent through email, and to alleviate the load on email servers. Increasingly, these systems are a critical component of essential business processes...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Comparing Email Management Systems That Protect Against Against Spam, Viruses, Malware and Phishing Attacks

    On several levels, email is the most important application used in business today: email is more important than the telephone for the vast majority of users, about 75% of the critical business content that users need on a daily basis is somehow bound up in their email system, and the...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Critical Need to Secure the Web in Your Company

    This white paper discusses the key issues surrounding Web security and the need for organizations of all sizes to implement robust Web security processes and technologies - namely, a secure Web gateway. This paper was sponsored by five leading providers of Web security solutions: Blue Coat, FaceTime Communications, St. Bernard...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Assessing the Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Businesses in Africa

    The "Cloud" is a frequent topic of discussion among small business owners, hardware and software vendors, analysts, consultants, and many others. Most vendors today offer cloud-based services, and the issue of cloud-based communication has become part of the greater discussion about every aspect of computing. The cloud is important for...

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    The Cloud Advantage: Increased Security and Lower Costs for SMBs

    By enabling faster access to threat intelligence through a cloud-client architecture, resellers can improve their customers' security posture while reducing their security management costs, employee productivity losses, and the number of security breaches that customers would otherwise suffer. This paper conducted a survey specifically for this SMB Security white paper...

    Provided By Osterman Research